Björn Bregy

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Björn Bregy
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Born Björn Heinrich Walter Bregy
(1974-09-30) September 30, 1974 (age 42)
Sion, Switzerland
Other names The Rock
Nationality Swiss
Height 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in)
Weight 125 kg (276 lb; 19.7 st)
Division Super Heavyweight
Style Yoseikan Budo, Kickboxing
Fighting out of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Team Mike's Gym
Vos Gym
Masters Gym
Trainer Mike Passenier
Klaus Waschkewitz
Years active 11 (1999–2010)
Kickboxing record
Total 53
Wins 34
By knockout 29
Losses 18
By knockout 11
No contests 1
last updated on: August 30, 2009

Björn Heinrich Walter Bregy[1] (born September 30, 1974) is a Swiss super heavyweight kickboxer, European Yoseikan Budo Champion and K-1 Europe 2006 in Amsterdam tournament Champion.[2]

Career[edit]

Bregy made his K-1 debut on June 3, 2000 at K-1 Fight Night 2000 in Zürich, Switzerland, against Reinhard Ulz. He won the fight by 2 round TKO.[3]

On May 21, 2005, in Stockholm, Sweden, Bregy beat all three opponents Pavel Majer, Denis Grigoriev and Gary Turner and won his first K-1 tournament title.[4] In 2006 Bregy continued his strong performance in K-1 World GP in Amsterdam, winning the tournament by three consecutive KO's over Freddy Kemayo, Naoufal Benazzouz and Gokhan Saki and qualified himself for K-1 World GP Final Elimination 2006 in Osaka, Japan. He was matched up against the defending K-1 World champion Semmy Schilt, and lost the fight by first round left hook KO.

On February 9, 2008 at K-1 Europe Elimination GP in Budapest, Hungary, Bregy knocked out Paula Mataele and qualified for the K-1 European GP held in Amsterdam, Netherlands.[2]

On April 26, 2008 Bregy participated on his third consecutive K-1 European GP. He knocked out South African Jan Nortje in quarterfinals and was stopped by Errol Zimmerman in semis at the end of third round by a flurry of punches.[5]

Titles[edit]

Kickboxing record[edit]

