K-1 Grand Prix '98 Final Round

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K-1 Grand Prix '98 Final Round
Promotion K-1
Date December 13, 1998
Venue Tokyo Dome
City Japan Tokyo, Japan
Attendance 63,800
Event chronology
K-1 Japan '98 Kamikaze K-1 Grand Prix '98 Final Round K-1 Rising Sun '99

K-1 Grand Prix '98 Final Round was a martial arts event promoted by the K-1. The event was held at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday, December 13, 1998 in front of 63,800 spectators. It was the sixth K-1 World Grand Prix final involving eight of the world's best heavyweight fighters (+95 kg/209 lbs), with all bouts fought under K-1 Rules. The eight finalists had all qualified via elimination fights at the K-1 World Grand Prix '98 Opening Round. Also on the card was a number of 'Freshman Fights' fought under a mixture of Jiu-Jitsu Freestyle and K-1 Rules (various weight classes). In total there were eighteen fighters at the event, representing seven countries.

The tournament winner was Peter Aerts who won his third K-1 Grand Prix final by defeated Andy Hug by way of first round knockout. Andy would be making his third consecutive final appearance, having won it in 1996 and been runner up the following year.

K-1 Grand Prix '98 Final Round Tournament[edit]

  K-1 World Grand Prix '98 Opening Round Quarter Finals Semi Finals Final
 South Africa Mike Bernardo DEC  
 United States Maurice Smith  
   South Africa Mike Bernardo KO  
   Brazil Francisco Filho  
 Brazil Francisco Filho KO
 United States Rick Roufus  
   South Africa Mike Bernardo  
   Netherlands Peter Aerts TKO  
 Netherlands Peter Aerts TKO  
 Croatia Sinisa Andrijasevic  
   Netherlands Peter Aerts TKO
   Japan Masaaki Satake  
 Brazil Glaube Feitosa
 Japan Masaaki Satake DEC  
   Netherlands Peter Aerts KO
   Switzerland Andy Hug
 Netherlands Ernesto Hoost TKO  
 Greece Tasis Petridis  
   Netherlands Ernesto Hoost
   Australia Sam Greco TKO  
 Australia Sam Greco DEC
 England Matt Skelton  
   Australia Sam Greco
   Switzerland Andy Hug DEC  
 Switzerland Andy Hug KO  
 England Mark Russell  
   Switzerland Andy Hug TKO
   New Zealand Ray Sefo  
 Germany Stefan Leko
 New Zealand Ray Sefo DEC  


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "K-1 Grand Prix '98 Final Round Results". K-1 Official Website. 
  2. ^ "Results: K-1 WORLD GRAND PRIX 1998 FINAL". K-1sport.de - Your Source for Everything K-1.