It’s Showtime: Peter Aerts defeated by Tyrone Spong

It's Showtime held editions 57 and 58 in Brussels, Belgium today, featuring the farewell bout of Peter "The Dutch Lumberjack" Aerts. It was an extremely thrilling card, with some upsets like Robin van Roosmalen's loss due to TKO as a result of a cut over his eye and amazing knockouts like Andy Ristie's devastating KO of Samir Djabba at 20 seconds into their first round on the second card.Tyrone Spong defeated the legendary, Peter Aerts, by TKO in Round Three of the Dutch Lumberjack's farewell bout. To his

It’s Showtime: Aerts vs. Spong Weigh-In Video

It's Showtime is airing a 12-fight card from Belgium tomorrow, so big that the promotion is breaking it into two parts and officially calling it It's Showtime 57 & 58. Weigh-ins were held today in Brussels, Belgium and results will be posted shortly.The main event is a farewell fight between 3 time K-1 Grand Prix champion Peter "The Dutch Lumberjack" Aerts and Tyrone Spong. The Dutch Lumberjack could have taken an easier fight on his way out, but h

It’s Showtime Aerts vs. Spong: The Dutch Lumberjack to retire on June 30th

This Saturday, June 30 in Forest National in Brussels, Belgium, Music Hall and BFN Group present an international kickboxing card: It's Showtime (Edition 57 & 58) featuring the retirement fight of kickboxing legend Peter Aerts. Aerts will step into the ring one last time against Tyrone Spong in the main event. Spong is coming off a recent victory against Melvin Manhoef on the same card where Badr Hari had his farewell bout, where Hari knocked out Gokhan Saki. The main card of Part 1 features the 70kg

Golden Glory First 16 Recap and Results

Glory World Series held their First 16 event in Stockholm Sweden, featuring an international card of the world's top kickboxers in the 70 kg weight class. Fights on the first 16 card were won by Shemsi Beqiri, Robin van Roosmalen, Tim Thomas, David Kyria, Ky Hollenbeck, Sanny Dahlbeck, Albert Kraus and Giorgio Petrosyan. These 8 fighters will face each other in the quarterfinals. Alex Harris had been ahead in his fight with Nieky Holzken, but Holzken made a spectacular comeback after he dropped Harris

Glory World Series First 16 Weigh-in Results and fight card changes

Weigh-ins were held this morning for the Glory World Series (GWS) First 16 Event in Stockholm Sweden for tomorrow's event. GWS First 16 boasts an assemblage of the biggest names in the kickboxing world including Georgio Petrosyan, Robin van Roosmalen, Nieky Holzkein and Gokhan Saki. There were some changes to the fight card since it was first announced and two MMA fights were added as a preliminary event for a total of 13 bouts and all fighters made their required weight.The GWS First 16 will be held at

Glory First 16: Introducing the "Pokerface" Robin van Roosmalen

Robin van Roosmalen is a Dutch kickboxer who will be fighting on May 26, 2012 in the Glory First 16, a 70kg Championship International Kickboxing event at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The winners of these 8 bouts will fight in the Glory Final 70kg Championship in August which has a Winner's purse of $300,000. Van Roosmalen will be fighting Russian kickboxer, Dzhabar Askerov. Van Roosmalen trains at Fight Club Den Bosch under his father William van Roosmalen, who was the only man to knock

Sanny Dahlbeck: solid southpaw representing Sweden in Glory First 16

Sanny Dahlbeck (23-4) is a Muay Thai fighter from Stockholm, Sweden. He is one of 16 fighters who will be competing in the Glory First 16 event scheduled for May 26  2012 in Sweden against Max Vorovski of Estonia. Dahlbeck, a southpaw, is known for having an extremely solid left hand which is responsible for 14 of his wins by KO or TKO. According to Dahlbeck, he is equally strong on his right-side. He took some time from his busy training schedule to talk with LowKick.comHow did you get started in

‘Cool Hand’ Corley fighting in Glory First 16

Michael "Cool Hand" Corley (27-6-2) is an American Muay Thai fighter from Spring, Texas. In 2011 he was a contestant on: The Challenger Muaythai Reality Show in Thailand. He is currently slated to compete in the Glory First 16 scheduled for May 26 in Sweden.Corley acquired the name “Cool Hand” from the movie Cool Hand Luke.  According to Corley, this refers to the fact that what may seem innocuous can often be deadly. Corley says his boyish appearance gives him the element of surprise in

Glory World Series 2012 – First 16 fight card

On May 26, 2012 Glory World Series will hold Glory First 16, a 70kg Championship Kickboxing event at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Glory has signed 16 of the world's top kickboxers including Giorgio Petrosyan, Albert Kraus, Yoshihiro Sato, Fabio Pinca, Dzhabar Askarov, Ky Hollenback, Qi Chenglong and Kem Sitsongpeenong for these quarterfinals. The winners of these 8 bouts will fight in the Glory Final 70kg Championship in August which has a Winner's purse of $300,000. The Main Event of

TUF: LIVE fighters discuss fighting, Cruz’s injury and competition

The UFC and FX hosted a media conference call with four of this season’s The Ultimate Fighter® Live quarterfinalists on Tuesday, May 8, 2012: James Vick (Team Cruz) vs. Joe Proctor (Team Faber) and Justin Lawrence (Team Cruz) vs. Michael Chiesa (Team Faber). The panel of fighters were asked who they thought would come out on top.  Justin Lawrence said that all the fighters were great and that every one of them has an opportunity to make it. Michael Chiesa agreed that they were all there to