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.
Because there are so many children who have to fight every day, Mr. Marius van Noort fought for them – and raised Ang. 25.000, – for the foundation against child abuse “Stichting Kinderbescherming Curacao”.
On the photo, Marius van Noort hands over the check to governor Ms. Lucille George-Wout, patroness of Stichting Kinderbescherming Curacao and Ms. Diahanne Lichtenberg, president of Stichting Kinderbescherming Curacao. Also on the photo; president Rotary Club of Curacao Mr. Nico Blok, Treasurer Stichting Kinderbescherming Curacao Mr. Eldred Deterville, Trainer/coach Mr. Edwin Baas from Baas Sports Curacao.
20190126 Ginuwine Kwidama (Baas Sports Curacao) won in Aruba the elite AruBox champion Mark Campbell.
20190316 Jaydon Dania (Baas Sports Curacao won in Aruba by Abandon in the 2rd round.
20190406 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).
20190427 Ginuwine Kwidama (Baas Sports Curacao) won Mark Campbell (Aruba)
20190511 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.
May 22 to 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.
20190608 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.