578 Search Results for kickboxing

Jul 7, 2017 12:04 am

VIDEO | Bob Sapp vs. Butterbean in Sumo contest

Recently, Pride FC icon Bob Sapp revealed via a social media post that he would be returning to professional kickboxing in August when he is set to compete in France. In honor of the kickboxing and MMA heavyweight, check out this throwback footage of Sapp and Boxing icon Butterbean competing in a sumo contest in...

Jul 5, 2017 9:00 am

Holly Holm weighs-in on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

To date, Holly Holm remains the only fighter, male or female, to fine both a boxing world championship, as well as an MMA world championship. Holm was awarded a Guinness World Record for the accomplishment back in 2016 after her defeat of Ronda Rousey to capture the women’s bantamweight title. This of course arguably makes...

Jul 4, 2017 1:08 pm

MMA fighters with pro boxing experience talk Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

Most of those coming from the world of boxing are not giving Conor McGregor much of a chance against Floyd Mayweather. Boxing analyst Max Kellerman is claiming that “The Notorious” will not land a single punch on Mayweather in the course of their fight in the ring. However, what are MMA fighters who also have...

Jul 4, 2017 11:18 am

VIDEO | Vitor Belfort dominates in his first & only boxing match

In 2006, fresh off his 1st round KO win over Antony Rea, UFC and Pride FC veteran Vitor Belfort made his highly anticipated boxing debut in Brazil, where he picked up a 1st round KO win over a local amateur boxing champion, Josemario Neves, who was also making his professional boxing debut. It took Belfort...

Jul 4, 2017 9:44 am

Miesha Tate weighs in on Germaine de-Randamie-Cris Cyborg controversy

Germaine de Randamie may no longer be the UFC women’s featherweight champion, however her feud with the UFC is still an extremely controversial one. After winning the belt earlier this year, it appeared as though the stars had aligned for Germaine de Randamie to defend her title against Cris Cyborg. De Randamie refused to fight...

Jul 1, 2017 12:02 pm

Edson Barboza open to superfight with Jose Aldo at 145

UFC lightweight Edson Barboza is undoubtably one of the best strikers in the UFC’s lightweight division. In addition to 11 knockout wins in 19 professional fights, Barboza racked up a 25-3 professional kickboxing record, with 22 of those wins coming by way of knockout. Fresh off a KO win over Beneil Dariush at ‘UFC Fight...

Jun 22, 2017 3:51 pm

VIDEO | Gökhan Saki leg kicks radio show host

Gökhan Saki is undeniably one of the most feared strikers on the planet. The Dutch-Turkish kickboxer and former Glory Kickboxing champion will soon be stepping into the Octagon for the first time later this year in a highly anticipated UFC debut. Ahead of his UFC debut, Saki appeared on a Dubai radio show, where the...

Jun 22, 2017 9:06 am

VIDEO | Karate Black Belt defeats 7’3 Kickboxer in stunning upset

In what will forever be known as a true ‘David vs. Goliath’ style matchup in kickboxing, back in 2007 7’3 Korean kickboxer Kim Young Hyun stepped into the K-1 ring against Karate black belt Nicholas Pettas in a fight that left fight fans stunned. While it was Kim Young Hyun who dominated the fight early...

Jun 22, 2017 7:42 am

Ray Sefo goes in-depth on new Professional Fighters League: “It’s a fighter’s dream”

Earlier this year, we learned that the well-established MMA promotion World Series of Fighting was being rebranded as the Professional Fighters League (PFL). This rebranded organization will seek to revolutionize the MMA landscape by providing fighters with salaries, using tournaments to ensure title shots, and awarding tournament winners with a whopping million dollars. On the latest...

Jun 21, 2017 2:42 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 38 // Alexander Volkanovski | Ray Sefo | Colby Covington | BJ Penn

BJPENN.COM Radio returns at 8PM ET/5PM PT with a stacked guest lineup! 8:15PM ET- We kick things off with featherweight prospect and a big winner from UFC Auckland, Alexander “The Great” Volkanovski. We’ll be recapping his win over Mizuto Hirota and getting the details of the his condition going in. From professional rugby to MMA,...

Jun 13, 2017 5:40 am

Coach spills the beans on location and date of “Shogun” Rua’s next fight

Though he has been labelled as “washed up” and “past his prime” more than a few times over the last few year, PRIDE legend Mauricio “Shogun” Rua is currently enjoying a significant career resurgence. The Brazilian striking specialist is currently on an impressive, three-fight streak, having recently bested fellow legend Antonio Rogerio Nogueira by unanimous...

Jun 10, 2017 3:19 pm

VIDEO | Rare footage of Anderson Silva annihilating opponent in Muay Thai match

Before UFC icon Anderson Silva was a world class mixed martial artist, ‘The Spider’ was getting his feet wet in combat sports. In a rare video from many years ago, you can see a young Anderson Silva absolutely annihilating an unknown opponent in a rare kickboxing match that appears to take place in a ring...

Jun 1, 2017 1:02 pm

Jimi Manuwa shares incredible list of training partners for Volkan Oezdemir fight

Yesterday, we learned that British knockout artist Jimi Manuwa will take on fellow top-5 light heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 214 this July 29 in Anaheim, California. While Manuwa is one of the most established names in the UFC light heavyweight division, Oezdemir remains a relative unknown among many fans, having burst into the top-5...

