KNOCKOUT: English Broadcasting Information

Another great Japanese fight promotion modernizes their approach to broadcasting. KNOCKOUT, which is a Kickboxing promotion here in Japan wants to reach out to the international audiences around the world and start promoting their events in English. This move will give them a wider fan base and start to build their product and brand across the world as a leading Martial Arts brand and promotion.

Kickboxing promotion KNOCK OUT to be broadcast worldwide in English!

Official English website also launched.

With its kickboxing roots in Japan, KNOCK OUT has announced the next big show, “KNOCK OUT SUMMER FES. 2018” to be held in the Ota-City Gymnasium in Tokyo on Sunday, August 19th, and broadcast live worldwide with English commentary.


Pancrase and QUINTET commentator on UFC Fight Pass, Stewart Fulton, will deliver KNOCK OUT to the worldwide audience.


Announcements and information regarding the broadcast platform coming soon.


KNOCK OUT is a kickboxing promotion established in December 2016 by Riki Onodera, a former New Japan Kickboxing Association featherweight champion, and Bushiroad Inc. which is a parent company of New Japan Pro-Wrestling.


New Japan Pro-Wrestling, a fellow subsidiary of KNOCK OUT, is currently broadcast weekly across the U.S. on AXS TV which provides MMA programs, with English commentary by former UFC heavyweight champion and legend, Josh Barnett, alongside WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross.


KNOCK OUT inherits the deeply rooted Japanese kickboxing tradition and its concept is creating exciting performances focusing on knockouts as the name suggests.


In the run up to the broadcast, the English version of the official KNOCK OUT website has been launched.



On the official website, six bouts from the first rounds and semifinals of the inaugural KNOCK OUT Super Lightweight Championship tournament, and two bouts of the kickboxing prodigy Tenshin Nasukawa’s best KNOCK OUT fights are available with English commentary.


An English version of the KNOCK OUT promotion video also has been made.



KNOCK OUT has created the English version of its official Facebook page.



Other detailed information and content will be provided up-to-the-minute on the official website and Facebook page – stay tuned.




KNOCK OUT was born in 2016 in cooperation with Bushiroad who host New Japan Pro-Wrestling, and Riki Onodera – legendary kickboxing champion.

Japan, a birthplace of kickboxing, is gathering the champions of multiple organizations and the stage is set for fierce fighting to see who is the strongest.


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Jeremy Deschner
Black Belt in American Karate from the Texas Karate Institute. Now training in Brazilian Jiujitsu in Japan. Twitter: @mmajpn1 @jiujitsu_Jedi

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