Oli Thompson is a British MMA fighter, former Britain’s Strongest Man in 2006 and was recently fighting for Bellator MMA until a controversial parting of ways. Thompson is due to return to action on October 14, 2017 but in a 4-man heavyweight kickboxing tournament for Victory Fights at Brighton Racecourse.
On this episode of The K1Anoop Show, Oli Thompson opens-up about the future direction of his fighting career including:
- How Fedor Emeilanenko allegedly cancelled on him after mutual agreement to replace Matt Mitrione at Bellator 172;
- His account of events regarding his departure from Bellator and alleged mistreatment;
- What the situation is with the Inoki Genome Federation in Japan;
- The 4-man K1 rules kickboxing tournament at the Victory Fights promotion event on October 14, 2017
Question of the day:
What would be a dream fight between two UK fighters of any era and from any discipline of fighting?
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Photo credit: Bellator MMA via Oli Thompson’s Facebook page.