Mixed martial artist
| 6 ft 7 in (201 cm)|
| January 26, 1969 (age 46) (1969-01-26) |
231 lb (105 kg; 16 st 7 lb)
Heavyweight (265 lb) (MMA)
Super Heavyweight (Kickboxing)
Rene Rooze (born 26 January 1969) is a Dutch former kickboxer and mixed martial artist.
Rene Rooze Wikipedia
As a member of Team Aerts, he was an active fighter competing in mainly European events and accumulating (as of 2004) a kickboxing record of 32-7-1 with 4 KOs. Also was a holder of the European super heavyweight kickboxing title (MTBN)
After Peter Aerts split with his previous kickboxing club Chakuriki and the creation of his own Team Aerts, Rene Rooze took up the position of his cornerman. Since his retirement he has gone on to be a successful Muay Thai instructor and conditioning coach.
Rooze also competed in a number of mixed martial arts bouts and held a record of 5 wins and 4 losses. Notably, he fought the Japanese sumo wrestler Tadao Yasuda twice and knocked him out on both occasions. He lost his last MMA bout at Bushido Europe: Rotterdam Rumble against Alexander Emelianenko on October 9, 2005.
Also famous for his way of fighting the limits of the rules and for any fouls and misconduct.