Category Archives: Competitors

Rafael Aghayev

Rafael Aghayev

Rafael Aghayev, a champion with capital letters. To speak of Rafael is to speak of 5 Karate World Championships in kumite modality. That’s his hallmark. He is a karateka with specialization in Kumité. In the beginning he began to participate in minor tournaments, winning victories. Azerbaijan Federation President Yashar Bashirov immediately set his sights on […]


Kumite karate

Kumite in Japanese, literally means “Kumi”-assault, “You”-Hand. I mean, Hand Assault. Enter with us at the Kumite Karate. Kumite has traditionally been understood as the way to put into practice the acquired knowledge of Kihón and Kata. The Japanese ancestrally put their knowledge into practice through challenges and confrontations between practitioners. Formerly as Funakoshi recounted […]

Lyoto Machida

Lyoto Machida

Lyoto Carvalho Machida (Lyoto Machida) (born May 30, 1978)is a Brazilian-Japanese mixed martial arts fighter who currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight category. Machida has been a UFC light heavyweight champion on one occasion. On November 9, 2017, Machida is ranked No.14 in the official UFC rankings.   Machida was born in the […]

José Manuel Egea Cáceres

Jose Manuel Egea

We interviewed José Manuel Egea Cáceres. José Manuel Egea Cáceres is 8 times Karate World Champion in his kumité modality, 12-time European Champion, 14-time Champion of Spain. It has the best Palmarés in the sports history of karate, Gold Medal of the Royal Order of Sports Merit and 7 National Sports Awards. José Manuel Egea […]

2018 Karate Madrid World Championships

Karate World Cup 2018

2018 Karate Madrid World Championships Madrid hosts the 2018 World Karate Championships. A few days after the most long-held event of the Karate calendar worldwide, Madrid has a festive and Olympic atmosphere. The event will be from 6 to 11 November 2018 at the WiZink Center Stadium in Madrid. Presentation of the Spanish Karate National […]