2018.01 Kickboxing and Boxing Champion Wendell Roche gave various training sessions at Baas Sports and Parasasa beach. Wendell, born in Curacao (1970), fought more than 300 fights world-wide, and is still active. May 25 2018 (a few months after he was in Curacao) he won Igor Kolacin by TKO at the PGE National Stadium in Warsaw Poland (see at the left-above in the compilation below).
2018.03.24 Jaydon Dania (13), Eli van Nierop (16) and Ginuwine Kwidama (17), all 3 won their kickbox fights. 2018.04.27 Ginuwine Kwidama & Baas @ King’s day. Sunday morning = beach training.
2018.05.12 Jaydon Dania and Ginuwine Kwidama from Baas Sports doing great @ CuraBox “Roll wit the punches” with the participation of AUA, BON, SXM and various Curacao teams.
2018.05.22 workshop ‘Safety’ for ambulance and CITRO (citizen rescue organization) staff.
Baas @ Divi divi school 2018.02.09 and Marnix College Rio Canario 2018.05.28.
2018.06 Current Bellator and 6-time world champion Miss Dynamite Denise Kielholtz Gerges showed that she’s not only a great champion in the ring and the cage, but also outside of it. She has her heart in the right place and the proceeds of the seminar she donated to Team FightAble, a group of people with disabilities, but the abilities to practice boxing and martial arts in an appropriate way.
2018.09.08 Both boxers from Baas Sports Curacao won their bouts. Ginuwine Kwidama won Martijn (Aruba) and Grego Scharbaai won Duzong (Sint Maarten).
2018.10.06 Honor Fight League 2. Grego Scharbaai (Baas Sports Curacao) won Pakistan/The Netherlands after 5 rounds by unanimous decision. The opponent of Ginuwine Kwidama did not show up.
2018.11.24 To step into the ring and compete you need guts and therefor you’re already a winner. Marius van Noort did this at the age of 46 for charities in both Curacao and the Netherlands and got the trophy handed over by Jamal ben Saddik, Glory’s #1 in Heavyweight. Because there are so many children who have to fight every day, Marius fought for them – and raised Ang. 25.000, – for the foundation against child abuse and handed over the check to governor Ms. Lucille George-Wout, patroness of Stichting Kinderbescherming Curacao.
2018.11/12 Edwin Baas @ Fightclub Haarlem, Bouzidi gym Haarlem, KB Zandvoort, Afafa Zandvoort, Bolem gym Haarlem, Gym Haarlem, Reunion B-day training, Taekyon Haarlem, etc. With Jamal B, Mohamed “Mootje Monteur” el Mesbahi, Mourad Bouzidi, Hannes Schneider, Lorenze Anches, Boualem Belani, Riduan el Assrouti, Peter Koopman, Ruud Hillenaar, Jessy Schneider, Mustafa Mamnouh, Onne Stokman, Marc van Keulen,Clarence Thompson, Wesley Koning, Koen in ‘t Hout, Afra Baas, Jay de Jongh, Tarik, Saskia Fung Loy, Mo el Aaater, Khalid elAater, Nancy Verbond, Cher Verbond, Tenisha Rodriquez, Jairo Chaudharie, Faouzi Elkandousi, Khalid El Kandousi, Jamal El Otmani, Joost Mulder, Sharon López, Arno Hermans, Stanley Budding, Ernst Vuik, Koos Broekhof, Mike Kross, Patrick Van de Kraats, Daniel v.d. Wilt, Ruud Kraaijeveld, Juan Esteban Montoya, Dagmara Veeris, Muammar Ilgen, Luigi Kwas, Ruud Hardjokoesoemo, Albert Bouma, Dick Smolders, Denzel Maria, Murat Ilgen, Khalid Redouani, Malcolm James, Randy Ringstars Heyer, Maarten van der Neut, Virgil Bawits, Jeroen Scholtelinde, Peter van Gelder, Django Tapilatu, Rafik Zohri, Charissa, Glen Huisman, Boubkar Belkasmi, Angelo Rosalia, Ronan Huisman. John Bawits, Ercan Yuksel, Jaouad Redouani and the ones that I forgot to mention.
