633 Search Results for kickboxing

Jan 1, 2015 11:14 am

Training CM Punk For UFC Debut An “Exciting Challenge” For Roufus

“I am excited to work with him. There are a bunch naysayers out there. I love it. I’d been saying for years in the WEC that Anthony Pettis was going to be something special. Well look at him now. He just submitted two guys [Benson Henderson and Gilbert Melendez] that hadn’t been submitted before. “I’m...

Dec 22, 2014 8:43 am

Glory 19 Set For February 6th In Virginia

Glory World Series has booked their next event for February 6th at the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia. The show, which was originally set to go down December 19th, will still feature a heavyweight bout between Rico Verhoeven and Errol Zimmerman in a trilogy bout. Verhoeven, the Glory WS champion at heavyweight, is coming off...

Dec 22, 2014 8:31 am

Bas Rutten To CM Punk: ‘Forget America, Go Train In Holland’

With the recent signing of former WWE champion CM Punk, many fighters, both current and former, have been sounding off on the controversial signing. Legendary MMA fighter, and MMA personality Bas Rutten is now giving his thoughts on the signing, with a very interesting suggestion to the former WWE champion. “This guy with his with...

Dec 15, 2014 8:21 am

Mentally Disabled Fighter Gets KO’d In WI Bout

In a heartbreaking story that has combat sports fans up in arms, 31 year old mentally disabled Jessie Roach was knocked out by the event’s promoter, Jesse Rowell in an unsanctioned kickboxing bout. Rowell is also a trainer, and has fought in both kickboxing, and MMA events for over 10 years. Roach admitted to the...


Dec 15, 2014 8:04 am

QUICK TWITT: Joe Rogan responds to request to fight CM Punk

Since the UFC announced the signing of CM Punk, many fans, and fighters have been requesting to fight the former WWE champion. In a hilarious request, UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon requested that UFC commentator Joe Rogan be the man to fight CM Punk and welcome him to the UFC. It is worth noting that Rogan...

Dec 5, 2014 10:52 am

PHOTO | Josh Thomson’s Amazing Selfie

By far the most amazing #Selfie I've ever been a part of. #love the #philippines and all the great #fans here. #OneFC tonight live from #Manila on OneFC.com @buddahbear is stepping into the cage for another shot at #Glory against a beast of a fighter #IgorSubora #fights #bjj #kickboxing #mma #AnaJulaton #TheHurricane #Boxing A photo...

Dec 3, 2014 11:19 am

Pettis: ‘Anderson Silva broke his leg because of “Amateur Mistake”

“It was kind of an amateur mistake. I mean, he kicked a check, and that’s like a basic kickboxing move. I mean, he’s probably done that a million times in his life, and that was just the wrong time to do it. The wrong angle, the wrong pressure. But that doesn’t really make me kick...

Dec 2, 2014 4:52 pm

Pat Barry Speaks Openly About Dennis Munson Jr.’s Death and Rofusport- Exclusive

Back in March of this year, amateur kick-boxer Dennis Munson Jr. died hours after his debut fight in Milwaukee. Since his death, a select few have come forward to speak out about the situation and about his team, Roufusport, led by Duke Roufus. Those few being current TUF contestant Rose Namajunas and her fiancé, former...

Dec 2, 2014 10:34 am

UFC and Reebok Enter Long Term Partnership For Fighter Uniforms

Global fitness leader Reebok today announced a groundbreaking partnership with UFC®, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization. Under the long-term deal, Reebok will become the exclusive authentic global outfitter of UFC, creating for the first time ever UFC ‘Fight Week gear’ and a ‘Fight Night kit’ for all UFC athletes. Reebok will also be...

Nov 24, 2014 8:51 pm

Kron Gracie set to make MMA debut December 23rd in Japan

Kron Gracie officially has a date and opponent for his first MMA bout. He will fight Hyung Soo Kim at Real Fight Championship 1 in Japan. Both fighters will be making their MMA debut at the event. No word yet as to whether it will be under amateur rules, or professional rules. For those unfamiliar...

Nov 22, 2014 5:03 am

Glory WS star sentenced to four years in jail for drug charges

Kickboxing veteran Hesdy Gerges has been sentenced to 54 months in jail stemming from a 2010 arrest for cocaine charges. Despite Gerges’ 2-2 record in Glory WS, he has compiled a 45-14-1 record throughout his 11 year career, and notched wins over Anderson Silva (Not the Anderson Silva), kickboxing legend Badr Hari, and Daniel Ghita...

Nov 21, 2014 6:15 pm

Schilling: “I think I can be a Bellator champion in two years”

Fresh off his impressive KO win over Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 131, Joe Schilling is confident that he can become the Bellator champion in 2 years. In the bout, Schilling surprised fans by demonstrating a solid ground game after being dropped by Manhoef. The ground game proved to Schilling, and many, that he has what...

