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Finally Announced! K-1 World GP 2009 Schedule

The schedule for this years K-1 World GP has finally been announced.

The Asia GP will be held on August 2nd in Seoul in South Korea. Planned participants are promising Kyokushin Karate fighter Takumi Sato, KOICHI, TKD fighter Park Yong Soo, Ssireum fighter Kim Young Hyun, J-Network Heavyweight champion Singh Heart Jaideep, and Ko Taisei.

K-1 World GP 2009 In Seoul -Asia GP-
Date: August 2nd, 2009
Place: Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea

Planned Participants:
Takumi Sato, KOICHI, Park Yong Soo, Kim Young Hyun, Singh Heart Jaideep, Ko Taisei

On August 11th there will be a final chance for a spot in the FINAL16 event later in the year. In a superfight on the card, 2nd Generation K-1 Heavyweight champion Keijiro Maeda will face accomplished Kyokushin Karate fighter Jan Soukup.

K-1 World GP 2009 In Tokyo -FINAL16 Qualifying GP-
Date: August 11th, 2009
Place: National Yoyogi Stadium 2nd Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan

Superfight (3×3, 2×3 Ext.):
Keijiro Maeda vs. Jan Soukup

Planned Participants:
Peter Aerts, Rico Verhoeven, Alex Roberts, Daniel Ghita, Makoto Uehara, Sergei Lascenko, Ramazan Ramazanov, Brice Guidon, Sebastian Ciobanu, Yuto Watanabe, Kengo Shimizu, (probably) Kazuo Doi

The FINAL16 event will take place in Seoul in South Korea on September 26th and the 2009 World GP Finals on December 5th in the Yokohama Arena in Japan.

Update: The official K-1 YouTube channel is now up. Thanks Kakutougi for the names I was unsure about.

  1. Rictor
    July 9, 2009 at 10:44 am

    Hey. It’s Sebastian Ciobanu 😉

  2. Kim
    July 9, 2009 at 12:19 pm

    Great news! Thanks for sharing with us =)

  3. urbanraida
    July 9, 2009 at 12:53 pm

    Wooo! I was seriously worrying about the state of K1 and FEG in general.

    I can rest a bit easier now.

    Cheers NOBby

  4. whomever
    July 9, 2009 at 2:53 pm

    I read “Finally Announced!” and assumed it was some more DREAM.10 fights.

    I was looking at the K-1 site yesterday, and thought it was weird how last year they ran like 7 or 8 WGP events, and this year only two.

  5. July 9, 2009 at 3:48 pm


  6. July 9, 2009 at 10:01 pm

    Will dream 10 only have 6 matches?

  7. July 10, 2009 at 5:14 am

    I don’t think so

  8. Anonymous
    July 12, 2009 at 4:10 pm

    Sebastian Ciobanu the best

  9. Zanga
    July 18, 2009 at 4:26 pm

    Daniel Ghita and Sebastian Ciobanu will dispute the final.

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