Bellator 239: Ruth vs. Amosov Main Card Yaroslav Amosov (23-0) defeated Ed Ruth (8-2) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Myles Jury (18-5) defeated Brandon Girtz (16-9) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Tim Johnson (13-6) defeated Tyrell Fortune (8-1) via KO (punches) at 2:35 of round one Valentin Moldavsky (9-1) defeated Javy Ayala (11-8)…Details
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Cork, Ireland 15th February 2020 Siam Warriors presented RUMBLE at the ROCKIES featuring ISKA Irish Championship Muaythai. Finn Keating (Siam Warriors) defeated Philip Nee (Hiver Muaythai) by unanimous decision to win the ISKA Irish Featherweight Muaythai title 57kg.
Villiers sur Marne, France 15th February 2020 L’Escale Boxing Club presented ISKA European Championship Kickboxing at the Leo Legrange Sports Hall. Jeremy Montero (France) defeated ISKA European Champion Killian Moullun (Belgium) by unanimous decision to take the ISKA European Welterweight title 67kg OR.
ISKA Germany Cologne, Germany 15th February 2020 SCORPIONS FIGHT NIGHT presented ISKA European Championship Kickboxing. Cihad Akipa (Germany) defeated Karim Al Amri (Netherlands) by unanimous decision to becime the ISKA Interim European Middleweight Champion 75kg K-1 Rules. Fawzi Zakaria (Belgium) defeated Melvin Munusi (Germany) by unanimous decision to capture the ISKA Challenger Semi-pro European title…Details
Douglas Lima Seeks Double Champ Status Against Gegard Mousasi in Middleweight Superfight on May 9 in San Jose
BATTLE FOR VACANT BELLATOR MMA MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE AIRS LIVE ON PARAMOUNT NETWORK AND DAZN AT 10 P.M. ET/9 P.M. CT Tickets go on sale this Friday, Feb. 14 LOS ANGELES – A middleweight superfight for the vacant 185-pound title, pitting former divisional champion Gegard Mousasi (46-7-2) against current Bellator welterweight titleholder Douglas Lima (32-7), has…Details
ISKA Japan Results Tokyo, Japan 11th February 2020 Telemarker Presents KNOCK OUT CHAMPIONSHIP.1 at the Ota Sports Hall, Australian Champion Daniel Marshall made his Tokyo debut Japanese star HINATA in a non-title Kickboxing match. HINATA was penalised for low blows with a point deduction but still won a unanimous decision 29-28, 29-28, 29-28. Bazooka Takuki…Details
ISKA Germany Results Augsburg, Germany 9th February 2020 SXOWTIME FIGHT NIGHT presented ISKA Championship Kickboxing at the Augsburg Event Centre the title belts were present by special guest Mr Uwe Hück who is a board member of both Volkswagen and Porsche and a former European Kickboxing Champion, he founded a charity that supports disadvantage children…Details
Bellator Re-Signs Champions Douglas Lima and Ilima-Lei Macfarlane to Multi-Year, Multi-Fight Contract Extensions
LOS ANGELES – Bellator is proud to announce that welterweight champion Douglas Lima (32-7) and flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (11-0) will continue to compete inside the Bellator cage after signing exclusive multi-year, multi-fight extensions to remain with the ViacomCBS-owned promotion. “Both Douglas Lima and Ilima-Lei Macfarlane continue to prove they are two of the most…Details
LOS ANGELES – Following the medical complications that were publicly disclosed by Rafael Lovato Jr. (10-0) late last month, the Bellator middleweight champion has decided to relinquish his 185-lb world title. The unbeaten Lovato Jr. defeated former champ Gegard Mousasi to win the title at Bellator 223 in London on June 22, 2019. “My journey…Details
ISKA Italy PETROSYANMANIA Results Milan, Italy 1st February 2020 PETROSYANMANIA Gold Edition was staged the Allianz Cloud Arena, Milan. The ONE Million Dollar Kickboxer Giorgio Petrosyan (Italy) successfully defended his ISKA World Super-welter 70kg title defeating Gaetan Dambo (France) by unanimous decision. Reda Ougdou (France) captured the ISKA World Light-cruiserweight title 85kg defeating Alexandru Negrea…Details
ISKA Belgium KING of BRUSSELS Brussels, Belgium 25th January 2020 Bellum presented KING of BRUSSELS at the Palace 12 Arena. The main card featured ISKA European Championship Kickboxing. Arman Hambaryan (Belgium) defeated Mike Frenken (Netherlands) by unanimous decision to capture the ISKA European Light-middleweight title 72.5kg OR. Former ISKA World Champion Kunitaka Fujiwara (Japan) lost…Details
Bellator Double Champ Ryan Bader Defends Light Heavyweight Title Against Vadim Nemkov on May 9 in San Jose – Live on Paramount Network