2018.11/12 Edwin Baas with Cor Hemmers, Nick Hemmers, Lucien Carbin, Ali Gunyar, Apy Echteld, Ilona van lenten, Bert Kops, Mohamed “Hamicha Mootje” Mezouari, Andre Mannaart, Roel Mannaart, Mohammed Jaraya, Michael Babb, Luis Tavares, Chouaza Tulis, Chris Tulis, Errol Engelhart, Aiven Sprang, Jairo Chaudharie, Melvin Manhoef
2018.11/12 Edwin Baas @ Mousid Gym, Chakuriki/Xena Sports, Vos Gym with Hesdy Gerges, Mousid Akamrane, Denise Kielholtz, Chellina Chirino, Rivo Slory, Erwin van der Meulen, Andre Mannaart, Roel Mannaart, D’Angelo Marshall, Ismael Benali, Ajua, Najib Amhali, Mohammed El Boulahiati, Ricardo Fyeet, Romeo Kensmill, Clyde Petres, Ivan Hipolyte, Eva van Baalen, Howard Komproe
2018.11/12 Edwin Baas with Milton Felter, Tisha Balentien, Aiwan Hoeseni, Randy Heyer, Brandon Fos, Clyde Brunswijk, Hamza Hazzar, Kevin Heyer, Sohail, Tom v.d. Berg, Latrell Ceder, Naomi Williams, Nino de Wit, Glen Huisman, Tarik Cherkaoui, Satish Jhamai, Mike van Itterzon, Ibrahim Sellak, Cain Vrutaal, Rashid van Exel, Kader Benali, Denis Sharoykin, Joop van Kasteel, Mohamed Ben Ali, Abdallah Benali, Nonchi Chirino, Bert Rozemeijer, El Hassan Ourhris
In 2018 we had a lot of special guests again visiting Baas Sports Curacao.
The most of them are in the photo compilation below, like; Wendell Roche, Aksel Cijntje, Yassine & Chairi Al Andaloussi, Shanice Josefina, Justin Do Rego, Clarence Thompson with his ladies (his partner Denifa and his lovely little daughter), Murat Ilgen, Big Daddy Carlos Blaaker and his sons from MMA Ruthless Fightcompany, Carl Blijd, Latrell Ceder and Naomi Williams of Team Tommy van den Berg, Yulong Blijd, Miss Dynamite Denise Kielholtz-Gerges, Howard Komproe and Roue Verveer, Yulong Blijd, Sherman Bonofacio, Harry Volny-anne from Martinique, Shermain Hellings of Hiit-Fit.nl, Randy Heyer, Muammer Ilgen and fam, Godfried Chofie Balijn.
2018.11.15-24 CuraBox honored Jemyma Betrian for her outstanding performance (Bronze medal) at the AIBA women’s world boxing championships in New Delhi India.
The year 2019 started with the visit of some great champions and great trainers/coaches.
UFC fighter Jairzinho “Bigi Boi” Rozenstruik from Suriname, who was preparing with his trainer Michael Babb for his UFC debut February 2nd. Rozenstruik won his UFC debut by TKO in 2nd round.
The No. 2 of GLORY in lightweight Tyjani Beztati and GLORY heavyweight Roël Mannaart.
Promoters Angelo Rosalia (Next Generation Warriors) and Mo Series (Fight Fans).
Super Pro Silvana Macbean and Dennis Krauweel, trainer/coach of Rico Verhoeven.
2019.01.26 Ginuwine Kwidama (Baas Sports Curacao) won in Aruba the elite AruBox champion Mark Campbell.
Special guest Rhevory, the boy with the red shirt with the text “Like a Boss” really trained like a Boss, als een Baas. Rhevory is blind, visually impaired and sees only 2% but he is able to train and he does very well too. FightAble.
2019.03.16 Jaydon Dania (Baas Sports Curacao won in Aruba by Abandon in the 2rd round.
2019.04.06 Baas Sports Curacao 100% victorious @ Victorious Fighters in Sambil. Jaydon Dania won by TKO 3rd round. Ginuwine Kwidama won on points. Grego Scharbaai won his opponent from Colombia by TKO in 2nd round. After a serious injury and surgery Mohamed “The Pain” Hussein made a come-back. Not in a MMA fight, but with K-1 rules. He won his kickboxing debut in the 2nd round by TKO against Rojhat Bilgetekin from Germany, who has about 30 pro-boxing bouts (27 registered on boxrec.com).
2019.04.27 Ginuwine Kwidama (Baas Sports Curacao) won Mark Campbell (Aruba)
2019.05.11 Lirou Pinedo won Tomislav Rudan (Croatia) in pro-boxing @ Rotterdam NL. Pinedo, born in Curacao and now training at Rodney Ernst of Fitboyz 010 made October 2018 Lirou his victorious Pro-debut after a successful amateur career.
