589 Search Results for kickboxing

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...

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 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...

Dec 13, 2017 4:12 pm

VIDEO | Australia’s Strongest Powerlifter Alex “The God” Simon Wants to be UFC Heavyweight Champ

Day 1 of my new journey with @bodyfitmiranda to the UFC and everything in between stay tuned – Alex. @k_bodyfit @shaejlui @bodyfitauburn @sandhub16 @smaifitness @te_huna @the_dog_father89 . . . . #bodyfit #straitfilms #ufc #heavyweightchampion #mma #knockout #ko #journey #5yeargoal #heavyhands #thebeginning A post shared by Alex “The God” Simon (@godlystrong) on Dec 12, 2017 at...

Dec 13, 2017 12:11 pm

Gokhan Saki gives timeframe for Octagon return

If things had gone according to plan, UFC 219 would feature one more dynamite light heavyweight scrap than it currently does, as kickboxer Gokhan Saki was expected to battle Khalil Rountree on the card. Unfortunately, this fight was nixed when Saki was forced to withdraw with an injury. Saki elaborated on the injury that forced...

Dec 1, 2017 7:04 am

Bas Rutten Breaks Down the Fight Between Francis Ngannou and Alistair Overeem

Tonight we have The Ultimate Fighter 26 finale, but tomorrow is UFC 218 which is stacked with ridiculous fights. Sandwiched between the main event between Max Holloway and Jose Aldo and the violent scrap of Justin Gaethje and Eddie Alvarez, will be an slobberknocker between Alistair Overeem and Francis Ngannou. It will be a battle...

Nov 30, 2017 8:00 pm

GLORY 48: New York Weigh-In Video and Results

    Glory 48 takes place this Friday night from The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY. As usual, the evening of fights is split between two cards, being streamed on two separate platforms. The SuperFight series will air on UFC Fight Pass, while the Glory 48: New York card will stream...

Nov 29, 2017 6:30 pm

GLORY Announces Partnership with Pluto TV

  Glory kickboxing has been looking for a permanent home since its inception back in 2012. The promotion would originally air online and on PPV for the American audience until a deal with Spike TV brought the kickboxing promotion to cable in the United States. A deal with ESPN brought the promotion’s to ESPN 3,...

Nov 28, 2017 6:00 pm

Säki Out, Replacement Found Against Khalil Rountree at UFC 219

  One of the more surprising announcement made by the UFC in 2017 was that of the signing of kickboxing champion Gökhan Saki to their light heavyweight division. The news broke this past May and his debut was surrounded by speculation, especially in a year whose theme within the combat sports world could be, ‘crossover’. Saki...

Nov 21, 2017 8:32 am

Jose Aldo Threatens to ‘Smother’ Max Holloway After His Injury Jabs

When Max Holloway stepped into the cage with former featherweight king Jose Aldo for the first time, he took Aldo out in the third round. Something was missing though, which caused a lot of people to ask, ‘What if?’ Absent were the infamous and thundering leg kicks from the previous champ. It is one of...

Nov 15, 2017 11:17 am

UFC releases Takanori Gomi, several other notable fighters from its roster

The UFC has once again taken a hedge-trimmer to its roster and sent a handful of notable fighters packing. The most notable of these fighters is Takanori Gomi. This news is in keeping with a recent Instagram post from Gomi, in which the Japanese legend insinuated that he would soon be competing in the ring...

Nov 10, 2017 9:38 am

BREAKING | MMA Legend Cro Cop Will Return in RIZIN

Mirko Cro Cop is one of the most incredible legends of this sport. After a startling 21-years involved in combat sports, his resume is insane. He has the most finishes in combined UFC, Pride, WEC, and Strikeforce history at 21, which is a finish for every year he’s been fighting. He’s the only fighter to win K-1, Pride and RIZIN grand prix...

Nov 3, 2017 9:38 am

BREAKING | Champ Champ Conor McGregor Lands on The Cover of EA UFC 3

Love him or hate him, there are simply no arguments against Conor McGregor being the biggest MMA fighter in recent years. What he has accomplished in four short years is nothing short of astonishing. With the new EA Sports UFC 3 dropping, everyone wondered who would be on the cover and it’s not really a...

Oct 31, 2017 4:37 pm

Stephen Thompson ‘Fired Up’ for Something Different Against Jorge Masvidal

UFC 217 is one of those cards where every single fight will be a battle for a spotlight. The second fight on the television prelims features Ovince Saint Preux, if that gives you any indication of the scope we’re talking about. Not to be buried beneath the three title fights on the card, Stephen Thompson...

Oct 31, 2017 9:06 am

Urijah Faber clarifies Justin Buchholz’s role at TAM: It hasn’t been much of a change

Earlier this week, long-time Team Alpha Male coach Justin Buchholz announced that he’d been dealt something of a demotion by team founder Urijah Faber. Speaking on the Stud Show podcast, a frustrated sounding Buchholz explained that he’ll no longer be serving as the team’s head coach, but as a striking coach. According to Faber himself,...

Oct 20, 2017 12:57 pm

Phil Baroni Starts a Feud With Joe Schilling Involving Farts and Robin Black

Fighters talk trash on Twitter all day. Matter of fact, it’s not out of the ordinary for fights to be promoted, or even be booked based off of social media. This next one though, it’s out of left field. Cult MMA icon Phil Baroni has some interesting phrases and words for Bellator and GLORY kickboxer...