Nov 17, 2014 9:24 pm

Erik Koch on Roufusport coaches: “These guys are great men and great teachers”

UFC fighter Erik Koch is defending his longtime gym, Roufusport after head coach and owner Duke Roufus took heat from former students and trainers for his training methods. Koch took to The UnderGround to support his coach. If you guys don’t already know I have trained at roufusport for about 5 years now. All this...

Nov 17, 2014 3:26 pm

Duke Roufus responds to criticism of training methods

Renowned striking coach Duke Roufus is taking the offensive against former pupils, and coaches who claim his training methods were unjustifiably harsh. Roufus spoke to MMAJunkie about the criticism, saying: “You know, when I see Rose and (former UFC fighter) Pat Barry, they don’t seem disgruntled. They’re very nice to me. Pat asked me advice...

Nov 17, 2014 12:05 pm

Fighters speak out against Duke Roufus following fighter’s death

Following the death of Roufusport fighter Dennis Munson Jr earlier this year, several former fighters, and trainers from the gym have began to speak out against head trainer Duke Roufus for his actions in training against his fighters. ‘Thug’ Rose Namajunas took to Instagram with a screenshot from a message from a former teammate who...

Nov 15, 2014 7:28 pm

Bellator 131 Results: Schilling Sends Manhoef Crashing to the Canvas in Round 2

This bout could have possibly taken place at “GLORY 17: Last Man Standing” earlier this year. Both Schilling and Manhoef competed in the one night kickboxing tournament, but Manhoef would lose in the quarterfinals. Schilling, however, made it to the finals only to lose to Artem Levin. This bout was strike heavy and may as...

Nov 7, 2014 7:14 pm

GLORY 18 Results: Wilnis Pulls Off Upset Win Against Barrett

Prior to the fight, Wayne Barrett had mentioned that he thought the Dutch style of kickboxing was not as elusive as some thought it was due to the lack of head movement. Netherlands native Jason Wilnis walked into the ring tonight wanting to prove that head movement mattered little, and he did just that. Wilnis...

Nov 7, 2014 6:11 pm

“GLORY 18: Return to Glory” Official Results

GLORY Kickboxing makes its return to television tonight at 9:00 PM ET on Spike TV with “GLORY 18: Return to Glory”. The card features a Glory Lightweight Championship defense as well as a one night four-man light heavyweight tournament. Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for up to the minute live results and updates! Results: LHWT Semis:...

Nov 6, 2014 5:05 am

#TBT – Batman, Robin vs. Spiderman MMA Fight (Real)

Epic superhero action as the masked menace clashes with the dynamic duo, in a full contact kickboxing bout. Will Spidey’s crisp technique and lightning reflexes triumph over Batman’s power and determination? This happened last year.

Oct 31, 2014 11:40 am

Beltran Does Good By Disabled Teens

Mixed martial arts fighter Joey Beltran is known as a tenacious fighter who doesn’t give up, so students in his kickboxing classes should expect a punishing workout. But at Wednesday morning’s class — where he teaches moderate to severely disabled teens from Vista High School — giggles, dancing and ear-to-ear smiles were just as prevalent...

Oct 30, 2014 3:35 pm

‘Bellator 131: Ortiz vs. Bonnar’ Card Finalized With 12 Bouts

The full card for Bellator 131 has been finalized for one of the biggest events in Bellator history from San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center on Saturday, November 15th live and free on Spike TV. The night will feature one of the biggest grudge matches in the sport as MMA icons clash when Tito “The...

Oct 30, 2014 12:16 pm

Glory Not Re-Signing Top Stars

All signs point to trouble, for the world’s last remaining kickboxing powerhouse, “Glory”. According to reports, the promotion is not picking up their top stars, once contracts enter the expiration period. Tyrone Spong, Gokhan Saki and Joe Schilling are currently unsigned, and are in limbo regarding their pro-kickboxing future. No word on what the promotions...

Oct 24, 2014 6:35 pm

‘Bellator 130’ Results: Jansen Chops Hawn Down with Leg Kicks

Rick Hawn and Dave Jansen pulled the curtain on tonight’s broadcast of “Bellator 130” on Spike TV. The fight was not as exciting as most of the preliminary bouts as neither fighter really found a comfortable striking distance. The crowd voiced their disapproval due to the lack of action, but Hawn and Jansen put on...

Oct 24, 2014 4:12 pm

SUCCESS! Out Of Surgery, Eyeing March Return

UFC heavyeight champion Cain Velasquez was forced out of his UFC 180 bout against Fabricio Werdum earlier this week after suffering a sprained MCL. Velasquez absence in the main event, led the UFC to call upon Mark Hunt to fill the slot against Fabricio Werdum, and fight for the interim heavyweight championship. Velsasquez coach, Javier...

Oct 19, 2014 3:32 pm

Royce Gracie Believes Brazilian Fighters Lack Strategy

With UFC 179 coming up this Saturday, Jose Aldo stands alone as the only Brazilian fighter to currently hold a UFC championship. After Anderson Silva lost the middleweight title in 2013, and Renan Barao lost the bantamweight title earlier this year, it was quickly noted that 8 of 9 UFC champions are Americans. Royce Gracie...