618 Search Results for kickboxing

Dec 27, 2017 9:56 am

Kickboxing Legend Gives Props to Darren Till

Darren Till has still been running hot after his first-round finish over Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone back at UFC Gdansk. The only problem is that the surging welterweight can’t capitalize on it because he’s been unable to get a fight. He’s called out nearly the entire division, but not one has signed on the dotted line...

Aug 5, 2017 12:55 am

VIDEO | Bob Sapp gets KOd in kickboxing return

Tony Gregory TKO's Bob Sapp in R1. Vicious left hand. Upset of the year pic.twitter.com/myAgOfMwaX — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) August 4, 2017 Recently, Japanese combat sports veteran Bob Sapp announced that he would be making his highly anticipated return to kickboxing in France.Bob Sapp Sapp had snapped a 3-fight skid in December of 2015 when he...

Aug 4, 2017 2:16 pm

VIDEO | Bob Sapp gets into another fracas during kickboxing weigh-in

Bob Sapp and shoving matches go hand in hand at this point. So, there is no shock that the massive fighter got into it with his opponent ahead of his return to kickboxing competition at Fight Night Saint Tropez, set to take place on Friday. Sapp and his opponent, Greg Tony faced off after the...

Jul 5, 2017 2:15 pm

VIDEO | Bob Sapp announces return to kickboxing with this promo

While Bob Sapp may have a rather dismal 11-19-1 professional MMA record, the towering former Football player turned fighter recently snapped a 3-fight skid by picking up a technical decision win over Akebono at Rizin FF 2 back in December of 2015. While Sapp has now been away from the kickboxing ring for nearly two...

Jun 21, 2017 11:28 am

VIDEO | Sumo champion dominates kickboxing legend in MMA fight

In 2015, Estonian Sumo wrestler Baruto Kaito stepped into the ring with Kickboxing legend Peter Aerts for an MMA fight that left many fight fans stunned. While many expected Aerts to dominate the fight despite his age, it was Kaito who managed to pick up the win, in a pretty lopsided affair. To make matters...

May 25, 2017 5:51 am

Kickboxing star Gokhan Saki officially signs with the UFC

Gokhan Saki is one of the best kickboxers in the world. His next fight, however, will not be in the kickboxing ring. It will be inside the UFC’s Octagon. Saki’s jump to the UFC was first reported several weeks ago by Ryan Thomas of CagePages.com, and subsequently confirmed by MMA-Today.com. Now, the news has now...

May 18, 2017 2:21 pm

VIDEO | Rare footage of Vitali Klitschko being KOd in kickboxing bout

During the ‘Klitschko Era’ of Boxing, Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko were two of the most feared men on the planet. The brothers dominated heavyweight boxing for around a decade before Vitali Klitschko finally retired. Wladimir Klitschko on the other hand, the younger brother of Vitali, continues to fight on, and was recently defeated by Anthony...

Apr 11, 2017 9:18 am

VIDEO | Stephen Thompson scores incredible knockout in kickboxing match

Damn UFC fighter Stephen Wonderboy Thompson back in his kick boxing days! 👊🏼 Posted by Soa "The Hulk" Palelei on Sunday, April 2, 2017 It’s no secret that UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson possesses some of the best striking in the entire UFC given his Karate background. Thompson won numerous International Kickboxing Federation (IKR) championships in...

Oct 30, 2016 3:52 pm

Muay Thai vs. Kickboxing: “The Legendary Fight That Changed Everything”

This fight is a classic and is responsible for changing the landscape of kickboxing, Muay Thai, and MMA in North America. In the above video, undefeated kickboxer Rick Roufus squares off with Muay Thai specialist Changpuek Kiatsongrit. At the time of the contest, Rick Roufus sported an undefeated record of 28-0. The rules were as...

Oct 30, 2016 5:55 am

VIDEO | Actor Idris Elba Looks Impressive in His Kickboxing Debut

  Idris Elba Smashes it at York Hall! 👊🏾😂🇬🇧 A video posted by Madonna (@madonna) on Oct 28, 2016 at 5:58pm PDT England’s Idris Elba is a man of many talents. In addition to being an award-winning actor with top roles in shows like The Wire and Luther, and big screen hits like Thor, Star Trek Beyond and Pacific Rim, he’s also a...

Oct 27, 2016 9:11 am

VIDEO | Anthony Johnson sparring 6’5 kickboxing champ Katsiaryna Kavaleva

With just over a month to go until UFC 206, where UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will put his light heavyweight strap on the line as he squares off with top ranked light heavyweight contender Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson in a highly anticipated rematch, Rumble is getting some training in with a kickboxing world champ,...

May 9, 2016 3:59 pm

VIDEO | Fastest KO in K1 KickBoxing history?

K1 Kickboxing has a new star that was unleashed in the ring over the weekend. Check out this crazy knockout from Michael Smolik with a kick to the body of his opponent! The bout took place over the weekend on May 7 and the highlight video has since been getting a lot of attention.

Apr 12, 2016 1:56 am

VIDEO | Kickboxing legend John Wayne Parr posts sparring footage with Georges St-Pierre

[ooyala code=”Q3bWdyMjE6mb513QmAhlha1PovslEize” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true”] Former world champion and kickboxing legend John Wayne “The Gunslinger” Parr posted some of his extended footage sparring with former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre back when they were preparing for St-Pierre’s last fight in the UFC. “The Gunslinger” said in the caption of his post, “Just downloaded the...

