|Heavyweight (Per 1/20)|
|6.||Mirko Cro Cop
|Light HW (per 1/20)|
|Middleweight (per 1/20)|
|Welterweight (per 1/20)|
|4.||Marc de Bonte|
|70kg (Per 1/20)|
|2.||Robin van Roosmalen|
|65kg (per 1/20)|
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Earlier today, Krush held Krush 11 at Korakuen Hall in what is their first of hopefully many ISKA integrated events. Back in July, Krush announced two ISKA Championship bouts with two ISKA fighters and two Krush fighters facing off for the ISKA Bantamweight(55kg) and Super Lightweight(63kg) World Championships.
The main event of the night was the ISKA Bantamweight Championship bout between RISE Bantamweight Champion Nobuchika Terado and ISKA UK Bantamweight Champion Kieran McAskill in a fight that saw Tearado down McAskill four times with leg kicks throughout the course of the fight, earning Terado a wide decision win on scores of 50-41 and 50-40(x2). Terado was defeated in the first round of the Krush 55kg Tournament by Ryuya Kusakabe in a highly entertaining fight and this fight puts him back on a 2-fight win streak after a first round knockout win back at the May Krush event. A rematch with Krush 55kg Champion Shota Takiya would be a nice first title defense for Takiya.
In the co-feature, the flashy Keiji Ozaki lost a decision to France's Thomas Adamandopoulos on scores of 49-47 and 48-47(x2), landing Adamandopoulos the ISKA Super Lightweight World Title. It appears that Adamandopoulos scored a down in the 2nd round and it seems as though that was the deciding factor of the bout. The fight puts Ozaki at 1-2 on the year, but expect him to fight at another Krush event in the future, as his exciting, flashy style is one that fans and the Krush organization like.
In a super fight, Krush 55kg Tournament Champion Shota Takiya scored a first round knockout over KO-ICHI, extending his win streak to six, with his last loss being a decision loss to Ryuya Kusakabe in March of 2010, a loss he avenged by knockout in the Krush 55kg Tournament finals. As I said before, a title defense against Terado could be a possible next bout for him, though a rubber match with Kusakabe would likely generate more interest. Either fight should deliver in the entertainment department.
Krush and K-1 63kg Tournament runner up Koya Urabe returned to Krush, taking a unanimous decision over 2nd ranked NJKF Super Lightweight Marimo on scores of 28-27, 30-27 and 30-26. Urabe scored a 2nd round knockdown that led him to victory. Up next for Urabe could be the Krush Supernova tournament in October if he is a participant and hopefully the K-1 MAX -63kg World Tournament.
In a 60kg bout, TURBΦ and Junpei Aotsu faced off and went to an extension round after a 3rd round unanimous draw(30-30 x3). In the extension round, TURBΦ managed to take a split decision. Aotsu fought in the Krush 60kg tournament, but lost in the quarterfinals to Masaaki Noiri while TURBΦ was initially announced as a participant, but was replaced by Dynamite Yuta. Both have been struggling as of late, going a combined 1-7 over the past year. The fight snaps a 3-fight losing streak for TURBΦ and puts Aotsu back on a losing streak.
Finally, Team Dragon fighters Masakazu Watanabe and Namito Izawa both managed to pick up extension round decision wins.
The next Krush event is Krush 12 and scheduled for an already packed weekend on September 24th that already has the It's Showtime Fast and Furious Tournament, the K-1 MAX 70kg Japan Tournament, Dream.17, UFC 135 and Shootor's Legacy 4. The event will be another Team Dragon-heavy event as Krush 63kg Champion Ryuji Kajiwara, Krush 60kg Champion Hirotaka Urabe, Hideaki Yamazaki and Takumi are all set to participate.
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Tonight we have some rare Sunday action in Commerce, California. Stand Up Promotions has brought together a great card of muay thai fighters, bringing in some heralded international talent.
