Fighters from Australia, New Zealand, Trinidad, Japan and Korea all fell by the way, and, but for a lone Brazilian, it was all about European power tonight at the K-1 World Grand Prix '06 Final Elimination Tournament in Osaka.
OSAKA, September 29, 2006 -- From Auckland to Amsterdam, from Tokyo to Las Vegas to Seoul and back again, a year of red-hot regional tournaments have boiled the K-1 fighter pool down from hundreds of hopefuls to 16 survivors. Tomorrow, the Osaka Jo Hall will play host to these warriors in the 2006 K-1 World Grand Prix Final Elimination Tournament.
OSAKA, September 27, 2006 -- Another year of regional and elimination tournaments are behind us, and now the stage is set for the first phase of the 2006 K-1 World Grand Prix Final. This Saturday, September 30, the Osaka Jo Hall will play host to 16 of the world's top warriors -- this year's tournament winners and exceptional fighters along with the finalists from 2005 -- as they go head-to-head for a shot at fightsport's most prestigious prize -- the K-1 World GP Crown.
LAS VEGAS, August 12, 2006 -- It was revealed today that American fighting star Brock Lesnar has reached an agreement to compete in the FEG-produced Hero's mixed martial arts series.
Lesnar attended the University of Minnesota on a wrestling scholarship and took the 2000 National Collegiate Athletic Association title before making the move to the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), where he captured the World Championship Belt. The beefy Lesnar has participated in numerous fightsport and athletic competitions, including a stint with the NFL's Minnesota Vikings.