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Tag: kickboxing

Thai Sensation Manachai Picks Up Another Win in Phuket

Muay Thai sensation Manachai picked up yet another victory this past weekend in Thailand, this time in the southern isle of Phuket. Manachai, under the YOKKAO Next Generation banner, the promotion headed to Bangla Stadium in Phuket to feature up-and-coming names with Manachai headlining the card against a MAX Muay Thai fighter, Phetnarin. Manachai turned up the heat in the fourth round with a series of low kicks that put Phetnarin down to the canvas, ending the bout in dramatic fashion and picking up yet another victory for the young Thai sensation. He’ll return to the ring later this month at YOKKAO [read more]

ONE Championship: Kingdom of Heroes Full Fight Card

This Saturday, October 6th in Bangkok ONE Championship presents Kingdom of Heroes, a jam-packed card featuring MMA, boxing, kickboxing and muay thai all together on one card. It’s perhaps the most high-concept of all ONE Championship cards to date featuring big names from across the spectrum. The event serves as their first foray into professional boxing with the WBC Super Flyweight World Championship on the line as Srisaket Sor Rungvisai looks to defend his title against Iran Diaz. In addition, there is a host of Super Series bouts in both kickboxing and muay thai, with a whopping seven fights across [read more]

K-1 World Grand Prix Japan 90kg Tournament Results

This past weekend K-1 Japan held their 90kg tournament, featuring some recognizable names as well as a host of superfights featuring some of the big stars of K-1 Japan. Sina Karimian was able to take the whole tournament, first knocking out OD-KEN in an extension round, then winning a decision over K-JEE, finally defeating Boubaker El Bakouri by majority decision to take the 90kg crown. In the superfights Anpo Rukiya, Ashizawa Ryusei and Takei Yoshiki were all victorious. KOJI and Takeru became the main talking point coming away from the show, as KOJI defeated Stauros Exakoustidis via split decision in [read more]

Breakdown: K-1 Cruiserweight Tournament Card 9/24 (Superfights Edition)

K-1 Japan returns to action tonight with another stacked card featuring a cruiserweight tournament. But the real appeal of the night lies with its collection of one off superfights. It’s an event with a bit of everything, whether it be bad blood grudge matches, showdowns between promising prospects or showcases for some of kickboxing’s greatest stars. Here’s your trusty last minute guide to navigate you through some of the fantastic Jkick weirdness ahead of us. The card will kick off at 00:30 EST/21:30 PST on AbemaTV for anyone whose IP address is located in Japan. 60kg Fight: Goshyu ‘The Revolutionary’ [read more]

GLORY 58 Results and Live Updates – GLORY 58 Chicago

GLORY 58 is tonight in Chicago, and, as always, LiverKick will have the live GLORY 58 results as it happens. So follow along as we give live results and updates both here and on Twitter @LiverKickdotcom. The four-fight GLORY 58 Chicago card will be carried live on ESPN3 at 10:30 p.m. ET / 7:30 p.m. PT. The five-fight GLORY 58 SuperFight Series card will stream live and exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS at 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT. GLORY 58 Results Middleweight Title Headline Bout: Alex Pereira(C) (R5 – Unanimous Decision) Simon Marcus (Pereira knocks down Marcus in round 4 with a big [read more]

WATCH: GLORY 58 Weigh-Ins

Tomorrow night GLORY 58 goes down in Chicago, featuring Alex Pereira vs. Simon Marcus for the GLORY Middleweight Championship. Check out the weigh-ins below, including the face-off between the two combatants. The four-fight GLORY 58 Chicago card will be carried live tomorrow on ESPN3 at 10:30 p.m. ET / 7:30 p.m. PT. The five-fight GLORY 58 SuperFight Series card will stream live and exclusively tomorrow on UFC FIGHT PASS at 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT. The GLORY 58 prelims will stream live tomorrow on the GLORY YouTube channel, as well as the GLORY Facebook page, and Pluto TV channel 215 with an expected start time of 7 p.m. [read more]

GLORY 58 Chicago to Highlight Welterweights

The Summer of GLORY continues into the dog days when GLORY heads to Chicago for GLORY 58 on Friday, September 14th. The show will be heavily focusing on the welterweight division, with the card thus far featuring five out of eight of the the announced fights happening within the welterweight division. On the SuperFight Series we get our first taste with a welterweight tournament featuring Casey Greene vs. Troy Jones and Mike Lemaire vs. Omar Moreno. Then, featured on the main card, will be Alan Scheinson vs. Malik Watson-Smith as well as hometown hero Ricahrd Abraham against Omari Boyd. The [read more]

LiverKick Podcast July 28, 2018 – GLORY 55 Recap, Kunlun 70kg Tournament, ONE Championship and More

Finally, the long awaited LiverKick Podcast featuring myself, Dave Walsh and Jay Jauncey. We run through the events of GLORY 55 New York, including Alex Pereira’s incredible overhand right knockout and why that is Jay’s favorite strike to use, teach to fighters and watch happen. On top of that we talk about the upcoming Kunlun Fight 70kg tournament, with the final 16 (they call it the “1/8,” but hey) that is coming up in August. On top of that we talk about some of what ONE Championship has been doing with their Super Series kickboxing and muay thai bouts, which [read more]

EM Legend 32 Results: Yodsanklai Picks Up a Win

This weekend in Chengdu, China EM Legend returned with another night of fights. There was a four-man tournament to qualify for the larger 65kg Championship tournament in the future, with Senmanee picking up the win in the finals by KO over Mr. Wutthiphong. In the super fights there were a few bigger fights, most notably Yodsanklai fought Yuan Bing via a fourth round decision victory. EM Legend 32 – Chengdu Station: EM Legend 65 kg World Championship – Group B Qualifying Round Mr. Wutthiphong (THA) defeated Mo Abdurahman (GBR) by split decision – 65 kg Senmanee (THA) defeated Liu Jixin [read more]

GLORY Releases Fight Card for GLORY 57 Shenzen Ft. Marat vs. Sitthichai

Today GLORY released the full fight card from GLORY 57 Shenzen, which features a pretty impressive eight-man lightweight tournament featuring all Chinese talent that spans the prelims and SuperFight Series. The show’s headliner is a GLORY Lightweight Championship bout between Marat Grigorian and champion Sitthichai, in yet another meeting between the two men. Has Marat grown enough to be able to take Sitthichai out for good? That’s the question and the recent victories that Grigorian holds may be the key to him finally usurping the king of the division. The card also features what should be a fun bout between [read more]