Fight 1 : Gurkan Ozkan (Tur/Aus) vs Frank Nadje (Iv.C) *Winner Ozkan unanimous points after 3 rounds >Fight 2: Segey Ershov (Rus) vs Headhunter (PNG) Ozkan was remanded to be sentenced next Monday. [5] Determined to become Australia's first world champion in the sport, Longinidis resigned from his job as a computer programmer and moved to the United States.   Loss View complete Tapology profile, bio, rankings, photos, news and record. [11], World Association of Kickboxing Organizations, Karate International Council of Kickboxing, Legend: .mw-parser-output .legend{page-break-inside:avoid;break-inside:avoid-column}.mw-parser-output .legend-color{display:inline-block;min-width:1.25em;height:1.25em;line-height:1.25;margin:1px 0;text-align:center;border:1px solid black;background-color:transparent;color:black}.mw-parser-output .legend-text{}  Win British champion and key worker, Brad Foster leads boxing?s burst back into the limelight. Mr Gumbleton said Ozkan gave up and turned to drugs. Boxing's Official Record Keeper ... fighter w-l-d. last 6. opponent w-l-d. last 6. sport; super middle Gurkan Ozkan: 1 0 0: W. John Hallford: 1 2 0: pro boxing. point given. Born in Melbourne of Greek ethnicity, Longinidis is one of the few fighters to win world titles in four different styles of kickboxing competition: international rules, Oriental rules, full contact and Muay Thai. Gurkan Ozkan (0-0-0) is a Fighter out of Australia. In my experience (not a lot as I box, not kickbox, just play around with kickboxers once in a while), if you are close in, you can bob and weave as long as your hands are up. Educated to a year 8 level in Turkey before returning to Australia when he was 18, Ozkan worked as a labourer, painter and pizza maker until taking up kickboxing when he was 21. Stan Longinidis began practicing martial arts in 1982 after being inspired by watching a martial artist defeat five opponents in a night club brawl. The night would prove that he is yet again the best kickboxer on the planet and yet again prove his superiority against Gurkan Ozkan. Longinidis was awarded a lifetime achievement award at a France martial arts expo in 2000. ''The reality of his driving is horrific, isn't it?'' [6] A rematch between Longinidis and Alexio never took place. Background Checks Lock. Longinidis' record is announced before the bout as 15-0-1 with 10 KOs. Abidi had the … He discussed it some years ago with the greek boxing association but they didn't agree becuase Mike wanted to fight only against the best Greek boxers, not to start from the trials from the beginning. Gurkan Ozkan; Gurkan Ozkan's Reputation Profile.   Draw/No contest Defence lawyer Mark Gumbleton said Ozkan accepted his behaviour had been appalling. To this outsider, the process for deciding world champions in kick-boxing - and boxing, for that matter - … Ozkan, 42, of Wantirna South, was chased by police at speeds of up to 180km/h in February and August last year and March this year. Longinidis continued to defend his titles, also adding the ISKA World Heavyweight Championship to his collection in 1993 and the WAKO PRO World Super Heavyweight Championship 1994. Heath Stenton Fight News Despite knocking the American down in the opening round, Longinidis eventually lost a battle of attrition and accepted a split decision defeat - his first professional loss. 2nd Lieutenant. Kickboxer's fall from grace led to wild driving. Ozkan, a former six-time world kickboxing champion, had quit the sport in 2009 because of injury and had been left with nothing. [5] His kickboxing career commenced in 1983, and he had won two amateur titles when he challenged Santiago Garza for the WKA World Light Heavyweight Championship in 1987. Gurkan Ozkan K-1 Oceania Dream, Australia Ext.R TKO (3 knockdowns) 4 24 June 2000 Win Clay Aumitagi Bradford's Show, Sydney, Australia Decision 3 3:00 14 May 2000 Win Ben Hamilton K-1 Revenge Oceania, Australia TKO (doctor stoppage) 2 8 April 2000 Win Shane Wijohn Bound for Glory, NSW, Australia TKO (leg kicks and punches) 1 Both bobbed and weaved a lot. ''It is so incredible it almost belongs in a television show.''. Mike Zambidis is a 15 times Kickboxing world champ and arguably the heaviest handed welterweight ever with some awesome flying knees and Floyd is an 8 times world boxing champ with some of the best defenses ever in boxing. On 10 October, 2013, he became the first martial artist to be inducted in the Australian Sports Hall of Fame. Final: Peter Graham vs. Mark Hunt R3 2:10. amateur boxing. A FORMER Melbourne world kickboxing champion was broke and living at home with his mother when involved in three separate high-speed police pursuits described by his lawyer as Dukes of Hazzard stuff. Gurkan Ozkan, 42, of Wantirna South, was chased by police at speeds of up to 180km/h in February and August last year and March this year. Longinidis fought until 2000, when he retired after defeating fellow Australian Peter Graham at K-1 Oceania Star Wars 2000. ''It really is Dukes of Hazzard stuff on our roads in Melbourne,'' Mr Gumbleton said. He had a couple of famous and brutal bouts with another Aussie Kickboxing legend in Gurkan Ozkan. [5], In April 1990, Longinidis achieved his dream of becoming the first Australian to win a world kickboxing title when he claimed the KICK World Super Heavyweight Championship[5] in a match against the legendary Anthony Elmore. [5] Undeterred, he soon acquired the WKA World Junior Heavyweight (Cruiserweight) and Super Heavyweight Championships, the latter coming by way of a record-setting 15-second knockout of Melvin Cole in Queensland.