K-1 Grand Prix '99 Final Round

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K-1 Grand Prix '99 Final Round
Information
Promotion K-1
Date December 5, 1999
Venue Tokyo Dome
City Japan Tokyo, Japan
Attendance 58,200
Event chronology
K-1 World Grand Prix '99 Opening Round K-1 Grand Prix '99 Final Round K-1 Rising 2000

K-1 Grand Prix '99 Final Round was a martial arts event promoted by the K-1 organization. It was the seventh K-1 World Grand Prix final involving eight of the world's best fighters, with all bouts fought under K-1 Rules. The eight finalists had all qualified via elimination fights at the K-1 World Grand Prix '99 Opening Round. Also on the card was a number of 'Freshman Fights' and an 'Opening Fight' fought under a mixture of Jiu-Jitsu and K-1 Rules (various weight class) and two 'Super Fights' fought under K-1 Rules (various weight classes). In total there were twenty fighters at the event, representing eight countries.

The tournament winner was Ernesto Hoost who defeated Mirko Filipović in the final by third round knockout. This victory was Hoost's second of four K-1 Grand Prix wins, while Filipović was making his first final and last K-1 Grand Prix final appearance - he would later branch out to a successful career in MMA in Pride. The event was held at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday, December 5, 1999 in front of a huge crowd of 58,200 spectators.

K-1 Grand Prix '99 Final Round Tournament[edit]

  K-1 World Grand Prix '99 Opening Round Quarter Finals Semi Finals Final
                             
 New Zealand Ray Sefo KO  
 Morocco Samir Benazzouz  
   New Zealand Ray Sefo  
   Australia Sam Greco DEC  
 Australia Sam Greco DEC
 Germany Stefan Leko  
   Australia Sam Greco  
   Croatia Mirko Filipović TKO  
 Japan Masaaki Satake  
 Japan Musashi DEC  
   Japan Musashi
   Croatia Mirko Filipović KO  
 South Africa Mike Bernardo
 Croatia Mirko Filipović KO  
   Croatia Mirko Filipović
   Netherlands Ernesto Hoost KO
 Switzerland Andy Hug KO  
 Japan Hiromi Amada  
   Switzerland Andy Hug
   Netherlands Ernesto Hoost DEC  
 Netherlands Ernesto Hoost DEC
 Switzerland Xhavit Bajrami  
   Netherlands Ernesto Hoost KO
   France Jérôme Le Banner  
 Netherlands Peter Aerts DEC  
 Netherlands Lloyd van Dams  
   Netherlands Peter Aerts
   France Jérôme Le Banner KO  
 France Jérôme Le Banner KO
 England Matt Skelton  

Results[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "K-1 Grand Prix '99 Final Round Results". K-1 Official Website. 
  2. ^ "Results: K-1 WORLD GRAND PRIX 1999 FINAL". K-1sport.de - Your Source for Everything K-1. 

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