23 November 1976 |
|Other names||The Smashing Machine, God of War|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||95.5 kg (211 lb; 15.04 st)|
|Style||Muay Thai, Shotokan Karate|
|Fighting out of||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank||Black belt in Shotokan|
Brother - Stuart Mckinnon Bulldogg Gym Castle Hill NSW www.bulldoggym.com.auFather - Thomas McKinnon who is also a published author with eBooks available at www.tdmckinnon.com
Steve "The Smashing Machine" Mckinnon (born 23 November 1976 in Scotland) is an Australian, Heavyweight, World Champion kickboxer, fighting out of the Bulldog Gym in Sydney, New South Wales. He is the current WBC Muay Thai Super Cruiserweight World champion
Steve 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. Steve has had many formidable opponents including, but not limited to Ashwin Balrak, Paul Slowinski, Nathan Corbett and Ramazan Ramazanov.
He was set to face Nenad Pagonis at Glory 7: Milan in Milan, Italy on 20 April 2013 but his opponent was instead changed to Michael Duut, whom he lost to via a controversial unanimous decision.
He competed in the eight-man tournament at Glory 9: New York - 2013 95kg Slam in New York City on 22 June 2013 and lost his second controversial decision in a row as he dropped a majority decision against Filip Verlinden in the quarter-finals.
2008 WBC Muaythai World Super Cruiserweight (210 lbs, 95.454 kg) Champion.
2 NSW Titles
2 Australian Titles
1 South Pacific Title
1 Commonwealth Title
5 World Titles
46 Wins (30 (T)KO's), 7 Losses'
Legend: Win Loss Draw/No contest Notes
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