Ernesto Hoost

Ernesto Fritz Mr. Perfect Hoost is a Dutch kickboxer. A fourtime K1 World Champion, he made his debut in 1993 at the K1 World Grand Prix 1993, where he came just one win short of the world title. He announced his retirement on December 2, 2006 after the K1 World GP Final tournament in Tokyo Dome, Japan.

Hoost was born in Heemskerk, North Holland. In 1993, in his first K1 World Grand Prix, in quarterfinals Hoost defeated Peter Aerts by decision, knocked out Maurice Smith in semis and advanced to the tournament finals where he was knocked out by Branko Cikatic. Hoost got another shot at a title on December 19, 1993, when he won the K2 World Championship, knocking out Changpuek Kiatsongrit in four rounds. This was the only time the K1 organization held a K2 tournament.

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