2019.05.22-24 Edwin Baas was in St. Lucia for participation in the ITO (International Technical Official) course of the international boxing association AIBA. The course was led by Angel Villarreal (USA). In addition to Curacao and host country St. Lucia, Barbados, Bahamas, Jamaica, Guyana, Dominica, Trinidad & Tobago, Bermuda and Cayman Islands participated. This program aims to ensure that all officials are knowledgeable about the rules, that they can make the right decisions and maintain fair play and neutrality for the benefit of all competitors.
2019.06.01 CuraBox with Aruba, Bonaire, Sint Maarten, Curacao. From Baas Sports Zeno Marchena was boxing an exhibition vs Lionel Eisden (Pro-Fit) and The Scharbaai brothers, Kevin and Grego, were boxing vs Sint Maarten.
2019.06.08 Daychemar Coeriel representing Curacao and training at Shera Oedairamsingh won by KO at Enfusion’s Glorious Heroes in Groningen in the best fight of the event (according insiders). In the main event this night another kickboxer with Curacao roots Endy Semeleer (current Enfusion world champion) won Marouan Toutouh after 5 round of 3 minutes.
2019.07.07 D’Angelo Dangelo Marshall won Jahfarr Wilnis in Orlando Florida USA @ GLORY 67
2019.11 Edwin Baas @ Fearless Wassenaar, Raw Diamonds Almere, RINGS Aalsmeer with Dave Davis, Cem Senol, Faouzi Elkandousi, Riduan El Assrouti, Lorenzo Baas, Keith Chenko, Rashid van Exel, Davon Duncan, Piëtro Doorjé, Said El Badaoui, Rodney Dorjee, Hassan Aitbassou, Glen Huisman, Danial Sharifi, Anouar, Mimoum, Tom Wesselink, Melanie Fluiter, Ronan Huisman, Brandon Fos,Milton Felter, Dayon Mungra, Kader Benali, burgemeester van Aalsmeer Gido Oude Kotte, Ernst Vuik
2019.11 Edwin Baas @ Ben Bril Carre, Boxing Alphen a/d Rijn, Fightclub Den Haag, and more with Mufadel Elghazaoui, Bert Kops, Andre Tete, Henny Mandemakers, Pedro van Raamsdonk, Rudy Koopmans, Koert-Jan Smit, Peter Hoopman, Dennis Kornman, Hassan Aitbassou, Michel van Halderen, Nick, Raymond Joval, Rodney Ernst, Boris van de Vorst, Ernesto Hoost, Martin Jansen, D’Angelo Marshall, Murat Ilgen, Boubkar Belkasmi, Luigi Kwas, Dennis Rock. Satisch Jhamai, Francois Lubbers, Glen Huisman, Ibrahim Sellak, Joost Mulder, Noudin Johri, Mimoum
2019.11 Edwin Baas @ Hit Team Den Haag, The Smash Heerhugowaard and more with Serkan, Joaquim, Regina Spanjaard, Sarah Debaieb, Glen Huisman, Anouar, Nourdin Johri, Perry Ubeda, Jaco van Staalduinen, Najim, Angelo Rosalia, Jeroen van Diemen, Jasper Stemp, Ajoeb Toerab, Denis Sharoykin, Altin Yumruk, Ernesto Hoost, Imro Main, Ricardo Nibte, Howard Komproe, Jay Overmeer, Miangelo Windster, Clyde van Dams
2019.11 Edwin Baas @ Road 2 Victory Hoorn, Youth Fight League Almere, Brutal gym Den Haag with Santino Verbeek, Mootje Khamal, Daychemar Coeriel, Joey Gogulski, Rob Gogulski, Cesar Gonsalez, Nonchi Chirino, Zeceria Musa, Tom Wesselink, Collin Mansur, Miangelo Windster, Hassan Aitbassou, Glen Huisman, Anil, Sarah, Mimoum, Nourdin Johri, Gisele Werth, Semih Yologlu, Harold Deekman, Kamal Chabrani, Orinta van der Zee, Loren, Francois Lubbers, Clyde Petres, Soeresh Bhatoe, Frank Munoz, Kevin Coffie, Glenn Brasdorp, Aiven Sprang, Jairo, Tenisha, Marvin, Marvin Alexander, Kenneth Susanna
2019.11 Edwin Baas with Joost Mulder, Jamal el Otmani, Mootje Khamal, Glen Huisman, Miangelo Windster, Zakaria, Bilal Hamood, Abdallah Benali, Ernesto Hoost, Berte Rozemeijer, Mohamed Benali, Nonchi Chrino, Melissa Mulder, Nourdin Johri, Boubkar Belkasmi, Roma Pijlman, Angelo Rosalia, Muamer Ilgen, Murat Ilgen, Howard Komproe
2020.01.18 Edwin Baas, president of CuraBox @ Forum of International Boxing Association/ American Boxing Confederation in Panama.
