Badr Hari back in the ring to face James McSweeney

Badr Hari back in the ring to face James McSweeney

Moroccan and world kickboxing champion Badr Hari has announced his return to the ring to face Briton James McSweeney, 42, on September 9 at the Dôme de Paris, in a fight organized by the organization “ Glory Kickboxing », on the occasion of Glory 88.

The institution in charge of kickboxing fights clarified in a tweet published on its official account that this fight is part of the qualifications for the GLORY Heavyweight Grand Prix, which will take place in December. The winner will win a considerable sum of 500,000 dollars.

Throughout his career, Badr Hari has participated in many renowned fights. He is best known for his fights in the K-1 organization, considered the most prestigious in the field of kickboxing. Badr Hari has faced some of the best kickboxers in the world and made a name for himself with his explosive and powerful fighting style.

One of his most famous fights was in 2008 against legendary Dutch kickboxer Semmy Schilt. This fight was highly anticipated, as Semmy Schilt was considered one of the best fighters in his class at the time. Unfortunately for Badr Hari, he lost that fight by decision.

In 2009, Badr Hari had another memorable fight against Dutch kickboxer Alistair Overeem. This fight was marked by a great rivalry between the two fighters. Unfortunately, the fight was called off after Badr Hari illegally kicked Overeem while he was down. This resulted in his disqualification and victory for Overeem.

In October 2022, Badr Hari had suffered another defeat in his last fight against Dutchman Alistair Overeem during the “ Collision 4 “.

Badr Hari has also faced other big names in kickboxing such as Peter Aerts, Remy Bonjasky and Gokhan Saki. Despite some notable defeats during his career, Badr Hari has also won many impressive fights and racked up a large number of knockout wins.


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