LOS ANGELES – On Saturday, May 9, SAP Center at San Jose will host Bellator with an event headlined by a light heavyweight world championship bout featuring two-division Bellator champion Ryan Bader (27-5, 1 NC) defending his 205-pound title against Russia’s Vadim Nemkov (11-2). Bellator San Jose: Bader vs. Nemkov airs on Paramount Network and…Details
Congratulations! All participants have passed the ISKA Ring sports Kickboxing K1 & MMA Referee license C’s exam on 17th & 18th January, 2020 at TNT Kickboxing & CITTA Mall, Malaysia the biggest Kickboxing fight event AMA Championship 12 conducted by our South East Asia Coordinator: Master Khoo Meng Yang. List of participants: 1. Jared Liu…Details
Full Fight Card and Broadcast Details for this Saturday’s Bellator 238: Budd vs. Cyborg at the Forum in Inglewood — Live on DAZN
LOS ANGELES – The full slate of bouts for Bellator’s 2020 debut at the “Fabulous” Forum in Inglewood, Calif. is official with a stacked six-fight main card headlined by reigning champ Julia Budd (13-2) defending her world featherweight title against the debuting Cris “Cyborg” (21-2, 1 NC). Bellator 238: Budd vs. Cyborg will stream live…Details
The US Open announces its 2020 Competition General Schedule (Includes Competition Division Categories for all ages of Black Belt Class AA, Black Belt Class A, and Under-Black Belts). THURSDAY June 25th, 5:00 pm: Demonstration Teams Synchronized Team Forms Synchronized Team Weapons Traditional Forms Challenge FRIDAY June 26th, at 8:00 am: Senior (35+) CMX Forms Senior…Details
ISKA Japan JAPAN – Three times K-1 World GP Champion Takeru Segawa (Japan) will face ISKA World Champion Adam Bouarourou (Morocco) contesting both the K-1 World GP Super-featherweight and ISKA World Lightweight titles. Although the ISKA have sanctioned title fights on K-1 events in the past this is the first time K-1 and ISKA Co-sanction…Details
ISKA China Amateur Division
Tianjin Binhai, China 29th December 2019, ISKA China Amateur Division Director Jutao Zhang organized a Golden Belt Tournament at the Wanda Plaza. Three ISKA Elite Amateur Chinese National Champions were crowned, Lightweight 61kg Shen Xiaolong, Super-Welterweight 70kg Feng Shi, Light-heavyweight 81.5kg Yu Qian.
Zhuhai, China 11th January 2020 ISKA Women’s World Champion Lara Fernandez (Spain) made a successful debut in China defeating Li Mingrui (China) by unanimous decision on the WLF – Wu Lin Feng Championship Finals broadcast Live on Henan TV.
FEATHERWEIGHT WORLD GRAND PRIX QUARTERFINALS CONTINUE AS DANIEL WEICHEL MEETS EMMANUEL SANCHEZ IN THE CO-MAIN EVENT Tickets on sale next Friday, January 17 LOS ANGELES – On Friday, March 13, Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. will host Bellator 241, an event featuring TWO quarterfinal matchups of the Featherweight World Grand Prix. In the main…Details
Kang’s Academy won five gold medals, as well as a “black belt” in full contact, at the ISKA Pan American Open Martial Arts Championships held in Brazil. Sensei Jin Joo Kang Lee and her student Jhoanna Chiang won two gold medals in traditional taekwondo forms and two in musical forms, where they presented a form…Details
The 2019 ISKA Pan American Championship was held in the Taekwondo Olympic Arena in Sao Vicenslau, Rio de Janeiro City. Over 600 competitors participated in the tournament. The participation of Mexico, Trinidad & Tobago, Peru, Chile, Colombia, Bolivia, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Argentina made this one of the best events of the year in Brazil. There…Details
Diego Carbone has extra reason to celebrate this New Year’s. The Argentinian Federal Police Commissioner and Chief of Security for Argentinian Vice President Cristina Kirchner recently became an ISKA Pan American Martial Arts Kickboxing Champion (Low Kicks, -88kg), at the Pan American Championships in Rio de Janeiro. Carbone has accompanied Vice President Kirchner since her…Details
In 2019 ISKA sanctioned 105 single match title bouts for World, Intercontinental and Continental Championships featuring fighters from 41 different countries. These results do not include Inter-Regional/International, National, State or Regional titles of which the ISKA sanction over 1000 Worldwide annually. More than 70% of ISKA title bouts staged in 2019 were televised on cable,…Details
K-1 Women’s WGP 52kg Results Nagoya, Japan 28th December 2019 the Dolphin Arena hosted the first event K-1 Women’s WGP a four woman tournament contested at Flyweight 52kg. The first match saw Kana Morimoto defeat Cristina Morales by decision confirmed by a knockdown in the third round, Josefine Knutson defeated Mellony Geugjes by a clear…Details
