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    Re: Boxing MMA K1 Crossover fighters.

    Post  rudeboyben84 on Tue Jul 30, 2013 12:39 pm

    Forgot Sean O'Haire the wrestler butterbean KO'd brutally... 4 KO losses in K-1 and a 4-2 MMA record. I should maby do one for Pro Wrestlers who have crossed over too! Laughing 
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    Post  rudeboyben84 on Tue Jul 30, 2013 12:43 pm

    Justice Smith the wrestler/gladiator fought 3 Kickboxing and 1 MMA, all losses apart from KOing Sean O'Haire! Laughing 

    Alexandru Lungu that big fat Judoka romanian did MMA and Kickboxing
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    Post  payneNglory1 on Tue Jul 30, 2013 6:12 pm

    Kit Cope - 1-1 boxing,23-3 Kickboxing,6-7 MMA



    jeremy williams - 42 - 5 boxing,5-0 MMA

    Justin Eilers,Pat miletich,melvin guilard,Patrick Cote all have boxing and mma records.



    Shonie carter - 57 -5 kickboxing,50 - 28 MMA
    Shane del Rosario - 8-1 kickboxing,11-2 MMA


    Khalid Rahilou was a world amatuer kickboxing champ before he became WBA Light Welterweight Champion

    Christopher Algieri - former karate and kickboxing world champion and is now 15-0 as a pro boxer

    Troy Dorsey - 16 - 11 pro boxing,33 - 2 Kickboxing
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    Post  rudeboyben84 on Wed Jul 31, 2013 4:06 pm

    Payne where did you get the Kickboxing records? Im finding it hard to find ones who havnt fought in K-1 or are big names. There doesnt seem to be a website for it.

    The records in the others sport were (not including Nc's or draws)
    Fighters who Boxed more won 38 fights and lost 46 fights, Bean and Kimbo are the only figthers with more than 5 fights in the other sport to post a winning record.

    21 Boxers

    JLB: 6-0 Boxing 3-2 MMA
    Lwp: 10-3 Boxing 0-1 MMA
    Sefo: 5-1 Boxing 2-1 MMA
    Skelton: 28-7 Boxing 0-1 MMA
    Jan: 11-0 Boxing, 2-6 MMA
    Rick Roufus, 13-5 Boxing, 4-6 MMA
    Gregory Tony: 15-2 Boxing, 2-0 MMA
    Alexander Ustinov: 27-1 Boxing, 1-1 MMA
    Denis Grachev: 13-1 Boxing, 3-1 MMA
    Jason "Psycho" Suttie: 3-0 Boxing, 0-1 MMA
    Botha: 46-10 Boxing, 0-1 MMA
    Mercer: 36-7 Boxing, 1-0 MMA
    Kazuhisa Watanabe: 15-3 Boxing, 0-1 MMA
    Yousuke Nishijima 24-2 Boxing, 0-5 MMA
    Bean: 77-9 Boxing, 14-10 MMA
    Marcin Najman: 14-4 Boxing, 0-3 MMA
    Warring: 14-4 Boxing, 2-1 MMA
    Mayorga 29-8 Boxing, 0-1 MMA
    Art Jimmerson: 33-18 Boxing, 0-1 MMA
    Kimbo: 7-0 Boxing, 4-2 MMA
    James Toney: 74-8 Boxing 0-1 MMA

    MMA figthers won 104 Boxing matches and lost 71, Noons, Davis, Sakara and Lyttle are the only fighters with over 5 fights in Boxing to post winning records.

    26 MMA fighers

    Hunt: 0-1 Boxing, 30-13 MMA
    Mo: 2-1 Boxing, 3-2 MMA
    Mo Smith: 0-1 Boxing 13-13 MMA
    Pat Smith: 5-11 Boxing, 20-15 MMA
    Andy Ologun: 1-2 Boxing 3-1 MMA
    Carter Williams: 2-0 Boxing, 4-4 MMA
    Cope: 1-1 Boxing, 6-7 MMA
    Frye: 1-0 Boxing, 20-9 MMA
    KJ: 11-2 Boxing, 11-6 MMA
    Eastman 1-0 Boxing, 18-14 MMA
    Anderson Silva: 1-1 Boxing, 33-5 MMA
    Sergei 1-0 Boxing, 19-5 MMA
    Davis: 17-1 Boxing, 22-9 MMA
    Pulver: 4-0 Boxing 27-18 MMA
    Ball: 6-13 Boxing, 20-12 MMA
    Nam Phan: 3-1 Boxing, 18-11 MMA
    Cote: 0-1 Boxing, 19-8 MMA
    yves: 2-0 Boxing, 42-20 MMA
    Alessio Sakara: 8-1 Boxing, 19-10 MMA
    MAsvidal: 1-0 Boxing, 25-7 MMA
    Ironman: 19-32 Boxing, 249 - 49 MMA
    Melvin: 0-1 Boxing, 31-12 MMA
    Diaz: 1-0 Boxing, 26-9 MMA
    Lytle: 13-1 Boxing, 13-18 MMA
    Belfort: 1-1 Boxing, 23-10 MMA
    Monson: 2-0 Boxing, 19-15 MMA

    Seems even with giving some guys mostly known as kickboxers to the Boxing side they have done much worse crossing over. My feeling is that the Boxers were thrown in with a relativley higher level of tallent, Also not including draws did the Boxers more of a favor as MMA fighters have a few in Boxing but I couldnt find an example of a draw in MMA.

    It would take huge amounts of digging into to look at the level of competition but id like to see noteable wins on either side.
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    Post  rudeboyben84 on Wed Jul 31, 2013 4:25 pm

    Ill have to look at Boxrec and see if there are any recognisable boxers beat by MMA guys but the other way round we have

    Boxers MMA wins, Mercer over Sylvia, Le Banner over Akiyama (Though a big weight difference and he is a kickboxer), Thompson, Cabbage and Zulu were half decent wins for Butterbean, Kimbo also "beat" Thompson but Houston Alexander might just be the next best win a Boxer has had in MMA and thats counting Kimbo as a boxer.

    Not an impressive list but I dont think we will find an MMA fighter has done better in Pro Boxing. Amature boxing sure there are MMA fighters with championships but at Pro I doubt we will find any wins to write home about.
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    Re: Boxing MMA K1 Crossover fighters.

    Post  payneNglory1 on Wed Jul 31, 2013 6:12 pm

    i googled fighters i thought did cross over fights and looked on their wiki pages.

    The boxers with kickboxing backgrounds was something i stumbled across while googling other fighters Very Happy 
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    Post  manschesthair_utd on Thu Aug 08, 2013 12:46 am

    stumbling around wikipedia and came across this big guy Imani Lee (if the name rings a bell Ben, its because he fought Minowaman in the white cage in DREAM).

    ''Imani Lee (born July 17, 1972) is an American boxer, kickboxer, mixed martial artist and professional wrestler.''

    So how about those ultimate crossover guys who have competed in pro MMA, pro kickboxing, pro boxing and pro wrestling Laughing so far i have:

    Jerome LeBanner
    Don Frye
    Butterbean
    Imani Lee
    Jan Nortje

    and the winner is Butterbean because he also fought Sapp in sumo Laughing 
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    Post  rudeboyben84 on Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:06 pm

    RIP the white cage, the fix to wall and stall Crying or Very sad

    That would be some event if they all fought, Pro Wrestling intro and smack talk followed by a round of each Boxng, K-1 then MMA. Even then Butterbean would have a good chance to win though id put my money on Hyper Battle Cyborg!


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