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LiverKick.com Rankings

Heavyweight (Per 4/15)
1. Rico Verhoeven
2. Daniel Ghita
3. Gokhan Saki
4. Tyrone Spong
5. Peter Aerts
6. Errol Zimmerman up
7. Benjamin Adegbuyiup
8. Ismael Londt up
9. Hesdy Gerges up
10. Ben Edwards up

Light HW (per 4/15)
1. Gokhan Saki up
2. Tyrone Spong down
3. Danyo Ilunga
4. Nathan Corbett down
5. Saulo Cavalari

Middleweight (per 4/15)
1. Wayne Barrett
2. Joe Schilling
3. Artem Levin
4. Steven Wakeling
5. Franci Grajs

Welterweight (per 4/15)
1. Nieky Holzken 
2. Joseph Valtellini 
3. Simon Marcus
4. Marc de Bonte
5. Aussie Ouzgni


70kg (Per 4/15)
1. Davit Kiriaup
2. Andy Ristiedown
3. Robin van Roosmalendown
4. Giorgio Petrosyandown
5. Murthel Groenhart
6. Buakaw Banchamek
7. Dzhabar Askerov
8. Ky Hollenbeckup
9. Aikprachaup
10. Enriko Kehlup

65kg (per 1/20)
1. Masaaki Noiri
2. Mosab Amraniup
3. Yuta Kubo down
4. Sagetdao
5. Liam Harrison

The K-1 weigh-ins were today and if you missed them, we'll catch you up on it. The full video of the weigh-ins and staredowns is below, courtesy of MMAHeat who were in attendance to cover the event. It looks like all of the fighters made weight and the weigh-ins went off without a hitch.

Official Press Release and weights after the break.


Los Angeles, CA - All 30 fighters competing in the K-1 U.S. Grand Prix Championship stepped on the scales at the official weigh-in event today starting at 11:00 a.m. PT in Los Angeles, and the California State Athletic Commission today confirmed all fighters made weight.

The K-1 U.S. Grand Prix Championship feature a headlining main event between heavyweights Dewey Cooper and Randy Blake, as well as the co-main event between Jarrell Miller and Randy Blake. After the pair posed for photo-ops following their square off, Cooper said to the crowd, "I'm happy to be back in K-1 and I'm bringing my A-game tomorrow night. I'm excited for the main event, and I hope Randy Blake brings it, too."

Blake said, "This is going to be an exciting fight, I feel great, I made weight and it is awesome to be in K-1. Tomorrow night I'm going to show K-1 what Americans can do. And I'm gonna show it to Dewey Cooper, too."

K-1 U.S. Grand Prix Championship takes place tomorrow night, Saturday, Sept. 8. Doors open at 4:00 p.m. PT; First bout starts at 5:00 p.m. PT and the Opening Ceremony starts at 6:00 p.m. PT.

Fans around the world can watch the event live on U-Stream starting at 6:00 p.m. PT for $9.99. The undercard bouts will be shown free on Spike TV starting at 5:00 p.m. PT. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.com.

Red Corner Blue Corner




Glen Spencer (18-6, 12 KOS) vs. Mike Lemaire (8-0)

6'2"/ 119.5 LBS 6'1" / 183 LBS

Hometown: Raleigh, NC Hometown: San Diego, CA

Fighting Out of: Boston, MA Fighting out of: San Diego, CA


Damien Earley (15-2) vs. Jermaine Soto (16-1)

6'1" / 152.5 LBS 5'11" / 152 LBS

Hometown: Scottsdale, AZ Hometown: Encino, CA

Fighting out of: Tempe, AZ Fighting out of: Hollywood, CA


James Wilson (3-1) vs. Doug Sauer (10-3)

6'1" / 240 LBS 6'0"/ 238 LBS

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA Hometown: Troy, MO

Fighting out of: Los Angeles, CA Fighting out of: Troy, MO




Bryce Krause (25-3-1) vs. Justin Greskiewicz (10-5)

5'9"/ 155 LBS 5'10" / 153 LBS

Hometown: Brea, CA Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Fighting out of: Costa Mesa, CA Fighting out of: Philadelphia, PA


Ben Yelle (7-7-1, 6 KOS) vs. Joey Pagliuso (13-5)

5'9" / 147 lbs. 5'8" / 154 lbs.

