IKF / RINGSIDE
The 2000 IKF National Amateur
Championships Title Belts
Before leaving the IKF Headquarters to the
National Amateur Championships Title Belts
before they left the IKF Headquarters
in Newcastle, California...
Too bad UPS (United Parcel Service) lost them
between California and Iowa...
Instead, the 1999 belts were used for
purposes during the 2000 event....
Finally found, all the
belts were shipped out to all the
Champions on September 18th...
of Detroit, Michigan is awarded his National Tournament Title belt
RINGSIDE INC. Joe Taylor after defeating Nick Benton
of Omaha Nebraska by unanimous decision, 30-23, 29-26, 29-24.
The Making of Champions.
Coopers Kickboxing Team
from Detroit Michigan trained by Elliot
(10, L) of Beloit Wisconsin, lands a kick in the
IKF Junior Division, Featherweight National
against Jimmy Ryder (9) of Omaha, Nebraska.
won the bout by unanimous decision, 28-26, 29-26 & 28-27.
(R) of Pacifica, California
throws a strong right hand on her
opponent as referee Dan Stell of
Fairfield, CA watches close.
She lost in the Championship Bout to Suzanne
of Bloomington, Minnesota by unanimous decision.
IKF Light MTR Middleweight National
Champion Rob Wiley (L) of Omaha,
Nebraska squares off with his opponent in one of his bouts as referee
Fitzgerald watches close. Wiley won his title by split decision,
28-29, 29-28, over
Jason Strout of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Harrison (L) of Coopers Kickboxing in Detroit, Michigan and
Shappley (R) of Memphis Tennessee congratate each other after a great bout.
Harrison won the bout by unanimous decision, 29-27, 30-26, 30-26.
Brooks Mason (L) prepares to award the title belt as referee Carlton
Duncan looks on.
How GREAT were some of these fights?
In the Men's IR Middleweight Championship bout, Narayan Stitt (Blue
gloves) of Seaside, California
and Ronell Huston (Red
gloves) of Detroit, Michigan ended in a majority draw, 28-28, 28-28 and
Since it was a National Tournament Bout, Both fighters were
given the option to fight 1 extra round. Above right, L-R, Stitt's
cornerman Dennis Sagundel, IKF
President Steve Fossum, Huston's trainer Elliot Cooper
Stitt's trainer Adam Rogers discuss the tournament tie break
In the extra round, Stitt won on all 3 judges cards 10-9 to
win the title.
(L) of Adelanto, CA
squares off against
(R) of Dubuque, IA in
MuayThai Bout which
Fontanilla won by
30-27, 30-27, 30-27.
prepares to award
the winner the IKF
National Title Belt as
Referee Dan Stell
awaits the decision.
his turn to
"Walk The Walk!"
IKF Light IR Middleweight
of Seaside, California
pose after defeating Kurt Leda
of Omaha, Nebraska by
30-26, 30-25, 30-25.
(L) discusses the days schedule with
(R) of Lawerenceville, Georgia
added her 3rd IKF
to her collection after she stopped
of Lake Zurich, Illinois with an
impressive spinning crescent kick
the head at 1:09 of the
3rd round in what was
Bout of the Tournament!"
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