K-1 Legend Peter Aerts Appears on FightBox Podcast
Peter Aerts

The third season of the FightBox Podcast begins with the K-1 legend out of Netherlands Peter Aerts.

The interview took place just before Mix Fight Gala XX in Frankfurt, Germany on December 10, 2016. Peter Aerts was a special guest at the event.

Peter Aerts is a three-time K-1 World Grand Prix champion. His debut was at the inaugural K-1 WGP in 1993 where he faced off a fellow K-1 legend Ernesto Hoost. He has competed in every K-1 WGP except one in 2009, which made him known as “Mr K1”. Aerts received his ring name “The Dutch Lumberjack” due to his devastating head kicks.

Peter Aerts has collected the record of 141 kickboxing bouts in total. 105 victorious fights include 79 knockouts. He faced 34 defeats as well as twice went into a draw.

“The Dutch Lumberjack” has notable wins over Gokhan Saki, Remy Bonjasky, Ray Sefo, Jerome Le Banner, Ernesto Hoost. He is considered as one of the greatest heavyweight kickboxers ever.

In addition he went through a trio of MMA bouts earning a knockout victory as well as a submission and a decision losses.

In the FightBox Podcast Episode 105 Peter Aerts discusses his outstanding kickboxing career which includes a fight against a sumo wrestler. He also talks his forays into MMA and pro wrestling, as well as what he is doing nowadays and much more.

Listen a full FightBox Podcast episode 105 with Peter Aerts

Daniel Austin
Daniel Austin is a TV commentator, journalist and podcaster for the FightBox TV channel. He is the host of The FightBox Podcast, an interview show where he talks to top fighters from around the world in all fighting disciplines. He did professional wrestling for 15 years, competing in nine different countries. Born in Erie, Pennsylvania, USA, he later moved to Poland, where he now resides and where he started the country's first ever pro wrestling promotion in 2009, Do or Die Wrestling.