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SuperKombat WGP 2012 Final Live Results, Watch Here

SuperKombat's final event of the year, "K-1 presents SuperKombat WGP 2012 Final" takes place today and features the finals of SuperKombat's heavyweight tournament, with Ismael Londt vs. Sebastian Ciobanu and Benjamin Adegbuyi vs. Pavel Zhuravlev being the semi finals.

Also on the card are a number of K-1 fighters, including Hesdy Gerges, Raul Catinas and Sergei Lascenko, as well as the inaugural SuperKombat 95kg world title being on the line in a fight between Andrei Stoica and Arnold Oborotov. Full fight card here.

Aside from being live on Eurosport at 21:00 CET in Europe, you can watch the event live on internet PPV for $5 USD right here on LiverKick. For people in North America, it starts at 3PM ET/12 PM PT.

We'll be doing live results of the event here. For live updates and play by play, we'll be on Twitter at @rianscalia and @LiverKickdotcom.

HW: Daniel Sam def. Ibrahim Aarab by split decision.

HW semi final: Pavel Zhuravlev def. Benjamin Adegbuyi by KO (Left Hook) in Round 1.

HW semi final: Ismael Londt def. Sebastian Ciobanu by TKO (Cut) in Round 2.

HW reserve fight: Freddy Kemayo def. Sergei Lascenko by split decision.

HW: Hesdy Gerges def. Carter Williams by KO (Knee) in Round 3.

95kg: Andrei Stoica def. Arnold Oborotov by KO (Punches) in Round 1.

HW: Raul Catinas def. Mighty Mo by unanimous decision.

HW Final: Pavel Zhuravlev def. Ismael Londt by unanimous decision in an extra round.


Vladimir Mineev Survives Knockdown, Beats Ali Cenik

Fight Nights held Battle of Moscow 9 today in Moscow, Russia with three kickboxing bouts on the card. Vladimir Mineev fought the biggest test of his career in the main event against GLORY's Ali Cenik.

Mineev hadn't fought since June and it looked like there may have been some ring rust in the first round. By the second round, Mineev was starting to find his groove before getting caught with a perfectly placed coutner left hook from Cenik, sending him to the canvas. Down on the scorecards, Mineev rallied back in the third round and forced an extra round, where he dropped Cenik and got a decision victory. Mineev was tested and passed, but I'll be the first to say that he didn't look really good like he normally does. The good thing is that he's still only 22, and this fight also showed that he should stick to fighting at 95kg and not pursue heavyweight.

At 80kg, one of the top light heavyweights in kickboxing, Alexander Stetsurenko returned to the ring where he faced Golden Glory's Karapet Karapetyan. On paper this seemed like a sure win for Stetsurenko but Karapetyan showed that he's really improved over the course of this year and gave Stetsurenko a lot of trouble, not allowing him to get inside and peppering him from the outside. Stetsurenko looked to have hurt Karapetyan a few times when he was able to get inside, and ultimately got a razor thin decision victory. For Karapetyan there's no shame in defeat and he put up a really good fight.

At 95kg, another staple in Fights Nights, Ramazan Ramazanov, dominated Holland's Fabian Gondorf over the course of three rounds. Ramazanov was very sharp with his kicking game and might be finding some consistency to his performances. I'd like to see him take a step up in competition against even the likes of Ali Cenik to see how he does.


K-1 World MAX 2012 Final Live Results

The K-1 World MAX 2012 Final is here, and we've got you covered with live results. The event features the Final 8 of the World MAX tournament (70kg) with the likes of Andy Souwer, Artur Kyshenko, Andy Ristie, Mike Zambidis and more.

It's in Athens, Greece and starts at 11:30 AM ET/8:30 AM PT in North America. In Greece, the event will be starting at 18:30 local time. The event can be watched free here on in North America. For international fans, the event will cost $10 USD on Ustream, which will be here. Full fight card here.

For live updates and play by play, we'll be on Twitter at @rianscalia and @LiverKickdotcom.


50kg: Evangelos Soubakas def. Borislav Ivanov by decision.

70kg: Thanasis Karousous def. Giorgios Kounopidis by decision.

69kg: Stavros Exakoustidis def. Dionisis Gikas by decision.

81kg: Alexandros Chatzichronoglou def. Nikos Kelekis by decision.

Main Card

Reserve: Abraham Roqueni def. Xu Yan by unanimous decision.

Quarter Final: Mike Zambidis def. Reece McAllister by unanimous decision.

Quarter Final: Murthel Groenhart def. Yasuhiro Kido by KO (High Kick) in Round 1.

Quarter Final: Artur Kyshenko def. Chris Ngimbi by TKO (Ref Stoppage) in Round 2.

Quarter Final: Andy Souwer def. Andy Ristie by unanimous decision.

70kg: Enriko Gogokhia def. Erkan Varol by unanimous decision.

Semi Final: Murthel Groenhart def. Mike Zambidis by TKO (Corner Stoppage) after Round 2.

Semi Final: Artur Kyshenko def. Andy Souwer by unanimous decision.

70kg: Cedric Manhoef def. Songkran Bamrungsri by decision.

Final: Murthel Groenhart def. Artur Kyshenko by KO in Round 3.


Weekend Winners: Johann Fauveau, Vladimir Moravcik

There was a lot of notable action this weekend which included the likes of Saenchai, Liam Harison, Sergio Wielzen and many more. Here's some more results from this weekend in the kickfighting hemisphere.

December 8 - Explosion - Bratislava, Slovakia:

Vladimir Moravcik def. Raphael Llodra by unanimous decision.

Raphael Llodra is an up and coming fighter out of France who made an appearance on Thai Fight this year, losing via cut stoppage to Armin Pumphanmuang. He lost again this time to the long time veteran Vladimir Moravcik, who is still going strong even after his loss to Yodsanklai Fairtex in May. Moravcik is still capable of hanging with a lot of fighters around 72.5-77kg.

Miroslav Cingel def. Almedin Hasanagic by KO in Round 1.

Slovakia is actually quite a hotbed for the 85kg division, with many fights over there taking place in this division. In particular, Miroslav Cingel is one of the country's best fighters at that weight and rolled again here with another win, after a loss last month at Souboj Titanu in the Czech Republic to David Keclik.

December 9 - Clichy, France: Johann Fauveau def. Willy Borrel by unanimous decision.

Johann Fauveau is a fighter I profiled all the way back around the early part of this year. He's defeated Jordan Watson this year and is quite a good fighter out of France at 70-72.5kg who definitely deserves a shot on the big stage. This was Fauveau's first fight since that fight in May against Watson, and also his third fight against Willy Borrel. Fauveau lost to Borrel in 2007 and beat him in 2008. Fauveau beat Borrel again yesterday, moving onto 2013 with three wins in 2012. He'll face Ludovic Millet in January.



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