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GLORY kickboxing champ Rico Verhoeven contemplating full-time transfer to Mixed Martial Arts

Rico Verhoeven is arguably the very best heavyweight kickboxer worldwide. However, he could soon bring his talents full-time to MMA.

Verhoeven (1-0), the existing GLORY heavyweight titleholder, just recently dipped his toes in the MMA swimming pool when he took a battle on a small local promotion in Romania. He won by first-round TKO, and now it appears the Dutch athlete has captured the MMA bug.

I’ve been kickboxing since I was 6 years old, Verhoeven told MMAjunkie. It’s not that I’m not interested in kickboxing anymore, however the MMA part simply gets me thrilled. It gets me excited and gets me a new path to stroll on and get me to various places.

Kickboxing competition brings back hope in Bayelsa youths

In Bayelsa State, companies are folding up. Households are moving to much better cities in other states. Civil servants have actually not been paid for about 5 months and local government workers are owed between 6 to 12 months’ wage defaults.

The economy of the state has collapsed leading to systemic effects of boost in criminal activity rates especially armed robberies. There appears to be nothing to cheer about the state as numerous individuals practically exude poverty in their physiognomic countenances.

A firm, Renew Entertainment, just recently brought the joy of the state, initially understood for riches and wealth, back. The firm singlehandedly drifted a kickboxing competition that changed the psyche of lots of youths. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Renew Entertainment, Mr. Gospel Obolo, who comes from Otakeme in Ogbia Local Government Area of the state was the brains behind the competitors.

 

Boyzone's Shane Lynch gives Reading ladies the low down on kickboxing

When the going gets tough, the difficult get going (sorry!) - which was certainly the case for girls in Reading last night.

Women and girls were welcomed to go to a complimentary kickboxing crazy88mma class at Reading Girls School in Whitley with Matt Fiddes Martial Arts school on Monday, April 11, with none other than Boyzone's Shane Lynch.

The Irish vocalist has actually been checking out self-defense classes up and down the nation to encourage more women to get associated with martial arts, to keep fit and remain safe.

 

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