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    Post  rudeboyben84 on Sun Jul 21, 2013 12:13 am

    John Wayne Parr: 114 Kickboxing, 13 Boxing, 1 MMA
    Jerome Le Banner: 99 Kickboxing, 6 Boxing, 5 MMA
    Ray Sefo: 78 Kickboxing, 6 Boxing, 3 MMA
    Matt Skelton: 71 Kickboxing, 35 Boxing, 1 MMA
    Jan Nortje: 25 Kickboxing, 11 Boxing, 8 MMA
    Rick Roufus: 78 Kickboxing, 18 Boxing, 10 MMA
    Gregory Tony: 90 Kickboxing, 17 Boxing, 2 MMA
    Alexander Ustinov: 64 Kickboxing, 28 Boxing, 2 MMA
    Denis Grachev: 20 Kickboxing, 15 Boxing, 4 MMA
    Jason "Psycho" Suttie: 89 Kickboxing, 3 Boxing, 1 MMA
    Mark Hunt: 43 Kickboxing, 17 MMA, 2 Boxing
    Mighty Mo: 35 Kickboxing, 5 MMA, 3 Boxing
    Mo Smith: 71 Kickboxing, 26 MMA, 1 Boxing
    Pat Smith: 74 Kickboxing, 35 MMA, 18 Boxing
    Andy Ologun: 7 kickboxing, 4 MMA, 3 boxing
    Carter Williams: 59 kickboxing, 8 MMA, 2 Boxing
    Kit Cope: 26 Kickboxing, 13 MMA, 2 Boxing

    Francois Botha: 62 Boxing, 15 Kickboxing, 1 MMA
    Ray Mercer: 44 Boxing, 2 Kickboxing, 1 MMA
    Kazuhisa Watanabe: 18 boxing, 5 Kickboxing, 1 MMA
    Yousuke Nishijima: 27 boxing, 5 MMA, 2 K1
    Butterbean: 60 Boxing, 25 MMA, 7 Kickboxing
    Marcin Najman: 18 Boxing, 3 MMA, 1 Kickboxing
    James Warring: 23 Boxing, 3 MMA, 1 Kickboxing
    Imani Lee: 11 Boxing, 6 MMA, 5 Kickboxing

    Don Frye: 31 MMA, 1 Kickboxing, 1 Boxing
    KJ Noons: 17 MMA, 14 Kickboxing, 13 Boxing
    Marvin Eastman: 33 MMA, 5 kickboxing, 1 boxing
    Anderson Silva: 38 MMA, ? Kickboxing, 2 Boxing
    Sergei Kharitonov: 24 MMA, 6 Kickboxing, 1 Boxing (High level amature too)
    Marcus Davis: 32 MMA, 20 Boxing, 1 Kickboxing
    Jens Pulver: 46 MMA, 4 Boxing, 1 Kickboxing

    Gegard Mousasi: 39 MMA, 8 Kickboxing, 13 Boxing (amature fights)
    Mirko Crocop: 41 MMA, 29 Kickboxing, 45 Boxing* (amature fights)

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    Boxing and MMA

    Ricardo Mayorga: 38 Boxing, 2 MMA
    Art Jimmerson: 51 Boxing, 1 MMA
    James Toney: 87 Boxing, 1 MMA
    Kimbo Slice: 7 Boxing, 6 MMA
    Jason 'Daddy Cool' Ball: 32 MMA, 20 Boxing
    Nam Phan: 29 MMA, 4 Boxing
    Patrick Cote: 27 MMA, 1 Boxing
    Yves Edwards: 62 MMA, 2 Boxing
    Alessio Sakara: 30 MMA, 9 Boxing
    Jorge Masvidal: 31 MMA, 1 Boxing
    Travis Fulton: 309 MMA, 51 Boxing
    Melvin Guillard: 45 MMA, 2 Boxing
    Aleksander Emelianenko: 29 MMA, 1 Boxing
    Nick Diaz: 36 MMA, 1 Boxing
    Chris 54 MMA, 15 Boxing
    Vitor Belfort: 33 MMA, 1 Boxing
    Jeff Monson: 65 MMA, 3 Boxing
    Lil Nog: 26 MMA, ? Boxing (06 and 07 Brazilian Shw Champion. Bronze medal 07 Pan American Games)

