FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 76 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
JDS, Cooper02, Ritz, Kaldidragon, ogyjah
23152 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
Ritz 5
Kaldidragon 3
jwwmantis 1
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31
New Topics
Master Yang kung fu seminar April 2018
by jwwmantis
01/09/18 08:39 PM
Happy New Year
by Ritz
01/02/18 01:19 AM
Which video games have the best plot lines?
by ThomasParker34
11/08/17 09:23 PM
Training In Thailand
by thaiboxingtours
05/07/12 09:40 PM
Vitali Klitschko Kickboxing
by Prizewriter
12/04/10 05:50 PM
Recent Posts
Vitali Klitschko Kickboxing
by Kaldidragon
12/21/17 05:09 AM
Training In Thailand
by Kaldidragon
12/21/17 05:06 AM
Forum Stats
23152 Members
36 Forums
35692 Topics
432740 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Topic Options
#280188 - 08/18/06 03:34 AM K1 World Max Finals 2006
Cord Offline

Registered: 01/13/05
Posts: 11399
Loc: Cambridge UK.
OK, this event took place on june 30th, but Eurosport just ran its coverage last night on their 'Fight club' section, and it was simply the best quality evening of fighting I have seen In any form of combat competition ' in years, possibly ever!

From the quarter finals right through to the Final, I have never seen such a consistent string of top notch fights, and most importantly for K1, the refs/judges called the fights fairly, and with no political agenda or attempt to control who would be in the final.
there were literaly too many highlights to detail, though a special mention must be made of thailands Buakaw Por. Pramuk, Andy Sauwer, Sato, and Gago Drago- all on fire that night. Incredible

I will be keeping an eye open for repeats of this, and urge you all to do the same. If K1 can reproduce this quality on a regular basis from here on in, I would think it will challenge UFC for popularity very soon.
Don't let the door hit ya' where the good lord split ya'

#280189 - 08/30/06 05:33 AM Re: K1 World Max Finals 2006 [Re: Cord]
Kysogkram Offline

Registered: 01/01/06
Posts: 137
Loc: Denmark
I saw the event as well, and it was awesome. Lots of really good fighters and good fights. And all the fast paced action that UFC/Pride sometimes fail to deliver.

Oh and Buakaw was in a class of his own. I mean, I thought Gago Drago was a pretty strong fighter, but my god he was schooled by Buakaw .

#280190 - 08/30/06 06:07 PM Re: K1 World Max Finals 2006 [Re: Kysogkram]
spoonhammer Offline

Registered: 01/11/06
Posts: 39
Loc: Colorado Springs
Yeah, I saw the clips of Buakaw, he's pretty impressive (check out some of his highlight reels)...Isn't this his 2nd appearance in the K1 Max Finals?

#280191 - 08/30/06 06:28 PM Re: K1 World Max Finals 2006 [Re: spoonhammer]
Cord Offline

Registered: 01/13/05
Posts: 11399
Loc: Cambridge UK.
Yeah, Buakaw is a regular in K1 now, and is consistently awesome.
What I find particularly inpressive is that coming from MT, where by most MT fighters own admission, punching sometimes gets relegated in priorities in favour of more powerful techniques, his punching is as crisp clean and powerful as that of a queensbury boxer.
he has adapted his art to the rule restrictions perfectly- that takes real skill.
Don't let the door hit ya' where the good lord split ya'

#280192 - 08/30/06 07:38 PM Re: K1 World Max Finals 2006 [Re: Cord]
Dereck Offline

Registered: 10/04/04
Posts: 10416
Loc: Great White North
Miss my free satallite as I used to watch all of the K1's. I like the who gambit that the UFC and Pride have but still enjoy the straight stand up skills of K1 and the mixture of all of the styles. Also love the Grand Prixs where the winners moves onto the next fight till the end. To fight that many fights one after the other takes great endurance and mind set. Always fun and exciting.

#280193 - 09/03/06 07:30 AM Re: K1 World Max Finals 2006 [Re: Cord]
migo Offline

Registered: 09/03/06
Posts: 573
Loc: Burnaby, BC, Canada
Yeah, this was definitely a great event. I'm keeping a copy of it on my computer, it's definitely a re-watch one, and also a great one to introduce new people to be fans of sport MA.


Moderator:  Cord, MattJ, Reiki, Taison 

Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Only $89

Self Defense
Offering stun guns, pepper spray, tasers and other self defense products not available in stores.

Pepper Spray
Online distributor of self defense supplies like videos, stun guns, Tasers and more.

Spy Cameras
Surveillance, Hidden Cameras, Nanny Cams, Digital Recorders, Spy Equipment, Pocket DVR's and more

Stun Gun
Wholesale Directlhy to the Public! Stun gun and Taser Guns and personal protection products. Keep your loved ones at home safe!


Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga