A prominent personality in the kickboxing world and was even considered as one of the best kickboxer in the world, is Badr Hari. He is known in the world as the champion of the Heavyweight world and a former K-1 Heavyweight champion. Combat Press listed him in #10 heavyweights in the world. Since 2009, he had a dazzling accomplishment in sport with good record. In his professional kickboxing career, Hari has won about 106 professional matches out of 118 in which 93 of them ended by knocking out his rivals in the match.
Hari’s interest in kickboxing dates back when he was seven years old. Initially, he practiced under the former W.C Mouse Akamrane. When Hari was 17, He transferred to the Chakuriki Gym, it was one of the oldest and famous kickboxing gym of Netherland. With consistent practise and determination he became one of the best fighter in the area. But the beginning of his kickboxing career was quite tough, he couldn’t win any matches. The turning point came in his life when he fought in the K-1 World Grand Prix match over Stefan Leko. He defeated him with a devastating spinning back kick. In the finals, he came out victorious fighting over Paul Slowinski. Thus, he got qualified for his 1st K-1 Heavyweight Title match where he fought against Yusuke Fujimoto. He knocked out him after just 56 seconds and won the title, K-1 Heavyweight Champion.
At the It’s Showtime 2009 Amsterdam, Hari faced Semmy Schilt for the It’s Showtime World Heavyweight Title. The match couldn’t last long, just after the 45 second Hari knocked down the opponent twice.
match couldn’t last long, just after the 45 second Hari knocked down the opponent twice. The match ended and Hari was named the It’s Showtime Heavyweight Champion. At the GFC series 1, he won a four-man tournament. He earned $1,000,000 as the prize money. Well, Hari has been indulged in several controversies. Some of them were unsportsmanlike conduct in the sport and some alleged crimes outside of the ring. He got sentenced to 2 years. After his return, few months of 2016 was very difficult for the boxer, but he did come back as the fighter in the ring over champion Rico Verhoeven. Though he couldn’t win the fight, his passion for fighting is still there.
Hari was born on 8 December 1984 which makes him age 32 years. He lived with his parents in Amsterdam, Netherland. His nationality is Dutch and his ethnicity is believed to be Middle Eastern. He has a perfect height of 6 feet 6 inch. At the moment there is no information about him dating anyone. He had an affairs with Chantal Oornink and Romani. He was once in the relationship with girlfriend Daphne Romani with whom he had a daughter, Amber Hari. Well, he isn’t married yet, so having the wife, getting the divorce is out of a question. He isn‘t a social person though we can find him on instagram and Twitter. Hari’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million. Well, the sum would gradually incline when he gain back original form and wins the upcoming fight. To know more of him, you can refer to his wiki, bio.