As with any sport, there are those who excel at it. There are many different competitions that take place in this sport. It allows those who are progressing to earn titles for themselves within these respective competitions.
Rick John Roufus
Rick is a very active participant not only in kickboxing but in boxing as well as mixed martial arts. For the most part Rick does most of his kickboxing out of Pound Gyms. Those of which are located in Scottsdale Arizona. When it comes to this sport in America Rick is one of the most recognized in this sport. He has many titles that he holds. He holds titles in kickboxing associations such as:
Some may recognize Rick as being the brother of Duke Roufus. He is also a highly recognized kickboxer who specializes in Muay Thai as well as mixed martial arts.
Abraham is recognized as a Spanish kickboxes. He holds the title of being the K-1 Max Spain 2004 title. In addition to this, he has other wins where he beat out opponents like Andy Souwer, Artur Kyshenko and Gago Drago.
Abraham started off with martial arts and karate at the age of seven, but by the age of twelve in entered into kickboxing. At the age of sixteen he participated in his first amateur fight.
He began to gain international recognition in 2004 with his K-1 win.
These are just two examples of how far someone can go if they are dedicated to this sport and develop the skills needed to win the competitions they enter. They often are an inspiration for those who want to take kickboxing to the next level.
Not everyone aspires to be a champion in the sport but it is important to know that the opportunities do exist.