[4]. By the time he was 39, his long-term relationship had broken down and he was broke and living with his mother. [2], Never far removed from the sport that made him famous, Longinidis trained his younger brother George Longinidis en route to winning the WOKA World Heavyweight Championship in 2009. Previously cities included Washington DC, Arlington VA and Fairway KS. Ozkan Versus: Ozkan was the first kickboxer in Australia to win his first heavyweight fight from jumping from supermiddleweight to heavy. Find out more about cookies Court Records found View. Now 33, he claims to have won five world titles, including four in separate divisions. Message. Ozkan also narrowly missed hitting a young boy when driving on Ferntree Gully Road at speeds up to 170km/h. Stan "The Man" Longinidis (born 25 June, 1965) is an Australian retired heavyweight kickboxer and 8-time world kickboxing champion. Gurkan Ozkan : 12th Round KO : 30/11/2003: No Respect 2, Melbourne : Loss: Masato: Split Decision(1-2) 07/05/2003: K-1 World Max Grand Prix Final Japan: Win: Albert Kraus: 2nd Round KO : 01/03/2003: K-1 World Max Japan Super fight : Win: Niklas Winberg: 3rd Round KO : 17/02/2003: No Respect, Melbourne : Win: Jenk Behic: 6th Round KO : 08/12/2002: World Super Welterweight Title Melbourne Sunday 21, November 1999 : Arenahal, Deurne, Antwerpen, Belgium: super light On one occasion he was driving on Clayton Road, Clayton, at 180km/h in a 70km/h zone before ramming a car stopped at the lights blocking his way. Gurkan Ozkan, 42, of Wantirna South, was chased by police at speeds of up to From 2000 till 2002, Zambidis defeated notable Turkish kickboxer Jenk Behic twice, Gürkan Özkan twice (who outweighed Zambidis by 30 pounds), Baris Nezif, Wanlop Sosathopan, Bakari Tounkara, Matteo Sciacca and Petr Polak. View phone numbers, addresses, public records, background check reports and possible arrest records for Tamer Ozkan. Super Fight: Gurkan Ozkan vs. Daniel Tai 5R unanimous decision. I'll start with a fight game that has taken a backwards step in more recent times and bring up some kickboxing. The boy's mother dragged him off the road as Ozkan sped past. Originally a unanimous decision win for Murakami, overturned after an appeal by Longinidis. At Heavyweight: Adam Watt, Peter Graham, Phil Fagan - All three are great fighers. Great Kusatsu vs. Cyril Abidi. Whitepages people search is the most trusted directory. His only fights in boxing are 15 years ago. “He was a very good boxer,” Gerring said. Making the Rounds: Ex-UFC fighter Collard keeping sharp as pro boxer; Takam steps in vs. Forrest. The Independent... Jul 7. Longinidis was awarded a lifetime achievement award at a France martial arts expo in 2000. 2004-present: Life after competition and accolades. He followed this up with additional wins over international powerhouses Mitch O'Hello and Adam Watt. Yahoo Canada Sports... Jul 7. See more of Executive Fight Club on Facebook View Photos. He is also an actor and motivational speaker. Mike Zambidis the Greek born K-1 fighter and multi world champion was an outstanding talent with excruciatingly lethal hands. The following year, he challenged the long-reigning WKA World Heavyweight Champion Maurice Smith for his title. He ended his career with a record of 88 wins (65 KOs), 9 losses and 5 draws with one no contest. A FORMER Melbourne world kickboxing champion was broke and living at home with his mother when involved in three separate high-speed police pursuits described by his lawyer as Dukes of Hazzard stuff. Gurkan Ozkan beats pavlos at A1 Match. Didnt Mark Hunt lose to Peter Graham? super-welterweight kickboxing world champion also competing in the K-1 MAX. The US branch of the ISKA overturned their ruling and changed it to a no contest, while the ISKA's Australian body and the WKA (which also sanctioned the match) upheld their original decision. And Gurkan knocked out Paul Robinson. [2][3][4] He holds notable victories over Branko Cikatić, Adam Watt, Peter Graham, Musashi and Dennis Alexio. BoxRec.com uses cookies to make the site simpler. Gurkan Ozkan Paul Adamic. Controversy arose when Alexio claimed to have broken his leg by stepping into a hole in the canvas, and thus the match's outcome was placed under review. Former kickboxer Gurkan Ozkan.Credit:Sebastian Costanzo. He also managed kickboxing superstar Mike Zambidis. He walked onto stage wearing