Schilt again world champion in K-1

SEM Schilt has made history in Yokohama.

The Dutchman captured Saturday as first K-1-fighter for the third time in a row the world title, adlus the Telegraph. On Japanese soil, he defeated in the ' K-1 World GP Final ' Glaube Feitosa successively the Brazilian, the Frenchman Jerome Le Banner and compatriot Peter Aerts, who had to cease the fight early in the party with a serious knee injury.

The laden duel between Badr Hari and Remy Bonjasky ended in a victory for the latter. The outcome was hotly disputed by the Hari-camp. The Club for Morocco Amsterdammer began excellent to the party, but gave up in the third round the handle off your hands. Baker was eventually designated by the jury as the winner.

In the semi-final won Aerts, who in his opening party as expected minced took the inexperienced Japanese Junichi Sawayashiki, in a high quality fight on decision of Baker. In the final battle against Sa, however, it went completely wrong with Aerts. The 37-year-old native of Borne probably has its anterior cruciate ligament torn off, leaving him just like last year in the great K-1-final had to swallow a defeat against the "Hightower".

By the conquest of his third world title in the packed Yokohama Arena is Schilt (2.12 metres and 133 kg) on the same level come up with Aerts, who in 1994, 1995 and 1998 the best K-1 fighter in the world. The last year Ernesto Hoost has stopped with four pieces still most world titles behind his name. SA earned $400,000 with his victory.