Who was supposed to fight Badr Hari in May?
Hari’s Showtime title was again on the line against his former Chakuriki fellow Hesdy Gerges in Amsterdam in May. Before the match, he claimed in a press interview that his opponent at the event was originally planned to be Bonjasky, who refused to fight Hari, stating Bonjasky was afraid to lose.
When did Badr Hari get disqualified from it’s Showtime?
The It’s Showtime 2010 Amsterdam event took place at the Amsterdam Arena in May 2010. Hari was disqualified after kicking Gerges in the face while he was standing up, and did not speak in the ring after Gerges was announced the winner and became the new “Its Showtime” Heavyweight champion.
What did Badr Hari lose to Alistair Overeem?
While there were many rumours of his and his opponent’s participation, it was finally announced that Hari would face MMA Heavyweight Alistair Overeem in a K-1 rules match on K-1’s New Year’s Eve extravaganza Dynamite!! 2008. Hari lost the fight by a left hook KO at 2:02 in the first round.
When did Badr Hari fight Peter Graham in Hong Kong?
Hari fought against Peter Graham, whose turning kick had broken his jaw in 2006, at the K-1 World Grand Prix 2007 in Hong Kong. He dropped Graham with a body punch and won by unanimous decision.
Where did Badr Hari grow up in the Netherlands?
Badr Hari was born and raised in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. He began kickboxing at the age of seven under the guidance of former World Champion Mousid Akamrane. As a teenager, he trained at the Sitan Gym of Mohammed Aït Hassou. When the Sitan Gym moved to Rotterdam, he joined Chakuriki Gym, run by Thom Harinck.
How old was Badr Hari when he started kickboxing?
Badr Hari born and raised in Amsterdam the Netherlands, began practicing kickboxing at the age of seven, under the guidance of former World Champion Mousid Akamrane. As a teenager he trained at the Sitan Gym of Mohammed Aït Hassou.