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Bellator Kickboxing 8 Results: Schilling Defeats Verlinden, Varga Back on Winning Track

Bellator Kickboxing held their 8th event tonight, piggybacking off of Bellator MMA 190, in Florence, Italy. The card was packed with fan-favorite fighters who mostly did what they went out to do by picking up big wins, with the one anomaly being Kevin Ross losing via split decision to Hamza Imane. Gabriel Varga got back on the winning track with a TKO win over Roberto Gheorghita, after refocusing himself on the sport of kickboxing. Here’s a look at Varga. KO 🇨🇦! @GVargaOfficial #BellatorKB8 pic.twitter.com/Xx5vK7KyW2 — Bellator Kickboxing (@BellatorKB) December 10, 2017 While here’s Joe Schilling vs. Verlinden. .@JoeSchilling187 & @@Filip_Verlinden [read more]

Bellator Kickboxing Returns to Florence for Bellator Kickboxing 8

On Saturday, December 9th Bellator Kickboxing returns with Bellator Kickboxing 8, featuring a stacked card. They’re pulling out all of the stops to get their biggest names active on this card, with Bellator Welterweight Champion Raymond Daniels headlining the card against Giannis Boukis in a non-title bout. The co-headliner is a fight that both men have wanted for a long time in Joe Schilling against Filip Verlinden. John Wayne Parr continues to defy father time in another outing for Bellator with Piergiulio Paolucci as his opponent. Bellator Featherweight Champion Kevin Ross is fighting at Lightweight against Hamza Imane. Gabriel Varga [read more]

Kickboxing: In Need of Heroes Featuring Bellator Kickboxing’s Joe Schilling, Kevin Ross and Raymond Daniels

Nine years ago I made a conscious decision, one that I’ve second-guessed and celebrated, one that has helped me to become known as an “expert” in a field while feeling simultaneously curious to what would have happened if I had taken a different path. That, in a nutshell, is the sport of kickboxing. There are ups and downs, with the extremes being just that: extremes. Nine years ago, after almost fifteen years of consuming everything that I could in the realm of martial arts, from pro wrestling to early MMA to kickboxing and muay thai, I made the decision that [read more]

Daniels vs. Ghajji Set for Bellator Kickboxing 7

After Bellator’s last round of kickboxing fights in April, the promotion will once again be giving Bellator Kickboxing their star treatment with Bellator Kickboxing 7. Bellator Kickboxing 7, which will happen in San Jose on September 23rd at Bellator 183, will finally see karate legend Raymond Daniels get his shot at the Bellator Welterweight Championship, currently held by Karim Ghajji. The Bellator Welterweight Championship is Bellator’s only established kickboxing title thus far outside of the Women’s Flyweight Championship. The title, established in April of 2016, was won by Ghajji against Mustapha Haida, before he lost it to Zoltan Laszak in [read more]