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K-1 Signs New Chinese Broadcast Deal, Announces Ten Events to Broadcast Live in China

Announced yesterday by K-1 officials, the promotion has signed a deal to broadcast K-1 events on television in China.  The deal will see ten live events be broadcast across 9 television networks; Hunan TV, Hebei TV, Hubei TV, JiangXi TV, Anhui TV,Chongqing TV, Guangdong TV, Hainan TV, and Qinghai TV. Officials have also announced the […]

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Marco Gigante Villela Interview: Mark Hunt is a real fighter

Fight Sport Asia had the privilege of sitting down with Marco Gigante Villela in Sydney’s northern beaches to discuss Mark Hunts upcoming title fight against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180 and the impending visit of Grandmaster Relson Gracie for the first time to Australia. There are few better qualified to assess the skills of Hunt and Werdum, as […]

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Video: K-1 World MAX Final Ends in Bizarre Fashion

The K-1 World MAX Final just ended in bizarre fashion as Buakaw Banchamek fought Enriko Kehl in the main event.  You can watch the full event here.     K-1 World MAX Final Buakaw Banchamek vs Enriko Kehl Paul Daley vs Mohammad Ghaedibardeh Maximo Suarez vs Tural Bayramov Andre “Dida” Amade vs Li Yankun

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K-1 World MAX Final: Buakaw Banchamek vs Enriko Kehl Fight Card

    K-1 returns next Saturday, October 11th, with the K-1 World MAX Final.  The event takes place at the Indoor Athletics Stadium in Pattaya, Thailand.  The Doors open at 6pm, Tickets are available for purchase here.  Buakaw Banchamek makes his return against rising star Enriko Kehl in the MAX 70kg Grand Prix Final.  Buakaw […]

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Throwback Video of the Week: Caol Uno vs Joachim Hansen

  As Pride FC was reaching it’s height of popularity, K-1 took it’s Romanex MMA series and individual MMA fights on K-1 MAX events and created the Hero’s brand.  The all MMA fight card was the first full venture into MMA from the world’s largest kickboxing promotion.  Two of the best lightweights at the time […]

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UFC Fight Night Japan: Mark Hunt vs Roy Nelson Fight Card

  This Saturday, September 20th in Tokyo, Japan, the iconic Saitama Super Arena plays host to the biggest UFC event held in Japan during the company’s history.  The UFC’s attempts to sell the product to the Japanese fans may be realized with the signing of one of Pancrase’s biggest MMA stars, Rin Nakai.  The return […]

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Throwback Video of the Week: Mark Hunt vs Jerome LeBanner

  In a sneak peak of one part of this Saturday’s Main Event at UFC Fight Night Japan, Mark Hunt’s K-1 career on display. October 8th, 2001, Mark Hunt and Ray Sefo dueled for 3 rounds with Sefo prevailing, but Sefo was unable to fight in the Final of the one night tournament.  Mark Hunt […]

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Revolution 2: Hong Man Choi Returns to MMA Competition

  The Revolution returns after over 16 months since the first event.  Start of the Revolution takes place in the Seoul, South Korea on Friday, September 12th.  The event begins at 7pm local time (6am EDT) and is being broadcast on SBS in South Korea.  Hong Man Choi returns to MMA after a 5 year […]

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Mirko “Cro Cop” vs. Remy Bonjasky II announced for GLORY 14 on March 8th in Zagreb, Croatia

The world’s largest kickboxing promotion, GLORY, returns in 2014 and the promotion has a blockbuster main event in store for fans worldwide. A heavyweight tilt pitting former three-time K-1 Grand Prix champ Remy Bonjasky (98-12-0, 36 KOs) against fellow K-1 world champ Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (22-7-0, 12 KOs) in a rematch for the ages, has been […]

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He’s Back: Buakaw Returns to K-1

Earlier this morning in Thailand, Buakaw Banchamek announced his return to K-1. While multiple rumors have taken wind involving Buakaw, GLORY, and MAX Muay Thai, K-1 revealed through their website that the icon of Muay Thai has negotiated a deal with his old promotion. According to K-1, Buakaw will fight in the K-1 Final 16, […]

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