K-1 World Champion
Roël Mannaart won the K-1 World champion title fight by dethroning Antonio Plazibat. Mannaart trains at the world class kickboxing institute Mejiro Gym where other champions such as Andy Souwer, Remy Bonjanski, Peter Aerts, Rob Kaman and his father André Mannaart have trained and were created.
Glory 59 Amsterdam
Mannaart will make his first appearance during Glory 59, in the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam, on the 29th of September. He will face Daniel Skvor and take it a step further for himself and Dutch kickboxing, being the son of the legendary kickboxer André Mannaart, this is a must have for Glory.