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Jun 27, 2013 1:11 pm

Legendary Kickboxer Semmy Schilt Retires from Combat Sports

By JAKE CHASTAIN | It’s only a matter of time before our bodies tell us that we can’t do the things that we want to anymore. In today’s case it’s legendary kickboxer and former MMA competitor, Semmy Schilt, who is walking away from combat sports and declaring his retirement. Schilt will be 40 in October....

Sep 28, 2014 3:58 pm

Struve Slams Overeem, Not Impressed By His Record

Stefan Struve is once again slated to make his UFC return, this time against Alistair Overeem at UFC on FOX on December 13th. Struve was supposed to return from a year long hiatus stemming from heart troubles back at UFC 175 on July 5th, however pre-fight anxiety got the best of him, and he almost...

Sep 24, 2014 12:17 pm

Struve Not Impressed With Alistair Overeem

“Surprised? The competition, and the level of competition in UFC, is just really high. I said that to my friends and to people that asked me before he got into the UFC. They said he would dominate, be champion of UFC and annihilate everybody. But I told them to just wait and see. The competition...

Oct 31, 2013 10:23 am

Peter Aerts Final Fight Against Rico Verhoeven Set for Glory 13 in Japan

(Verhoeven, bottom, center, in poster for Glory 11 in NYC)   Kickboxing legend, Peter Aerts (105-31-1) will be retiring from the sport following an upcoming bout with Glory heavyweight champion, Rico Verhoeven (42-7-1) at Glory 13 in Tokyo, Japan. The fight was announced by Glory’s Managing Director Marcus Luer (@MarcusLuer). Aerts is three-time K-1 Grand...


Jul 1, 2013 11:06 am

UFC Veteran Gilbert Yvel Announces Retirement

Veteran light-heavyweight mixed martial artist Gilbert Yvel (38-16-1) has announced his retirement from MMA after a 16 year career competing in organizations such as the UFC, PRIDE, K-1, Affliction, RINGS, M-1 Challenge, and Cage Rage. Yvel told groundandpound.de of his retirement after a series of fight postponements and cancellations, as well as a kidney issue....

Jun 27, 2013 11:26 am

GLORY Headed to Spike TV With New Contract

Just five days after GLORY held it inaugural event in the United States, they officially announced plans to broadcast on Spike TV. The international kickboxing organization has set its sights on mainstream attention and has chosen Spike TV, the same channel who first broadcasted The Ultimate Fighter, as its new platform in the United States....

May 1, 2013 4:45 pm

Playing Matchmaker: Cheick Kongo’s First Fights Outside The UFC

It’s official: Cheick Kongo and the Ultimate Fighting Championship are no longer affiliated with each other. After nearly seven years of working for the UFC and calling the octagon his home, Kongo is looking to pursue a career outside of Zuffa. Kongo’s first win over a big-name came after he defeated Mirko Cro Cop by...

Apr 20, 2013 12:47 pm

GLORY 7 MILAN: Hafid El Boustati vs. Giorgio Petrosyan Results

Welcome to BJPENN.com’s coverage of GLORY 7. Milan, Italy (April 19, 2013) – Giorgio Petrosyan (77-1-1, 35 KO’s) and Hafid El Boustati (67-7-3, 19 KO’s) came face to face at yesterday’s official GLORY 7 MILAN weigh-ins, which saw all the fighters make weight at the first attempt. Words have gone back and forth between the...

Apr 6, 2013 10:11 am

GLORY 6: Daniel Ghita vs. Gokhan Saki Live Results | MMA News

Welcome to BJPENN.com’s coverage of GLORY 6: Istanbul! The card is completed and below you can check out the results, as well as summaries of each fight. Dong Su Kim vs. Naoki Yasuda Dong Su Kim defeated Naoki Yasuda by way of unanimous decision. – This was a bit of a slow fight with not...

Jan 17, 2013 10:12 am

Josh Barnett’s profile has been added to UFC.com | UFC News

A sign of things to come? Or a tease from the world’s top mixed martial arts promotion? Either way, former Strikeforce heavyweight Josh Barnett (31-6 MMA, 3-1 SF) is now listed as a fighter on UFC.com. “The Warmaster” is still considered to be one of the top ten heavyweights in the world. He holds notable wins...

Dec 27, 2012 9:30 am

CBS Sports Network To Air GLORY 4 Tokyo – Heavyweight Grand Slam on New Year’s Eve

Heavyweight Grand Slam, a one night single-elimination kickboxing competition featuring 16 of the world’s hardest hitting KO artists, will be televised on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 at 10:00 p.m. EST on CBS Sports Network. Unprecedented and historic in the sport of kickboxing, GLORY 4 is the first-ever 16-man tournament where the winner has to defeat...

Dec 27, 2012 9:10 am

Marloes Coenen vs. Fiona Muxlow Added To DREAM 18 New Year’s Eve MMA Event | MMA NEWS

Women’s superstar Marloes Coenen (20-5) of the Netherlands has been added to the stacked DREAM 18 MMA card at Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo, Japan on New Year’s Eve. The featherweight (145 pounds/66 kilograms) submission specialist faces ‘Ferocious’ Fiona Muxlow (6-1) of Queensland, Australia. Like Coenen, the majority of Muxlow’s wins have been by way...

Aug 21, 2012 9:37 am

SPIKE TV AND K-1 AGREE TO MULTI-PLATFORM PARTNERSHIP FOR 2012 AND 2013

Spike TV and K-1, the world’s premier kickboxing organization, have agreed to a strategic partnership that will begin this fall with live fights streamed onSpike.com beginning Saturday, September 8 at the U.S. World Grand Prix Championship in Los Angeles. There will be a total of four events that will be streamed live in 2012. In...

Jun 30, 2012 6:27 pm

It's Showtime: Aerts vs. Spong Results: Spong Finishes Aerts In Third Round | MMA NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner The fighters of the “It’s Showtime” kickboxing promotion put on an amazing display of action earlier today from Brussels, Belgium. A two part event took place which will be labeled as two different shows (It’s Showtime 57 and It’s Showtime 58) and the cards were stacked from top to bottom, including an...

Jun 26, 2012 12:47 pm

K-1 ANNOUNCES OPEN TRYOUTS AT MUSCLE BEACH IN LOS ANGELES

Revered by fans around the world as one of the biggest events ever in the history of martial arts, the legendary, prestigious and premier kickboxing organization, K-1, today announced it will hold its first ever open tryouts at the famed Muscle Beach in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 19, 2012 starting at 1:00 p.m. PT....

May 28, 2012 1:14 pm

Glory World Series 2012 Kicks Off With A Bang | MMA NEWS

The past couple of days have been nothing short of amazing for combat sports fans. For mixed martial arts there was an amazing card top-to-bottom in UFC 146 where Junior dos Santos successfully defended his heavyweight title in dominant fashion against Frank Mir. On Sunday for kickboxing, K1 Uprising took place and saw returning icons like...