sunglasses, walked over to Stan and Zambidis and said, "What! [4] From his new home in California, he amassed 18 consecutive wins[2] and won the WKA North American and US Heavyweight Championships, as well as the Australian National Heavyweight title. After defeating reigning Karate World Cup champion Toshiyuki Atokawa in K-1's first event[7], Longinidis fought rising star Masaaki Satake in a title-versus-title affair, with Satake wagering his UKF World Super Heavyweight Championship and Longinidis his WKA World Super Heavyweight Championship. In June 1996, Longinidis won the innaugural WMTC World Super Heavyweight Muay Thai Championship in Pattaya[5] was personally presented the title by King Rama IX. He has long been regarded as the best pound for pound kickboxer in the world, under international rules. 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[11], World Association of Kickboxing Organizations, Karate International Council of Kickboxing, Legend: .mw-parser-output .legend{page-break-inside:avoid;break-inside:avoid-column}.mw-parser-output .legend-color{display:inline-block;min-width:1.25em;height:1.25em;line-height:1.25;margin:1px 0;text-align:center;border:1px solid black;background-color:transparent;color:black}.mw-parser-output .legend-text{}  Win British champion and key worker, Brad Foster leads boxing?s burst back into the limelight. Mr Gumbleton said Ozkan gave up and turned to drugs. Boxing's Official Record Keeper ... fighter w-l-d. last 6. opponent w-l-d. last 6. sport; super middle Gurkan Ozkan: 1 0 0: W. John Hallford: 1 2 0: pro boxing. point given. Born in Melbourne of Greek ethnicity, Longinidis is one of the few fighters to win world titles in four different styles of kickboxing competition: international rules, Oriental rules, full contact and Muay Thai. Gurkan Ozkan (0-0-0) is a Fighter out of Australia. In my experience (not a lot as I box, not kickbox, just play around with kickboxers once in a while), if you are close in, you can bob and weave as long as your hands are up. Educated to a year 8 level in Turkey before returning to Australia when he was 18, Ozkan worked as a labourer, painter and pizza maker until taking up kickboxing when he was 21. Stan Longinidis began practicing martial arts in 1982 after being inspired by watching a martial artist defeat five opponents in a night club brawl. The night would prove that he is yet again the best kickboxer on the planet and yet again prove his superiority against Gurkan Ozkan. Longinidis was awarded a lifetime achievement award at a France martial arts expo in 2000. ''The reality of his driving is horrific, isn't it?'' [6] A rematch between Longinidis and Alexio never took place. Background Checks Lock. Longinidis' record is announced before the bout as 15-0-1 with 10 KOs. Abidi had the … He discussed it some years ago with the greek boxing association but they didn't agree becuase Mike wanted to fight only against the best Greek boxers, not to start from the trials from the beginning. Gurkan Ozkan; Gurkan Ozkan's Reputation Profile.   Draw/No contest Defence lawyer Mark Gumbleton said Ozkan accepted his behaviour had been appalling. To this outsider, the process for deciding world champions in kick-boxing - and boxing, for that matter - … Ozkan, 42, of Wantirna South, was chased by police at speeds of up to 180km/h in February and August last year and March this year. Longinidis continued to defend his titles, also adding the ISKA World Heavyweight Championship to his collection in 1993 and the WAKO PRO World Super Heavyweight Championship 1994. Heath Stenton Fight News Despite knocking the American down in the opening round, Longinidis eventually lost a battle of attrition and accepted a split decision defeat - his first professional loss. 2nd Lieutenant. Kickboxer's fall from grace led to wild driving. Ozkan, a former six-time world kickboxing champion, had quit the sport in 2009 because of injury and had been left with nothing. [5] His kickboxing career commenced in 1983, and he had won two amateur titles when he challenged Santiago Garza for the WKA World Light Heavyweight Championship in 1987. Gurkan Ozkan K-1 Oceania Dream, Australia Ext.R TKO (3 knockdowns) 4 24 June 2000 Win Clay Aumitagi Bradford's Show, Sydney, Australia Decision 3 3:00 14 May 2000 Win Ben Hamilton K-1 Revenge Oceania, Australia TKO (doctor stoppage) 2 8 April 2000 Win Shane Wijohn Bound for Glory, NSW, Australia TKO (leg kicks and punches) 1 Both bobbed and weaved a lot. ''It is so incredible it almost belongs in a television show.''