2020.06.13 Power Punch Challenge by CuraBox. Raekwon Baas won the 1st place at -18 years and Edwin Baas won the 1st place at 40+.
2020.07.11 & 2020.08.01 Sparring bouts Amateur Boxing by CuraBox with participation of 9 clubs. From Baas Sports Ronald Damberg, Jaydon Dania, Zeno Marchena and Raekwon Baas participated.
2020.10 Edwin Baas & Raekwon Baas @ Balyn Boxing Club Rotterdam, Fit Boyz Rotterdam, De Voltreffer Nieuwegein, New Sport Challenge Haarlem, Sportsinc. Langedijk, Easy Boxing System Alkmaar, TaekRosa FDC Utrecht with Boubkar Belkasmi, Godfried “Chofi” Balijn, Abdelmalik Lgamawi, Rodney Ernst, Sam Wagenveld, Boris vd Vorst, Ben Zwezerijnen, Hannes Schneider, Hassan Aitbassou, Kader Benali, Aleide Lawant, Glen Huisman, Denis Sharoykin, Josemir Poulino, Angelo Rosalia, Fazil Akimyewo.
2020.10 Edwin Baas & Raekwon Baas @ Karkach gym Vlissingen, Fightcentre Groningen, Bolem Gym Haarlem, Baoui Trieu Groningen, FightClub Haarlem, Taekyon Haarlem, Rock Gym Zaandam, Sportsinc. Langedijk, Smile Sport Haarlem, Ben Ali Gym Noord Scharwoude, Fearless Wassenaar, Sports Academy Sellak with Ginuwine Kwidama, Stephan Tapilatu, Gert Flik, Melanie van Zandvoort, Boauelem Belaini, Earl Blijd, Mohamed “Mootje Monteur” el Meshbahi, Fred Katers, Marc van Keulen, Peter van Gelder, Charissa, Dennis Rock, Joey Gogulski, Hassan Aitbassou, Kenneth Leeuwin, Bert Rozemeijer, Mohammed Benali, Kader Benali, Abdallah Benali, Glen Huisman, Donovan Wisse, Dave Davis, Joost Muder, Giwanni Schaap, Ibrahim Sellak, Jamal el Otmani, Ronnie Jackson.
2020 Guests @ Baas Sports. Giselle Werth, Howard Komproe, Godfried “Chofie” Balyn, Murat Ilgen, Mustafa Benali, Bayram Guzel, Serkan Vurgun, Atilla, Serhat, Anthony, Giovanni Rijkaard, Pascal Rasoelbaks, Randy Heyer, Gregory Costina.
2021.01.17 CuraBox “The battle of the middleweights”. Raekwon Baas (18) from Baas Sports Curacao made his debut in a bout of 3 rounds of 3 minutes in the Middleweight division (69-75 kg) Elite. Raekwon supposed to make his debut in Aruba in September 2019, however, the bout and all other competitions, like the youth championships in The Netherlands, were cancelled because of COVID. Raekwon makes his official debut against an experienced opponent. Ronin Prince (18) from Attaf Fighting Factory. Ronin made a victorious boxing debut May 2018 at “Roll with the punches”. The same year Ronin won at the age of 16 impressive of a 5 years older opponent. June 2019 Ronin won an Aruban boxer even more impressive in the 2nd round. As kickboxer Ronin fought in Uruguay, Suriname, Colombia, Aruba, Curacao and he should participate at the 2020 World Championships in Thailand, but that event was cancelled because of COVID-19. In 2020 Ronin boxed the main event of the sparring bouts.
2021.02.08 Soumia Abalhaja @ Baas Sports Curacao. Soumia has several talents. She became Dutch champion, Benelux champion, world champion of the WPKL (World Professional Kickboxing League), world champion of the WFCA (World Full Contact Association) and World Champion Muay Thai League, a tournament with 8 champions). Besides being a fighter Soumia is also known as a presenter, actress and singer.
2021.02/03 Nourdin Johri of the World Muay Thai Association (WMTA) @ Baas Sports Curacao. Nourdin is a former Muay Thai champion with 70 A-class fights (pro top division) and as top referee head official of the WMTA. “Nourdin is also a great person and does a lot from the heart. To give just a few examples; in Rotterdam he works with young people with psychosocial problems, he did a wheelchair boxing match with an English wheelchair user, for a boy with Down syndrome he made the day of his life by fighting an exhibition match with him.”
