September 10th 2016
Name – Ibrahim El Boustati
Nickname – The Beast
Weight – 85KG (187 pounds)
Record – 43 wins o losses 17 knockouts
Team – Fightclub 070
Where are you from ?
I’m from Morocco but I was born and raised in The Hague in the Netherlands.
How long have you been training ?
I started when i was 10 years old but started participating in fights when i was 16 years old.
How did you get in to Kickboxing ?
My brother Hafid El Boustati was a Pro fighter when I was a kid. One time he took me to the gym and i fell in Love with the sport.
Tell us about your nickname how you got it ?
They call me The Beast because my fighting style is very aggressive and I have knocked people out since i started fighting. My brother gave me the nickname after my first fight that i won by KO in 10 seconds.
What was the defining moment for you when you knew you wanted to become a fighter ? when I entered the gym for the first time i saw the fighters and my brother gave everything they got because when you slow down a bit you get beat up. I loved the discipline.
Were your family and friends supportive when you decided to enter the world of Kickboxing ? My father is my biggest fan since day 1. I am so blessed with all the support I got from everybody.
What is your current record ?
43 fights 0 losses 0 draws 17 KO undefeated.
What is your favorite strike ?
I can’t give my secret ingredient for the K.O’s 🙂
Who is your biggest inspiration ?
My brother and my father.
What team do you train with ?
Fightclub 070. It’s the gym where I started and where i will retire.
What does being a fighter mean to you ?
Someone who lives for it.
What weight do you fight at ?
I fight at 85KG.
what do you think separates you from other fighters In your division ?
My fights are never boring.
If you could have one dream fight who would it be against ?
Who has been your toughest fight to date ?
I haven’t met him yet.
What is your mindset going in to a fight ?
I will knock his head off.
Who are you fighting next ?
Filip Verlinden from Belgium.
what holes or weaknesses do you see in their game that you can exploit ?
I never look back at their past fights. In the ring I know where the holes are.
What promotion are you fighting for ?
Date and time of your next fight ?
September 17 Live on http://www.enfusionlive.com.
What do you want to be remembered for at the end of your career ?
As the Unbeatable.
What is your favorite quote or motto ?
Dream, Believe, Achieve.
What has been your biggest accomplishment in the sport so far ?
2 times undefeated world champion at the age of 20.
Who has been most influential to you in your career ?
My brother and also trainer Hafid.
How would you describe your fighting style ?
I always work. Untill I find a hole and use it to knock him out.
What drives or motivates you ?
The money and the fame.
What is something people might not know about you ?
As a child a was 120 kg.
When you are not in the gym training what do you like to do in your free time ?
I like to swim. it relaxes me.
What advice can you give to young fighters and those who want to become fighters ?
Never give up.
What do you think you would be doing if you hadn’t become a fighter ?
I think i would be a student.
What gets you hyped up for a fight do you have any pre fight rituals that get you ready to go to battle ?
I always pray to Allah before I fight.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years ?
The Best in all heavyweight classes.
What do you think can change moving forward to make Kickboxing better as a sport ?
The publicity in the media.
Who is your favorite fighter ?
Is there anyone you want to thank or give a shout out to ?
The Enfusion Team and of course everybody from Fightclub070.
May God have mercy on my opponents, because I won’t.
Photo Credit – Jos Erkens
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