Kickboxing Records

Discussion in 'Muay Thai and Kickboxing' started by TCE, Oct 16, 2017.

  1. TCE Creator of the Sherdog Real Time Game

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    I'm starting to watch kickboxing a fair bit, nowadays. Especially Glory and a lot of old K1 stuff.

    MMA has Sherdog, Tapology and MixedMartialArts as an MMA fighter database for records, and boxing has BoxerRec for full official boxing records.

    Does kickboxing have a database? I know Sherdog used to have one for kickboxing when I joined here.

    Wikipedia is the only one I can see but most kickboxers records seem incomplete on there.

    Thanks in advance.
     
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  2. Kassitus Blue Belt

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    Sadly no. All we really have is wikipedia. However the kickboxing community is getting a lot better at putting stuff on wiki. There are pages like "2017 in Glory" that archive every fight result.
     
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    Thanks.
     
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    Someone make oneeee ty.
     
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    could be a good addition to your website :rolleyes:
     
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  6. Kanka Brown Belt

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    @Mafanoe has made alot of wikipedias of kickboxers.

    I suggest we e-mail kickboxing organizations and try to make them hire Mafanoe!
     
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    I keep e-mail spamming K1 Japan to consider an english streaming platform, but they won't answer me.:mad:
     
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    Thanks for the effort. I get way more engaged with a promotion and fights when there is English commentary.
     
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    b-but i do it for love :oops:
     
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  10. Mafanofe Brown Belt

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    there is a wiki section made to reunite all(or at least a big part of) wiki pages of kickboxing and muay thai fighters

    i usually put the pages that i make in this list,as other people who make kickboxers wiki pages also do it

    it is here:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_male_kickboxers
     
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    http://k-1sport.de/en/database/tournaments.php

    Here's one I've found recently that has records, although I haven't thoroughly looked through it to see how up to date they keep it. Looking more closely it appears it's for K-1, UFC, SF, Dream, Pride & X-1 and only goes through 2010. So my bad.
     
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    Been playing around with the idea, at least for Japanese kb.

    In Japan at least there is some groundwork because efight and queel has a partial DB. The problem becomes 1. I have no idea how to even approach China 2. What do you do with the whole KB vs Muay Thai thing
     
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  15. Snubnoze707 High Level

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    Wiki seems to lump that all together. I think in an ideal world a comprehensive "Kickfighting" database would be ideal, with a category for what exact sport listed on the record.

    It's just way too much fucking work though and at the end of the day is it really worth it?
     
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    The wiki thing is probably the most pragmatic solution, even if it isn't ideal.
     
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    Wiki is way too much manual work in my experience if you want to try and do anything comprehensive. You really don't want to be entering 1 piece of data 3 different ways (on the events page and both fighters pages) and going the wikipedia route that data you have to make look a little different for each page too. That's super annoying and for any project like this it needs to be more straightforward. Most people also don't know how to edit a wiki and if you wanted to get a lot of results you need to have it be possible for anyone to submit results that you then check out.

    You basically need someone to build a site for this purpose. There's been a few attempts but nobody has finished one. Maybe Zach from combat press one day finishes his :p
     
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