Karim Ghajji His Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!
Who is Karim Ghajji?
Karim Ghajji is a Moroccan-French middleweight kickboxer and mixed martial artist who competes in GLORY Kickboxing.
Karim Ghajji first got into martial arts at the age of 12 when he started to train in Karate while also learning how to breakdance, another thing that is massively important to his life.
Karim Ghajji soon moved on from Karate to train in Kickboxing and after only three years of training in the art in 2008.
Two years after that in 2010, Karim Ghajji would make his professional mixed martial arts debut as well.
From there Karim Ghajji would continue to be a star across multiple combat sports, however, he would earn his name mainly in Kickboxing, facing off against some of the best names in the modern history of the sport.The Knee Strike Encyclopedia by Artem Levin
How Old is Karim Ghajji
Karim Ghajji was born on January 16, 1981. This makes him 40 years old at the time of writing.
Karim Ghajji’s Family
There is limited information available about Karim Ghajji’s family.
How Much is Karim Ghajji Worth?
Karim Ghajji’s estimated net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be between $1 million – $6 million US dollars.
How Tall is Karim Ghajji
Karim Ghajji stands at 5 foot 10 inches tall or 1.78 meters tall.
What is Karim Ghajji’s Reach?
Karim Ghajji’s reach is 72 inches or 184 centimetres. This means that Karim Ghajji’s reach is actually longer than his height.
How Much Does Karim Ghajji Weigh?
Karim Ghajji competes in the welterweight class for Glory Kickboxing. That class’s weight limit is 170 pounds or 77 kilograms.
Karim Ghajji Fight List
Karim Ghajji’s professional fight list begins in 2007. Interestingly he also competed as an amateur during the early part of his professional career.
Karim Ghajji had his first professional kickboxing match on December 8th, 2007 in Adge, France against Jordan Gomez at Full Night I. Karim Ghajji went on to win this match by second-round TKO, breaking Gomez’ jaw.
For the next 6 years, Karim Ghajji would compete mainly at events across his native country of France winning many titles in different organizations. On this run, Karim Ghajji would face off against fighters like Yodsanklai Fairtex, Yohan Lidon and Naruepol Fairtex.
In 2010 Karim Ghajji made his professional MMA debut at 100% Fight - Contenders 8 on October 8, 2010, in Paris, France. Unfortunately, Karim Ghajji lost the match by unanimous decision and would take a break from MMA to focus on Kickboxing.
In 2013 Karim Ghajji would have his most high-profile bout up to that date when he made his debut for Glory Kickboxing at Glory 6: Istanbul against Nieky Holzken in April 2016 of that year. Karim Ghajji went on to lose that match in the fourth round due to a cut which caused the match to be ruled a TKO in the favour of Holzken.
For his next match, Karim Ghajji would make a comeback competing at Time Fight 3 against Yuri Bessmertny where he won the match by unanimous decision.
Karim Ghajji would make his return to Glory Kickboxing for his next fight against Joseph Valtellini at Glory 11: Chicago. Unfortunately, Karim Ghajji lost this match in the final seconds by TKO via punches and kicks.
Karim Ghajji then competed again in France at Explosion Fight Night 8 and won the match by TKO before once again returning to Glory Kickboxing against Alexander Stetsurenko. Karim Ghajji lost this fight via a unanimous decision.
After this fight, Karim Ghajji went on a tear throughout Europe and went on a 7 fight win streak.
The next time that Karin Ghajji appeared at the Glory he competed in the Glory Welterweight Contender Tournament. In his first fight, Karim Ghajji faced off against Yoann Kongolo and won by majority decision. However, Karim Ghajji then lost in his second match of the tournament to Murthel Groenhart by decision.
On April 16, 2016, Karim Ghajji would make his debut for Bellator Kickboxing at Bellator Kickboxing 1 against Mustapha Haida and won the match by split decision. Karim Ghajji would go on to have his next 4 matches with Bellator Kickboxing. Karim Ghajji lost his second match in the promotion to Zoltan Laszak and then went on to defeat his next two opponents, Luca Novello and Zoltan Laszak again, both by decision. At the end of this run, Karim Ghajji fought Raymond Daniels and lost the match via doctor’s stoppage in the first round.
Between this and his next Bellator kickboxing fight, Karim Ghajji would take two kickboxing matches, winning one and losing the other and also take an MMA match where he would win surprisingly by triangle choke in the first round.
Then Karim Ghajji made an appearance at Bellator Kickboxing 11 against Yuri Bessmertny and lost the match via decision.
After this fight, Karim Ghajji would return to smaller promotions in Europe and go on a 4 fight win streak.
In his most recent match, Karim Ghajji faced off against current Glory Welterweight champion Cedric Doumbe for the title and lost the fight in the third round after receiving too many standing 8 counts.
Who Did Karim Ghajji Lose to?
In professional kickboxing, Karim Ghajji has lost to, in order, Bakari Tounkara, Yohan Lidon, Abdallah Mabel, Yodsanklai Fairtex, Naruepol Fairtex, Nieky Holzken, Joseph Valtellini, Alexander Stetsurenko, Murthel Groenhart, Zoltan Laszak, Raymond Daniels, Diogo Calado, Yuri Bessmertny, and finally Cédric Doumbé.
Karim Ghajji also lost in his first amateur fight, which actually happened after his professional; debut.
In MMA, Karim Ghajji lost in his first match to Manuel Vincent-Sully.
What is Karim Ghajji Record
In amateur kickboxing, Karim Ghajji had a total of 7 matches with 4 wins and 3 losses.
In professional kickboxing, Karim Ghajji has had a total of 121 matches with 103 wins, 53 of those being finishes. Karim Ghajji also has 12 professional losses and a single draw on his professional record.
In MMA Karim Ghajji has had a total of 3 matches with 2 wins and 1 loss.
This means that Karim Ghajji has a total record of 131 matches with 109 wins, 57 losses and 1 draw.
This means that Karim Ghajji has an insane win percentage of 83 percent.
What Titles Has Karim Ghajji Held?
Karim Ghajji has held many different titles throughout his long and storied kickboxing career. These titles include
- 2 Time Bellator Kickboxing Welterweight Champion
- 2010 K1 W.P.M.F. European Champion
- 5 Time International Sport Karate Association champion.
Has Karim Ghajji Had Any Serious Injuries?
Karim Ghajji hasn’t had any serious injuries worth noting.
Is Karim Ghajji Retired?
Karim Ghajji is not retired at the time of writing. The last time he competed at the time of writing was against Cedric Doumbe at the Glory 76: Rotterdam on December 19, 2020. In that fight, Karim Ghajji challenged for the Glory Kickboxing Welterweight title, held by Cedric Doumbe at the time and lost by third-round TKO.
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