K-1 Grand Prix '98 Final Round

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K-1 Grand Prix '98 Final Round
Information
Promotion K-1
Date December 13, 1998
Venue Tokyo Dome
City Japan Tokyo, Japan
Attendance 63,800
Event chronology
K-1 Japan '98 Kamikaze K-1 Grand Prix '98 Final Round K-1 Rising Sun '99

K-1 Grand Prix '98 Final Round was a martial arts event promoted by the K-1. The event was held at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday, December 13, 1998 in front of 63,800 spectators. It was the sixth K-1 World Grand Prix final involving eight of the world's best heavyweight fighters (+95 kg/209 lbs), with all bouts fought under K-1 Rules. The eight finalists had all qualified via elimination fights at the K-1 World Grand Prix '98 Opening Round. Also on the card was a number of 'Freshman Fights' fought under a mixture of Jiu-Jitsu Freestyle and K-1 Rules (various weight classes). In total there were eighteen fighters at the event, representing seven countries.

The tournament winner was Peter Aerts who won his third K-1 Grand Prix final by defeated Andy Hug by way of first round knockout. Andy would be making his third consecutive final appearance, having won it in 1996 and been runner up the following year.

K-1 Grand Prix '98 Final Round Tournament[edit]

K-1 World Grand Prix '98 Opening Round Quarter Finals Semi Finals Final
               
South Africa Mike Bernardo DEC
United States Maurice Smith
South Africa Mike Bernardo KO
Brazil Francisco Filho
Brazil Francisco Filho KO
United States Rick Roufus
South Africa Mike Bernardo
Netherlands Peter Aerts TKO
Netherlands Peter Aerts TKO
Croatia Sinisa Andrijasevic
Netherlands Peter Aerts TKO
Japan Masaaki Satake
Brazil Glaube Feitosa
Japan Masaaki Satake DEC
Netherlands Peter Aerts KO
Switzerland Andy Hug
Netherlands Ernesto Hoost TKO
Greece Tasis Petridis
Netherlands Ernesto Hoost
Australia Sam Greco TKO
Australia Sam Greco DEC
England Matt Skelton
Australia Sam Greco
Switzerland Andy Hug DEC
Switzerland Andy Hug KO
England Mark Russell
Switzerland Andy Hug TKO
New Zealand Ray Sefo
Germany Stefan Leko
New Zealand Ray Sefo DEC

Results[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "K-1 Grand Prix '98 Final Round Results". K-1 Official Website. 
  2. ^ "Results: K-1 WORLD GRAND PRIX 1998 FINAL". K-1sport.de - Your Source for Everything K-1.