. Mike Zambidis is a 15 times Kickboxing world champ and arguably the heaviest handed welterweight ever with some awesome flying knees and Floyd is an 8 times world boxing champ with some of the best defenses ever in boxing. On 10 October, 2013, he became the first martial artist to be inducted in the Australian Sports Hall of Fame. Final: Peter Graham vs. Mark Hunt R3 2:10. amateur boxing. A FORMER Melbourne world kickboxing champion was broke and living at home with his mother when involved in three separate high-speed police pursuits described by his lawyer as Dukes of Hazzard stuff. Gurkan Ozkan, 42, of Wantirna South, was chased by police at speeds of up to 180km/h in February and August last year and March this year. Longinidis fought until 2000, when he retired after defeating fellow Australian Peter Graham at K-1 Oceania Star Wars 2000. ''It really is Dukes of Hazzard stuff on our roads in Melbourne,'' Mr Gumbleton said. He had a couple of famous and brutal bouts with another Aussie Kickboxing legend in Gurkan Ozkan. [5], In April 1990, Longinidis achieved his dream of becoming the first Australian to win a world kickboxing title when he claimed the KICK World Super Heavyweight Championship[5] in a match against the legendary Anthony Elmore. [5] Undeterred, he soon acquired the WKA World Junior Heavyweight (Cruiserweight) and Super Heavyweight Championships, the latter coming by way of a record-setting 15-second knockout of Melvin Cole in Queensland.[4]. By the time he was 39, his long-term relationship had broken down and he was broke and living with his mother. [2], Never far removed from the sport that made him famous, Longinidis trained his younger brother George Longinidis en route to winning the WOKA World Heavyweight Championship in 2009. Previously cities included Washington DC, Arlington VA and Fairway KS. Ozkan Versus: Ozkan was the first kickboxer in Australia to win his first heavyweight fight from jumping from supermiddleweight to heavy. Find out more about cookies Court Records found View. Now 33, he claims to have won five world titles, including four in separate divisions. Message. Ozkan also narrowly missed hitting a young boy when driving on Ferntree Gully Road at speeds up to 170km/h. Stan "The Man" Longinidis (born 25 June, 1965) is an Australian retired heavyweight kickboxer and 8-time world kickboxing champion. Gurkan Ozkan : 12th Round KO : 30/11/2003: No Respect 2, Melbourne : Loss: Masato: Split Decision(1-2) 07/05/2003: K-1 World Max Grand Prix Final Japan: Win: Albert Kraus: 2nd Round KO : 01/03/2003: K-1 World Max Japan Super fight : Win: Niklas Winberg: 3rd Round KO : 17/02/2003: No Respect, Melbourne : Win: Jenk Behic: 6th Round KO : 08/12/2002: World Super Welterweight Title Melbourne Sunday 21, November 1999 : Arenahal, Deurne, Antwerpen, Belgium: super light On one occasion he was driving on Clayton Road, Clayton, at 180km/h in a 70km/h zone before ramming a car stopped at the lights blocking his way. Gurkan Ozkan, 42, of Wantirna South, was chased by police at speeds of up to From 2000 till 2002, Zambidis defeated notable Turkish kickboxer Jenk Behic twice, Gürkan Özkan twice (who outweighed Zambidis by 30 pounds), Baris Nezif, Wanlop Sosathopan, Bakari Tounkara, Matteo Sciacca and Petr Polak. View phone numbers, addresses, public records, background check reports and possible arrest records for Tamer Ozkan. Super Fight: Gurkan Ozkan vs. Daniel Tai 5R unanimous decision. I'll start with a fight game that has taken a backwards step in more recent times and bring up some kickboxing. The boy's mother dragged him off the road as Ozkan sped past. Originally a unanimous decision win for Murakami, overturned after an appeal by Longinidis. At Heavyweight: Adam Watt, Peter Graham, Phil Fagan - All three are great fighers. Great Kusatsu vs. Cyril Abidi. Whitepages people search is the most trusted directory. His only fights in boxing are 15 years ago. “He was a very good boxer,” Gerring said. Making the Rounds: Ex-UFC fighter Collard keeping sharp as pro boxer; Takam steps in vs. Forrest. The Independent... Jul 7. Longinidis was awarded a lifetime achievement award at a France martial arts expo in 2000. 2004-present: Life after competition and accolades. He followed this up with additional wins over international powerhouses Mitch O'Hello and Adam Watt. Yahoo Canada Sports... Jul 7. See more of Executive Fight Club on Facebook View Photos. He is also an actor and motivational speaker. Mike Zambidis the Greek born K-1 fighter and multi world champion was an outstanding talent with excruciatingly lethal hands. The following year, he challenged the long-reigning WKA World Heavyweight Champion Maurice Smith for his title. He ended his career with a record of 88 wins (65 KOs), 9 losses and 5 draws with one no contest. A FORMER Melbourne world kickboxing champion was broke and living at home with his mother when involved in three separate high-speed police pursuits described by his lawyer as Dukes of Hazzard stuff. Gurkan Ozkan beats pavlos at A1 Match. Didnt Mark Hunt lose to Peter Graham? super-welterweight kickboxing world champion also competing in the K-1 MAX. The US branch of the ISKA overturned their ruling and changed it to a no contest, while the ISKA's Australian body and the WKA (which also sanctioned the match) upheld their original decision. And Gurkan knocked out Paul Robinson. [2][3][4] He holds notable victories over Branko Cikatić, Adam