Hometown: Marquette, MI Hometown: Riverside, CA

Fighting out of: Fontana, CA Fighting out of: Oceanside, CA


Michael Mananquil (25-4-1, 8 KOS) vs. Scotty Leffler (4-2, 3 KOS)

5'10" / 154 LBS 5'10" / 154.25 LBS

Hometown: San Bruno, CA Hometown: Scapulpa, OK

Fighting out of: San Francisco, CA Fighting out of: Las Vegas, NV


Chaz Mulkey (8-6) vs. Kit Cope (23-1, 9 KOS)

6'1" / 154.5 lbs. 6'0 / 155 LBS.

Hometown: Dallas, TX Hometown: Las Vegas, NV

Fighting out of: Las Vegas, NV Fighting out of: Las Vegas, NV




Wentz Shuichi (15-8-1) vs. Romie Adanza (16-3, 7 KOS)

5'5" / 119.5 LBS 5'4"/ 117 LBS

Hometown: Yamaguchi, Japan Hometown: Irvine, CA

Fighting out of: Tokyo, Japan Fighting out of: Irvine, CA


En Kang (46-6) vs. Travis Garlits (6-2)

5'6" / 143 LBS 5'8" / 144 LBS

Hometown: Beijing, China Hometown: Pacoima, CA

Fighting out of: Beijing, China Fighting out of: Chatsworth, CA


Lerdsila Chumpairtour (135-15-5) vs. Gabriel Varga (20-1)

5'6" / 138.5 LBS 5'10" / 145.5 LBS

Hometown: Bankok, Thailand Hometown: Toronto, Canada

Fighting out of: Santa Clarita, CA Fighting out of: Victoria, Canada


Markhaile Wedderburn (11-1) vs. Jeremiah Metcalf (13-6)

6'1" / 186 LBS 6'0" / 185.25 LBS

Hometown: Toronto, Canada Hometown: Turlock, CA

Fighting out of: Alberta, Canada Fighting out of: Modesto, CA




Xavier Vigney (10-1) vs. Seth Petruzelli (15-6, 12 KOS)

6'8" / 246.5 LBS 6'0" / 223 LBS

Hometown: Oakland, CA Hometown: Cape Coral, FL

Fighting out of: Pleasant Hill, CA Fighting out of: Orlando, FL


Rick Roufus (63-9-1, 43 KOS) vs. Mighty Mo (16-6, 12 KOS)

5'11" / 219 LBS 6'1" / 292 LBS

Hometown: Phoenix, AZ Hometown: San Bernardino, CA

Fighting out of: Phoenix, AZ Fighting out of: Rancho Cucamonga, CA


Jack May (4-0) vs. Jarrell Miller (19-0, 8 KOS)

6'8" / 250.5 LBS 6'4" / 260 LBS

Hometown: Chino Hills, CA Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Fighting out of: Fullerton, CA Fighting out of: Brooklyn, NY


Randy Blake (23-0) vs. Dewey Cooper (49-13-2, 28 KOS)

6'3" / 204.5 6'0" / 215 LBS

Hometown: Owasso, OK Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Fighting out of: Tulsa, OK Fighting out of: Las Vegas, NV


*All bouts live and subject to change.

About K-1

K-1 is the largest kickboxing promotion in history. Since 1993, K-1 has presented professional live martial arts events in 38 countries featuring the best and most accomplished athletes in the sport.

World Grand Prix Champions of K-1 include Alistair Overeem, Mark Hunt, Ernesto Hoost, Peter Aerts, Remy Bonjasky and Semmy Schilt. K-1 has held broadcast deals with ESPN and HDNet in the United States, Fuji TV in Japan, and numerous other networks across the globe. K-1 returned to the world stage on May 26, 2012 in Madrid, Spain drawing a packed stadium and hundreds of thousands of views on the K-1 Live Stream.

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