Gesias “JZ” Calvancanti, Inside Fights’ 2006 Breakthrough Fighter of the Year, won the 2007 K-1 HERO’S Middleweight tournament by submitting Andre Amade with an armbar in the finals. Calvancanti also won the tournament in 2006. JZ stopped Vitor Ribeiro early to advance to the finals while Amade earned a unanimous decision over Caol Uno to reach the finals.
Non-tournament Super Fights:
– Dong Sik Yoon over Zelg Galesic by armbar at 1:29 of round 1.
– Melvin Manhoef over Fabio Silva by TKO at 1:00 of round 1.
– Sergei Kharitonov over Alistair Overeem by TKO at 4:21 of round 1.
– Kazushi Sakuraba over Katsuyori Shibata by armbar at 6:20 of round 1.
– Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto over Bibiano Fernandes by unanimous decision.
Fight times and results are from Sherdog.
Tags: Mixed Martial Arts