Joop Kasteel

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Joop Kasteel
Born (1964-08-27) 27 August 1964 (age 52)
Amersfoort, Netherlands
Other names De Zwarte Parel (the black pearl)
Residence Amsterdam, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)[1]
Weight 264 lb (120 kg; 18.9 st)[1]
Division Heavyweight
Stance Orthodox
Fighting out of the Netherlands
Rank Mike's Gym
Team Hardcore
Mixed martial arts record
Total 32
Wins 19
By knockout 8
By submission 8
By decision 1
By disqualification 1
Unknown 1
Losses 13
By knockout 8
By submission 4
Unknown 1
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Joop Kasteel, also known as 'de zwarte parel' (the black pearl, born 27 August 1964, Amersfoort) is a former Dutch mixed martial artist. Kasteel made his mixed martial arts debut on 15 June 1996. He is a veteran of the RINGS promotion and as he has fought the majority of his fights for them.[1]

His trainers were Chris Dolman, Hans Nijman and Michel van Halderen he also stated he trained with "Dirty" Bob Schrijber. As a former bodybuilder he went into the MMA world & became one of the most popular Dutch fighters noted for his power and physique, normally weighing in at around 265 lbs.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 19-13 Dan Severn KO (knee & punches) Rings Holland: Men of Honor December 11, 2005 1 0:46 Netherlands
Loss 18-13 Cheick Kongo KO (punch) Rings Holland: World's Greatest April 4, 2004 1 Netherlands
Win 18-12 Peter Verschuren DQ It's Showtime 2003 Amsterdam June 8, 2003 2 5:00 Netherlands
Loss 17-12 Jerrel Venetiaan KO (punches) 2H2H 6: Simply the Best 6 March 16, 2003 1 6:28 Netherlands
Win 17-11 Dave Vader Submission (scarf hold) Rings Holland: One Moment In Time December 1, 2002 1 Netherlands
Win 16-11 Barrington Patterson Submission (neck crank) It's Showtime – As Usual / Battle Time September 29, 2002 1 Netherlands
Loss 15-11 Paul Cahoon Submission (exhausation) 2H2H 4: Simply the Best 4 March 17, 2002 Netherlands
Win 15-10 Fatih Kocamis Submission (armlock) Rings Holland: Some Like It Hard December 2, 2001 1 1:57 Netherlands
Win 14-10 Hubert Numrich Submission (armlock) BOA 3: Battle of Arnhem 3 September 23, 2001 1 Netherlands
Loss 13-10 Paul Cahoon KO (punch) Rings Holland: No Guts, No Glory June 10, 2001 2 Netherlands
Win 13-9 Roman Zentsov Submission (shoulder lock) MillenniumSports: Veni Vidi Vici April 22, 2001 Netherlands
Win 12-9 Yuriy Kochkine Decision (unanimous) Rings Holland: Heroes Live Forever January 28, 2001 2 5:00 Netherlands
Loss 11-9 Bobby Hoffman KO (punches) Rings: King of Kings 2000 Block B December 22, 2000 1 0:43 Osaka, Japan
Win 11-8 Lee Hasdell TKO (shoulder injury) Rings Holland: Di Capo Di Tutti Capi June 4, 2000 1 1:18 Netherlands
Loss 10-8 Gilbert Yvel KO (palm strikes) Rings Holland: There Can Only Be One Champion February 6, 2000 1 4:16 Netherlands
Loss 10-7 Tariel Bitsadze TKO Rings: Rings Georgia October 8, 1999 1 4:11 Georgia, United States
Loss 10-6 Kiyoshi Tamura Submission (armbar) Rings: Rise 5th August 19, 1999 2 2:17 Japan
Win 10-5 Tariel Bitsadze Submission (keylock) Rings: Rise 4th June 24, 1999 1 6:01 Japan
Loss 9-5 Mikhail Ilyukhin Submission (achilles lock) Rings: Rise 3rd May 22, 1999 1 9:40 Japan
Loss 9-4 Yoshihisa Yamamoto TKO (palm strikes) Rings: Rise 2nd April 23, 1999 1 7:32 Japan
Win 9-3 Henk Kuipers KO (palm strikes) Rings Holland: Judgement Day February 7, 1999 1 Netherlands
Win 8-3 Masayuki Naruse TKO Rings: World Mega Battle Tournament December 23, 1998 1 8:33 Japan
Win 7-3 Herman van Tol KO (kick tto the body) Rings Holland: Who's the Boss June 7, 1998 Netherlands
Loss 6-3 Zaza Tkeshelashvili Submission Rings: Third Fighting Integration May 29, 1998 1 5:54 Tokyo, Japan
Win 6-2 Ameran Bitsadze Submission (arm triangle choke) Rings Holland: The King of Rings February 8, 1998 1 2:15 Netherlands
Loss 5-2 Kiyoshi Tamura KO Rings: Battle Dimensions Tournament 1997 Final January 21, 1998
Win 5-1 Lee Hasdell Submission (headlock) Rings: Mega Battle Tournament 1997 Semifinal 1 October 25, 1997 1 8:55 Japan
Loss 4-1 Pete Williams TKO (knee injury) Rings: Extension Fighting 7 September 26, 1997 1 8:25 Japan
Win 4-0 Pedro Palm KO (palm strikes) Rings Holland: Utrecht at War June 29, 1997 1 Netherlands
Win 3-0 Mitsuya Nagai TKO (lost points) Rings: Extension Fighting 2 April 22, 1997 1 6:27 Japan
Win 2-0 Mitsuya Nagai KO (punches) Rings Holland: The Final Challenge February 2, 1997 1 5:12 Netherlands
Win 1-0 Rusky Rodgers N/A Fight Gala: Mix Fight Night June 15, 1996 Netherlands

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Sherdog Fight Finder Retrieved 25 January 2009

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