|Realname||Ernesto Frits Hoost|
|Height||1. 89 m (6 ft 21⁄2 in)|
|Weight||108 kg (240 lb/17. The pound or pound-mass (abbreviation lb, lbm, or sometimes in the United States #) is a unit of Mass 0 st)|
|Birth date||July 11, 1965|
|Birth place||Heemskerk, Netherlands|
|Style||Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Savate,|
|Team||Team Mr. The stone is a unit of Weight. It is part of the Imperial system of weights and measures used in the British Isles, and formerly used in most Events 911 - Signing of the Treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte between Charles the Simple and Rollo of Normandy. Year 1965 ( MCMLXV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. Heemskerk ( is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. The Netherlands ( Dutch:, ˈnedərlɑnt is the European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which consists of the Netherlands the Netherlands Muay Thai ( IPA: /muɑɪtʰɑɪ/ muāitʰāi มวยไทย lit Savate (pronounced savat also known as boxe française, French boxing, French Kickboxing or French Footfighting Perfect|
|Wins by KO||62|
Ernesto "Mr. Perfect" Hoost (born July 11, 1965) is a retired Dutch kickboxer and four-time K-1 World Champion. Events 911 - Signing of the Treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte between Charles the Simple and Rollo of Normandy. Year 1965 ( MCMLXV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. The Netherlands ( Dutch:, ˈnedərlɑnt is the European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which consists of the Netherlands the Netherlands K-1 is a Combat sport that combines stand up techniques from Muay Thai, Karate, Taekwondo, Savate, San shou He made his début in 1993 at the K-1 World Grand Prix 1993, where he came just one win short of the world title. The K-1 World Grand Prix 1993 was a Kickboxing tournament held by the K-1 organization He announced his retirement on December 2, 2006 after the K-1 World GP Final tournament in Tokyo Dome, Japan. Events 1409 - The University of Leipzig opens 1755 - The second Eddystone Lighthouse is destroyed by fire Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. K-1 World Grand Prix 2006 in Tokyo Final was a Martial arts event held by the K-1 on Saturday December 2, 2006 at the Tokyo Tokyo Dome (東京ドーム Tōkyō Dōmu,) is a 55000-seat Also the famous band X Japan held their three-day long reunion concerts there in the end of March 2008 For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. 
Hoost' family is originally from Suriname. Suriname ( Dutch: Suriname; Sranan Tongo: Sranan) officially the Republic of Suriname (traditionally spelled Surinam by In 1993, in his first K-1 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. Peter "The Dutch Lumberjack" Aerts (born October 25, 1970) is a professional Super heavyweight Dutch Kickboxer and Maurice "Mo" Smith (born December 13, 1961) is an American professional Kickboxer, Mixed martial artist and former Branko "The Croatian Tiger" Cikatić (born October 3, 1954) is a retired Croatian kickboxer, a legend of Croatian combat sports Hoost got another shot at a title on December 19, 1993, when he won the K-2 World Championship, knocking out Changpuek Kiatsongrit in four rounds. Events 324 - Licinius abdicates his position as Roman Emperor. Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar) Changpuek Kiatsongrit (ช้างเผือก เกียรติทรงฤทธิ์ born October 13, 1966) is a Thai kickboxer This was the only time the K-1 organization held a K-2 tournament.
Hoost reached the K-1 World Grand Prix Finals again in 1995, but lost to Peter Aerts by a four round decision. Peter "The Dutch Lumberjack" Aerts (born October 25, 1970) is a professional Super heavyweight Dutch Kickboxer and He went on to win every fight the remainder of that year. In 1996, he lost at the K-1 World Grand Prix 1996 finals to Andy Hug by a four round split decision. The K-1 World Grand Prix 1996 was a Kickboxing tournament held by the K-1 organization in two parts on March 10, 1996 and May 06, Andy Hug ( September 7, 1964 - August 24, 2000) was a renowned Kyokushin Karate fighter from Wohlen, He finally became K-1 World Champion in 1997 when he beat Hug by a three-round unanimous decision.
Hoost was unable to defend his title at the K-1 World Grand Prix 1998 tournament, being technically knocked out in the quarterfinals by Australian Sam Greco due to being unable to start the 3rd round after a cut above his left eye; he was mostly dominated in the fight by Greco, the latter however suffered a cracked left ankle for his troubles. K-1 World Grand Prix Eliminations The Opening round of the tournament was held on September 27, 1998. Sam "Slam 'em" Greco (born May 3, 1967) is a retired Australian Kickboxer and Mixed martial artist who fought in
In 1999, Hoost won his second K-1 World Grand Prix title, beating Mirko Filipović by technical knockout in the third round. Mirko Filipović (born on September 10 1974 often billed as Mirko Cro Cop, is a Croatian law enforcement officer turned kickboxer and On April 23, 2000 he avenged his loss to Greco when he beat him by a technical knockout. Events 215 BC - A temple is built on the Capitoline Hill dedicated to Venus Erycina to commemorate the Roman defeat at 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar.