May 31, 2017 10:59 am

GIF | Fighter accidentally cartwheel kicks cameraman standing outside of ring

Deo Phetsangkhat just cartwheel kicked the cameraman #Tatneft pic.twitter.com/xd6j5vdXr4 — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) May 31, 2017 Cameramen may think twice before standing up against the ropes in MMA fights that take place in a ring after watching this video! At the TATNEFT Cup kickboxing event this morning, Deo Phetsangkhat accidentally cartwheel kicked the cameraman at the...

May 30, 2017 12:24 pm

Cat Zingano reveals Cris Cyborg fight being discussed

Former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Cat Zingano has been absent from the Octagon for nearly a year. In her most recent Octagon appearance at UFC 200 in July of 2016, Zingano returned to the Octagon following a year long hiatus that followed her first round submission loss to Ronda Rousey. When she made her...

May 18, 2017 10:53 am

VIDEO | Countless UFC and Bellator stars sparring under Henri Hooft

It's nice to have 3 former @ufc champs @sugarashadevans @lukerockhold @ruthless_rl on the mat and @mikechandlermma the Bellator champ in total 11 Ufc guys and 3 Bellator fighters you know something is about to happen 😉🔪👊🏻 @menace155 @jacksonjason150 @viktorpesta @akajav #hkickboxing #joneswrestling #durinhobjj @combatclub @hardknocks365 A post shared by Henri Hooft (@henrihooft) on May 16,...

May 10, 2017 3:40 pm

VIDEO | Taekwondo black belt vs. Muay Thai champion

It’s no secret that UFC was originally formed with the intention of settling the argument of which martial art was truly the best. As we’ve stated countless times in articles, while nearly all MMA fighters today are well versed in multiple martial art disciplines, the topic of style vs style matchups in MMA is always...

May 6, 2017 10:53 am

VIDEO | Aikido black belt tests himself against MMA fighter

When the UFC was created, the intended purpose was for fighters of various martial arts disciplines to test themselves in order to prove truly which martial art was the best. While nearly every fighter competing today is well versed in various martial art backgrounds, occasionally fight fans will still see footage from sparring sessions and...

May 3, 2017 1:56 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 31 // John Wayne Parr | Elias Theodorou | Michael Johnson

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with John Wayne Parr, Elias Theodorou, and Michael Johnson! 8:15PM ET- Kicking off tonights show is the legendary kick boxer, John Wayne Parr @johnwayneparr. Just a few weeks removed from his blistering head-kick KO victory over Nando Calzetta at Bellator Kickboxing 5, we’ll be discussing the huge...

Apr 30, 2017 8:51 am

VIDEO | How to beat taller opponents, featuring legendary kickboxer Mike Zambidis

“Iron” Mike Zambidis, who hails from beautiful Athens, Greece, is revered for the seemingly endless knockouts he produced over the course of his epic kickboxing career. The stone-fisted Greek’s many knockouts are made even more impressive by the fact that, as a shorter fighter, much of his opposition towered over him. Yet with his incredible ring...

Apr 28, 2017 11:01 am

Mark Hunt a bit disturbed by his action figure with man boobs and penis on display

Mark Hunt has been a notable figure in the world of combat sports for a quite some time. With his many fights in K-1 Kickboxing championships and PRIDE in Japan, “The Super Samoan” has a big Japanese fan base. As a combat sports figure, there are lots of merchandise opportunities that companies seek and there...

Apr 26, 2017 2:08 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 30 // John Wayne Parr | Mike Perry | Jimi Manuwa

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with three great guests! 8:15PM ET- Kicking off tonights show is the legendary John Wayne Parr. Just a few weeks removed from his blistering head-kick KO victory over Nando Calzetta at Bellator Kickboxing 5, we’ll be discussing the huge win in Italy and get his thoughts on...

Apr 18, 2017 6:31 am

Brian Stann: Demetrious Johnson is “the best to ever do it”

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC on Fox 24, flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson tapped out Brazilian Jiu Jitsu blackbelt Wilson Reis. This win marked the champ’s tenth-straight title defense, which ties Anderson Silva’s record for most consecutive title defenses in UFC history. In the wake of Johnson’s latest win, many members of the...

Apr 15, 2017 7:00 am

VIDEO | ‘Krazy Horse’ Charles Bennett gets brutally KOd by flying knee

Krazy Horse was KTFO at Mas in China pic.twitter.com/U4opRuvw4j — Sayat 萨亚特 (@sayatmma) April 15, 2017 Charles Bennett, also known as ‘Krazy Horse’ has become somewhat of a legend in the mixed martial arts world. Over the course of his eighteen year professional MMA career. Bennett, a Pride FC veteran known for his thrilling fight...

Apr 13, 2017 12:26 pm

Jim Miller: If Conor McGregor is allowed to box, all UFC fighters should be allowed to

The biggest ongoing story in combat sports today surrounds a potential boxing mega-fight between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather. While this fight is not a done deal just yet, it is the most discussed topic in the game today. The latest member of the combat sports community to give...

Apr 9, 2017 12:24 pm

VIDEO | Rafael Carvalho head kick flattens Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 176

Back in May of 2016, Brazil’s Rafael Carvalho scored a controversial split decision win over Dutch kickboxing specialist Melvin Manhoef, defending the Bellator middleweight strap in the process. Given that many fans and pundits believed Manhoef should have gotten the nod in this fight, Bellator then pencilled the two middleweights in for a rematch –...