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rsusanto
29th October 2003, 06:05
Did any of you watch the K-1 'Enter the beast' on ESPN2? On the brief background of K-1, they showed Shorinji Kempo as the representative of Kempo among all the K-1 martial-arts video clips.

It's interesting...because I'm pretty sure SK has never participated in any K-1 event. Anybody has any comment on this?

johan_frendin
29th October 2003, 07:04
Gassho!

Yuki Kondo trained in Shorinji Kempo when he was in high school, earning the rank of ni dan.

Now he is competing in Pancrase and UFC.

http://www.ufc.tv/fighters/lightHeavy.asp?fighterID=33

Best regards

Johan Frendin

Steve Williams
31st October 2003, 11:26
As Johan said, there is a Shorinji kenshi who is quite well known in K1.

Also, rsusanto, please observe the rules Please sign your posts with your full name
Consider this your first, and last, warning.

rsusanto
2nd November 2003, 06:40
Sorry...I actually just noticed the posting of the rules after I read your message.

Steve Williams
2nd November 2003, 07:28
Originally posted by rsusanto
Sorry...I actually just noticed the posting of the rules after I read your message.

So you post an apology, and still neglect to sign it........


Are you just stupid, or forgetful??


If you post anymore without a signing your name then I will delete/edit the post.

rsusanto
2nd November 2003, 16:02
Edited due to non-signing of name

sean dixie
2nd November 2003, 20:39
Duuh...Thanks for reminding me of all the fine details. Let me create a signature and click on that option.

Errr....guess so mate :rolleyes:

Tripitaka of AA
25th June 2005, 09:37
Ummmm, I guess we don't really care... as he isn't doing Shorinji Kempo in the ring (and isn't studying Shorinji Kempo anymore... as I think Johan made clear).

Tripitaka of AA
25th June 2005, 11:19
Or I could be wrong :) , I couldn't load the profile that Johan linked to...

Secretly proud that the Art is being given credited for its effective combat cpability I suppose... sad that anyone should feel the need to prove anything.

KempoCat
25th June 2005, 18:12
so, has anyone watched any of the K-1 matches where he was involved?

johan_frendin
25th June 2005, 20:01
Hello!

You can read about Yuki Kondo in several places at internet.

He is very famous and have met all top names in UFC, Pride and Pancrase.
I believe he has not ben training Shorinjikempo for many years so he can not be considerad as a shorinji kenshi.

http://www.pancrase.co.jp/en/fighters/pancrase/kondo.html

http://www.sherdog.com/fightfinder/fightfinder.asp?fighterID=263

Johan