712 Search Results for kickboxing

Apr 11, 2017 9:18 am

VIDEO | Stephen Thompson scores incredible knockout in kickboxing match

https://www.facebook.com/SoaTheHulk/videos/1308152085887395/ 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 the early 2000s. In addition, Thompson never lost a match, going a perfect 37-0 throughout the course of his kickboxing career. When Thompson...

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.

Dec 20, 2014 9:10 am

Former NBA star loses kickboxing match due to nasty, bloody, gruesome leg wound

Retired NBA “star” turned pro kickboxer Darko Milicic came up short in his first career fight against Radovan Radojcic on Thursday night, this after he suffered a nasty leg wound, one deep enough to force the referee to stop the bout. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=XcPxLyMgdKc For those who are not familiar, Darko Milicic was the second overall pick in...

Sep 26, 2014 9:18 am

Miguel Torres Set To Fight On Legacy FC’s Debut Kickboxing Event

Legacy FC’s innaugural kickboxing event on January 16th is shaping up, and has picked up another former UFC fighter. Miguel Torres, former WEC champion has signed on to compete at the event against 6-3 Angel Huerta. Torres was originally scheduled to compete for GLORY WS in May, but pulled out of the bout. MMAJunkie confirmed...

Sep 21, 2014 4:24 pm

PHOTO | Alistair Overeem Supporting Youth Kickboxing

Alirstair Overeem is coming off a quick KO loss to Ben Rothwell earlier this month, but still found some time to go check out a youth kickboxing practice, and captured the moment on his Instagram. Supporting the youth @ 033’s @fightandpoweracademy central kickboxing practice! Overeem will face Stefan Struve at UFC on FOX 13 on...

Aug 11, 2014 5:49 pm

Saffiedine Disses MacDonald, Says He Has No Kickboxing

Tarec Safiedine is gearing up for his fight against Rory MacDonald in October at UFC Fight Night 54, which will take place in Halifax, Nova Scotia, California. He spoke with Submission Radio to explain why he will defeat MacDonald: “You are as good as your last fight, right? So when I watch his fight against...

Apr 1, 2014 7:40 am

Salary Report: Cyborg Earns 5-Times More in Defeat Than Latest Kickboxing Opponent

Cris Cyborg may have lost her recent Muay Thai match last Friday night in Vegas, but she’s laughing all the way to the bank. The former Strikeforce champ and current Invicta FC champion, earned a whopping $25,000.00 for her five-round decision loss to Jorina Baars. Baars earned $5,000.00. Salary figures come from the Nevada State...

Mar 23, 2014 8:00 am

VIDEO | Pat Barry Returns To Kickboxing With This Beautiful K.O.

Last night in Virginia, former UFC heavyweight fighter Pat Barry, took to his roots in kickboxing and got a nice tune-up in the sport against a man by the name of, Ed Burris, at the 2014 WKA North American Championships. The result? A second round K.O. for the former Mixed Martial Arts Fighter. Here it...

Feb 24, 2014 2:52 pm

Cro Cop: Kickboxing ‘Much Tougher Than MMA’

“Kickboxing is a true fighting sport. All the time you are exchanging punches and kicking. No clinching. Sometimes, it’s much more tougher than MMA itself. MMA requires a lot of wrestling and fighting on the ground. From that point, MMA is harder, but kickboxing is much more dynamic. It takes a lot of energy to...