Andrew Tate

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Andrew Tate
Born Emory Andrew Tate III
(1986-12-14) December 14, 1986 (age 31)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Other names King Cobra
Nationality American
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb; 13 st 5 lb)
Division Cruiserweight
Fighting out of Luton, England, United Kingdom
Team Storm Gym
Trainer Amir Subašić
Kickboxing record
Total 52
Wins 43
By knockout 33
Losses 9
Mixed martial arts record
Total 1
Wins 1
By knockout 1
Amateur MMA record
Total 5
Wins 3
By knockout 0
By submission 1
Losses 2
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Emory Andrew Tate III (born December 14, 1986) is an American-British kickboxer from Chicago, Illinois, who competes in the cruiserweight and heavyweight divisions. He is three times ISKA Kickboxing world champion and Enfusion Live champion. He is the son of the late chess master Emory Tate and also commentator for Real Xtreme Fighting, the largest MMA promotion in Romania.

Career

Kickboxing

After scoring major victories over former Super-cruiserweight British Champions Ollie Green and Mo Karbo, Tate challenged Paul Randall for the vacant ISKA English Kickboxing Light-cruiserweight title. Tate won his first ISKA Kickboxing title stopping Randall in the fifth round of their bout in Derby on April 25, 2009.[1][2]

Tate later scored a few more crushing victories and won the IKF- International Kickboxing Federation British Cruiserweight title against Daniel Hughes with a devastating first-round KO, then on March 19, 2011 he fought for the first time for ISKA world title in France.[3][4] Andrew lost the fight for the vacant ISKA world Full-Contact light heavyweight championship to Jean Luc Benoit on points after 12 rounds however contested that he was the true winner. Due to the fight being so closely matched, three months later they had rematch in Luton, England, but this time Tate became champion defeating Benoit via spectacular KO in round 8 of the scheduled 12 rounds.[5][6]

He lost a close battle for the It's Showtime 85MAX world title against champion Sahak Parparyan on May 12, 2012 in Kortrijk, Belgium on points. .[7]

On December 2, 2012 Tate participated in Enfusion 3: Trial of the Gladiators reality final tournament, to determine #1 kickboxer of the world in -85 kg category at that time. He qualified for tournament in August 2011 in Ohrid, Macedonia stopping Sammy Masa by second-round KO and Adnan Omeragić by first-round KO.[8] He scored an easy victory in semi finals knocking out Ritchie Hocking with punches in the first round, but surprisingly lost in the final via first round flying knee KO from Franci Grajš, who fought hard battle in semi final against Sahak Parparyan.[9][10]

Tate avenged a 2011 loss to Vincent Petitjean and won his second ISKA world title in twelve rounds of two minutes. Fight was held in Châteaurenard, France on March 9, 2013 with Tate taking ISKA World Full-Contact Light Cruiserweight Championship via split decision.[11][12][13][14] Andrew defended title one year later, also on Power Trophy event, stopping Cyril Vetter early in the first round.[15][16]

After taking four victories in Enfusion Live ring during 2013 over David Radeff, Marino Schouten, Marlon Hunt and Laszlo Szabo, Tate participated in a four-man tournament to determine Enfusion Live -85 kg World Champion, alongside Mirko Cingel, Jiří Žák and Rustam Guseinov. Tournament was held in Žilina, Slovakia on April 26, 2014, Tate lost in semi finals to local fighter and tournament winner, Miroslav Cingel, via unanimous decision.[17][18]

Despite losing in the semi finals of tournament for Enfusion Live -85 kg championship Tate got opportunity to fight for Enfusion Live -90 kg championship against kickboxing veteran Wendell Roche on June 28, 2014. Andrew won the title in second round, becoming the second fighter that stopped Roche in his 200 fight career.[19][20]

Big Brother and resulting controversy

In 2016, Tate competed as an "other" housemate on the seventeenth season of the British version of the Dutch reality television series Big Brother. One week into the show, Tate was removed from the show for actions outside the house prior to the competition.[21] It was later revealed that Tate had been removed due to a video, obtained by The Sun, of him allegedly “hitting a girl with a belt”.[22] Tate said that the actions were consensual, the belt was actually made of felt, and that The Sun had edited the video significantly in order to make him look bad.[22] In a Facebook video, he claimed the real reason he was removed was because the programme's producers were “worried” about his “master plan",[22] which was denied by Channel 5.[23]

Personal life

Tate's father Emory Tate was a strong chess player who won the US Armed Forces championship three times and defeated several grandmasters during his career. Tate is of African-American and English descent, and has two younger siblings: his brother, Tristan (who appeared in Shipwrecked: The Island), and his sister, Janine.[24]

Titles

  • 2014 Enfusion Live World Champion -90 kg
  • 2013 ISKA World Full-Contact Light CruiserweightChampion -84.6 kg (1 Title Def.)
  • 2012 Enfusion: Trial of the Gladiators Tournament Runner-Up
  • 2011 ISKA World Full-Contact Light Heavyweight Champion -81.5 kg [25]
  • 2009 IKF British Cruiserweight Champion -84.5 kg
  • 2009 ISKA English Full-Contact Cruiserweight Champion

Kickboxing record

Professional kickboxing record

Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes

Professional mixed martial arts record

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 1–0 Shane Kavanagh KO (Punches) UWC - Ultimate Warrior Challenge 13 Jun 6, 2010 1 3:00 Essex, United Kingdom