2021.04 Bonaire with Dave Wever, William Evertsz, Elvis Molina, Ron Soechit.
2021.06 Sint Maarten with Stephen Ellis, Marco London, Shawn Blair and his boxing team.
CuraBox competitions 2021.01.17 & 2021.02.27 and General meeting 2021.05.28.
2021.06.27 CuraBox. In the main event Kevin Scharbaai (71.9 kg) from Baas Sports defeated Dwinley Mathilda (74.2 kg) of Supreme Boxing Centre unanimously in the Middleweight division (69-75 kg). With this fourth win in boxing, Kevin maintained his undefeated status (4-0). Kevin is also 1-0 in MMA and 1-0 in Thai-boxing.
2021.07.19 KAP (Komishon Aktividatnan Soshal pa personal di Prison) organized “Unidat den korpsnan di Korsou”. Edwin Baas took care of the fit competition with support of the volunteers; Anthony Cijntje, Gilbert Girigori, Grego Scharbaai, Helmin Wiels Jr, Huibertico Balentien, Jonathan Symor, Raekwon Baas, Andy Frans. The first 3 places were for KPC (Police), Douane (Customs/ immigration) and Curaçao Militia (local army)..
2021.08.28 Reunion of the team that participated at the 1993 World Championships in Athens. Reunion training/meeting organized by Alex Janssen. In the photo’s Edwin Baas, Roma Pijlman, Sonja Janssen, Inge Boele, Marije Bprst now (2021) an then (1993).
2021.09 Edwin & Raekwon Baas @ AikiBudo, Maxima, Rock Gym Zaandam , Taekyon Haarlem, New Sport Challenge, Gym Haarlem with Murat Ilgen Boubkar Belkasmi, Aydin Kahraman, Muammer Ilgen, Omar Belasmi, Mohamed Belkasmi, Danny Wijngaarden, Ronson Dalloesingh, D’Angelo Marshall, Dennis Rock, Marc van Keulen, Charissa, Fred Katers, Jeffrey Alfonsus, Hannes Schneider, Oby van Andel, Kane Schneider, Abdel, Faouzi el Kandousi, Jeroen van Diemen, Jamal el Otmani, Joost Mulder, Angelo Rosalia, Ruud Hillenaar.
2021.09 Edwin and Raekwon Baas @ Future Champs, WFL, FDC/ TaekRosa Utrecht with Safouane Riani, Manar Abdallah, Ana, Miangelo Windster, Hassan Aitbassou, Glen Huisman, Mahmut Caylak, Ronan Huisman, Soufian Ballah, Tom Wesselink, Haydar Gündoğmuş, Murat Ilgen, Peter Aerts, Nourdin Johri, Montana Aerts, Bilgin Uray, Ugur Aktas, Murat Isci, Angelo Rosalia.
2021.09 Edwin & Raekwon Baas @ WFL Utrecht,FightClub Den Haad, Raw Diamonds Almere, Team Thriving Heerlen, Kassem Gym Alphen a/d Rijn, WMTA with Melvin Manhoef, Kevin Chin, Shera Oedairamsingh, Daychemar Coeriel, Rhydel Vogelenzang, Peter Aerts, Maritzarda Hersisia, Reza de Groot, Remy Bonjasky, Clyde Petres, Marciano Bhugwandass, Ali Esadik, Mikky Manjic, Daniel Sharifi, Melanie Fluiter, Colin Mannsur, Hassan Aitbassou, Glen Huisman, Francois Lubbers, Ana, Miangelo Windster, Soeresh Bhatoe, Dirco Wit, Safouane Riani, Mimoun Ahbouk, Nourdin Johri, Montana Aerts, Ronan Huisman, Manar Abdallah, Angelo Hak, Soufian Ballah, Mahmut Caylak, Anil Sewnaik.
2021.10.03 4th CuraBox competition evening of the year.
2021.10.30 Kick-A-Thon to raise funds and awareness for sickle cell. There were 3 categories; youth, women and men. Among the men, Edwin Baas and Sem Klein won 3rd and 2nd place respectively. 1st place went to Redferne Regales.
2021.11.07/08 Aggression Management training @ Stichting Project Bonaire.
2021.12.07 Empowerment by Denise Kielholtz.
2021. Omar Berkane, Soumia Abalhaja, Noudin Johri, Mohamed “Mo Mattiz” Adroun, Denise Kielholtz, Aydin Kahraman, Suriel Hooker, Guillermo Matulessy, Cedric Bacuna, Younis Rasho, Michael Henskens, Luigi Kwas, Gisele Werth.