624 Search Results for kickboxing

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...

Oct 15, 2014 12:47 pm

“The Reem” Finds Optimism Following 2-3 UFC Skid

“You put in the work and you come back. I’m 34 years old. If I would be injured, yes, maybe, but I still love what I do – I love working and improving. I’m an athlete, I’m a fighter, I’m a champion – this is what I do. I think there’s a couple different ways...

Oct 13, 2014 7:57 pm

Fitch Unveils Gameplan For Palhares Bout

Jon Fitch is set to take on WSOF champion Rousimar Palhares in a highly anticipated match that was supposed to go down several months ago, but was forced to withdraw after his mother became ill (Read about that HERE). Now the match is finally set to go down on December 27th at WSOF 16. Fitch...

Oct 8, 2014 6:06 pm

Cormier Replaces Fitch As AKA Team Captain

Longtime American Kickboxing Academy Team Captain, Jon Fitch, has left San Jose for a new life in Las Vegas. As such, he’s relinquished his title as captain, and Daniel Cormier has been voted in. D.C. is set to fight Jon Jones for the UFC light-heavyweight world title on January 3rd. The American Kickboxing Academy has...

Oct 6, 2014 10:02 am

Manhoef vs. Schilling Added To Bellator 131

Melvin Manhoef is fresh off his frighteningly brutal KO over Doug Marshall (See it HERE) Melvin Manhoef will now fight fellow Kickboxer Joe Schilling at Bellator 131. The win over Marshall put Manhoef in life for a title shot under the Bellator banner, but instead he will be fighting Schilling. Schilling is just 1-3 in...

Oct 2, 2014 6:43 pm

Battleground O.N.E. Weigh-In Results

All eight fighters made weight and drew their quarterfinal stage matchups one day before the highly-anticipated, one-night BattleGrounds MMA welterweight (170 pounds) tournament that will award its winner a grand prize of $50,000 live on pay-per-view from the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Friday, October 3. The official weigh-in was co-hosted by WWE Hall...

Sep 22, 2014 9:03 am

.GIFs | The Unstoppable Mark Hunt

This past weekend we saw Mark Hunt KO Roy Nelson with a brutal uppercut. We knew going into this fight that both fighters had unbelievable chins and possessed some of the best one-punch knockout power in the sport. Prior to last year, Hunt hadn’t been KO’d since 2008 when he fought Melvin Manhoef. Roy Nelson...

Sep 22, 2014 5:03 am

Pat Barry Set To Make Legacy FC Debut

Pat Barry is set to return to the ring for a kickboxing bout, but not under the Glory WS banner, this time he will fight under the Legacy FC banner in their first ever kickboxing event. After retiring from MMA, Barry signed with Glory WS to fight Zack Mwekassa, who stopped him by with a...

Sep 18, 2014 12:51 pm

TUF 20 Fight Highlights: Calderwood vs. Kagan

No. 2 seed Joanne Calderwood used her prolific kickboxing game to hold off a game attack from #15 ranked Emily Kagan to secure the win and move on to the next stage of the strawweight title tournament.