GLORY 74 & COLLISION 2 Results This event didn’t stop at breaking the European gate record with 31,000 spectators it also broke the TV ratings record for a Kickboxing event taking a 53% audience share on Dutch channel Veronica TV with 3.5 Million viewers. The Glory Heavyweight title fight between Rico Verhoeven and Badr Hari…Details
Monday, Dec 23 2019 by GLORY PRESS AMSTERDAM – GLORY: COLLISION 2 smashed viewing records in the Netherlands on Saturday night, with the main event fight between Rico Verhoeven and Badr Hari drawing 3.5 million live viewers and taking the #1 spot in Saturday night’s national television ratings. GLORY: COLLISION 2 aired live and exclusively…Details
Bellator Japan: Fedor vs. Rampage Main Card Results Fedor Emelianenko (39-6, 1 NC) defeated Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (38-14) via KO (punch) at 2:44 of round one Michael Chandler (20-5) defeated Sidney Outlaw (14-4) via KO (punch) at 2:59 of round one Michael “Venom” Page (17-1) defeated Shinsho Anzai (11-4) via KO (punch) at 0:23 of…Details
Ilima-Lei Macfarlane Retains Flyweight Title, A.J. McKee Advances in Featherweight World Grand Prix at Bellator 236
Bellator 236: Macfarlane vs. Jackson Main Card Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (11-0) defeated Kate Jackson (11-4-1) via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-44, 50-44) A.J. McKee (16-0) defeated Derek Campos (20-9) via submission (arm-triangle) at 1:08 of round three Jason Jackson (11-4) defeated Kiichi Kunimoto (20-9-2, 1 NC) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Julianna Velasquez (10-0) defeated Bruna…Details
BELLATOR SIGNS LIZ CARMOUCHE TO EXCLUSIVE MULTI-YEAR, MULTI-FIGHT CONTRACT HONOLULU – On the same night as Bellator and the USO Present: Salute the Troops, Bellator is proud to announce the signing of United States Marine Corps veteran and established flyweight competitor Liz Carmouche (13-7) to an exclusive multi-year, multi-fight contract. Carmouche joins Bellator’s women’s flyweight…Details
ISKA Greece Results Athens, Greece 20th December 2019 Stelios Politis presented GODS OF WAR XIII featuring Glory of Heroes in a China versus Greece team challenge which ended is a draw with three wins each. GOD vs GOH will be broadcast by Nova Sports TV in Greece and Shenzhen TV in China GODS OF WAR…Details
ISKA UK Results
Bromley, England UK 21st December 2019 Rory Crawford presented CFS 3 at Bromley Civic Hall Solomon Lefleur (England) stopped Miguel Ruiz (Spain) with a barrage of punched and low kicks in the second round to capture the ISKA Challenger Semi-pro European title 67kg K-1 rules.
A record smashing gate of 31,000 fans filled Gelredome soccer stadium to capacity last night for the Glory heavyweight Championship fight between Rico Verhoeven and Badr Hari. The fans were rewarded with action packed drama for two half rounds before history repeated itself as Badr was force to retire with an injury. Rico started aggressively…Details
ISKA France Results Paris, France 12th December 2019 Yacin Berrabah presented ISKA World Championship Kickboxing at the Cirque Phénix, the main card featured three ISKA World title fights. Two time ISKA World Champion Karim Ghajji (France) made his fifteenth ISKA title defence winning a unanimous decision against ISKA Intercontinental Champion Giannis Boukis (Greece) to retain…Details
ISKA New York New York USA, 6th December 2019 Lou Neglia and Artyom Sahakyan presented COMBAT at the GARDEN in the Hulu Theatre, Madison Square Garden. ISKA Women’s Intercontinental Champion Jennie Nedell defended her Light-welterweight Kickboxing title with a split decision win against Amanda Ginski and Jonathan Di Bella retained his ISKA East Coast Featherweight…Details
ISKA New York State Director Tom Sconzo has been named ISKA Man of the Year 2019 In recognition of his love of the sport and his dedication to expanding the International Sport Karate and Kickboxing Association’s ability to regulate combat sports in New York State and beyond. Tom was presented the award by pioneering Kickboxing…Details
ISKA France Results
Sarcelle, France 11th December 2019 La ville de Sarcelles in association with Savate Boxing Club presented SARCELLES BOXING SHOW featuring ISKA World Championship Kickboxing. Enzo Bonio (France) defeated Fabio Viega (Portugal) by unanimous decision to win the ISKA World Super-lightweight title 63.5kg FR.
