GLORY Interviews Podcast

Giga Chikadze on Georgian/Soviet upbringing and GLORY 43 New York | #TheK1AnoopShow

Giga Chikadze is a Georgian kickboxer, now living in the USA and fights out of Kings MMA. Chikadze competes in the featherweight division for GLORY Kickboxing and his upcoming fight is at GLORY 43 New York at Madison Square Garden on July 14, 2017.

Giga’s first opponent will be Russian fighter, Aleksei Ulianov and the winner will fight either, Mo Abdurahman, or, Kevin Vannostrand, to secure a title-fight with GLORY featherweight champion, Robin van Roosemalen.

1:42 Why Giga Chikadze moved to the USA
2:49 That old loss to Enfusion champion, Tayfun Ozcan
4:29 Cross training in different martial arts
5:33 Georgia’s kickboxing history, Davit Kiria and crazy kicks
9:15 From Karate to professional kickboxing
16:32 Giga’s family, wife and children
18:53 GLORY 33: Serhiy Adamchuk and Matt Embree
24:52 GLORY 42: Aleksei Ulianov
26:54 Third MMA victory a “few weeks ago”
27:36 Tayfun Ozcan continued
28:56 The beef with Robin van Roosemalen

The K1Anoop Show is hosted by Anoop Hothi. Recent guests have included: ‘The Voice’ Michael Schiavello; K-1 veteran and Muay Thai legend, John Wayne Parr; current Lion Fight champion, Regian Ersel; and Enfusion Live women’s champion, Iman Barlow.


Photo credit: James Law/Glory Sports International.

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