• 12 July 2012

    Badr Hari

    Is K-1's badboy, known for having devastating knockout power and being an emotional fighter. Badr Hari is immensely popular in the kickboxing world, fighting under the banner of It's Showtime/Black Label and training under Mike's Gym in the Netherlands.

  • Badr Hari was the first K-1 Heavyweight Champion and also held the It's Showtime Heavyweight Championship. Hari returned to the ring at the K-1 World Grand Prix 2006 Final Elimination in Osaka, Japan against Ruslan Karaev. Karaev hurt Badr with a straight right that left Hari slouching over in the corner, then Karaev delivered a kick to Hari's face; Hari was counted out by the referee but immediately he and his corner protested, claiming the kick was a foul. When the referee did not respond, Hari and his cornermen caused a commotion and refused to leave the ring until they were escorted out by K-1 officials. Hari left in anger and trashed his changing room.

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