JOSH BARNETT AND RONNY MARKES HEADLINE BELLATOR & THE USO PRESENT: SALUTE THE TROOPS ON FRIDAY, DEC. 20 BELLATOR 236 ON SATURDAY, DEC. 21 SEES ILIMA-LEI MACFARLANE DEFEND HER WORLD TITLE AGAINST KATE JACKSON LOS ANGELES – The full slate of bouts for Bellator’s return to Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii this Friday,…Details
Nagoya, Japan 15th December 2019 Mr Tatsuharu Doi presented HOOST CUP Nagoya Kings 7 at the Nagoya International Convention Centre. ISKA World Champion Shunsuke Ohishi (Japan) successfully defended his ISKA World Super-lightweight Muayhtai title 63.5kg defeating Alban Bakija (Belgium) unanimous decision.
Hamburg, Germany, 30th November 2019 X’ITE FIGHT NIGHT 7 was staged at the Trittau Sporthalle. Kerim Hüdür (Germany) defeated Stephane Patrick Dakoury (France) by unanimous decision to win the ISKA Challenger Semi-pro European title 72.5kg K-1 Rules.
Gijon, Spain 30th November 2019 MEMORIAL XI Jesus Piguera was staged at the Pabellon La Tejerona. Spanish Champion Manuel Garcia (Spain) faced Toufik Taoufi who had stepped in to replace Issam Chadji. They contested the ISKA European Welterweight title 67kg K-1 Rules. Garcia won a unanimous decision to take the Championship belt.
ISKA Brazil ISKA South American Legends Champion Altacestes Baptista, who won his title at the recent Pan American Championship event, hand delivered a medal to Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro. Mr. Antonio Dias, promoter of the Pan American Championship, sent the honorary medal with Baptista to Brasilia to be presented to Bolsonaro during his morning…Details
ISKA Belgium Results Merchtem, Belgium 30th November 2019 Team Celtix presented PRIME TIME X featuring two ISKA Championship fights. Lara Fernandez (Spain) defeated Kelly Dyaneko (Belgium) by unanimous decision to capture the ISKA Women’s World Super-featherweight title 59kg K-1 and Sonny Dagraed (Belgium) defeated Nacho Menem (Spain) by unanimous decision to the ISKA Intercontinental Super-welterweight…Details
LOS ANGELES – GLORY, the world’s premier stand-up combat organization and Whistle, an entertainment and sports media company known for creating inspiring and engaging programming for young audiences, today announced the premiere of Kickin’ It on Facebook Watch. Hosted by Anthony ‘Spice’ Adams, Kickin’ It follows the former NFL player turned comedian and social media…Details
Sunday, Dec 08 2019 by GLORY PRESS (reproduced courtesy of Glory Kickboxing) A fifth-round knockout in the GLORY 73 SHENZHEN main event ensured that Marat Grigorian (63-11-1, 1 NC, 36 KO’s) retained the GLORY World Lightweight Championship against the previously undefeated challenger Elvis Gashi (23-1, 11 KO’s). Gashi, unbeaten in 23 professional fights and 5-0…Details
Gashi: “I feel like I can beat Marat Grigorian easy” Wednesday, Dec 04 2019 by John O’Regan (reproduced courtesy of Glory Kickboxing) “I’m undefeated now and I’ll be undefeated after this fight – the only thing which will change is that I will be the new champion,” says lightweight contender ‘Super’ Elvis Gashi (23-0, 11…Details
Ed Ruth-Yaroslav Amosov & Brandon Girtz-Myles Jury Announced for Bellator’s Return to WinStar World Casino and Resort on February 21, 2020
Top Welterweights Ed Ruth and Yaroslav Amosov Headline Bellator’s 2020 Debut at Winstar World Casino and Resort on Friday, February 21 Brandon Girtz Meets Myles Jury in Lightweight Co-Main Event on Paramount Network and DAZN Tickets on sale this Friday, Dec. 6! LOS ANGELES – Bellator’s first event of 2020 at WinStar World Casino and…Details
ISKA Tenerife La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands 23rd November 2019 Moises Ruibal presented two ISKA World title fights at the Pabellon Jaun Rios Tejera. ISKA European Champion Nauzet Trujillo (Spain) defeated ISKA World Champion Gil Silva (Portugal) by knockout on the second round to take his ISKA World Super- welterweight Muaythai title 70kg. Moises Baute…Details
