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Steven Seagal Helping Promote Zhara Fight Event in Russia: Samedov, Ignashov, Levin and More

Jeez. For the longest time Jean-Claude Van Damme was the talk of the town in possible heading into professional kickboxing. The legendary fight with Somluck Kamsing will most likely never happen, although it did provide us with some comedy. But Steven Seagal, the former martial arts film superstar-turned-sex-trafficker-turned-Russian-PR-guy will be helping with the public image of Russia’s Zhara Fight promotion, the event we reported on earlier that is featuring Zabit Samedov vs. Freddy Kemayo. The card itself is exactly what you’d expect of a Russian promotion tossing money around, with Zabit Samedov vs. Freddy Kemayo, Sergey Kharitonov vs. Frederick Sinistra, [read more]

Bellator Kickboxing 9 Main Event Revealed: Raymond Daniels vs. Djibril Ehouo

On Friday, April 6th Bellator Kickboxing returns with Bellator Kickboxing 9. The card has yet to be fully filled-out yet, but what has been officially announced is interesting, to say the least. The main event sees Raymond Daniels looking to defend the Bellator Welterweight Championship against Djibril Ehouo. Jorina Baars is also in action against Julie Burton. Perhaps the most interesting part of the whole card is the inclusion of heavyweight Alexey Ignashov. Ignashov has a storied career of ups and downs, mostly downs, sadly. Yet he’s still a fan favorite for the hardcore fans from yesteryear because of just [read more]