35 Wins (29 (T)KOs, 5 Decisions), 18 Losses,
Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
17/04/2010 Win Curaçao Wendell Roche It's Showtime 2010 Budapest, Budapest, Hungary Decision 3 3:00
29/08/2009 Loss Hungary Attila Karacs It's Showtime 2009 Budapest, Budapest, Hungary Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
16/05/2009 Loss Suriname Ashwin Balrak It's Showtime 2009 Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands Ext. R Decision (Unanimous) 4 3:00
10/05/2008 Loss Belarus Alexey Ignashov K.O. Events "Tough is not Enough", Rotterdam, Netherlands Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
06/06/2008 Loss Romania Daniel Ghiţă Local Kombat 30, Timişoara, Romania Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
05/24/2008 Win Netherlands Andre Janssens Gentleman Promotions Fightnight, Tilburg, Netherlands TKO (Low kicks) 2
04/26/2008 Loss Curaçao Errol Zimmerman K-1 World GP 2008 in Amsterdam, Netherlands KO (Punches) 3 2:59
04/26/2008 Win South Africa Jan Nortje K-1 World GP 2008 in Amsterdam, Netherlands KO (Punches) 1 1:10
02/09/2008 Win Tonga Paula Mataele K-1 World GP 2008 in Budapest, Hungary KO (Punches) 2 1:12
08/11/2007 Win New Zealand Ray Sefo K-1 World GP 2007 in Las Vegas, USA Decision (Split) 3 3:00
06/23/2007 Loss Poland Paul Slowinski K-1 World Grand Prix 2007 in Amsterdam, Netherlands KO (Right hook) 2 2:25
06/23/2007 Win Russia Magomed Magomedov K-1 World Grand Prix 2007 in Amsterdam, Netherlands KO 2 2:12
06/23/2007 Win Belgium Brecht Wallis K-1 World Grand Prix 2007 in Amsterdam, Netherlands Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
04/07/2007 Loss Morocco Aziz Jahjah Balans Fight Night, Netherlands TKO (Doctor stoppage)
09/30/2006 Loss Netherlands Semmy Schilt K-1 World Grand Prix 2006 in Osaka Opening Round, Japan KO (Left punch) 1 2:11
07/30/2006 Win Japan Tsuyoshi Nakasako K-1 World Grand Prix 2006 in Sapporo, Japan KO (Right hook) 1 2:35
06/03/2006 Loss Albania Mitat Tahirsylai Night of Revenge, Luzern, Switzerland KO (Right hook) 1
05/13/2006 Win Turkey Gokhan Saki K-1 World Grand Prix 2006 in Amsterdam, Netherlands KO (Left Hook) 1 1:44
05/13/2006 Win France Naoufal Benazzouz K-1 World Grand Prix 2006 in Amsterdam, Netherlands KO 2 1:40
05/13/2006 Win France Freddy Kemayo K-1 World Grand Prix 2006 in Amsterdam, Netherlands KO 3 1:10
02/17/2006 NC Russia Alexander Ustinov K-1 European League 2006 in Bratislava, Slovakia No contest
12/18/2005 Win Bulgaria Alben Belinski Local Kombat 18 "Revanşa" Decision 3 3:00
12/10/2005 Loss Netherlands Ashwin Balrak Fights at the Border IV, Belgium Decision 3 3:00
09/24/2005 Win Russia Evgeny Orlov Fight Night in Winterthur, Switzerland KO 1
05/21/2005 Win England Gary Turner K-1 Scandinavia Grand Prix 2005, Sweden Decision (Unanimous) 3 3:00
05/21/2005 Win Ukraine Denis Grigoriev K-1 Scandinavia Grand Prix 2005, Sweden TKO
05/21/2005 Win Czech Republic Pavel Majer K-1 Scandinavia Grand Prix 2005, Sweden TKO
04/16/2005 Loss Russia Alexander Ustinov K-1 Italy 2005 Oktagon, Milano, Italy TKO (Doctor stoppage) 1 3:00
03/26/2005 Win Belgium Brecht Wallis Gala in Barneveld, Netherlands TKO (Doctor stoppage)
02/13/2005 Win Belarus Alexey Ignashov Mix Fight Gala, Alkmaar, Netherlands TKO (Knee injury) 3 3:00
12/11/2004 Win France Freddy Kemayo Fights at the Border III, Lommel, Belgium KO
11/07/2004 Win Turkey Gurhan Degirmenci Deventer, Netherlands TKO
09/25/2004 Loss Albania Azem Maksutaj Fists of Fury 4, Zurich, Switzerland KO 2
05/22/2004 Win Albania Mitat Tahirsylai SuperLeague Switzerland 2004, Winterthur, Switzerland TKO (Corner stoppage) 2
04/08/2004 Win Croatia Mladen Brestovac Heaven or Hell, Prague, Czech Republic KO
12/06/2003 Loss United States Carter Williams K-1 World Grand Prix 2003, Japan TKO (Three knockdowns) 2 2:50
10/11/2003 Win Canada Michael McDonald K-1 World Grand Prix 2003 Final Elimination, Japan KO (Knee strike) 1 2:50
05/30/2003 Loss Netherlands Jerrel Venetiaan K-1 World Grand Prix 2003 in Basel, Switzerland Decision 3 3:00
05/30/2003 Win England Gary Turner K-1 World Grand Prix 2003 in Basel, Switzerland Decision 3 3:00
05/30/2003 Win South Africa Donovan Luff K-1 World Grand Prix 2003 in Basel, Switzerland TKO 1
03/30/2003 Loss Netherlands Remy Bonjasky K-1 World Grand Prix 2003 in Saitama, Japan TKO (Corner stoppage) 3 1:29
01/11/2003 Win Spain Satari A Night to Remember, Hilversum, Netherlands TKO (Low kicks) 2
05/25/2002 Loss Belarus Alexey Ignashov K-1 World Grand Prix 2002 in Paris, France KO (Kicks) 5 2:12
07/20/2001 Loss Netherlands Lloyd van Dams K-1 World Grand Prix 2001 in Nagoya, Japan Decision 3 3:00
09/01/2000 Loss Croatia Drazo Orduri K-1 Grand Prix Europe 2000, Zagreb, Croatia KO (Punch) 1
06/03/2000 Win Austria Reinhard Ulz K-1 Fight Night 2000, Zurich, Switzerland KO 2

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kickboxing Show Results" (PDF). Boxing.nv.gov. Las Vegas. August 11, 2007. Retrieved 2015-12-01. 
  2. ^ a b DiPietro, Monty. "Bregy and Karacs Best in Budapest". K-1 Grand Prix Website. Retrieved 2008-02-09. 
  3. ^ "K-1 Fight Night 2000". K-1sport.de. Retrieved 2008-02-19. 
  4. ^ "K-1 Scandinavia Grand Prix 2005 in Stockholm". K-1sport.de. Retrieved 2008-02-19. 
  5. ^ DiPietro, Monty. "Zimmerman is the Man at K-1 Europe GP". K-1 Grand Prix Website. Archived from the original on 2008-12-17. Retrieved 2008-04-29. 

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