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    Kickboxing and MMA

    Duane Ludwig: 51 Kickboxing, 35 MMA
    Raymond Dekkers: 221 Kickboxing, 1 MMA
    Peter Aerts: 137 Kickboxing, 2 MMA
    Semmy Schilt: 50 Kickboxing, 41 MMA
    Branko Cikatic: 98 Kickboxing, 2 MMA
    Melvin Manhoef: 47 Kickboxing, 40 MMA
    Tyrong Spong: 80 Kickboxing, 1 MMA
    Gary Turner: 40 kickboxing, 7 MMA
    Pat Barry: 21 Kickboxing, 14 MMA
    Donald Cerrone: 29 Kickboxing, 26 MMA
    Akebono: 9 Kickboxing, 4 MMA
    Justice Smith: 3 Kickboxing, 1 MMA
    Hong-man Choi: 18 Kickboxing, 5 MMA
    Errol Zimmerman: 96 Kickboxing, 1 MMA
    Ewerton Teixeira: 14 Kickboxing, 2 MMA
    Cung Le: 17 Kickboxing, 11 MMA
    Rony Sefo: 22 Kickboxing, 2 MMA
    Sean O'Haire - 6 MMA, 4 Kickboxing
    Jadamba Narantungalag: 10 MMA, 10 Kickboxing
    Genki Sudo: 22 MMA, 6 Kickboxing
    JZ: 27 MMA, 2 Kickboxing
    Crusher: 41 MMA, 2 Kickboxing
    Sam Stout: 29 MMA, 20 Kickboxing
    Toby Imada: 48 MMA, 8 Kickboxing
    Cabbage: 35 MMA, 3 Kickboxing
    Alexandru Lungu: 11 MMA, 5 Kickboxing
    Akihiro Gono: 56 MMA, 10 Kickboxing
    Bobby Ologun: 4 MMA, 1 Kickboxing
    Shonie Carter: 86 MMA, 62 Kickboxing
    Hellboy Hansen: 34 MMA, 2 Kickboxing
    Kid Yamamoto: 25 MMA, 4 Kickboxing
    Gary Goodridge: 47 MMA, 38 Kickboxing
    Alistair Overeem: 49 MMA, 14 Kickboxing
    Chuck Liddell: 29 MMA, 22 Kickboxing
    Rampage Jackson: 43 MMA, 2 Kickboxing
    Bob Sapp: 29 MMA, 27 Kickboxing
    Kimo: 18 MMA, 3 Kickboxing
    Wanderlei Silva: 49 MMA, ? Kickboxing
    José "Pele" Landi-Jons: 42 MMA, ? Kickboxing
    "Scumbag of the century" Joe Son: 4 MMA, 1 Kickboxing
    Sokoudjou: 25 MMA, 3 Kickboxing
    Shane Del Rosario: 13 MMA, 9 Kickboxing
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    Kickboxing and Boxing -Its a bit hard to do this list Povetkin was a kickboxing champ, Vitali had a 34-1 record when he was only a teenager... im sure there are 100's at low level but id find it an impossible list to make. Shannon Briggs and recently Bowe tried his hand at Kickboxing too. I think there will be at least as many as K1/MMA crossovers though Id not know who to look for.


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    Post  rudeboyben84 on Sun Jul 21, 2013 12:15 am

    Im sure there are a couple of Japanese fighter too if im not wrong.
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    Post  manschesthair_utd on Mon Jul 22, 2013 12:38 am

    yep! im sure you remember these guys

    Kazuhisa Watanabe: 18 boxing, 5 K1, 1 MMA


    Yousuke Nishijima: 27 boxing, 5 MMA, 2 K1



    There seems to be plenty who have competed in 2/3 professionally, but all 3 is rare. Anderson Silva is 1-1 in boxing and has been knocked out by Pele in pro MT fights...but there seems to be no official record for those.

