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Follow-Up on Enfusion Promoter’s Claims Against Badr Hari

Last week we learned that GLORY had secured the services of Badr Hari and that he’ll be fighting on March 3rd in Rotterdam. Today we learned that his opponent will be none other than Hesdy Gerges, a man that has a win over him via DQ back in 2010. But what about that claim from an Enfusion promoter that Enfusion had secured Badr Hari’s rights for a fight in May against Luis Tavares? He hasn’t forgotten. The latest on the case sounds like things are relatively hopeless for the Enfusion team, because they know they can’t stop him from fighting. [read more]

Enfusion 58 Results: Semeleer Bests Superbon to Claim Top Spot at Lightweight

This past weekend Enfusion held Enfusion 58, featuring a -72kg tournament with some of the best fighters in the world. The biggest shock of them all was that Superbon Banchamek lost in the finals to a very, very game Endy Semeleer. Superbon has been considered by many (including the LiverKick Rankings) to be the top lightweight in the world, especially after defeating Sitthichai in China. Now Semeleer, when given the chance to fight one of the best in the world, has proven himself and captured the crown in a great turn of events. RESULTS Enfusion #58, Abu Dhabi, UAE Friday [read more]

Enfusion Promoter Pursuing Legal Action Against Badr Hari, Claiming They Had An Agreement

The big news coming out of this past weekend was that elusive bad boy of the kickboxing world, Badr Hari, had finally put his name on the dotted line with GLORY kickboxing. For the 33-year-old fighter who has lost years off of the prime of his career by searching for money fights while spending time in and out of the courtrooms and prison cells, this was the most logical decision and the best way to cement his legacy. Kickboxing isn’t exactly a sport that a fighter can jump around from promoter to promoter and make a steady living like boxing [read more]

Enfusion #56 Results: Ibrahim el Boustati Immersed in Controversy Again

Kickboxing is a sport that tends to just chug along. Events happen, fights happen, fighters win, they lose and occasionally something weird happens. Sometimes something REALLY weird happens, and what’s really odd is when it doesn’t involve Buakaw or Badr Hari. For the second time this year Enfusion is grabbing headlines for the strange actions of their fighters, and for the second time in Ibrahim el Boustati’s career in Enfusion he’s been involved in a mind-boggling result. The first was his win over Filip Verlinden. Verlinden was originally announced as the winner of the fight, but el Boustati, a young [read more]

Enfusion #55 Results: Ozcan, Semeleer, Laarkoubi and Kallah Enter -72kg Tournament

Enfusion held Enfusion #55 in Amsterstam this past Saturday, featuring qualifiers for their -72kg 100,000euro tournament. Yassin Baitar defeated Paul Jansen in the reserve fight, while Endy Semeleer shocked the world by picking up a TKO victory over Jordon Watson in an extension round. Redouan Laarkoubi picked up a 4th round decision over Regilio van Den Ent while Aziz Kallah TKO’d Ludo Millet in the third round. Fan favorite Tayfun Ozcan beat Petchchaiyo via decision to earn his spot. RESULTS Enfusion #55, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Saturday 11.11.2017 1. 3X3 FEMALE 61Kg Chellina Chirino (Curacao) Vs Ruby Mesu (The Netherlands) WINNER: [read more]

Enfusion Returns to the Netherlands with Enfusion Live #55

On December 8th Enfusion will be holding an 8-man, 100,000euros tournament at 72kg featuring the best in the world. Already qualified for the tournament are Nordin Ben Moh, Superbon Banchamek, Mohamed Khamal and Diogi Calado. On November 11th in the Netherlands Enfusion will find the rest of the field with some huge qualifying fights. Yassin Baitar and Mohamed Didouh will vie for the reserve fight, as will Marvin Monteiro and Anour Lahmaj. For the actual tournament Jordan Watson will take on Endy Semeleer, Regilio van den Ent takes on Redouan Laarkoubi, Aziz Kallah takes on Ludo Millet and fan-favorite Tayfun [read more]

Enfusion Announces 5th Anniversary Event Featuring Andy Souwer vs. Tayfun Ozcan

Kickboxing promotion Enfusion will be celebrating five years of its existence in 2018 and doing so in style on their 5th Anniversary event on February 17th with the return of K-1 legend Andy Souwer to fight Enfusion League winner Tayfun Ozcan in a blockbuster main event. Souwer, who hasn’t competed in kickboxing since late 2016 and has instead been focused on professional MMA, amassing a 2-2 record since 2015, will make his return to the sport that made him famous against one of the very best 70kg fighters. Souwer last fought for Enfusion in April of 2015 when he competed [read more]

Enfusion Live #53 Results: Ozcan Takes the Enfusion League

Enfusion presented Enfusion Live 53 this weekend in a blockbuster event that saw Superbon Banchamek continue his reign of dominance in the realm of 70kg kickboxing by defeating the always great Mohamed Khamal. Luis Tavares upset Enfusion Heavyweight Champion Jahfarr Wilnis via decision on a night that wasn’t great for either Wilnis brother. Jaraya returned to action after being suspended in the Netherlands for assaulting a judge after an unfavorable decision, defeating Yassin Baitar in the Enfusion League, while Tayfun Ozcan was able to lock up the league with a round one TKO over Redouan Laarkoubi. Nordin Ben Moh defeated [read more]

Fight Card For Enfusion Live #53: Superbon vs. Mohamed Khamal

This Saturday, September 30th, Enfusion Live puts forth Enfusion Live #53 in what is one of the strongest cards of any promotion this year to date. There is more Enfusion League 72.5kg action featuring Nordin Ben Moh vs. Diogo Neves, Tayfun Ozcan vs. Redouan Laarkoubi and, remarkably, Mohammed Jaraya vs. Yassin Baitar, this coming in the wake of Jaraya’s suspension in the Netherlands by the FOG for assaulting a judge post-fight. Jahfarr Wilnis will look to defend his Enfusion Heavyweight World Title against Louis Tavares and the main event is one of the best fights all year in Mohamed Khamal [read more]

Enfusion Consolidates Brands Into One Simple Name: Enfusion

For five years now, Enfusion has been bringing to the world its own brands of interesting events. Most of us in the kickboxing world have forgone their extraneous branding of Enfusion Live for their proper events, Enfusion Kickboxing Talents for their undercards, Enfusion Rookies for their up-and-comers and Enfusion Reality for their reality television series. Most of us just call everything “Enfusion” and let the rest be sorted out afterwards. As the promotion continues to run more and more events, acquiring bigger and better names in the world of kickboxing and hosting events in new and exciting venues, they’ve decided [read more]