The official K1 & general kickboxing thread

Discussion in 'MMA Forum' started by IntentionalButt, Apr 8, 2010.


  1. yaca you

    yaca you Someone past surprise Full Member

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    Glory now has all the top talent, with the exception of Badr and Cro-cop for now... but yeah K-1 is done.
     
  2. boranbkk

    boranbkk "ไม่ได้โม้นะ" Full Member

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    Here's the latest K-1 Rising event, that's right the one we all thought would be cancelled.

    It was OK but K-1's definately lost something, it'll never be the same again.................

    http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/25280745
     
  3. Kid Dynamite

    Kid Dynamite Member Full Member

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    Wtf ... K-1 has just restarted ... and actually with a strategy to find some new American talent. I think this event was a success, people were pretty excited about it. Madrid was a pretty great event as well, so I'm really looking forward to the next event what will be the Final 16. Should be great and a K-1 Final in the Big Apple would be awesome!
     
  4. boranbkk

    boranbkk "ไม่ได้โม้นะ" Full Member

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    I'm with you and I'm sure Yaca is to. We'd love the new version of K-1 to get back to the glory days of the last two decades, but Glory really do have most of the top names fighting under their banner these days and the Madrid event was enjoyable, but not as good IMO as the Glory event put on the same weekend.

    The States has never particularly been a hotbed of MT or quality Kickboxing, but maybe this is where the new version of K-1 will capture the imagination of a few guys over there and some stars will be born, maybe Ky Hollenback can shake things up a bit who knows...but he's fighting under the Glory banner.

    It's got to be a long term view for K-1 as they can't really compete with Glory at the Moment and good luck to them I'd love to see K-1 not only rise but soar!
     
  5. Kid Dynamite

    Kid Dynamite Member Full Member

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    We'll see. Fighters might have doubts about K-1 because of the past issues with paying fighters, but if it works out this year, other fighters might return to K-1.
    Glory is have a final 16 and a final 8 together to save money. Which means 16 fighters will start and 1 will emerge as champion. That's called ****.
     
  6. boranbkk

    boranbkk "ไม่ได้โม้นะ" Full Member

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    There are still and have been many rumours swirling around the new K-1 set up, but we all support it and wish it well, as you say time will tell.

    Its still early days for Glory in their new role as "K-1" promotional stlyled kings, they are trying to keep the ball rolling in hard times and I'm glad they are. ****? I'm not so sure.... a tough night's work, sure. "****" to me is a little bit more like accepting a tough fight, training extra hard for it cos the stage is so big and u wanna impress, tuning up in top condition and fighting on fight night & then guess what, not getting paid. That's "****".
     
  7. Kid Dynamite

    Kid Dynamite Member Full Member

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    GRAND PRIX FIGHT
    Raul Catinas (Romania) VS. Ben Edwards (Australia)
    Makoto Uehara (Japan) VS. Hiromi Amada (Japan)
    Xavier Vigney (USA) VS. Zabit Samedov (Azerbaijan)
    Hesdy Gerges (Egypt) VS. Sergii Lashchenko (Ukraine)
    Singh Jaideep (India) VS. Ismael Londt (Surinam)
    Jarrell Miller(USA) VS. Arnold Oborotov(Lithuania)
    Paul Slowinski (Poland) VS. Catalin Morosanu (Romania)
    Mirco Filipovic (Croatia) VS. Randy Blake(USA)

    SUPER FIGHT

    Genji Umeno (Japan) VS. Chanhyung Lee (Korea)
    Jafar Ahmadi (Iran) VS. Benjamin Adegbuyl (Nigeria)
    Saulo Cavalari (Brazil) VS. Pavel Zuravliov (Russia)
    Rick Roufus (USA) VS. James Wilson (USA)
     
  8. boranbkk

    boranbkk "ไม่ได้โม้นะ" Full Member

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    Thanks :good
     
  9. Kid Dynamite

    Kid Dynamite Member Full Member

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    So what do you think? First impression is dissapointed because of lack of big names, but after that sinks away I actually this card will be pretty great. It's up to the new guys now in a quite balanced field!
     
  10. boranbkk

    boranbkk "ไม่ได้โม้นะ" Full Member

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    To be honest I'm not familiar with all the guys in the line up as I'm not a fan of the big boyz in either MT or Kickboxing, the biggest guys I tend to watch are Max size. To me it's all about 70 and below.

    However, I can't help noticing K-1's biggest retained signature from the old days isn't there.......where's Badr????? Has his problems with the law pushed him off the card? He mentioned he was putting off his boxing career to do this GP?!:huh

    The rather bloated CroCop and the rather flabby Hari were the main attractions on the Madrid Rising show. I hope Cro Cop actually prepares for this one and doesn't reinforce my reasons for not following the big boyz!

    But as you say a new international group of fresh fighters trying to prove thmselves on a big stage should make for a card of action and good fights. Let's hope it happens & and good luck to em.:thumbsup
     
  11. Rob_Floyd

    Rob_Floyd Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Gerges VS. Lashchenko is a nice fight. Whoever wins that one has a good chance at taking the tournament.
     
  12. Kid Dynamite

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    Yes, both are good, but I like Lasnencko better. I think he has more talent. You know what Gerges brings, hard and steady strikes. Lascenko has more variety. He'll have to watch and block Gerges his lowkicks though, because Gerges can decide this fight with his lows as Lascenko has pretty weak legs.
     
  13. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Hysterical shrill Soros client queen. Staff Member

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    :bump


    Upcoming events worth checking out:



    • Glory 20 - April 3, Dubai, UAE
    Robin van Roosmalen (c) vs. Andy Ristie is the main event, for van Roosmalen's lightweight championship.


    • Real Fighters 2015 - April 4th, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
    Mohammed Khamal vs. Fabio Pinca is the main event.


    • Oktagon 2015: 20 Years Edition - April 11th, Milan, Italy
    Both of the Petrosyan bros will be in action; Giorgio taking on 36-7-1 Enrico Kehl, with Armen set to face 37-15-1 Yasuhiro Kido. All of them except Armen Petrosyan are K-1 veterans.


    • K-1 World Grand Prix 2015 Bantamweight Tournament (inaugural) - April 19th, Tokyo, Japan
    Also on the card will be Yasuomi Soda vs. Yuta Kubo in a 65kg match-up.
     
  14. UnleashtheFURY

    UnleashtheFURY Todd Morgan Beamer (11/24/68 – 9/11/01) Lets roll! Full Member

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    Not much going on next Friday aside from Petrov/Diaz, maybe you can do an RBR? :think
     
  15. UnleashtheFURY

    UnleashtheFURY Todd Morgan Beamer (11/24/68 – 9/11/01) Lets roll! Full Member

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