Watt, Peter Graham, Musashi and Dennis Alexio. BoxRec.com uses cookies to make the site simpler. Gurkan Ozkan Paul Adamic. Controversy arose when Alexio claimed to have broken his leg by stepping into a hole in the canvas, and thus the match's outcome was placed under review. Former kickboxer Gurkan Ozkan.Credit:Sebastian Costanzo. He also managed kickboxing superstar Mike Zambidis. He walked onto stage wearing sunglasses, walked over to Stan and Zambidis and said, "What! [4] From his new home in California, he amassed 18 consecutive wins[2] and won the WKA North American and US Heavyweight Championships, as well as the Australian National Heavyweight title. After defeating reigning Karate World Cup champion Toshiyuki Atokawa in K-1's first event[7], Longinidis fought rising star Masaaki Satake in a title-versus-title affair, with Satake wagering his UKF World Super Heavyweight Championship and Longinidis his WKA World Super Heavyweight Championship. In June 1996, Longinidis won the innaugural WMTC World Super Heavyweight Muay Thai Championship in Pattaya[5] was personally presented the title by King Rama IX. He has long been regarded as the best pound for pound kickboxer in the world, under international rules. I watched a fight today between Mike Zambidis and Gurkan Ozkan, both Aussie legends, and Zambidis does well on the international stage too. (This all being before he was defeated by Gurkan Ozkan in his final career fight (for now)) Stan plays Ajax, a kick-boxing ex-special forces agent that is pulled into the seedy underworld of Melbourne. [5], Longinidis now works as a motivational speaker. StrategyMaster. 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StrategyMaster. GURKAN OZKAN VS STAN THE MAN LONGINIDIS. He returned to the ring shortly afterwards for another several bouts before retiring for good in 2003. In 1992, he notably defended his titles against top heavyweights Branko Cikatić and Grant Barker. The bout was for The Best of the Best Championship. The match lasted just 15 seconds, with Alexio falling to the mat after receiving a low kick from his opponent. He began competing for the K-1 kickboxing promotion in March 1993, becoming one of the first major fighters to be signed by the company. The commendation recognized his significant impact on kickboxing and his status as one of the most famous names in the history of the sport.   Notes, 2004-present: Life after competition and accolades. K-1 GLADIATORS 2001 Satellite TV 3/17/01 Kanagawa Yokohama Arena-3 1/2hr. ''He fell in a hole,'' Mr Gumbleton said. Prosecutor Patrick O'Halloran said Ozkan had two female passengers in the car at the time who were terrified and pleading for him to slow down as he ran red lights, changed lanes without indicating and drove on the wrong side of the road. He has had victories over other former World Champions, such as Gurkan Ozkan by Unanimous points decision, and 'Diamond' Dale Westerman by Knockout.. Ian Jacobs made a comeback to Kickboxing in November 2009, at Tarik Solak's A-1 8 man eliminator tournament. super welter Jenk Behic: 1 0 0: W. Steve Douet: 0 1 0: pro boxing. On 6 December, 1992, Longinidis competed in one of the biggest and most controversial matches in history, against kickboxing superstar Dennis Alexio. ''He didn't know what to do with himself.''. Criminal or Civil Court records found on Gurkan's Background Report Criminal or Civil Court records found on Gurkan's Family, Friends, Neighbors, or Classmates View Details. Longinidis was declared the winner by KO and became the new champion. 217. ... featured on the card alongside the likes of Sam Soliman and Gurkan Ozkan. On the night before this fight, Ozkan ran from Prahran to Armadale for the weigh-in. Review. Q=TV Master. "Iron" Mike Zambidis (Greek: Μιχάλης Ζαμπίδης; born July 15, 1980) is a professional Greek kickboxer and martial artist.He is a 13 time World Champion, and is the current W.K.B.F. (This all being before he was defeated by Gurkan Ozkan in his final career fight (for now)) Stan plays Ajax, a kick-boxing ex-special forces agent that is pulled into the seedy underworld of Melbourne. Edit Profile. He fought a full 12 rounds against Cikatić before winning by unanimous decision, and knocked out Barker with low kicks. Gurkan Ozkan defeats Paul Adamic via KO/TKO in Round 1 Ozkan KO/TKO Round 1. He lost the championship in September of the same year to Andy Hug. In the past, Sarah has also been known as Sarah F Ozkan, Sarah Fox Ozkan, Sarah Ellen Fox and Sarah E Fox. Ozkan became so successful he travelled the world competing in front of crowds of more than 100,000 and was watched on television by millions of people, but when it all came to an end he had nothing. 