Oli Thompson on fall-out with Bellator MMA, alleges Fedor Emeilanenko cancelled on him

August 20, 2017

Oli Thompson is a British MMA fighter, former Britain's Strongest Man in 2006 and was recently fighting for Bellator MMA until a controversial parting of ways. Thompson is due to return to action on October 14, 2017 but in a 4-man heavyweight kickboxing tournament for Victory Fights at Brighton Racecourse.

On this episode of The K1Anoop Show, Oli Thompson opens-up about the future direction of his fighting career including:

  • How Fedor Emeilanenko allegedly cancelled on him after mutual agreement to replace Matt Mitrione at Bellator 172;
  • His account of events regarding his departure from Bellator and alleged mistreatment;
  • What the situation is with the Inoki Genome Federation in Japan;
  • The 4-man K1 rules kickboxing tournament at the Victory Fights promotion event on October 14, 2017

Question of the day:

What would be a dream fight between two UK fighters of any era and from any discipline of fighting?

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Murthel Groenhart on Cedric Doumbe Rematch, GLORY Payouts, Badr Hari & Melvin Manhoef

August 20, 2017

Murthel Groenhart is a Dutch kickboxer and former K-1 MAX champion who, fights for GLORY Kickboxing.

On this episode of The K1Anoop Show, Murthel Groenhart talks about:

  • His title-shot against, GLORY welterweight champion, Cedric Doumbe at GLORY 44 Chicago;
  • What's different now compared to previously when he fought Doumbe at GLORY 28 Paris?
  • Training again with both Badr Hari and Melvin Manhoef at Mike's Gym;
  • The shocking low payouts leaked/reported on Twitter of fighters from GLORY 43 New York;
  • How GLORY Kickboxing has transformed since making his GLORY debut against Marc de Bonte at GLORY 2 Brussels.

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Robin van Roosmalen: His Journey so far, Kickboxing, MMA and the Future

August 20, 2017

Robin van Roosmalen is a Dutch kickboxer and MMA fighter who, became the first two-weight world champion in GLORY Kickboxing; and is a former It's Showtime 70MAX tournament champion.

On this episode of the The K1Anoop Show, Robin van Roosmalen recounts the influence of growing up in a family of fighters and his journey so far from:

  • Being a K-1 veteran in the early part of his career;
  • Fighting for GLORY Kickboxing since its inauguration in 2012;
  • How and why his fighting career turned towards MMA more recently;
  • Rico Verhoeven vs. Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva at GLORY 46 China
  • His upcoming title defence against Serhiy Adamchuck at GLORY 45 Amsterdam
  • And, much more about the current and evolving state of world kickboxing.

Robin will defend his GLORY featherweight championship against, Serhiy Adamchuck at GLORY 45 Amsterdam on September 30, 2017 and previews the much anticipated match-up with Adamchuck. As well as a look ahead at GLORY 44 Chicago where his friend and training/sparring partner, Jason Wilnis fights Yousri Belgaroui.

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Giga Chikadze on Georgian/Soviet upbringing, GLORY Kickboxing and MMA

August 19, 2017

Giga Chikadze is a Georgian kickboxer, now living in the USA and fights out of Kings MMA. This episode of The K1Anoop Show was recorded with Chikadze leading up-to him competing in the featherweight contender tournament at GLORY 43 New York which, happened at the historic Madison Square Garden on July 14, 2017. Interviewed by Anoop Hothi.

1:42 Why Giga Chikadze moved to the USA
2:49 That old loss to Enfusion champion, Tayfun Ozcan
4:29 Cross training in different martial arts
5:33 Georgia's kickboxing history, Davit Kiria and crazy kicks
9:15 From Karate to professional kickboxing
16:32 Giga's family, wife and children
18:53 GLORY 33: Serhiy Adamchuk and Matt Embree
24:52 GLORY 42: Aleksei Ulianov
26:54 Third MMA victory a "few weeks ago"
27:36 Tayfun Ozcan continued
28:56 The beef with Robin van Roosemalen

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Ben Hodge + Iman Barlow | The K1Anoop Show

July 5, 2017

Ben Hodge and Iman Barlow join The K1Anoop Show ahead of their upcoming bouts. Barlow will be defending her Enfusion Live championship against Canada's Ashley Nichols at Enfusion Live 51 on July 8, 2017 and Hodge will be fighting Jake Purdy at, Muay Thai Grand Prix 9 on, July 15 in a much anticipated battle for, the MTGP world middleweight title.

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Interviewed by, Anoop Hothi - K1ANOOP
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GLORY 42: Christian Baya | The K1Anoop Show

June 8, 2017

On June 10, 2017 Christian Baya competes in the 4-main lightweight tournament at GLORY 42 Paris and will face Niclas Larsen in the semi-finals. In the other semi-final, his fellow team-mate, Stoyan Kroprivlenski takes on Anatoly Moiseev. Baya will be returning to GLORY Kickboxing action after a seven month lay-off due to injury. In his last outing which, was also his GLORY debut, Baya defeated Josh Jauncey at GLORY 35. 

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GLORY 42: Murthel Groenhart | The K1Anoop Show

June 8, 2017

Murthel Groenhart rematches Harut Grigorian at GLORY 42 Paris in the co-main event. The winner will secure a title-shot against the winer of Cedric Doumbe vs. Nieky Holzken which, headlines GLORY 42. Groenhart and Grigorian were initially matched-up for GLORY 41 but Harut withdrew due to a reported broken toe which, Murthel questions the integrity of and much more.

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Michael Schiavello | The K1Anoop Show

June 5, 2017

Since the 90s, Michael Schiavello is the most famous voice in word kickboxing and Muay Thai. Originally from Australia but living in the USA for the last eight years, Schiavello's love for combat sports would lead to a brilliant career in sports commentary that has taken him around the world, covering the 'Golden era' of kickboxing in Japan for K-1; DREAM; The Contender Asia; Invicta FC; and many other promotions including, Lion Fight and broadcaster, AXS TV in the USA.

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The K1Anoop Show 117 | Stuart Tomlinson | Warrior Collective

May 8, 2017

Stuart Tomlinson is the founder of the 'Warrior Collective' which, is a free online resource of, martial arts knowledge and tutorial videos featuring, world class fighters and coaches showing, how to practice and apply technical skills and techniques from, a variety of disciplines including: Kickboxing, Muay Thai, MMA, BJJ, boxing, Sambo, weapons fighting and much more.

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The K1Anoop Show 116 | Dawid Zoltaszek

May 8, 2017

Dawid Zoltaszek is a Polish heavyweight kickboxer based in the UK and fights out of Prizefighters/Fight Science Gym in Aldershot. Zoltaszek will be returning to Superkombat Fighting Championship on May 6, 2017 in a rematch with, Cristian Ristea who, had won their previous encounter on April 7, 2017 in a hard hitting and exciting, heavyweight collision.

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