LOS ANGELES – After suffering a severe injury that forced him to undergo surgery, Bellator bantamweight champion Kyoji Horiguchi (28-3) has relinquished the title he won last June at Bellator 222. With the championship now vacant, Bellator will move to book a 135-pound title bout in the coming months. “I feel terrible for Kyoji [Horiguchi]…Details
Yokohama, Japan 24th November 2019 Yokohama Arena hosted the K-1 Featherweight World Grand Prix 57.5kg attended by 12,000 K-1 fans. Yuki Egawa dominated the eight man tournament winning all three of his matches by knockout in the first round. The main card was streamed live on Abema TV delayed on Tokyo TV, matchmaking supported by…Details
ISKA Worlds 2019 Souvenir Belt Cork Ireland Due to popular demand we have created an ISKA Worlds 2019 Souvenir Belt for the winners (Gold Medallist) of all the divisions in Ring Sports & Tatami Sports. The Souvenir Belt can be purchase by ordering directly from J C Trophies Ltd. using the link below: Buy the…Details
Return of a Queen: Van Soest regains title at GLORY 71 (reproduced courtesy of Glory) The GLORY World Super-Bantamweight Championship once again resides with Tiffany van Soest. Van Soest (21-4-1, 6 KO’s) became the the inaugural GLORY women’s champion in December 2016 when she won the Women’s Super-Bantamweight Grand Prix, but then lost the belt…Details
ISKA Italy NIGHT OF SIAM 3 will be staged on Saturday 23rd November 2019 at the Palazzetto Dello Sport in Piza, Italy. The main card will feature an ISKA European title fight, Francesco Cosmi (Italy) will face Assane Bafeta (France) to contest the ISKA European Light-heavyweight title 81.5kg OR. The main card will be broadcast…Details
Ten Participants From Last Month’s Open Tryout in Honolulu Added to Bellator’s Back-to-Back Events in Hawaii on Dec. 20 & 21
Updated Bellator 235 & 236 Fight Cards Below LOS ANGELES – Ahead of Bellator’s return to Hawaii on December 20 and 21 at Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, the world’s leading global mixed martial arts promotion held open tryouts in Honolulu in an effort to further Bellator’s continued commitment to the local MMA scene…Details
In the month of November in ISKA Malaysia we have 2 courses conducted by our ISKA South East Asia representative Master Khoo Meng Yang. The first was the ISKA Kickboxing & Muaythai Instructor course level 1 on 9th & 10th November, 2019 which was held at Dominate MMA Fight Club at Johor Bahru. The name of the…Details
ISKA Norway Oslo, Norway 16th November 2019 Frontline Muaythai presented RISING 14 at the Valhall Arena, the main event was an ISKA Challenger Semi-pro Scandinavian title fight. Olve Ovstetun (Norway) faced Peter Rispling (Sweden) to contest the Muaythai title in the Welterweight 67kg division. Rispling defeated Ovstetun by unanimous decision to win the ISKA Scandinavian…Details
November 20th, 2019 – What a glorious year. With eight huge events already in the books this year, from Florida to France to Germany, Glory Kickboxing is finishing the year even stronger. Four more events are scheduled for the last six weeks of the year. It kicks off in Chicago, with a huge double event, Weekend…Details
Bellator 234 Photos Bellator 234: Kharitonov vs. Vassell Main Card Heavyweight Bout: Linton Vassell (19-8, 1 NC) defeated Sergei Kharitonov (30-8, 2 NC) via TKO (strikes) at 3:15 of round 2 Lightweight Bout: Sidney Outlaw (14-3) defeated Roger Huerta (24-12-1, 1 NC) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) Lightweight Bout: Aviv Gozali (4-0) defeated Zaka…Details
Bellator & RIZIN Book Multiple Cross-Promotional Bouts at Bellator Japan on Dec. 28 & RIZIN.20 on New Year’s Eve
Bellator Sends Lorenz Larkin, Ilara Joanne, Goiti Yamauchi, Patrick Mix & John Macapa To Japan – With Two Athletes Set To Compete Inside RIZIN’s Ring Bellator Japan Airs Live Saturday, Dec 28 at 10 pm et/9 pm ct On Paramount Network LOS ANGELES – Continuing its collaborative efforts, Bellator and RIZIN have booked five cross-promotional…Details