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Category: Kickboxing

So This is Farewell, My Dearest Friend.

Honestly, this was never a post that I’d imagine writing, although I’ve known it was coming for a while now and have just been putting it off for as long as I could. As of right now I’ve decided to cease operations of LiverKick, at least for the time being. The main goal of LiverKick was always to help the sport of kickboxing. MMA and boxing really never needed the help, at least not the kind of help that I could provide for them. They were already popular sports with many corners of the web to turn to for news, [read more]

Lion Fight 50 on Nov. 3rd at LA Coliseum Airing on CBS Sports Net

Lion Fight is one of the premier muay thai promotions in the United States, best known for their run on AXS TV featuring some of the hottest fighters in the United States squaring off with international muay thai superstars. Since the AXS TV deal ended things have felt a bit chaotic around the world of Lion Fight, but come November 3rd they’ll be returning to television in the United States with Lion Fight 50. The event is headlined by two big title fights and a welterweight super fight that looks to present what Lion Fight is all about. This event [read more]

Nieky Holzken is ONE Championship Bound

It was increasingly clear that Nieky Holzken had decided to leave GLORY after his last fight with the organization. After being the face of the welterweight division in GLORY for years, Holzken found himself on the outs, with a new breed of welterweight running the division. When GLORY didn’t see the value in a big-money contract in Holzken after a series of losses, Holzken took to social media to vent his frustrations numerous times. So it should come as no shock to anyone that Holzken is in the process of signing with another organization. While most kickboxing fans saw a [read more]

Updated 70kg Tournament For Kunlun Fight 77: Moiseev Replaces Superbon

Kunlun Fight 77 will see Kunlun Fight’s 70kg World Championship Tournament continue on, although with one rather large change: Superbon Banchamek has been forced to withdraw from his fight due to the flu. Anatoly Moiseev has stepped in to the tournament in his place and will be fighting Marouan Toutouh. Kunlun Fight 77 happens on October 14th. Full Fight Card: 2018 KLF 70KG World Championship 1/4 Final 1: Jonay Risco vs. Feng Xingli 2018 KLF 70KG World Championship 1/4 Final 2: Nordin Ben Moh vs.Davit Kiria 2018 KLF 70KG World Championship 1/4 Final 3: Vlad Tuinov vs. Dzianis Zuev 2018 [read more]

ONE Championship: Kingdom of Heroes Results – Srisaket Defends, Njokuani Defeats Souwer and More

ONE Championship held their big Kingdom of Heroes event today, with a whopping four different combat disciplines taking center stage in boxing, MMA, kickboxing and muay thai. The main event, which has garnered them a good deal of media attention, saw international boxing sensation Srisaket Sor Rungvisai defeat Iran Diaz via decision in twelve rounds. In addition, Stamp Fairtex was able to rip away the ONE Kickboxing Atomweight Championship from Kai Ting Chuang’s grasp with a five round decision. MMA legend Shinya Aoki made quick work of Ev Ting with an arm triangle in round one, solidifying that he really [read more]

Dynamite Fighting Show 2 on October 19th Featuring Morosanu, Andrei Stoica and More

Dynamite Fighting Show returns with Dynamite Fighting Show 2 in Romania on October 19th. The event is headlined by two big superfights: Catalin Morosanu taking on Mehmet Ozer as well as Andrei Stoica fighting Sazan Memedi. There are other notable names featured on the card, such as Bogdan Nastase, the sheep farmer that was featured in SuperKombat, will be fighting Freddy El Gigante in an openweight bout as Freddy is absolutely huge. There will also be a Kyokushin bout and a TaeKwonDo fight as well, to help round things out. Also check out the really incredible promo video down at [read more]

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]

GLORY 59 Amsterdam Live Results

GLORY 59 Amsterdam is upon us, live from the Johan Cruijff Arena. We’ll be covering the event with live results, thoughts and more. Follow us on twitter at @liverkickdotcom for more live updates. GLORY 59 AMSTERDAM Heavyweight Title Headline Bout: Rico Verhoeven (R5 – Dec) Guto Inocente – The first two rounds saw Guto try, but really not gain much traction against the champion. He’s tried to land some spinning backfists to no avail, while eating low kicks from Rico. Each low kick opens his chin up and he’s getting caught every time. Round three was more of the same, [read more]

WATCH: GLORY 59 Amsterdam Weigh-Ins Video

This Saturday, September 29th, GLORY 59 comes at you live from the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam with Rico Verhoeven defending the GLORY Heavyweight Championship against Guto Inocente.  You can check out the weigh-ins for the event below. Continue following us for more coverage of GLORY 59. The four-fight GLORY 59 Amsterdam card will be carried live tomorrow on ESPN3 at 3:30 p.m. ET / 12:30 p.m. PT. The five-fight GLORY 59 SuperFight Series card will stream live and exclusively tomorrow on UFC FIGHT PASS at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT. The four-fight GLORY 59 prelims will stream [read more]