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Wednesday, Jun 26, 2013

Report: Renowned Fighter Semmy Schilt Retiring

Schilt punching Zimmerman

By FCF Staff

According to a report, kickboxing star and MMA vet Semmy Schilt is retiring from competition at the age of 39. Although no official announcement has been made by the fighter, or the GLORY organization where he’s fought most recently, Liverkick.com is reporting that multiple sources are saying Schilt is retiring, immediately.

The story cites a heart condition as the reason for Schilt’s retirement, who in December, won GLORY’s Heavyweight Grand Slam tournament. Schilt won four K-1 Grand Prix tournaments during his decorated career and went 26-14-1 in MMA competition.

The massive, 6’11 tall fighter competed for MMA organizations like PRIDE, Pancrase, K-1 Hero’s and the UFC during his career. The last time he fought in MMA bout took place in 2008, when he submitted Siala-Mou Siliga with a triangle-choke while competing on NYE K-1 Dynamite card.

The Dutch fighter holds an awe inspiring kickboxing record of 43-6-1.

Stay tuned to Full Contact Fighter for more on this story as it develops.



posted by FCF Staff @ 8:55 pm
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