Ivan Hippolyte

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Ivan Hippolyte
Ivan Hippolyte (cropped).jpg
Born (1964-10-07) 7 October 1964 (age 54)
Other namesHippo, The Hydro
NationalitySuriname Surinamese
Netherlands Dutch
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb; 11.8 st)
StyleKickboxing, Savate
Fighting out ofAmsterdam, Netherlands
TeamVos Gym
TrainerJohan Vos, Jan Plas
Kickboxing record
By knockout37
Other information
OccupationMartial arts instructor
Notable studentsMirko Filipović, Remy Bonjasky

Ivan "The Hydro" Hippolyte (born 7 October 1964) is a Dutch-Surinamese former kickboxer World champion. He is currently a martial arts coach at the Vos Gym in Amsterdam, Netherlands, the same gym he used to fight out of during his active career. He is a former sparring partner and teammate of four time K-1 World champion Ernesto Hoost as well as veteran mixed martial artist Gilbert Yvel.

He has also been a trainer for K-1 World Champion Remy Bonjasky and MMA legend Mirko Filipović.


  • 1995 K-3 Grand Prix '95 Champion
  • 1995 W.M.T.C. Middleweight World Champion at Lumpinee Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 1994 K-3 Dutch Edition Tournament Champion -76.2 kg
  • M.T.B.N. World Champion
  • W.M.T.A. World Champion -72 kg
  • 1988 W.K.A. Welterweight World Champion
  • 4 times E.M.T.A. European Muay Thai Champion
  • 1986 European Champion Savate

Kickboxing record[edit]

Kickboxing Record

Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes


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