K-1, the biggest striking tournament today, held the round of XNUMX of the organization's World GP this morning (Brasília time). The event took place in Seoul, South Korea, and featured very lively disputes, as well as some controversies.
Considered GP favorites, the Dutch alistair overeem and Semmy Schilt passed Ben Edwards and Hesdy Gerges, respectively.
The only Brazilian in the dispute, Ewerton Teixeira had a balanced duel against three-time champion Peter Aerts, being defeated by the judges' decision after an extra round.
Despite good fights, a controversy caught attention. After three regular rounds of the fight between Japanese Kyotaro and Frenchman Jerome Le Banner, the European fighter did not agree with the referees' decision of a draw and left the ring without fighting the extra round, being disqualified. Check out the full results of the event:
alistair overeem defeated Ben Edwards via TKO in R1;
Semmy Schilt defeated Hesdy Gerges by majority decision;
Mighty Mo defeated Raul Catinas via judges' decision;
Peter Aerts defeated Ewerton Teixeira unanimous decision after the extra round;
Kyotaro defeated Jerome Le Banner by disqualification;
Daniel Ghita defeated Errol Zimmerman via TKO in R2;
Gokhan Saki defeated Freddy Kemayo via TKO in R1;
Tyrone Spong defeated Ray Sefo via unanimous decision;
Sergey Kharitonov defeated Takumi Sato via TKO in R1;
Dzevad Poturak defeated Chalid “Die Faust” by forfeit (corner threw in the towel) in R3;
Hyun Man Myung knocked out Min Ho Song.