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Giorgio Petrosyan vs Yodwicha at Oktagon Bellator Event on December 9th

On December 9th in Florence Bellator Kickboxing will be returning to Europe and once again working with European promoter Carlo di Blasi’s Oktagon. Yes, that means we get another Giorgio Petrosyan fight, this time for the Bellator Kickboxing 70kg Championship against Yodwicha, the former Omnoi, Lumpinee and Thai Fight champion. This happens during what will be a bigger event that spans multiple days, the K-1 World OPEN Amateur Championships that spans from December 7th to 10th, where amateur kickboxers from across the globe will compete and put forth their best efforts to catch the eye of the kickboxing elite to [read more]

W5 Legends Collide: Vlad Tuinov vs. Rhassan Muhareb is the Fight for 71kg Supremacy

On September 16, 2017 in Koper, Slovenia the young superstar Vlad Tuinov will step into the ring to fight Danish great Rhassan Muhareb. Vlad will be going for his 8th title, that’s right if he wins this will be his 8th title. Now that may not seem so impressive until I tell you that he is only 19y.o. Granted two of these titles were at 65kg and when he jumped up weight classes to 71kg he had to vacate them. So, in actuality he currently holds 5 titles between 71kg and 72.5kg weight classes. But that does not change the [read more]

WATCH: Sitthichai vs. Enriko Kehl From WLF in China

GLORY Lightweight Champion likes to keep busy and doesn’t just fight in GLORY like many of his European counterparts. Oh no, he trots the globe and fights all comers all of the time. He’s a part of the 2017 Wu Lin Feng 70kg Yi Long challenge tournament and in the semi-finals he squared off against a former K-1 World MAX Champion in Enriko Kehl.   Sitthichai walks away victorious, yet again and moves on to the finals where he will fight the other finalist, Chingiz Allazov, in a rematch of their 2014 bout that saw Sitthichai pull off the victory [read more]

Bellator Kickboxing Adds Joe Schilling and Malaipet to Bellator Kickboxing 7

In what is shaping up to be one of Bellator Kickboxing’s biggest events to date, Bellator Kickboxing 7, we’ve got two additional bouts added to the three already announced fights. Those two fights are muay thai legend Malaipet against Jose Palacios and Joe Schilling taking on Najib Idali. These two fights are in addition to Jorina Baars vs. Anke van Gestel and the two title fights already announced. Those two title fights are for the Bellator Kickboxing Featherweight Championship between Kevin Ross and Domenico Lomurno and Bellator Kickboxing Welterweight Champion Karim Ghajji looking to defend against Raymond Daniels. These fights [read more]

Take a Look Back at GLORY 44 Chicago

This past weekend at GLORY 44 Chicago Murthel Groenhart was able to overcome a new career-rival in Cedric Doumbe, one of the men seen as the pound-for-pound best in the sport. Murthel, after years of struggles, triumphs and disappointments was able to take his place as the king of the competitive Welterweight division. GLORY has put together a video looking back on the event in all of its, erm, glory.

Fight Card for Enfusion Live #52 Zwolle: 85kg Enfusion League

On September 16th Enfusion Live kicks off their 85kg Enfusion League with a big event in Zwolle, the Netherlands. With three big league fights headlining the card they also found room for the vacant Women’s 61kg World Championship to be decided between Niahm Kinehan and Orinta van der Zee. The league fights are Ulrik Bokeme vs. Mehdi Bouanane, Filip Verlinden vs. Loren Javier Jorge and Ibrahim el Boustati vs. Mauricio Costa Cardoso. Enfusion Live #52 Zwolle, The Netherlands Sept. 16 72.5kg: Khalid el Bakouri vs. Robin Ciric 72.5kg: Endy Semeleer vs. Regilio Ven Den Ent Enfusion 61kg World Championship: Niahm [read more]

K-1 Japan Announces Heavyweight Grand Prix on November 23rd

K-1 Japan has been lighting the world on fire with their tournaments and events highlighting mostly fighters at and under 70kg, to the point where a huge chunk of the best fighters under 70kg are all under the K-1 Japan banner. Now K-1 Japan is looking to return to the K-1 roots by kickstarting their heavyweight division with a heavyweight grand prix on November 23rd. While the names might not be fully-inspired, it’s a start for them and will set the tone for future heavyweight fights and events. With K-1 running heavyweight fights more regularly they’ll also attract more heavyweight [read more]

Kunlun Fight 65 Results: The 70kg and 66kg Final 8’s Are Decided

Kunlun Fight held their giant, massive final 16 fights last night for two, count ’em two of their big tournaments: one at 70kg and the other at 66kg. While lots of favorites did walk away victorious, there were a few surprise upsets and a lot of drama. Superbon, Marat Grigorian, Davit Kiria, Dzianis Zuev, Mohamed Mezouari, Yohann Drai, Sergii Kuliaba and Nikola Cimesa are your final 8 at 70kg, while 66kg sees Iliad Bulaid, Wei Ninghui, Singdam, Gui Hui, Petchtanong, Zhang Zhuo, David Mejia and Takhmasib Kerimov move on at 66kg. Results credit to Kiksie. Clash of Titans 70kg Final [read more]

Updated Fight Card for W5 Legends Collide on September 16th

On September 16th, live from Koper, Slovenia, W5 Kickboxing presents their Legends Collide event, headlined by a super fight between two European legends in Dzevad Poturak and Miran Fabjan. Also featured on the card is a championship bout for the W5 European Championship at 71kg between the powerhouse that is Vlad Tuinov and Rhassan Muhareb. Franci Grajs will also do battle with Denis Marjanovic and Darryl Sichtman will be in action against a yet-to-be-determined opponent. The event will be aired live on W5’s website via iPPV. UPDATE: 9/4: Fahir Batjari has been selected as the opponent for Darryl Sichtman UPDATE [read more]

GLORY 44 Chicago and GLORY 44 SuperFight Series Live Results

GLORY 44 goes down tonight, live from Hoffman Estates, Illinois with a Welterweight-filled evening featuring two world titles on the line in Cedric Doumbe’s Welterweight Championship against Murthel Groenhart and Tiffany van Soest’s Super Bantamweight Championship against Meryem Uslu. The SuperFight Series airs live on UFC FightPass starting at 7pm eastern/4pm pacific while GLORY 44 airs live on ESPN 3 at 10:00pm eastern/7:00 pacific and we’ll be cover the event live, as it happens. Follow us on Twitter, @liverkickdotcom, @JayJauncey and @dvewlsh for more updates. GLORY 44 CHICAGO  Welterweight Title Headline Bout: Murthel Groenhart (R5 – Split Decision) Cédric Doumbé [read more]