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GLORY 50 Live Results and Discussion

Tonight, with the GLORY 50 SuperFight Series beginning at 8:30pm eastern/5:30pm Pacific live on UFC Fight Pass, is GLORY’s 2018 return. The SuperFight Series is headlined by GLORY Lightweight Champion Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong squaring off against Christian Baya, while the main card is headlined by a heavyweight tournament and GLORY Welterweight Champion Murthel Groenhart against Harut Grigorian. Join us tonight here, on Facebook and Twitter for live results and updates. GLORY 50 Chicago Welterweight Title Headline Bout: Harut Grigorian def. Murthel Groenhart by TKO ref stoppage (knockdown due to punches, then the ref stopped it while Murthel was trying to survive, Murthel [read more]

GLORY 50 Weigh-in Results and Video

Tomorrow night GLORY kicks off their 2018 season with GLORY 50 Chicago, featuring Murthel Groenhart looking to defend his newly-won GLORY Welterweight Championship against challenger Harut Grigorian. The five-fight card for GLORY 50 Chicago will be carried live tomorrow on ESPN3 at 10 p.m. CT, with a replay on ESPN2 at 9 p.m. CT on Sunday, Feb. 18. The five-fight card for GLORY 50 SuperFight Series will stream live and exclusively tomorrow on UFC FIGHT PASS at 7:30 p.m. CT. GLORY 50 CHICAGO WEIGH-IN RESULTS Welterweight Title Headline Bout: Murthel Groenhart (168.6 lb / 76.5 kg) vs. Harut Grigorian (169 lb / 76.7 kg) Welterweight Co-Headline [read more]

Fight Card for ACB Kickboxing 13: From Paris With War

On February 24th ACB Kickboxing presents From Paris With War, headlined by Freddy Kemayo against Igor Bugaenko. Kemayo has been a solid gatekeeper and name at heavyweight for a great deal of years, having many wars with some of the biggest names in the sport. There are a host of solid fights on this card, including Sichtman vs. Benzaquen, Ehouo vs. Bessmertny and more. Igor Bugaenko vs. Freddy Kemayo Samy Sana vs. Rachid Salikhov Tamerlan Bashirov vs. Zakaria Tijarti Johane Beausejour vs. PErviz Abdullaev Mikhail Chalykh vs. Arel Ignat Darryl Sichtman vs. Cryil Benzaquen Djbril Ehouo vs. Yuri Bessmertny Mohammed [read more]

Fight Card for Enfusion 61 and 62 Featuring Andy Souwer vs. Tayfun Ozcan

This weekend Enfusion hits the Netherlands again with Enfusion 61 and 62. Enfusion 62 proves to be a solid card headlined by Ismael Lazaar looking to regain his Enfusion Heavyweight Championship from the current-champion Luis Tavares as well as Andy Souwer fighting one of the best in the world in Tayfun Ozcan. Enfusion #61, Eindhoven, The Netherlands Saturday 17.02.2018 Start 18.00 local time (17.00 GMT) 1. 3X3 FEMALE -67Kg Sheena Widdershoven (The Netherlands) Vs Djamara Vers (Suriname) 2. 3X3 -70Kg Yassine Ambari (Morocco) Vs Jhon Binkhorst (Colombia) 3. 3X3 HEAVYWEIGHT Mohammed Dadoo (Morocco) Vs Perry Reichling (The Netherlands) 4. 3X3 [read more]

Chingiz Allazov Signs Chinese-Exclusive Deal with EM Legend for 2018

When discussing some of the best 70kg fighters in the world it’s hard not to talk about Chingiz Allazov. The current, reigning K-1 Super Middleweight Champion and who has been on a complete tear with a record that has been unblemished since 2014. LiverKick has heard that heading into EM Legend’s 2018 season that Chingiz Allazov has signed on exclusively with the promotion, which is sure to send some shockwaves throughout the kickboxing community. He has been competing in China under the Wu Lin Feng banner previously but will now be tied up exclusively with EM Legend moving forward. This [read more]

EM Legend 28 Results From Feb. 10th

This past weekend at Guang An Station in China EM Legend held their 28th event in conjunction with Top King. The double-header featured a slew of fights, including a host of knockouts to cap off the evening in the Top King show. EM Legend Gao Wenkai (CHN) defeated Wang Peng (CHN) by decision – 60 kg Zhang Yiqiang (CHN) defeated Liu Xiaoping (CHN) by KO on Round 1 – 60 kg Zhou Jiangfei (CHN) defeated Ma Yu (CHN) by decision – 63 kg Gong Yuankung (CHN) defeated Wang Chenhao (CHN) by decision – 60 kg Huang Shijie (CHN) defeatd Kuang [read more]

ONE Championship Launching Kickboxing Show in April, Petrosyan vs. Nattawut Headlines

Interesting news coming out of Asia, as MMA promotion ONE Championship (nee OneFC) is going to be launching a professional kickboxing promotion starting on April 20th in Manila. The affair, which will be branded “ONE Championship Kickboxing,” will be a part of the show ONE: Heroes of Honor at the Mall of Asia Arena and will be headlined by Giorgio Petrosyan vs. Jo Nattawut. The list of talent secured thus far is impressive, with the names including: Petchboonchu FA Group, Nong-O Gaiyanghadao, Yodsaenklai Fairtex, Sam-A Gaiyanghadao, Singtongnoi Por Telakun, Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke, Sagetdao Petpayathai, Kwankhao Mor. Rattanabandit, Yodcherry Sityodtong, Giorgio Petrosyan, [read more]

KNOCK OUT First Impact Card for February 12th Ft. Tenshin Nasukawa

KNOCK OUT will air their first big show of 2018 featuring Tenshin Nasukawa in the main event against Suakim. There are also two Super Lightweight Tournament bouts featured. The event will air live on Periscope worldwide at 5pm Japan time. 2.12 Ota Ward Gymnasium Start 5 p.m. Japan time 1st match 136 lbs Hikaru Machida  vs.  Kazuma Takahashi 2nd match 105 lbs Manazou Kobayashi  vs.  Kill Bee 3rd match 113 lbs Issei Ishii  vs.  Nong Rose 4th match 136 lbs Keijiro Miyakoshi  vs.  Yota Shigemori 5th match 141 lbs KING OF KNOCK OUT SUPER LIGHT WEIGHT TOURNAMENT First round Yosuke Mizuochi  vs.  [read more]

VIDEO: Badr Hari and Hesdy Gerges Have a Blue-Suited Staredown

How does one counter Badr Hari’s blue press conference suit? Simple, with another blue suit*. That’s exactly what we saw today when GLORY headed to the Netherlands for a press conference featuring GLORY 51 headliners Badr Hari and Hesdy Gerges. Hesdy Gerges wore a blue suit of his own, perhaps the strongest statement that could be made when going up against a career-rival like Badr Hari. Watch the entire video below. *I’m fully aware that Hesdy is just wearing a blue sports jacket.

K-1 Japan Doesn’t Just Replace Taiga, But Adds a Tournament to K’Festa.1

Over the weekend K-1 Japan made a major announcement that their main event — a much-anticipated rematch between Taiga and Takeru — had fallen apart. Not just that, but the TRY HARD Gym, where a number of their fighters came from, had pulled out of K-1 Japan completely. There’s a lot of background shuffling going on within K-1 Japan right now, a lot of which has to do with the exclusivity of their contracts, Sakkibara from RIZIN looking to break further into the kickboxing business and promotions like KNOCK OUT looking to expand further. Essentially, if you are a fighter [read more]