The black belt in karate, judo and former Wkn, Iska, Wpmf world champion Jerome Le Banner entered this fight with a professional kickboxing record of 82-22-2 (66 KOs=80%) and in his last three bouts he has won over
Claudiu Istrate (Jerome Le Banner vs Claudiu Istrate), Karl Roberson (Jerome Le Banner vs Karl Roberson) and Wojciech Bulinski (Jerome Le Banner vs Wojciech Bulinski).
His opponent, Jairo Kusunoki, has 29 professional fights: 0-2-0 in mma, 6-5-1 in boxing and probably 11-4-0 in kickboxing. He fought three times last year losing twice, against Yang Rae Yoo and Hyun Man Myung, but between these two fights he beat Mighty Mo. Le Banner vs Kusunoki is on the undercard of Juggernaut Gibrainn de Oliveira vs Satoshi Ishii – Heat 44. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Heat 44
Where: Nagoya Congress Center Event Hall, Nagoya, Japan
Division: heavyweight (over 210 lbs, 95.5 kg)
Le Banner’s previous fight: Jerome Le Banner vs Wojciech Bulinski
Le Banner vs Kusunoki full fight video:
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