In the main event, Saenchai Sinbimuaythai returns to the USA and takes on arguably the number one muay thai fighter in the country, Kevin Ross. On the line are the WBC Muay Thai diamond belt and the MTAA world title. It's always a treat to watch Saenchai fight, as he's widely considered among the best of the sport. This is his second time fighting in the USA and he's taking on Kevin Ross, who last year he expressed interest in fighting. At the time it didn't seem likely but here we are now and they're set to fight tonight.
The 2010 K-1 MAX -63kg World GP winner Tetsuya Yamato also returns to the USA. The last time Yamato fought in the USA, he was knocked out in the first round by none other than Saenchai. Yamato will look to pick up his first win across the pond as he takes on the Thai fighter Coke Chunhawat.
The card features some other great fights so here's a look at the full fight card:
Saenchai Sinbimuaythai vs Kevin Ross
Jonathan Puu vs Alex Gonzales
Rungravee Sasiprapa vs Kunitaka Fujiwara
Phanuwat Chunhawat vs Tetsuya Yamato
Marcos Guevarra vs Victor Perez
Shane Oblonsky vs Carlos Ramirez III
Glen Spencer vs Mike Sheppard
Malaipet Sasiprapa vs Chike Lindsay
You can order the card on gfl.tv for $9.99. It's a great card and well worth the price. Muay thai is usually free for us as we pretty much only have YouTube to catch up on fights so a small fee of $9.99 isn't much to see one of the best in the world.Add a comment
I feel like the professional boxing debut of former EliteXC and UFC fighter Kimbo Slice against a 39 year old 0-1 opponent deserves its due attention. The video shows what is one, Kimbo Slice absolutely mauling his overmatched opponent in dominant fashion. Say what you will about Gary Shaw, but Gary Shaw knows how to book and promote Kimbo Slice and make money with him.
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We'll be providing live results of today's Fight Code Rhinos event in Debrecen, Hungary. The show gets kicked off at 3PM EST/12PM PST. You can watch free on www.livefightcode.tv, all you have to do is sign up.
Kickboxing has been relatively slow lately in terms of events you can actually watch live so I recommend checking Fight Code out today. Chingiz Allazov and Philippe Salmon are some names to watch out for in the future. Vitaly Akhramenko is one of the most underrated heavyweights out there also and is working his way up the ladder of the division.
Prestige Fight: Chingiz Allazov vs Gabor Gorbics
Chingiz Allazov wins by TKO (Low Kicks). Allazov set the pace in the first round, slowly breaking down Gorbics. In the second, Allazov rocked Gorbics with a high kick and then put him down with a right hand. Gorbics got up but Allazov stormed him and low kicked him until the corner threw the towel.
Prestige Fight: Philippe Salmon vs Barna Szucs
Philippe Salmon wins by Decision over 3 rounds. Good, action packed fight.
Rhino Fight: Pacome Assi vs Luca Panto
Pacome Assi wins by Decision in an Extra Round. Close fight, Assi took over the extra round with his hands.
Rhino Fight: Vjekoslav Bajic vs Petr Vondracek
Petr Vondracek wins by Decision over 3 rounds. In Round 2, Bajic knocked Vondracek down but Vondracek came back at the end of the round and forced a standing 8 count on Bajic.
Rhino Fight: Mihail Tuterev vs Gyorgy Mihalik
Mihail Tuterev wins by TKO (Referee Stoppage) in an Extra Round. Tuterev knocked Mihalik down twice in the extra round and the fight was waved off.
Prestige Fight: Vitali Akhramenko vs Ivan Stanic
Vitali Akhramenko wins by Decision over 3 rounds. Akhramenko knocked Stanic down with a right cross in Round 2.
3PM Eastern time on Saturday, August 13th at www.livefightcode.tv
|Prestige fight: Chingiz Allazov vs Gabor Gorbics|
|Prestige fight: Philippe Salmon vs Barna Szucs|
|Rhino fight: Pacome Assi vs Luca Panto|
|Rhino fight: Vjekoslav Bajic vs Petr Vondracek|
|Rhino fight: Mihail Tuterev vs Gyorgy Mihalik|
|Prestige fight: Vitaly Akhramenko vs Ivan Stanic|