2008-04-09: Loss: Andy Souwer: K-1 World MAX 2008 World Championship Final 16: Hiroshima, Japan [11] He ended his career with a record of 88 wins (65 KOs), 9 losses and 5 draws with one no contest. For Mike Zambidis this was a night not to be forgotten. [5] Despite the contest ending in a draw, Longinidis had displayed such potential that he was invited to train full-time at the prestigious Jet Center kickboxing gym of Van Nuys. He called for Ozkan to be jailed for up to five years. Significant victories and setbacks marked Longinidis' career thereafter. AKA: gurkan oxkan. Fight by fight career record for Paul Briggs from Christchurch, New Zealand Judge Allen said he was finding it hard to think of another case involving more reckless behaviour endangering the lives of other motorists. Ozkan pleaded guilty in the County Court yesterday to charges of reckless conduct endangering life, dangerous driving, driving while disqualified and failing to stop for police. Gurkan Ozkan. He won the TAIPAN 1 tournament of 1994 by defeating three opponents in a single night, but lost his WKA, ISKA, and WAKO PRO World Super Heavyweight titles in a single match to Jeff Roufus in 1995. Stan and Mike were seated with Tarik Solak on stage, when myself and Nikki Whelan introduced Ozkan. In 2002, he knocked out the strong and experienced Dutch - … the judge asked. K-1 World MAX 2008 World Championship Final 8 Super Fight: Tokyo, Japan: TKO (Doctor Stoppage) 3: 3:00: 2008-06-23: Win: Sanel Muslic: Iron Challenge: Athens, Greece: TKO (Referee Stoppage) 3: 2:00: Retains W.I.P.U. Fueled by media hype and personal animosity between the two fighters[5], it was one of the most highly-anticipated martial arts events when Longinidis and Alexio finally met in Melbourne to compete for the vacant ISKA World Oriental Rules Heavyweight Championship. Gurkan Ozkan has fought MANY great fighters. I dunno if any of them has any wrestling background but Zambidis is Greek so he must be familiar with greco-roman wrestling. Peter Graham (born 5 August 1975) is an Australian kickboxer, boxer and mixed martial artist who has notable wins over Aleksander Emelianenko, Konstantin Gluhov, Mariusz Pudzianowski, all in MMA, and Tai Tuivasa, in a MMA mixed rules bought. 2 DVDs . Ozkan's record is intimidating. Longinidis lost by unanimous decision[8] but retained his title after asserting that the match had not taken place under WKA rules. The fight started at the Crown Showroom this morning when Gurkan Ozkan, Mike Zambidis and Stan Longinidis FIRED UP in front of the SBS and CHANNEL 10 cameras. Judge Duncan Allen said Mr Gumbleton's reference to the television show was regrettable because it could trivialise Ozkan's offending. He claimed Ozkan had been at the lowest ebb of his life after ''a massive fall from grace'' when he committed the offences. fight record - stand-up fights; K-1: 10 fights: 6 wins (60.0%) 4 (T)KOs (66.7%) 2 decisions (33.3%) 3 losses (30.0%) 2 (T)KOs (66.7%) 1 decisions (33.3%) 1 draws (10.0%) 0 no contests (0.0%) K-1 MAX: 1 fights: 0 wins (0.0%) 1 losses (100.0%) 1 decisions (100.0%) 0 draws (0.0%) 0 no contests (0.0%) Gesamt: 11 fights: 6 wins (54.5%) 4 (T)KOs (66.7%) 2 decisions (33.3%) Summary: Sarah Ozkan's birthday is 12/04/1970 and is 50 years old. 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He qualified twice for the K-1 World Grand Prix, but was knocked out by Mike Bernardo in the 1995 quarterfinals[9] and was unable to compete in the 1996 tournament due to injury. [10] A serious knee injury threatened to end his career around this time and contributed to several losses, but Longinidis underwent complete reconstructive surgery in 1997. He has never fought in Olympic Games. Gurkan Ozkan, 47. Mike Zambidis vs Gurkan Ozkan A-1 World Combat Cup 2004, Final Ολόκληρος ο αγώνας του Μιχάλη Ζαμπίδη με τον Gurkan Ozkan [28-11-2004] More by Poly Gelio 31/12/2013, 03:52 Mr Gumbleton agreed and said it was utterly deplorable. "King of the Ring" Oriental Rules Super Welterweight World title. >Fight 1 : Gurkan Ozkan (Tur/Aus) vs Frank Nadje (Iv.C) *Winner Ozkan unanimous points after 3 rounds >Fight 2: Segey Ershov (Rus) vs Headhunter (PNG) Ozkan was remanded to be sentenced next Monday. [5] Determined to become Australia's first world champion in the sport, Longinidis resigned from his job as a computer programmer and moved to the United States.   Loss View complete Tapology profile, bio, rankings, photos, news and record. [11], World Association of Kickboxing Organizations, Karate International Council of Kickboxing, Legend: .mw-parser-output .legend{page-break-inside:avoid;break-inside:avoid-column}.mw-parser-output .legend-color{display:inline-block;min-width:1.25em;height:1.25em;line-height:1.25;margin:1px 0;text-align:center;border:1px solid black;background-color:transparent;color:black}.mw-parser-output .legend-text{}  Win British champion and key worker, Brad Foster leads boxing?s burst back into the limelight. Mr Gumbleton said Ozkan gave up and turned to drugs. Boxing's Official Record Keeper ... fighter w-l-d. last 6. opponent w-l-d. last 6. sport; super middle Gurkan Ozkan: 1 0 0: W. John Hallford: 1 2 0: pro boxing. point given. Born in Melbourne of Greek ethnicity, Longinidis is one of the few fighters to win world titles in four