    Sergei Kharitonov was a very successful amatuer and fought in K1, Mousasi was a good amateur boxer too and went 2-0 in k1.
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    Post  manschesthair_utd on Mon Jul 22, 2013 12:49 am

    obviously not pro but i've just seen this Laughing 

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    Post  manschesthair_utd on Mon Jul 22, 2013 12:52 am

    Andy Ologun: 7 kickboxing, 4 MMA, 3 boxing
    Marvin Eastman: 33 MMA, 5 kickboxing, 1 boxing
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    Post  rudeboyben84 on Mon Jul 22, 2013 11:18 am

    Cheers mate knew there was a few missing from Japan. Sapp fighting the fridge was so funny, in all honesty if Sapp had of trained and known his flaws early on he could have been great.

    Didnt realise Eastman boxed! There are a huge number of MMA fighters who have boxed, as you say the list if you named guys who fought only 2 of the 3 would be Huge! Jeff Monson even Boxed, that always makes me laugh.
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    Post  rudeboyben84 on Mon Jul 22, 2013 11:18 am

    Also your avatar is the dogs balls mate! Very Happy 
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    Post  rudeboyben84 on Mon Jul 22, 2013 11:22 am

    Pele and Anderson entered twice Curitiba's "Thai Gym tournament" and they ended up in the finals twice. Each time, Pele knocked Anderson out. Source : Pele interview in french magazine KUMITE.

    Also, Pele used to knock-out everybody in Chute Boxe during hard core sparring sessions (no protections and pulling no punches). Fact acknowledged by Wanderlei and Ninja in Pele's vignettes presentation in Japanese edition DVD of PRIDE 14 & PRIDE 19 and by Anderson, Assuerio and Rodrigo Vidal in interviews for TATAME.

    This ain't no myth. Even Anderson acknowledged many times that Pele has better stand-up skills than him. He even trained with Pele for his first encounter with Rich Franklin and for his fight against Travis Lutter (source : Pele interview for KUMITE).
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    Post  rudeboyben84 on Mon Jul 22, 2013 11:26 am

    Getting this from a Sherdog article...

    I think it´s 24-3, two losses being to Pelé.

    Wanderlei´s muay thai record in Brazil is more impressive, 29-0.

    Reckon I should add on the Amature boxing ones, they still fought 3 sports I suppose. Really shows how there isnt the difference people make out, I think MMA fans have the most realistic take on it. Boxing is more of a sport and MMA is most like a real fight, K-1 showed that when you add in knees and kicks Boxing doesnt hold up even in a standup fight most times. Though as a sportsman they have less to learn so have finely tuned skills in a smaller area where an MMA guys us usually jack of all trades but couldnt hold a candle to the lowest boxer in their own game.

    Heres one of Andersons Muay thai ones,

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    Post  Cowboys From Hell on Mon Jul 22, 2013 5:37 pm

    I know Britain's own Jason 'Daddy Cool' Ball has done Professional Boxing & MMA (Still active) . I'm sure he's done Kickboxing as well too not 100% sure though.
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    Sergei Boxing Pro

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    Post  sunthunder on Tue Jul 23, 2013 6:22 am

    Alexander Ustinov

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Ustinov

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    Post  Cowboys From Hell on Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:49 pm

    Carter Williams, Rick Roufus (Duke's older Brother) plus International Prizefighter contestant and Badr Hari victim Gregory Tony have done all 3.
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    Post  rudeboyben84 on Tue Jul 23, 2013 10:27 pm

    Cracking finds mate, cheers. Couldnt see anything on Daddy cool kickboxing though.. ill list the ones who have done 2 as well.
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    Post  rudeboyben84 on Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:44 am

    Cant find Wands record but heres a Muay Thai fight, not sure his record or Andersons but Id love to know.

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    Post  rudeboyben84 on Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:59 am

    Alessio Sakara boxed when he was in the UFC, weird
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    Post  rudeboyben84 on Wed Jul 24, 2013 3:33 pm

    No real shock to look at the numbers so far...