Feb 18, 2016 4:19 pm

Bellator MMA announces ‘Bellator Kickboxing’

Bellator MMA is expanding it’s reach in the combat sports world. It was revealed on Thursday that the promotion would begin hosting Kickboxing events as ‘Bellator Kickboxing’ starting in April. The announcement was made at the Bellator 149 press conference on Thursday in preparation for Friday’s Bellator 149 card. The news was then sent out...

Feb 11, 2016 8:08 pm

UFC Fight Pass obtains Glory kickboxing, Eddie Bravo Invitational and K-1 fight libraries

UFC Fight Pass has once again expanded their fight library! News surfaced Thursday evening that the UFC has acquired Glory Kickboxing, Eddie Bravo Invitational, and K-1 fight libraries. In addition UFC Fight Pass will begin streaming Glory Kickboxing and Eddie Bravo Invitational Jiu-Jitsu events. UFC Senior Vice President and Fight Pass General Manager Eric Winter...

Jan 7, 2016 11:33 am

Royce Gracie training with kickboxing champion for Ken Shamrock bout at Bellator 149

MMA legends Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock will meet for the third time in their professional careers at Bellator 149 on Feb. 19 in Houston, Texas. Gracie who helped put jiu-jitsu in the spotlight in the early days of MMA has been training with veteran kickboxing champion Joe Schilling for his upcoming bout with Shamrock....

Dec 5, 2015 7:59 am

WATCH! The greatest kickboxing match of all time?

This kickboxing match between Greece’s Mike Zambidis and Morocco’s Chahid Oulad El Hadj is quite possibly the greatest kickboxing match we’ve ever seen. The match took place in 2012. Watch above!

Nov 5, 2015 8:20 am

Glory Kickboxing moving to ESPN?

Late last month Glory Kickboxing announced that they had parted ways with Spike TV, and would no longer be airing fights on the network. There was much speculation as to what network would air Glory 25 this Friday, or if the promotion would be forced to show it on their website. News broke Thursday morning...

Nov 3, 2015 7:22 am

OUCH! Anderson Silva style leg break from kickboxing fight

We cringe every time we see a video like this…but we can never turn away. At Combat Challenge MMA, fighter Ian Ashburne threw a series of leg kicks at Joe Baxendale. Baxendale countered the kicks, and the result was gruesome.

Oct 7, 2015 6:53 am

Paul Daley Petitioning For Major Kickboxing Match

Current Bellator MMA welterweight Paul Daley has his eye on gold, but not just MMA gold. The top 170-pound Bellator fighter is at the top of the division and has said before that he wants to win the title before a big rematch with Josh Koscheck takes place. However now he’s added a new goal...

Sep 13, 2015 10:38 pm

Paul Daley plans to be a two sport champion after kickboxing return

This Friday at Bellator and GLORY’s “Dynamite” event, Paul Daley will make his return to a kickboxing ring for the first time since October 2014. The welterweight is undefeated in the sport and will put his streak on the line with Fernando Gonzalez. This will begin Daley’s journey to becoming a two sport champion, following...

Sep 5, 2015 6:07 am

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Will Feature MMA And Kickboxing Fights Simultaneously

    We already knew that Bellator MMA’s ‘Dynamite’ would be breaking new ground and featuring both a Bellator cage and a GLORY kickboxing ring in the same venue, with fights for each sport taking place throughout the night. However it was unsure just how the logistics of that would work. Now, we know that...

Aug 11, 2015 12:31 pm

Paul Daley vs. Fernando Gonzalez Set For Glory Kickboxing Bout

Bellator’s ground breaking event ‘Dynamite’, which will feature both a GLORY kickboxing ring and a Bellator cage in the same venue, just added another action packed fight. Paul Daley will take on Fernando Gonzalez in a kickboxing match. Both are Bellator Competitors, but will be stepping in the kickboxing ring on Sept. 19 in San...

Jul 25, 2015 12:10 am

HIGHLIGHTS! Legacy Kickboxing Put On A Wild Night Of Fights

‘Kickboxing has found a home on AXS TV! Legacy was back with their 3rd event Friday, an event that saw Andres Van Engelen and Manny Mancha punch tickets to the LHW semifinals and Valentina Shevchenko add to her impressive record.’ BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank Trigg Talk Fighting… Eachother — EPIC! – AMAZING! –...

May 19, 2015 2:09 pm

Belfort Trains For Weidman — Watch Him Get It On With Kickboxing Champ

Vitor Belfort steps into the cage this Saturday at UFC 187 and finally gets to challenge Chris Weidman for his UFC Middleweight Championship. Check out this video of “The Phenom” training for his fight with the champ! THIS IS NOT A DRILL! Ronda Rousey’s Intense Judo Workout — WATCH!

Apr 21, 2015 2:02 am

Boxing Champion vs. Kickboxing & Muay Thai Champion

Styles make fights, and this fight was a sight to behold. Boxer Arthur Williams squared off with kickboxer and muay-thai practitioner Alexey Ignashov at the K-1 World Grand Prix tournament. Ignashov will go down as one of the greatest heavyweight kickboxers in K-1 history and Williams has held several boxing world titles including the IBF...

Feb 25, 2015 7:15 am

FULL CONTACT! UFC’s Joe Rogan Spars With Kickboxing Legend

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan has a well known past in TaeKwonDo, and continues to train pad work frequently (See that HERE). In the above-video, we can see Rogan and Muay Thai legend John Wayne Parr lightly sparring after some pad work. Skip to the 4:05 mark to see the sparring.