|Heavyweight (Per 4/15)|
|Light HW (per 4/15)|
|Middleweight (per 4/15)|
|Welterweight (per 4/15)|
|4.||Marc de Bonte|
|70kg (Per 4/15)|
|3.||Robin van Roosmalen|
|65kg (per 1/20)|
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Leroy Kaestner walks away from Marvin Sansaar after ending his night. Kaestner defeated Sansaar via 1st round TKO at Battle at the Bhoele in the Netherlands this past weekend.
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Jean-Claude Van Damme most likely has a fight coming up soon in Thailand against a Thai Olympic Boxer Somluck Kamsing, and on top of that the action star has somewhere in the vicinity of a million other projects that he is working on. Steven Seagal is currently riding tanks and pretending to be training high level MMA fighters how to do the most basic of strikes, which makes JCVD's ventures seem all the more legitimate and likable. One of his latest ventures is a reality television series titled, "Behind Closed Doors" where a British crew follow the action star around as he lives his life as only he can.
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Yes, you read that headline right. Buakaw Por. Pramuk, two-time K-1 World MAX Champion and 2010 Shootboxing S-Cup Champion will indeed be fighting in the United States in August of this year. Stand Up Promotions based out of Northern California will be presenting yet another big muay thai card to the area featuring not only Buakaw Por. Pramuk but Saenchai Sinibi Gym, Koaklai Kennorising, Saiyok Pumpanmuang and Rungravee Sasiprapa.
This is a lot of world class muay thai talent for a relatively smaller promotion, but they are going all th way with this event, booking the Anaheim Convention Center. The Arena in the Convention Center can hold upwards of 9,100 people if they are indeed running in the Arena and not a convention hall. All of this goes down on August 13th. MuayThaiAuthority.com did the legwork.
In August Stand Up Promotions will host "World Class Championship Muay Thai" at the Anaheim Convention Center on August 13th in Anaheim, CA. The event will feature Buakaw Por. Pramuk, Saenchai Sinibi Gym, Kaoklai Kennorising, Saiyok Pumpanmuang, and Rungravee Sasiprapa. All five Thai fighters are world class, but most will likely be excited to see former K-1 Max, and WMC champion Buakaw make his United States debut.
No opponents have been confirmed for any of the fighters, but Stand Up Promotions has confirmed with Muay Thai Authority that all five fighters have agreed to fight on the August 13th event.
Over at Dutch forum Mixfight.nl there is news of a new card featuring some high-end fights. No name or organization known, but the show takes place June 18 in Rotterdam. In the main event, it will be the #5 ranked Gokhan Saki vs. Sergei Lascenko. Saki's last fight was his United Glory semi-final victory over Wendell Roche, and before the Lascenko fight, he'll also face Brice Guidon in the UG finals May 21. Good to see The Rebel staying so active despite the overall lack of options for Heavyweight fighters at the moment.
This marks Lascenko's first high profile opponent since losing to Freddy Kemayo at last year's K-1 Europe GP. One of the potential break-out K-1 Heavyweights of 2009, Lascenko has seen his career stall out somewhat over the past year. Since the Kemayo loss, he's gone 1-2, and is coming off a win over Vasile Popovici. One interesting aspect to this fight is that Lascenko has recently been in the news a bit as he has made the transition to Mike's Gym, where he has been working as the sparring partner to Badr Hari. Hari vs. Saki is a fight that has come up more than once recently, and is one I wouldn't be surprised to see sooner than later. Seeing his training partner face off against Saki will certainly be informative for Hari and the team at Mike's Gym.
The other highlight of the card is an 8 man K-1 rules tournament. Participants include the #20 ranked Anderson "Braddock" Silva, Wendell Roche, Utley Mariana, Dennis Stolzenbach, Tommy van Wijngaarden, Philip van der Linde, Nicolai Vallin, and one more fighter TBD. I'd call Silva the favorite here, with Roche 2nd.
Rounding out the card are two MMA fights: Djamil Chan vs. Thomas Wichmann, and Tugrul Okay vs. Eric Paulo.Add a comment
Initially I was going to post a highlight reel that went up on Mixfight of ten of the top K-1 knockouts in history, and while that is good in theory, if you are coming to LiverKick.com on a regular basis, this is stuff that you should already have in your pocket somewhere. If not, well, have at it. Our good friend Jill puts together some rather awesome highlight packages once in a while, and on occasion when I actually check my Tumblr account I see them and think that the world needs to see them.
All Japan Kickboxing Federation had a very rich history until its untimely death in 2009, while still making sure to keep us happy by splintering off into the KRUSH events that we know and love today. AJKF gave us a lot of top Japanese stars, so why not reflect on it?
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