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Former Detroit Pistons basketball player Darko Milicic began his new kickboxing career this past Thursday, but an ugly gash on his leg spoiled his hopes of a debut victory. Serbia's Darko Milicic was one of the top NBA prospects out of Europe, and in 2003 he was drafted 3rd overall by the Detroit Pistons, ahead of such notable stars as Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade, and two picks behind #1 overall selection LeBron James. Unfortunately, Milicic's NBA career was not a successful one -- although read news >>

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Former NBA center Darko Milicic made his kickboxing debut Thursday night in Serbia. The 7-footer, who was the second overall draft pick in 2003, lost to Radovan Radojcic in the second round of their exhibition fight via doctor's stoppage after suffering a cut on his left leg. "The next time, it will be better," Milicic said [translated by The Detroit News]. "I'm invincible." Milicic, 29, last played in the NBA two seasons ago. read news >>

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Look closely and you can even see the Sarlacc! Retired NBA "star" turned pro kickboxer Darko Milicic came up short against Radovan Radojcic on Thursday night (Dec. 18, 2014) after suffering a nasty leg wound, one deep enough to force the referee to call off their bout. It was probably for the best. read news >>

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Here's a little something extra to add to this Saturday's Alistair Overeem vs Stefan Struve fight on UFC on Fox - a look at the lineal kickboxing titles currently held by The Reem. This Saturday, December 13, UFC presents UFC Fight Night on FIX: Dos Santos vs Miocic. In one of the night's featured fights, K-1 veteran Alistair Overeem takes on Stefan Struve. Here, we present you with this collaboration between myself and BE reader/historian mjanacek, part of an ongoing project to track the lineal read news >>

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Video: Jesse Roach, a medicated disabled man, was knocked out by veteran fighter Jesse Rowell in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, after the state commission exited the building because it was not authorized to regulate kickboxing matches. read news >>

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BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch chronicles history's forgotten greats from the sports of boxing, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts. Forgotten champions and belt-less legends alike are celebrated for their accomplishments and skill. When can their glory fade?--Alfred Lord Tennyson December 6th, 2014. "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler, a veteran of 14 years and 35 fights, wins a contentious split decision over Team Takedown's Johny Hendricks to become the new UFC welterweight champion. It has bee read news >>

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There were some great GLORY fights this past year and some incredible moments that took place both stateside and overseas. Here are my "Top 5" GLORY fights/moments of 2014. The list wasn't easy to put in order, but all were significant moments in kickboxing. Happy Thanksgiving, my fellow Maniacs. Since it is a day for being thankful, I'm going to give thanks for being able to cover the great sport of kickboxing this past year. GLORY has experienced some amazing moments, dramatic tournaments, fan read news >>

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The UFC coach and kickboxing legend responds to former Roufusport teammembers who have chosen to condemn him and his gym in the aftermath of a brutal news report about a fighter's death. UFC coach Duke Roufus has finally spoken out in the aftermath of a scathing report by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel about the death of amateur kickboxer Dennis Munson, Jr. this Spring, which left many questioning promoter Ruofusport as well as the ringside physician and referee. In the days since the report wen read news >>

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So, which is it? Is famed MMA trainer and former kickboxing great Duke Roufus a vengeful oaf who bullies peers, demands obsequious students and runs a butcher shop of a fight camp filled with mismanagement? Or is he a talented if strict disciplinarian who provides world-class training to elite UFC talent while operating a gym in the midwest that services happy kids and satisfied parents who merely wish to get in shape? In the wake of the death of amateur Roufusport kickboxer Dennis Munson, Jr., read news >>

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Kickboxing veteran Melvin Manhoef discusses his upcoming feature fight on the Bellator 131 fight card against Joe Schilling. read news >>

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GLORY 18 was a promising return for the world's leading kickboxing promotion. A five-round war in the lightweight division headlined the night and crowned a new champion, while a contender tournament in the light heavyweight division was action packed and two out of the three fights ended with vicious knockouts. Let's go over the good and the bad and put a bow on the night that went down in Oklahoma on November 7, 2014. GLORY kickboxing returned from a near five-month hiatus last week and the fi read news >>

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GLORY, the world's premier kickboxing league, will make its much-anticipated return TONIGHT (Fri., Nov. 7, 2014), from inside Grand Resort Hotel and Casino in Shawnee, Oklahoma. And you can watch a LIVE video stream of all the action right here on MMAmania.com using the video player above. Please keep in mind that online streaming is restricted in the following countries: USA, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina. For users located in any of the above countries, please c read news >>

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Kickboxing premier league GLORY is in Oklahoma this week for GLORY 18: RETURN TO GLORY. It takes place Friday night at the Grand Casino Resort in Shawnee, Oklahoma City. On the card is a World Lightweight Championship fight between Davit Kiria and challenger Robin van Roosmalen, plus a four-man Light-Heavyweight Contender Tournament which will produce a contender for Gokhan Saki's world title. Bloody Elbow is on location in Oklahoma and got some final words from the key players before the big sh read news >>

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Zack Mwekassa (11-1, 10 KO's) became an overnight sensation in the kickboxing world when he stopped UFC veteran Pat “HD” Barry in the first round of their contest at Glory 16 “Denver.” read news >>

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