Kyokushin Classics: Filho vs Feitoza

The Final of the  World Kyuokushin championship in 1997 put Francisco “Chiquinho” Alves Filho against Glaube Feitoza.  Filho is one of the few karate-ka to have successfully completed the 100 man kumite more than once. He holds notable K-1 wins over Sam Greco, Andy Hug, Remy Bonjasky, Ernesto Hoost, Peter Aerts and Stefan Leko. Feitoza is a Brazilian former kickboxer and a kyokushin full contact karate practitioner who was competing in K-1. In 2005, Feitosa won K-1 World Grand Prix 2005 in Las Vegas tournament and was a K-1 World Grand Prix 2005 finalist. While living in Tokyo, Japan he fought and trained in the IKO1 Kyokushin – Team Ichigeki at the Ichigeki Plaza. He has gone the distance with some of the top fighters in his time, such as Peter Aerts, Remy Bonjasky, Semmy Schilt and Errol Zimmerman. He also holds victories over Cheick Kongo and Alistair Overeem.

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