different styles of kickboxing competition: international rules, Oriental rules, full contact and Muay Thai. Gurkan Ozkan (0-0-0) is a Fighter out of Australia. In my experience (not a lot as I box, not kickbox, just play around with kickboxers once in a while), if you are close in, you can bob and weave as long as your hands are up. Educated to a year 8 level in Turkey before returning to Australia when he was 18, Ozkan worked as a labourer, painter and pizza maker until taking up kickboxing when he was 21. Stan Longinidis began practicing martial arts in 1982 after being inspired by watching a martial artist defeat five opponents in a night club brawl. The night would prove that he is yet again the best kickboxer on the planet and yet again prove his superiority against Gurkan Ozkan. Longinidis was awarded a lifetime achievement award at a France martial arts expo in 2000. ''The reality of his driving is horrific, isn't it?'' [6] A rematch between Longinidis and Alexio never took place. Background Checks Lock. Longinidis' record is announced before the bout as 15-0-1 with 10 KOs. Abidi had the … He discussed it some years ago with the greek boxing association but they didn't agree becuase Mike wanted to fight only against the best Greek boxers, not to start from the trials from the beginning. Gurkan Ozkan; Gurkan Ozkan's Reputation Profile.   Draw/No contest Defence lawyer Mark Gumbleton said Ozkan accepted his behaviour had been appalling. To this outsider, the process for deciding world champions in kick-boxing - and boxing, for that matter - … Ozkan, 42, of Wantirna South, was chased by police at speeds of up to 180km/h in February and August last year and March this year. Longinidis continued to defend his titles, also adding the ISKA World Heavyweight Championship to his collection in 1993 and the WAKO PRO World Super Heavyweight Championship 1994. Heath Stenton Fight News Despite knocking the American down in the opening round, Longinidis eventually lost a battle of attrition and accepted a split decision defeat - his first professional loss. 2nd Lieutenant. Kickboxer's fall from grace led to wild driving. Ozkan, a former six-time world kickboxing champion, had quit the sport in 2009 because of injury and had been left with nothing. [5] His kickboxing career commenced in 1983, and he had won two amateur titles when he challenged Santiago Garza for the WKA World Light Heavyweight Championship in 1987. Gurkan Ozkan K-1 Oceania Dream, Australia Ext.R TKO (3 knockdowns) 4 24 June 2000 Win Clay Aumitagi Bradford's Show, Sydney, Australia Decision 3 3:00 14 May 2000 Win Ben Hamilton K-1 Revenge Oceania, Australia TKO (doctor stoppage) 2 8 April 2000 Win Shane Wijohn Bound for Glory, NSW, Australia TKO (leg kicks and punches) 1 Both bobbed and weaved a lot. ''It is so incredible it almost belongs in a television show.''. Mike Zambidis is a 15 times Kickboxing world champ and arguably the heaviest handed welterweight ever with some awesome flying knees and Floyd is an 8 times world boxing champ with some of the best defenses ever in boxing. On 10 October, 2013, he became the first martial artist to be inducted in the Australian Sports Hall of Fame. Final: Peter Graham vs. Mark Hunt R3 2:10. amateur boxing. A FORMER Melbourne world kickboxing champion was broke and living at home with his mother when involved in three separate high-speed police pursuits described by his lawyer as Dukes of Hazzard stuff. Gurkan Ozkan, 42, of Wantirna South, was chased by police at speeds of up to 180km/h in February and August last year and March this year. Longinidis fought until 2000, when he retired after defeating fellow Australian Peter Graham at K-1 Oceania Star Wars 2000. ''It really is Dukes of Hazzard stuff on our roads in Melbourne,'' Mr Gumbleton said. He had a couple of famous and brutal bouts with another Aussie Kickboxing legend in Gurkan Ozkan. [5], In April 1990, Longinidis achieved his dream of becoming the first Australian to win a world kickboxing title when he claimed the KICK World Super Heavyweight Championship[5] in a match against the legendary Anthony Elmore. [5] Undeterred, he soon acquired the WKA World Junior Heavyweight (Cruiserweight) and Super Heavyweight Championships, the latter coming by way of a record-setting 15-second knockout of Melvin Cole in Queensland.