Amateur mixed martial arts record

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 3-2 Luke Barnatt Decision (Unanimous) Ultimate Warrior Challenge 12 - Revolution Mar 20, 2010 2 Essex, United Kingdom Amateur Rules.
Loss 2-2 Reza Meldavian Decision (Unanimous) Ultimate Warrior Challenge 4: Unleashed Jun 2, 2007 2 5:00 Essex, United Kingdom Semi Pro Rules.[39]
Win 2-1 Matthew Wilkins Decision (Unanimous) Ultimate Warrior Challenge (UK) 3: Unbreakable Feb 24, 2007 2 5:00 United Kingdom Semi Pro Rules.
Loss 1-1 William Morley Decision (Unanimous) Ultimate Warrior Challenge 2 (UK) Nov 4, 2006 2 Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom Amateur Rules.
Win 1-0 Lee Mayo Submission (Guillotine Choke) Ultimate Warrior Challenge 1 (UK) Jul 10, 2006 2 1:05 Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom Amateur Rules.

References

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  2. ^ "Tate on the rise". lutontoday.co.uk. 
  3. ^ "IKF Men's Pro Full Contact Rules Rankings". ikfkickboxing.com. 
  4. ^ Full Cream Milk. "News § International Sport Kickboxing Association (ISKA) UK". iska.org.uk. 
  5. ^ Administrator. "Tate takes World title". iska-europe.eu. 
  6. ^ "VIDEO - Storm brewing as kickboxer Tate wins world title". lutontoday.co.uk. 
  7. ^ Rian Scalia. "LiverKick - It's Showtime 56 Live Results + How To Watch". liverkick.com. 
  8. ^ Uspješan nastup Adnana Omeragića na Trial of the Gladiators: Dobar nastup u Ohridu donio ponudu za H (in Bosnian)
  9. ^ "enfusion 3 trial of the gladiators live results". liverkick.com. Retrieved 2013-02-20. 
  10. ^ Dave Walsh. "LiverKick - LiverKick". liverkick.com. 
  11. ^ Rian Scalia. "LiverKick - Developments in Kickboxing's 85kg Division Over the Weekend". liverkick.com. 
  12. ^ Rian Scalia. "LiverKick - Weekend Results From France: Tate Avenges Loss, Ozkul Gets DQ Win". liverkick.com. 
  13. ^ Les résultats (très nombreux) du week end Archived October 26, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.(in French)
  14. ^ "Kickboxing: Tate becomes a two time world champion". Luton on Sunday. 
  15. ^ Nabil BECHAREF enflamme le POWER TROPHY 2014 Archived December 2, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.(in French)
  16. ^ "ISKA Europe - ISKA Europe Results and events 2014 25th... - Facebook". facebook.com. 
  17. ^ Miroslav Cingel majster sveta ENFUSION!!!(in Slovak)
  18. ^ "Report for Enfusion live, Zilna, Slovakia 25th April 2014 By Peter Lowe "The man in the know" - Enfusion-live.com -". enfusion-tv.com. 
  19. ^ "Fight report #19 Enfusion Live, London 29.06.2014 By Roberto - Enfusion-live.com -". enfusion-tv.com. 
  20. ^ Jack Sear. "LiverKick - Enfusion Live #19 Final Results". liverkick.com. 
  21. ^ "Confirmed: Andrew Tate removed from Big Brother 2016". BBSpy. June 13, 2016. Retrieved August 27, 2016. 
  22. ^ a b c "Andrew: Big Brother ejection due to 'kinky' video leak". BBSpy. June 14, 2016. Retrieved August 27, 2016. 
  23. ^ "C5 denies Andrew's response to his Big Brother ejection". BBSpy. June 13, 2016. Retrieved August 27, 2016. 
  24. ^ Mike Klein, IM Emory Tate, 1958-2015
  25. ^ Full Cream Milk. "News § International Sport Kickboxing Association (ISKA) UK". iska.org.uk. 
  26. ^ Jay Jauncey. "LiverKick - K-1 USA vs. China Live Results". liverkick.com. 
  27. ^ "Enfusion Live Results ~ Muay Thai Authority". muaythaiauthority.com. Archived from the original on 2014-12-04. 
  28. ^ Rian Scalia. "LiverKick - Enfusion Live London Results". liverkick.com. 
  29. ^ Rian Scalia. "LiverKick - Enfusion Live London: Live Results". liverkick.com. 
  30. ^ Rian Scalia. "LiverKick - Enfusion Live Belgium: Live Results". liverkick.com. 
  31. ^ Enfusion 3 Slovenia Final in December 2nd, 2012
  32. ^ "K.O. TOP 5 Enfusion Final December 12th, Slovenia - Enfusion-live.com -". enfusion-tv.com. 
  33. ^ "Mixed martial arts: Newark's Chad Sugden is 'world's best' junior - Nottingham Post". Nottingham Post. 
  34. ^ "News". ikfkickboxing.com. 
  35. ^ Full Cream Milk. "News § International Sport Kickboxing Association (ISKA) UK". iska.org.uk. 
  36. ^ "News 08 May". ikfkickboxing.com. 
  37. ^ "Untitled Document". samaorganisation.co.uk. 
  38. ^ "21st Century Promotions Championship Kickboxing – 7th April 2007". goldenbeltassociation.com. Archived from the original on 2014-12-03. 
  39. ^ "– VALENTINO PETRESCU TAKES TITLE AT UWC 4 - MMAWeekly.com". cdn.mmaweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/MMAWeekly-Grille-Social-Media-Default.png. 

External links

  • Official website
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