ROMAN was born in Vanadzor, Armenia and started training at the age 8 in free style wrestling. He then went on to train in the art of Sambo-Judo with Baxshik Saroyan. Roman was a natural at the sport and soon became a Champion in Armenia. In 1997 he and his family moved to the United States and he started training at the Hayastan Judo Club under world renown grapplers Gene Lebell and Gokor Chivichyan.


In 2006 Roman won 1st place in the USJI National Championship. Roman is a world Bronze medalist in Sambo, and an active MMA fighter with a 9-2 record.


Roman  with Gokor Chivichyan and Karo Parisyan


Roman's approach to fighting (and life) is grounded in his hard work ethic and relentless attacks. It is this tenacity that has propelled him to the top of his sport.


Training with Roman
Roman is available for PRIVATE TRAINING in MMA, Judo, Sambo, Conditioning and/or fitness.
Serious inquiries only :310-600-5221

ROMAN MITICHYAN is not your usual MMA fighter. Born in the Republic of Armenia, he moved to Los Angeles in 2000, via Moscow, to pursue a career in acting. Among Roman’s acting credits include appearing in the CBS show Numbers. However, Roman’s MMA game is not an act. Roman studied Sambo/Judo, the same style as UFC fighter Andrei Arlovski and the renowned Fedor Emelianenko. Now a member of Team Hayastan, Roman trains under Gokor Chivichyan.


Roman looks forward to improving his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and standup ability.

A fan of legendary director Martin Scorsese, Roman lists Ronin, The Professional and Gangs of New York as his favorite movies.


Roman is also an actor/stuntman in the movie and television industry. You may have seen him in TV shows like, 24, Numbers, Desperate Housewives, The Shield, Dexter and many more. Some of the movies you may have seen him in include, The Kingdom with Jamie Fox, Felon with Val Kilmer and Shadows in Paradise with Armand Asante and many more movies to list here



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