[4]. By the time he was 39, his long-term relationship had broken down and he was broke and living with his mother. [2], Never far removed from the sport that made him famous, Longinidis trained his younger brother George Longinidis en route to winning the WOKA World Heavyweight Championship in 2009. Previously cities included Washington DC, Arlington VA and Fairway KS. Ozkan Versus: Ozkan was the first kickboxer in Australia to win his first heavyweight fight from jumping from supermiddleweight to heavy. Find out more about cookies Court Records found View. Now 33, he claims to have won five world titles, including four in separate divisions. Message. Ozkan also narrowly missed hitting a young boy when driving on Ferntree Gully Road at speeds up to 170km/h. Stan "The Man" Longinidis (born 25 June, 1965) is an Australian retired heavyweight kickboxer and 8-time world kickboxing champion. Gurkan Ozkan : 12th Round KO : 30/11/2003: No Respect 2, Melbourne : Loss: Masato: Split Decision(1-2) 07/05/2003: K-1 World Max Grand Prix Final Japan: Win: Albert Kraus: 2nd Round KO : 01/03/2003: K-1 World Max Japan Super fight : Win: Niklas Winberg: 3rd Round KO : 17/02/2003: No Respect, Melbourne : Win: Jenk Behic: 6th Round KO : 08/12/2002: World Super Welterweight Title Melbourne Sunday 21, November 1999 : Arenahal, Deurne, Antwerpen, Belgium: super light On one occasion he was driving on Clayton Road, Clayton, at 180km/h in a 70km/h zone before ramming a car stopped at the lights blocking his way. Gurkan Ozkan, 42, of Wantirna South, was chased by police at speeds of up to From 2000 till 2002, Zambidis defeated notable Turkish kickboxer Jenk Behic twice, Gürkan Özkan twice (who outweighed Zambidis by 30 pounds), Baris Nezif, Wanlop Sosathopan, Bakari Tounkara, Matteo Sciacca and Petr Polak. View phone numbers, addresses, public records, background check reports and possible arrest records for Tamer Ozkan. Super Fight: Gurkan Ozkan vs. Daniel Tai 5R unanimous decision. I'll start with a fight game that has taken a backwards step in more recent times and bring up some kickboxing. The boy's mother dragged him off the road as Ozkan sped past. Originally a unanimous decision win for Murakami, overturned after an appeal by Longinidis. At Heavyweight: Adam Watt, Peter Graham, Phil Fagan - All three are great fighers. Great Kusatsu vs. Cyril Abidi. Whitepages people search is the most trusted directory. His only fights in boxing are 15 years ago. “He was a very good boxer,” Gerring said. Making the Rounds: Ex-UFC fighter Collard keeping sharp as pro boxer; Takam steps in vs. Forrest. The Independent... Jul 7. Longinidis was awarded a lifetime achievement award at a France martial arts expo in 2000. 2004-present: Life after competition and accolades. He followed this up with additional wins over international powerhouses Mitch O'Hello and Adam Watt. Yahoo Canada Sports... Jul 7. See more of Executive Fight Club on Facebook View Photos. He is also an actor and motivational speaker. Mike Zambidis the Greek born K-1 fighter and multi world champion was an outstanding talent with excruciatingly lethal hands. The following year, he challenged the long-reigning WKA World Heavyweight Champion Maurice Smith for his title. He ended his career with a record of 88 wins (65 KOs), 9 losses and 5 draws with one no contest. A FORMER Melbourne world kickboxing champion was broke and living at home with his mother when involved in three separate high-speed police pursuits described by his lawyer as Dukes of Hazzard stuff. Gurkan Ozkan beats pavlos at A1 Match. Didnt Mark Hunt lose to Peter Graham? super-welterweight kickboxing world champion also competing in the K-1 MAX. The US branch of the ISKA overturned their ruling and changed it to a no contest, while the ISKA's Australian body and the WKA (which also sanctioned the match) upheld their original decision. And Gurkan knocked out Paul Robinson. [2][3][4] He holds notable victories over Branko Cikatić, Adam Watt, Peter Graham, Musashi and Dennis Alexio. BoxRec.com uses cookies to make the site simpler. Gurkan Ozkan Paul Adamic. Controversy arose when Alexio claimed to have broken his leg by stepping into a hole in the canvas, and thus the match's outcome was placed under review. Former kickboxer Gurkan Ozkan.Credit:Sebastian Costanzo. He also managed kickboxing superstar Mike Zambidis. He walked onto stage wearing sunglasses, walked over to Stan and Zambidis and said, "What! [4] From his new home in California, he amassed 18 consecutive wins[2] and won the WKA North American and US Heavyweight Championships, as well as the Australian National Heavyweight title. After defeating reigning Karate World Cup champion Toshiyuki Atokawa in K-1's first event[7], Longinidis fought rising star Masaaki Satake in a title-versus-title affair, with Satake wagering his UKF World Super Heavyweight Championship and Longinidis his WKA World Super Heavyweight Championship. In June 1996, Longinidis won the innaugural WMTC World Super Heavyweight Muay Thai Championship in Pattaya[5] was personally presented the title by King Rama IX. He has long been regarded as the best pound for pound kickboxer in the world, under international rules. I watched a fight today between Mike Zambidis and Gurkan Ozkan, both Aussie legends, and Zambidis does well on the international stage too. (This all being before he was defeated by Gurkan Ozkan in his final career fight (for now)) Stan plays Ajax, a kick-boxing ex-special forces agent that is pulled into the seedy underworld of Melbourne. [5], Longinidis now works as a motivational speaker. StrategyMaster. 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