It’s Showtime Aerts vs. Spong: The Dutch Lumberjack to retire on June 30th

This Saturday, June 30 in Forest National in Brussels, Belgium, Music Hall and BFN Group present an international kickboxing card: It’s Showtime (Edition 57 & 58) featuring the retirement fight of kickboxing legend Peter Aerts. Aerts will step into the ring one last time against Tyrone Spong in the main event. Spong is coming off a recent victory against Melvin Manhoef on the same card where Badr Hari had his farewell bout, where Hari knocked out Gokhan Saki. The main card of Part 1 features the 70kg max world title fight between challenger Andy Souwer and the reigning champion Chris Ngimbi, as well.

The Complete Fight Card is as follows:
Part 2:
-Peter Aerts vs. Tyrone Spong
-Daniel Ghita vs. Dzevad Poturak
-Hafid El Boustati vs. Robin van Roosmalen
-Filip Verlidnen vs. Danyo Ilunga (95 kg MAX title)
-Fatih Ozkan vs. Sonny Dagraed
-Samir Djabba vs. Andy Ristie

Part 1:
-Andy Souwer vs. Chris Ngimbi (70 kg MAX title)
-Mourad Bouzidi vs. Rrustemi Kreshnik
-Hesdy Gerges vs. Rico Verhoeven
-Aziz Killah vs. Marat Grigorian
-Mandela Antone vs. Robbie Hageman
-Duoli Chen vs. TBA

The event will be aired LIVE on HDNet, next Saturday at 3:00 p.m. EST. Fans outside of the Netherlands, Belgium, and USA, can purchase the LIVE Stream at


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    June 27, 2012 at 12:23 am

    Living legend for sure !!!!! amazing tough and long record !
    Mr K1 in my book !

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    June 27, 2012 at 12:24 am

    Record / career !

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    June 27, 2012 at 3:53 pm

    What a fight! Unfortunately I think the youthful Spong will be too much for Aerts at this point in his career but I hope he goes out like a warrior, just like he as his entire career!

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    June 28, 2012 at 6:19 pm

    I hope he goes out on a win, both guys showed alot of heart when they fought the reem

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