K-1 Global Announces World GP Finals to be Held in New York City
Global officials announced on their site last week that they will hold the K-1 World 2012 Grand Prix Finals in New York City come December with a one million dollar grand prize to the winner. The total prize money for the winner of the Grand Prix, will total $1,500,000.
Last year, K-1, the home to some of the world’s finest kickboxers has had some financial issues and couldn’t host any of their major events. Now under new ownership, K-1 has not only plans to continue their popularity in Japan, but in Europe, America, and all over Asia to serve as a global organization.
Here’s all the latest according to the K-1 website:
- May 27th K-1 Global Tournament and Celebration at the Palacio Vista Aletre in Madrid, Spain
- June-October – Tournaments with events in the U.S., Europe, and Asia
- Early September – US Regional Tournaments
- Later October – The K-1 World GP Final16 in Asia
- November – K-1 World Max Final takes place in Asia
- December – The K-1 World GP Final in New York City
By Andrew Gladstone (Staff Writer)
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