Top 10 Kick Boxers 2016 – Exclusive

Top 10 Kick Boxers 2016

Nothing gets a crowd going than a couple of guys bashing each other. So no wonder contact sports are so popular and there are so many of these. While Mixed Martial Arts might be the most popular contact sports out there, kickboxing comes in a close second. Kickboxing is basically a stand-up combat sports based on punching and kicking. Though kickboxing comes in second to MMA that doesn’t mean there aren’t any exceptional performers in the kickboxing world. So here we take a look at Top 10 Kick Boxers 2016.

Top 10 Kick Boxers 2016

 

10. Robin van Roosmalen

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At number 10 in Top 10 Kick Boxers 2016 is Robin van Roosmalen. He is a Dutch kick boxer and one of the best young kickboxers in the world with a good record of 47 wins from 64 matches. Rob is also the son of a former world champion kickboxer and spends his time training with his father and Peter Aerts (former K1 world Grand Prix Champion).  He has powerful punches, stamina and agility, expect him to find at the top soon.

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9. Badr Hari

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At number 9 in Top 10 Kick Boxers 2016 is Badr Hari. Badr, a Dutch super Heavyweight kickboxer is a former K-1 Heavyweight Champion (2008-2008), It’s Showtime Heavyweight World Champion (2009-2010) and K-1 World Grand Prix 2009 finalist. He is a well known kickboxer and is widely regarded as the best in the world. His career has been plagued by unsportsmanlike conduct and inside and outside the ring and that has affected his career but still he is one of the best in the world.

8. Andy Ristie

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At number 8 in Top 10 Kick Boxers 2016 is Andy Ristie. Andy is a Dutch kickboxer who competes in the lightweight division. He was unknown in the beginning of his career until his famous winning streak during Its Showtime Promotion in 2011 and 2012.  He is an aggressive player who looks for the knockout as soon as the bell rings with his powerful hooks and knee strikes. No wonder he is ranked 2nd in lightweight in the world by GLORY.

7. Daniel Ghita

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At number 7 in Top 10 Kick Boxers 2016 is Daniel Ghita. This Romanian super Heavyweight kickboxers is considered to be one of the greatest in business who has knockout some of the best kickboxers in the world. He is a true knockout artist using his immense strength and brutal leg kicks, all of which have earned him the nickname of “The Savage Samurai” in Japan. He is a former world No. 1, Local Kombat champion and It’s Showtime World Heavyweight Champion.  He is not in his best form currently but expect him to bounce back soon.

6. Davit Kiria

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At number 6 in the list is Davit Kiria. This Georgian Kickboxer who competes in middleweight division uses Ashihara karate style while fighting. He is known for mixing his crisp boxing with unthorthodox kicking style. His orthodox style means his opponents can’t read him while his orthodox karate background has given him a strong foundation for his fighting style. All in all, one of the best fighter around and no wonder he is ranked 3rd in lightweight by GLORY.

5. Gokhan Saki

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At number 5 in Top 10 Kick Boxers 2016 is Gokhan Saki. This Turkish kickboxer is known for his super aggressive style that uses speed to bring down his opponents. He is two-time Dutch and European Muay Thai Champion, K-1 World Grand Prix 2008 Champion and K-1 World GP 2006 finalist. He has won all his matches in the last two years and is ranked 2nd in light heavyweight in the world by GLORY.

4. Artem Levin

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At number 4 in Top 10 Kick Boxers 2016 is Artem Levin. This Russian kickboxer is one of the best talents in all of combat sports. Nicknamed “The Lion”, he competes in light heavyweight division. He is the current WMC Intercontinental, EMF European Muay Thai champion and current GLORY middleweight champion. His defensive abilities, technical prowess and willpower to compete are the reasons why he is one of the most feared kickboxers. He is ranked 1st in the world in middleweight by LiverKick.com.

3.Rico Verhoeven

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At number 3 in Top 10 Kick Boxers 2016 is Rico Verhoeven. This Dutchman who is also called Prince of Kickboxing was a young lad who came from nowhere to take the world by storm and now sits at the top of the heavyweight tree. He is technical fighter and has defeated the best of the business to claim No. 1 position in heavyweight. He relies on good defense and intelligent striking to wear down the enemy. He’s 26 and is already among the top in his class.

2. Nieky Holzken

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At number 2 is Nieky Holzken, dubbed as “The Natural” is often regarded as one of the most gifted kickboxers in the world and best boxer to have taken part in kickboxing. His impeccable timing at aiming a shot and not getting hit while executing it, is the reason why he has achieved so much. He is two-time European Muay Thai Champion and K-1 MAX Scandinavia 2006 Champion. He is ranked 1st in welterweight by Liverkick.

1. Giorgio Petrosyan

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At number 1 in Top 10 Kick Boxers 2016 is Giorgio Petrosyan. This Armenian kickboxer has been the favorite of contact sports lovers for a long time. Often regarded as the most technical fighter to have ever graced the sport, his precise and cautious striking style along with his unbreakable defense has allowed him to defeat some of the most dangerous kickboxers in the world with little damage. He is nicknamed “The Doctor” due to this technical style of his. He also went on a six years and 42 matches undefeated streak which is considered as one of the most dominant reign in middleweight division. Currently he is ranked 5th in lightweight by GLORY.

Top 10 Kick Boxers 2016 – Exclusive

1. Giorgio Petrosyan
2. Nieky Holzken
3.Rico Verhoeven
4. Artem Levin
5. Gokhan Saki
6. Davit Kiria
7. Daniel Ghita
8. Andy Ristie
9. Badr Hari
10. Robin van Roosmalen