More on the takeover of It’s Showtime by Glory Sports International

As was reported Sunday, Glory Sports International has purchased the European kickboxing promotion It’s Showtime. Now It’s Showtime founder Simon Rutz has released a lengthy statement explaining his reasons for selling the promotion which was founded in 1989.

Championship kickboxing comes to HDNet this May with “It’s Showtime”

DALLAS (May 13, 2011) Today, HDNet announces a long term deal with “It’s Showtime,” Europe’s leading kickboxing promotion provided by Fighting Spirit, the international fight sport programming distributor. “It’s Showtime” will make its HDNet debut with “HDNet Fights: It’s Showtime Lyon” on Friday, May 20 at 11:00 p.m. ET – immediately following the network’s broadcast … Read more

FieLDS K-1 World Grand Prix 2010 Yokohama – results and photos

YOKOHAMA, Japan – 10,153 fans packed into Yokohama Arena Saturday night to watch the FieLDS K-1 World Grand Prix 2010. The event featured a Super Heavyweight Title fight between champion Semmy Schilt and challenger Errol Zimmerman, as well as a Heavyweight Title fight between champion Kyotaro and challenger Peter Aerts. Both champions emerged victorious as … Read more

Titles defended: Kyotaro and Semmy Schilt victorious at FieLDS K-1 World Grand Prix 2010 in Yokohama

By: Stuart Tonkin April 3, 2010 – Yokohama Arena, Yokohama – For the second time in just 2 weeks FEG was back at Yokohama for what turned out to be another exciting night of fights. At the FeiLDS K-1 World Grand Prix in Yokohama veterans were welcomed back to K-1, and others thanked for all … Read more

HDNet to broadcast FieLDS K-1 World GP 2009 Final on Dec. 5

This one-night, 8-man tournament will crown the world’s best striker LIVE on HDNet – Saturday, December 5 at 3:00 a.m. ET with replay at 11:00 p.m. ET

DALLAS (December 1, 2009) HDNet will feature LIVE coverage of “HDNet Fights Presents: FieLDS K-1 World GP 2009 Final,” from the Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan on Saturday, December 5 at 3:00 a.m. ET.

The 17th annual edition of the prestigious tournament features one of the deepest fields in K-1 history including two former 3-time K-1 World Grand Prix Champions – defending Champion Remy Bonjasky and K-1 Super Heavyweight Champion Semmy Schilt,. The event also features Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem, and the man many consider the uncrowned king of K-1, 2008 tournament runner-up Badr Hari.

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