RIP Branko "The Tiger" Cikatic

Discussion in 'Muay Thai and Kickboxing' started by The Penetrator, Mar 23, 2020.

  1. scorpiorising Brown Belt

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    Honest question, how good was he? I only saw him in the later years. Every match I saw he was doing really dirty moves.

    First k1 GP winner is a hell of an accomplishment. RIP
     
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    The first K1 champ, RIP
     
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    Knocked Hoost out twice, when Ernesto was close to 30 years old. Otherwise he started to lose after but in his prime a tough, tough opponent.

    I remember I used to like Cikatic and Hug.
     
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    Some of the biggest Romanian promotions paying tribute to him; no word from Glory but they are uploading K-1 videos with Mark Hunt and Badr Hari (copyright)

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  5. scorpiorising Brown Belt

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    Wow, twice? I know he did in the final round of the first GP but I didn't know he didn't a 2nd time.
     
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    If I'm not wrong Hoost was out pointing and looking much better than Branko in both fights, then Cikatic touched him once and it was lights out. Could have been a bit of a punchers's luck or style thing against Hoost, or maybe Hoost's defense was not yet that great. On the other hand Branko did this when he was 38-39 years old.

    In either case, to beat Hoost twice like that is an honor we reserve for only the very best kickboxers of all time, like Bob Sapp
     
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    His boxing is really good, seems talented! Must add power though and develop ASAP.
     
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    Thought and Prayers, RIP.
     
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    He was an icon and very popular, too. May he rest in peace.
     
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