What happened Tyrone Spong?

What happened Tyrone Spong?

Spong, born in Suriname, spent most of his life in the Netherlands and now lives in Miami and started kickboxing while living in Amsterdam. Spong had a prolific kickboxing career, but he retired from the sport after suffering a severely fractured leg in his last fight in 2014 against Gokhan Saki.

How old is Tyrone Spong?

36 years (September 3, 1985)
Tyrone Spong/Age

How tall is Tyrone Spong?

6′ 2″
Tyrone Spong/Height

Is Tyrone Spong still boxing?

Tyrone Clinton Spong (born 3 September 1985) is a Surinamese-Dutch professional boxer and former kickboxer and mixed martial artist….

Tyrone Spong
Years active 2001–2014 (Kickboxing) 2012–2013 (MMA) 2015–present (Boxing)
Professional boxing record
Total 14
Wins 14

Where is Tyrone Spong from?

Paramaribo, Suriname
Tyrone Spong/Place of birth

What happened to the blackzilians?

Glenn Robinson, the founder of the Blackzilians team based out of Boca Raton, Fla., has died due to a suspected heart attack, per MMA Junkie. Robinson’s death was first noted by reporter Christopher James on his Facebook, and later confirmed by Robinson’s daughter Sam via social media.

Do the Blackzilians still exist?

The Blackzilians aren’t dead. Following Hooft to the new confines were many of the brand name fighters that comprised the Blackzilians’ identity — Anthony Johnson, Michael Johnson, and Rashad Evans, the latter who fights Daniel Kelly on Saturday night at UFC 209 in Las Vegas.

Why did Kamaru leave Blackzilians?

Usman left Sanford MMA to train in Colorado with coach Trevor Wittman. He wanted more individual training than he was receiving in Florida, and by that time, it was apparent Burns — who was on a six-fight winning streak — would be his next opponent.

What gym does Kamaru Usman train at?

Kamaru Usman currently trains at ONX Sports under renowned coach Trevor Wittman. The UFC welterweight champion joined ONX Sports in 2020 after a three-year stint in the Sanford MMA gym. Blackzilians was the first gym that Usman joined in 2011, a year before he kicked off his MMA career.

How old is Tyrone Spong of the Netherlands?

Tyrone Clinton Spong (born 3 September 1985) is a Surinamese-Dutch professional boxer and former kickboxer and mixed martial artist.

When did Tyrone Spong become the world champion?

On April 26, 2008, Spong faced Azem Maksutaj at the K-1 World Grand Prix 2008 in Amsterdam, winning by knockout in the second round. He then defeated Gary Turner via TKO in the first round. On November 29, 2008, he became the inaugural It’s Showtime 95MAX World champion after beating Zabit Samedov by unanimous decision.

When did Tyrone Spong retire from kickboxing?

On 14 April 2016, he stated that he had retired from kickboxing and was looking forward to new challenges. Spong made his highly anticipated MMA debut against Travis Bartlett at World Series of Fighting 1 on November 3, 2012, in Las Vegas, Nevada in the light heavyweight (205 lb) division.

When did Tyrone Spong fight Jerome Le Banner?

After considerable confusion, the fight was declared a no contest. After defeating the Worlds heavyweight champion, Kyotaro on December 5, 2009, Spong fought Jerome Le Banner in April 2010. Similarly to the Corbett fight, Spong broke his right hand in the first round and was knocked down.

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