Posts Tagged ‘kickboxing’
Sebastian Ciobanu has qualified for the second time for the SUPERKOMBAT World Grand Prix – Final Elimination after he won the heavyweight tournament at the SUPERKOMBAT World Grand Prix Craiova. Also, Stauros Exakoustidis (-65kg) and Claudiu Badoi (-71kg) have become challengers for the World Title with their impressive victories. Now enjoy this kickass event recap video!
Two-time world Muay Thai champion Michael Mananquil (29-4-1, 9 KOs) put forth a spectacular effort, defeating three consecutive opponents in one night to earn the developmental Road To GLORY USA lightweight tournament championship Saturday, May 11th. Mananquil’s performance in the tournament earned him a $20,000 grand prize and a multi-fight contract with GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league that launched the developmental Road To GLORY tournament series in February in order to identify potential future kickboxing champions and superstars.
In the second episode of Rebel Reality, Golden Glory TV gives fans an inside look at the days leading up to Gökhan Saki’s fight in his home country of Turkey at GLORY 6 Istanbul where Saki defeated Daniel Ghita via TKO. Also, Saki donated 5.000 € for the departed legend Ramon “Diamond” Dekkers’ “DIAMOND FOUNDATION” to help destitute children at an orphanage in Thailand. According to film makers – “He wanted to do this without publicity, but we talked together and my opinion is, that all people should know what he does because he is a great man and an awesome example for a lot of young people, sports professionals and overall athletics.”
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By Christopher Jester
In this all new episode of Muay Thai Combat TV, you get to a chance to check out a seminar hosted by 15 time World Champion, current W.I.P.U. “King of the Ring” super-welterweight kickboxing oriental rules world champion and K-1 MAX superstar, “Iron” Mike Zambidis. Don’t miss this Mike Zambidis interview by Stefania Picelli where Mike talks K-1, Glory and Yokkao Extreme.
Peter Aerts vs. Jamal Ben Saddik was one of the most exciting fights of the night, and certainly a defining moment in Aerts’ career! Don’t miss this badass highlight from the action that took place this past weekend at GLORY 8 Tokyo!
Yuta Kubo emerged as the winner of the drama-filled Featherweight Slam tournament at GLORY 8 TOKYO. The Peter Aerts and Jamal Ben Saddik fight is definitely a candidate for Fight of the Year as with youth and size on Ben Saddik’s side he was able to put Aerts down and nearly out in the first. But in the second round Aerts came out like a man possessed and staged one of the most remarkable comebacks in the sport’s history, scoring three knockdowns and winning by KO.
From an unannounced drop in by Italian soccer star Mario Balotelli, to Robin van Roosmalen’s pre-match war cry “Leprechaun Power,” get a look at what went on behind the scenes at GLORY 7 Milan: Petrosyan vs. Boustati on April 20, 2013.
Giorgio Petrosyan won a rather easy decision over Hafid El Boustati as he continued to show why he is the #1 lightweight in the world. Robin van Roosmalen defeated Murthel Groenhart via decision and Davit Kiria walked away from his fight with Yuri Bessmertny with the decision victory.
Weekly Mixed Martial Arts and Kickboxing News – 04/19/2013
By PDG Staff
World No. 1 lightweight (70 kilograms/154 pounds) Giorgio Petrosyan (75-1, 35 KOs) of Italy will headline the GLORY 7 Milan kickboxing mega-event against fellow sensation Hafid El Boustati (67-7-3, 18 KOs) of The Netherlands on Saturday, April 20 at the Mediolanum Forum in Milan, Italy.
Glory World Series 70kg contender Murthel Groenhart and world famous coach Mike Passenier discuss Murthel’s upcoming fight against Robin van Roosmalen at GLORY 7 Milan. In the main event, World No. 1 lightweight Giorgio Petrosyan of Italy will headline the GLORY 7 Milan kickboxing mega-event against fellow sensation Hafid El Boustati of The Netherlands on Saturday, April 20 at the Mediolanum Forum in Milan, Italy.
Twenty-six year old Cameroon import Francois Ambang utilized relentless attacks to the body and head with his fists to defeat three consecutive opponents, including championship round adversary and previously undefeated tournament favorite Brett Hlavacek to earn the development Road To GLORY USA welterweight tournament championship and a $20,000 grand prize at Capitale in New York, N.Y. on Saturday, March 23, now check out this kickass highlight video!
Gökhan Saki defeated Daniel Ghita for the second time but this time he won via TKO. Mourad Bouzidi stopped Fabiano Cyclone and Nieky Holzken beat and cut Karim Ghajji to win by TKO.
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