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Badr Hari: 10 facts about Moroccan-Dutch Glory kickboxer

Badr Hari (Facebook/Badr Hari)

Badr Hari (Facebook/Badr Hari)

Super heavyweight Badr “Golder Boy” Hari, 33, has signed with the international kickboxing promotion company Glory. He will headline “Glory 51: Rotterdam” on March 3, 2018 with Hesdy Gerges, 33.

Hari’s “Glory 51: Rotterdam” opponent has yet to be announced. Here are 10 interesting facts about the Moroccan-Dutch prizefighter:

  1. Born in Amsterdam, Netherlands on December 8, 1984, Hari started practicing kickboxing when he was seven. He was trained by former world champion Mousid Akamrane.
  2. His parents are originally from Kenitra, Morocco.
  3. He is the first It’s Showtime World Heavyweight Champion. Founded in 1998, It’s Showtime was an Amsterdam-based kickboxing and mixed martial arts promotion that had shows from 1999 to 2012.
  4. He is 6’6” tall. As a super heavyweight fighter, he weighs more than 250 lbs.
  5. Model Daphne Romani is one of his former girlfriends. They have a daughter named Amber.
  6. After Romani, he dated Estelle Cruiff in 2012. Cruiff is the ex-wife of former Chelsea star Ruud Gullit.
  7. He was romantically linked to model Amber Rose. The latter is one of the former girlfriends of rapper Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa.
  8. Hari is friends with Chechen president Ramzan Kadyrov. The former gave kickboxing lessons to the bodyguards of the latter.
  9. Hari is friends with Cristiano Ronaldo, the legendary footballer from Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. The two are so close that rumors spread about a romantic relationship between them.
  10. King of Morocco, Mohammed VI, officially praised Hari for his outstanding accomplishment in kickboxing.

Here is a documentary featuring Hari:

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