Category: Kickboxing

WATCH: Inside GLORY 59 Fight Week Videos

This Saturday GLORY returns to the Netherlands with GLORY 59. GLORY 59 is gearing up to be one of the bigger shows that GLORY puts on in 2018 with Rico Verhoeven vs. Guto Inocente as the main event, Robin van Roosmalen vs. Petchpanomrung and a hell of a lot more. Check out GLORY’s inside fight week videos below, detailing the calm before the storm.

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]

Josh Jauncey vs. Sitthichai and Menezes vs. Meksen Headline GLORY 61 New York

On November 2nd GLORY returns to New York city, this time heading to the Hammerstein Ballroom for GLORY 61. GLORY 61 is set to be headlined by two huge world championship fights, both of them being rematches from prior GLORY bouts. Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong, fresh off of his defense against Marat Grigorian, will be fighting Josh Jauncey for a second time. Their first meeting happened in Lille, France at GLORY 22 in the finals of a lightweight tournament. Sitthichai was able to defeat Jauncey using his left kicks and since then has gone on a tear, looking virtually unstoppable as lightweight [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]

ONE Championship Conquest of Heroes Results: Rodtang Defeats Wielzen

Today in Jakarta ONE Championship’s Conquest of Heroes happened, seeing Joshua Pacio defeat Yoshitaka Naito in a thrilling Strawweight bout to capture the ONE title, but we’re here for the muay thai bouts, obviously. There were only two Super Series bouts on this show, both of which were contested under muay thai rules. The first one saw Fabrice Fairtex Delannon pick up a hard-fought decision victory over Yodpanomrung Jitmuangnon. In a ONE Super Series Muay Thai thriller, Fabrice Fairtex Delannon scores a split-decision win over Yodpanomrung Jitmuangnon! #WeAreONE #ConquestOfHeroes #Jakarta #MartialArts pic.twitter.com/vIWmtfsCdT — ONE Championship (@ONEChampionship) September 22, 2018 In the [read more]

ONE Championship: Conquest of Heroes Super Series Muay Thai Bouts Set

On September 22nd ONE Championship will hold Conquest of Heroes in Jakarta, featuring a main event for the ONE Championship Strawweight Championship in MMA, but what’s interesting to us, of course, will be the Super Series muay thai bouts featured on Conquest of Heroes. Scheduled for this event are just two Super Series bouts under muay thai rules. The first is Fabrice Fairtex Delannon against Yodpanomrung Jitmuangnon, while the second features international kickboxing and muay thai star Sergio Wielzen against Rodtang Jitmuangnon. ONE has posted a pretty interesting profile on Rodtang, who is best known for his time fighting in [read more]

MMA and K-1 Legend Norifumi KID Yamamoto Passes Away at 41

In what was shocking, abrupt news, last night Krazy Bee dropped a bombshell on the combat sports community informing everyone of the death of Norifumi Yamamoto — better known as KID Yamamoto. KID Yamamoto is perhaps best known for his time as a grappler and mixed martial artist, but KID was instrumental in K-1’s success in the mid-00’s as not only a banner fighter for their MMA brand, HERO’s, but also competing in K-1 MAX’s incredibly competitive 70kg division. He left the sport of kickboxing with a 1-3-1 record, but that does not do him justice for the amount of [read more]

Kunlun Fight Releases Fight Card for Kunlun Fight 77: Hollow Throne

Well, folks, Kunlun Fight 77 on October 14th is going to be a big one. One of the few can’t-miss kickboxing events of the year, featuring not only the “Elite 8” of Kunlun Fight’s 75kg tournament, but also the 70kg tournament as well. The 75kg World Championship tournament will play out in its entirety on this show, featuring top tier talent like Sudsakorn Sor Klimnee, Vitalty Gurkov and Reilio Van Den Ent. That championship will be decided at Kunlun Fight 77. As for the Elite 8 for the 70kg World Championship, those fighters will only have one fight and will [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]