Steve McKinnon

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Steve McKinnon
Born (1976-11-23) 23 November 1976 (age 41)
Glasgow Scotland
Other names The Smashing Machine, God of War
Nationality Australian
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 95.5 kg (211 lb; 15.04 st)
Division Heavyweight
Cruiserweight
Style Muay Thai, Shotokan Karate
Stance Orthodox
Fighting out of Sydney, New South Wales
Team Bulldog Gym
Trainer Stuart Mckinnon
Rank Black belt in Shotokan
Kickboxing record
Total 56
Wins 48
By knockout 30
Losses 8
Other information
Notable relatives

Brother - Stuart Mckinnon

Father - Thomas McKinnon

Steve "The Smashing Machine" Mckinnon (born 23 November 1976 in Scotland) is an Australian, Heavyweight kickboxer, fighting out of the Bulldog Gym in Sydney, New South Wales. He competed in Glory and is the current WBC Muaythai Super Cruiserweight World Champion.[1]

Career[edit]

McKinnon began his training in his father's Karate school, Torakan, at the age of 4 in Shotokan Karate, attaining his black belt, fighting and winning Karate tournaments before he began his kickboxing career at 16. He faced many notable opponents such as Ashwin Balrak, Paul Slowinski, Nathan Corbett and Ramazan Ramazanov.

McKinnon was set to face Nenad Pagonis at Glory 7: Milan in Milan, Italy,[2] but his opponent changed to Michael Duut, whom he lost to via a unanimous decision.[3][4][5] He then competed in the eight-man tournament at Glory 9: New York - 2013 95kg Slam in New York City on 22 June 2013[6][7] and lost against Filip Verlinden by decision in the quarter-finals.[8][9][10]

Titles[edit]

  • ISKA Australian Cruiserweight title
  • IKKC Intercontinental Heavyweight Muay Thai Title

Kickboxing record[edit]

Kickboxing record

Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WBC title fight".
  2. ^ Scalia, Rian. "GLORY 7 Milan Fight Card For April 20".
  3. ^ Scalia, Rian. "GLORY 7 Milan Live Results".
  4. ^ GLORY 7 Milan Live Updates Archived 14 May 2013 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Giorgio Petrosyan Barely Breaks a Sweat against Hafid El Boustati: GLORY 7 Milan Full Results Archived 30 April 2013 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Scalia, Rian. "GLORY 9 New York Gets Ghita vs. Guidon, Valtellini vs. Ambang".
  7. ^ Walsh, Dave. "Full Glory 9 NYC Fight Card So Far".
  8. ^ Glory 9 Results and Recap: Tyrone Spong Wins Light Heavyweight Tournament Archived 27 June 2013 at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ GLORY 9 Results and Review: Tyrone Spong Wins Light Heavyweight Tournament, Ghita Dominates Guidon Archived 12 August 2013 at the Wayback Machine.
  10. ^ Walsh, Dave. "GLORY 9 New York Live Results and Updates".

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