Ivan Hippolyte

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Ivan Hippolyte
Born (1964-10-07) October 7, 1964 (age 52)
Other names Hippo, The Hydro
Nationality Suriname Surinamese
Netherlands Dutch
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb; 11.8 st)
Division Welterweight
Style Kickboxing, Savate
Stance Orthodox
Fighting out of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Team Vos Gym
Trainer Johan Vos, Jan Plas
Kickboxing record
Total 82
Wins 69
By knockout 37
Losses 10
Draws 3
Other information
Occupation Martial arts instructor
Notable students Mirko Filipović, Remy Bonjasky

Ivan "The Hydro" Hippolyte (born October 7, 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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