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6/26/13 2:49 PM
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http://liverkick.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2556:sem-schilt-retires-due-to-heart-condition&catid=45:news

"Since last night LiverKick has received numerous reports from reliable sources that Semmy Schilt is retired, effective immediately. The decision was apparently not an easy one for the Hightower, who was instructed to retire from his medical team due to a heart condition that was discovered. This marks the retirement of what may be the greatest Heavyweight Kickboxer of all time, with five big tournament victories under his belt and numerous world championships. Schilt was also a pioneer in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, making his debut in Pancrase in 1996, fighting in both the UFC and PRIDE over the course of his career."

 

-4x K-1 World Grand Prix Champion (2005,2006,2007,2009)

-2005 K-1 World Grand Prix Paris Champion

-K-1 Super-Heavyweight Champion

-Glory Heavyweight Champion

-Glory 2012 Heavyweight Grand Slam Champion

-Openweight King of Pancrase

 

Kickboxing record of 43-6-1 with wins over the likes of:

Peter Aerts x2
Jerome Le Banner  x4
Ernesto Hoost  x2
Remy Bonjasky  x3
Glaube Feitosa  x3
Mark Hunt
Ray Sefo x2
Daniel Ghita x2
Badr Hari
Gokhan Saki
Rico Verhoeven
Errol Zimmerman  x2
Hesdy Gerges  x2
Peter Graham

 

MMA record of 26-14, fighting the likes of:

Fedor Emelianenko
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
Josh Barnett
Sergei Kharitonov
Guy Mezger
Masakatsu Funaki
Yuki Kondo
Gilbert Yvel
Pete Williams

 

 

 

6/26/13 2:51 PM
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6/26/13 2:51 PM
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Dang! Thanks for all of the great battles Semmy!
6/26/13 2:51 PM
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Damn that sucks, what a legend. Hope his health improves.
6/26/13 2:53 PM
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He is magnificent. I hope he stays well.
6/26/13 2:55 PM
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Mix6APlix - Welcome to my thread that I made 7 minutes earlier.

My bad, didn't see it. I was busy making those lists.

 

6/26/13 2:58 PM
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6/26/13 2:59 PM
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That sucks. Phone Post
6/26/13 3:03 PM
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Mix6APlix - Welcome to my thread that I made 7 minutes earlier.
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Hey. STFU and go to Wal-Mart, where your mom will greet you at the door, and get yourself a sarcasm detector.:-)~
Bro idc I just wanted to use a joe dirt line. Phone Post
6/26/13 3:15 PM
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LEG-END .. Phone Post 3.0
6/26/13 3:19 PM
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This thread is better than the other as the OP has way more info Phone Post
6/26/13 3:33 PM
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LEGEND. Such a bummer he has to go out on these terms. Phone Post 3.0
6/26/13 3:35 PM
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Best of luck champ and thank you. Phone Post
6/26/13 3:39 PM
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Huge fan of Semmy

6/26/13 3:45 PM
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Wow I just watched 09 WGP last night. Never would've thought I'd read this today. Even though he is forced into retirement, he accomplished everything really. Few are more decorated than Schilt. Great career. Great fighter

6/26/13 3:56 PM
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Bummer.  Great career hope he's ok

6/26/13 3:58 PM
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Bummer.  Great career hope he's ok

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6/26/13 3:59 PM
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Sad to hear. He will still go down as one of the greatest of all time. What a great career. Phone Post
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Much respect to a legend.
Stay healthy and thank you.
6/26/13 4:00 PM
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6/26/13 4:01 PM
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What a run he made! One of the true greats. Phone Post 3.0
6/26/13 4:05 PM
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GOAT HW Kickboxer.

i hope he can find health and happiness after retirement

6/26/13 4:06 PM
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also, i love playing as him in the Pride FC game for PS2. Switch-kick from hell!!

6/26/13 4:11 PM
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also, i love playing as him in the Pride FC game for PS2. Switch-kick from hell!!


Was JUST playing that last week. I LOVE using Semmy and keeping everyone away with the front kicks from hell.
6/26/13 4:13 PM
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Sucks.


He was always my favorite UG troll. Phone Post

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