Tyrone Spong is going into MMA with his eyes wide open.
"This is not kickboxing," the former K-1 fighter told MMAjunkie.com Radio in advance of his MMA debut against Travis Bartlett at World Series of Fighting 1. "I know what I'm getting myself into."
Although Bartlett has declared he'll strike with Spong as long as his legs aren't getting chopped to bits, Spong said he's not afraid of going to the mat.
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MMA fighter and kickboxer Tyrone Spong has two fights in two sports lined up for the coming months. Now, he has revealed his plans for the second half of 2014 - to make his professional boxing debut. Hear from Spong in this exclusive Bloody Elbow interview. Tyrone Spong is a busy man. The two sport fighter is currently finalizing kickboxing training for Glory 15 Istanbul next Saturday, April 12, and was just announced as a participant in WSOF 11 this summer where he will compete in his 3rd pro M read news >>
On Saturday night, Tyrone Spong will compete in a different kind of fight. read news >>
Next month's World Series of Fighting debut has a late addition to the main card.
Officials today confirmed veteran kickboxer Tyrone Spong will now makes his MMA debut on WSOF 1's NBC Sports Network-televised lineup.
Spong meets fellow light heavyweight Travis Bartlett on the card.
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Renowned kickboxer Tyrone Spong says he will be looking to sit down with representatives of both WSOF and Glory in the coming weeks to discuss new deals. read news >>
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Watch the rematch between K-1 and MMA fighter Tyrone Spong and Turkish kickboxer Gökhan Saki. In their first fight Spong lost to Saki by knockout (right hook) in round four, but this time it ended even worse for the Suriname fighter as he broke his leg badly. I don't know about you guys, but this fight reminds me of Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva. Well, now we can simply forget about Spong's appearance at WSOF 11. I just hope this nasty injury won't put an end to his career.
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Decorated kickboxer Tyrone Spong earned the largest payday at World Series of Fighting’s fourth event, taking home $31,000 for his unanimous decision triumph over Angel DeAnda ($4,000) in the evening’s headliner. read news >>
Just three days before his second professional MMA fight, kickboxer Tyrone Spong has been booked to headline GLORY 11 this fall in Chicago. read news >>
Just because they're both combat sports doesn't mean it should be easy for a kickboxer to give MMA a shot — and have relative ease picking the new sport up. But Tyrone Spong did anyway. read news >>
Tyrone Spong is a world-class kickboxer embarking on an MMA career and much more. read news >>
A light-heavyweight bout between kickboxer Tyrone Spong and experienced striker Angel DeAnda will co-headline World Series of Fighting 3 in June read news >>