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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...

Feb 4, 2014 6:30 am

Pat Barry Inks Deal With Glory Kickboxing

Just a couple of days removed from his UFC leave, Pat Barry announced today that he has inked a deal with the Glory kickboxing promotion. During his time with the UFC Barry went 5-7 and after dropping two straight, he told the world that he’s just tired of wrestling guys and wants to get back...

Nov 23, 2013 10:54 am

‘Cro Cop’ Is Back, Signs With Leading Kickboxing Promotion Glory

Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, once one of the most feared heavyweights in all of Mixed Martial Arts, has now signed with the leading kickboxing promotion in the world, Glory. After putting his MMA career on the sideburner, Filipovic had returned to his kickboxing roots, going 6-0 and winning the K-1 World Grand Prix 2012 championship...

Nov 24, 2012 9:09 am

Kickboxing Beat | Remy Bonjasky vs. Tyrone Spong Shifted To March

The highly-anticipated showdown between Remy Bonjasky (76-14, 40 KO’s) and Tyrone Spong (68-6-1 42 KO’s) will take place on Saturday, March 23 at the Excel Arena in London, England, it was announced today by Glory Sports International (GSI), parent company of the Glory World Series. The bout had previously been set for February 16 but...

Jul 28, 2012 7:20 am

Kickboxing Beat: Badr Hari Charged With Attempted Manslaughter

  [box_dark] Badr Hari is facing a possible attempted manslaughter charge following an appearance in front of an Amsterdam magistrate today. He is alleged to have taken part in an assault on a reveller at a rave in Amsterdam Arena earlier this month, before going on holiday with his girlfriend Estelle Gullit, estranged wife of...

Sep 1, 2011 2:56 pm

World Kickboxing Champion Cosmo Alexander Joins Bellator's Lightweight Roster

After an incredibly successful kickboxing career, lightweight sensation Cosmo “Good Boy” Alexander has signed a long-term promotional agreement with Bellator Fighting Championships and will make his promotional debut at Bellator 52 in Lake Charles, Louisiana on October 1st. Currently training alongside former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Rashad Evans and K-1 veteran Tyrone Spong in Florida,...

Aug 18, 2017 7:24 am

Bigfoot Silva Will Fight Rico Verhoeven at GLORY 46

We live in a world where Conor McGregor is about to fight the very best boxer around right now, for no other reason than McGregor can pull in an absolute truckload of cold, hard cash. With that in mind, there shouldn’t be too much that could surprise any of us involved in the combat sports...

Aug 14, 2017 7:15 am

Coach Javier Mendez: Daniel Cormier is “at a crossroads” in his fighting career

On July 29, in the main event of the stacked UFC 214, then UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier attempted to defend his title against his fiercest rival in former champion Jon Jones. Though Cormier put forth a valiant effort, he was ultimately flattened by a Jones head-kick in the third, and polished off by...

Aug 9, 2017 4:52 pm

Pat Barry Relives the Pizza Altercation That Caused Lesnar to Kick Him Out of Camp

If the name “Hype or Die” Pat Barry doesn’t ring any bells, he had a laundry list of epic K-1 fights and enjoyed an on-and-off success in the UFC. He’s probably best known for screaming motivating speeches into his longtime partner, Rose Namajunas’ face before fights. This was a sight curiously absent from Thug Rose’s...

Aug 6, 2017 5:11 pm

Josh Thomson shares an update on his return, eyes two rematches in the future

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson (22-9 MMA) has gone 2-1 since joining Scott Coker and Bellator MMA in August of 2015. The American Kickboxing Academy staple scored a third-round submission finish (arm-triangle choke) over Mike Bronzoulis in his Bellator debut in September of 2015. Thomson followed up that win with an electrifying knockout victory...

Aug 6, 2017 4:22 pm

UFC Fight Night 117 in Japan continues to take shape

The octagon will return to Japan’s Saitama Super Arena on September 22 for UFC Fight Night 117. The event will be headlined by a light heavyweight rematch between former division champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and former interim title challenger Ovince Saint Preux. Rua and “OSP” first met in November of 2014, with Saint Preux emerging...

Aug 6, 2017 3:39 pm

Josh Thomson details how Dana White prevented him from commentating for FOX Sports

At 38-years-old, former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson (22-9 MMA) remains one of the very best 155-pound fighters in the sport of mixed martial arts. The product of American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) was most recently seen in action this past February in San Jose, where he had his two-fight win streak snapped by Patricky Freire...

Jul 27, 2017 11:31 am

Volkan Oezdemir: I’m going to knock Jimi Manuwa out in the first round

This weekend, in the opening bout of the UFC 214 main card, Swiss striker Volkan Oezdemir will collide with British knockout artist Jimi Manuwa in what is widely perceived as a light heavyweight number one contender. Earlier this week, Oezdemir took time out of his busy fight week for an interview with BJ Penn Radio....

Jul 16, 2017 12:40 pm

UFC Glasgow results | Justin Willis defeats James Mulheron by decision

On Sunday night (Sunday afternoon in North America), the UFC returned to picturesque Glasgow, Scotland with UFC Fight Night 113. After an entertaining undercard, the main card was kicked off by a heavyweight bout between England’s James Mulheron and American Justin Willis. Both heavyweights were making their UFC debuts. Though Mulheron was not without his...

Jul 14, 2017 12:17 pm

Gokhan Saki announces his UFC debut date and gets an opponent

The highly anticipated UFC debut of kickboxing star Gokhan Saki has been announced. Saki, who is considered one of the best kickboxers in the world announced on social media that he will be making his UFC debut in Japan at the UFC Fight Night 117 event at Saitama Super Arena, which takes place on September...

Jul 12, 2017 10:01 am

Michael Page signs with reputable boxing promotion, puts MMA career on hold

Earlier this month, Bellator welterweight star Paul Daley began angling for a fight with former UFC contender and recent Bellator welterweight title challenger Lorenz Larkin. Shortly thereafter, Larkin replied to Daley’s callout, accepting the fight for later this year. This of course, raised immediate questions about the status of a long-discussed scrap between Daley and...