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K-1 weight class expansion in 2013, news and notes

K-1 weight class expansion in 2013, news and notes

[div class=”notice” class2=”icon”]The following is from an article on LiverKick.com, part of the MiddleEasy Network.[/div]

K-1 just held a press conference in Japan with Masato and Mr. Kim on hand. Some participants in the Final 16 were revealed, including some names that we previously did not know. Also, plans about expanding weight classes next year were revealed, with a total of nine weight classes spanning from 55.2kg to +93kg. Here are some news and notes from the press conference:

– Raul Catinas, Hesdy Gerges, Pavel Zhuravlev, Ben Edwards, Arnold Oborotov, Badr Hari, Mirko Cro Cop, Daniel Ghita, Paul Slowinski, Zabit Samedov, Sergei Lascenko, Makoto Uehara, Hiromi Amada will be on the October 14 Final 16 event. Not really clear who’s in the Final 16 tournament (They might all be.) but it was said that there will be two more fighters from other countries as well as fighters that will be determined after the result of the September 8 US Grand Prix at heavyweight. Note that Catalin Morosanu, Benny Adegbuyi, Ismael Londt, Dzevad Poturak, Saulo Calavari and Rico Verhoeven have all said they’re fighting at this event.

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