    Kickboxers have a rough 50/50 Split as to wether they fight Boxing or MMA, Seems logical as their sport seems half way between the two. Id like to see more Boxing vs MMA rivalries set under K-1 or Muay Thai rules myself insted of all this talk of coming to each othes sport where they both dont do well.

    MMA fighters are more likely to Kickbox than box - no supprise there having similar rules for the standup portion of the fight and clintchwork in a lot of kickboxing (K-1 partially and Muay Thai etc)

    Much more MMA fighters have tried their hand at Boxing than the other way round. I believe thats mostly due to pay than MMA figthers doing well at Boxing.
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    Post  Cowboys From Hell on Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:57 pm

    JWP (John Wayne Parr) has done all 3 can not believe I forgot JWP.

    Another Big Name former IBF CW Champion James Warring has don all 3.

    Denis Grachev has done all 3 (Last year he surprised Grachev upset the long time undefeated Zsolt Erdei)

    Sokoudjou has done Muay Thai, Kickboxing and MMA.

    Riddick Bowe recently took part in a Muay Thai fight so I suppose you could add him.
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    Post  Bulldog67 on Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:28 pm

    I think 'Riddick Bowe recently took part in a Muay Thai fight' might be pushing the truth lol! 
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    Lets not forget this legendary fight

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    Post  Ginginho on Mon Jul 29, 2013 11:18 am

    Rony Sefo has 22 kickboxing and 2 MMA fights

    I am not sure if you know of him but Jason "Psycho" Suttie, a kiwi, has had 89 kickboxing, 3 boxing and 1 MMA (a loss to Sergei Kharitonov at Pride Bushido 1).
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    Post  rudeboyben84 on Mon Jul 29, 2013 11:27 pm

    Great finds lads, im thinking of looking at them and see who has done well when they have crossed over. Would that be an unfair comparison? You get guys like Mercer who get Bonjasky and Sylvia who are former champs in their sport and then you look at guys like Monson who have boxed and the level it has been at. I think overall crossing over to Boxing might be done at lower level than crossing over to MMA? Reckon so?
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    Post  manschesthair_utd on Tue Jul 30, 2013 1:45 am

    In terms of who has been the most successful in all 3, that honour would go to Sergei Kharitonov IMO...what do you think?

    Successful MMA fighter (19-5) with wins over Overeem, Werdum, Arlovski, Rizzo, Semmy plus he subbed Russow with ease and that unforgettable KO over poor Ninja. Shame he never got the chance to fight for a major title.
    semi finalist in PRIDE HW and Strikeforce HW gps.
    In kickboxing he is inexperienced as a pro but he is at the level of a strong journeyman and could have been a contender in the mold of JLB if he had been fully dedicated from the start.
    JLB vs Sergei in kickboxing will happen in September by the way!! Very Happy
    He has only 1 pro fight but is a very high level amateur winning silver at the Asian, Central asian and Russian championships. He passed on the chance to compete in Athens olympics in order to fight in the PRIDE HWGP.

    Mousasi is the other one, 34-3 in MMA :O
    he beat Kyotaro in K-1 which is really a great feat considering there are very few fighters Kyotaro's own size who could beat him. He also KO'd a strong vet in Musashi.
    Never fought pro boxing but was Netherlands amateur champ!
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    Post  manschesthair_utd on Tue Jul 30, 2013 1:59 am

    Crocop would be up there with major tournament wins in MMA and K1 but he never did anything significant in boxing, despite going 40-5 as an amateur during his K1 hiatus.
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    Post  rudeboyben84 on Tue Jul 30, 2013 12:36 pm

    For a guy who hasnt done all 3 Schilt had great success in MMA. He is one of the all time greats in K-1 and in MMA was one of the top ranked fighters in the world for a while.

    JLB vs Sergei will be great! Too serious hard men slugging it out, 1st one to back off loses! Can see some epic toe to toe action. Wished we had of seen Sergei in UFC before he retired, wonder if he will fight MMA again, its been a while...

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