Hoost retained the K-1 World Grand Prix Championship title for third time in 2000 by defeating Ray Sefo. Ray "Sugarfoot" Sefo ( February 15, 1971) is a professional New Zealand kickboxer, Boxer and Martial artist. By then, many K-1 fans were hoping for a meeting between Hoost and Bob Sapp. Robert Malcolm Sapp aka Bob "The Beast" Sapp (born September 22 1974) Hoost returned to defend his crown in 2001 defeating Stefan Leko. Stefan "Blitz" Leko (born June 3, 1974) is a Croatian born German Kickboxer and two time K-1 World GP in However, he was forced to retire from the tournament due to an injured shin before the semi-finals.
The highly anticipated fight with Bob Sapp came at the K-1 World Grand Prix 2002 Eliminations. Sapp won by a first round knockout after the doctor stopped the match on cuts. Despite the loss he was again matched up with Sapp in the quarter finals of the K-1 World Grand Prix 2002. K-1 World Grand Prix Eliminations The Opening round of the tournament was held on October 5, 2002. After knocking Sapp down in first round, Hoost lost to Sapp again in a wild slugfest by second round KO.
After the fight Sapp however, had broken his hand and suffered four cracked ribs and wasn't able to continue, allowing Hoost to replace him in the semi-finals. Hoost beat Ray Sefo in first round by TKO, after Sefo damaged his shin against Hoost's kneecap. Hoost proceeded to his fifth K-1 Finals, and was matched up against Jerome Le Banner. Jérôme "Geronimo" Le Banner (born December 26, 1972) known as well as "Hyper Battle Cyborg" or "The Bulldog of Normandy" The fight was competitive up until the third and final round when Le Banner injured his arm blocking Hoost's kick. Hoost aggressively attacked the arm, forcing Le Banner down twice more, winning by TKO and his fifth Grand Prix Championship. Le Banner suffered a severe compound fracture, putting him out of competition for over a year. A bone fracture (sometimes abbreviated # or Fx or Fx) is a medical condition in which a Bone is cracked or broken
In addition to his Grand Prix titles Ernesto Hoost fought a number of Super fights. In 2005 he was again in the K-1 World Grand Prix 2005 finals, in which he lost to the eventual Grand Prix champion Remy Bonjasky. The 2005 WGP was a Kickboxing tournament that was held by K-1. Remy "The Flying Gentleman" Bonjasky (born January 10, 1976 in Paramaribo, Suriname) is a Muay Thai fighter from the
In 2006, Hoost declared that he would fight his last tournament in K-1. In the K-1 World Grand Prix 2006, Hoost was defeated in the semi-finals by Semmy Schilt. K-1 World Grand Prix 2006 in Tokyo Final was a Martial arts event held by the K-1 on Saturday December 2, 2006 at the Tokyo Semmy Schilt, also known as Sem Schilt, (born October 27, 1973) is a professional Dutch Kickboxer, Mixed martial artist An emotional Hoost was met with a standing ovation from the audience as he left the arena.
Hoost, who is well known in the Netherlands, is also a celebrity in Japan, where many of his fights have taken place. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. He has also fought in Australia, France and the United States, among other countries. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the
Hoost is currently training Paul Slowinski and under his guidance Slowinski has won the K-1 tournament 2007 in Amsterdam. Paul "The Sting" Slowinski (born September 24, 1980) is a professional Polish - Australian Martial artist and Kickboxer He has also trained leg strikes, wrestling, and other skills with PRIDE Champion Fedor Emelianenko. PRIDE Fighting Championships ( PRIDE or PRIDE FC for short was a Mixed martial arts organization based in Japan. Fedor Vladimirovich Emelianenko ('fʲodər jemilʲja'nʲenkə Russian: Фëдор Владимирович Емельяненко sometimes romanized as Fyodor Yemelyanenko
Hoost currently lives in the town of Hoorn, together with his wife and children. Hoorn ( West Frisian: Hoorn) is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of Noord Holland.
Hoost speaks five Languages including his mother tongue Dutch. A language is a dynamic set of visual auditory or tactile Symbols of Communication and the elements used to manipulate them Dutch ( is a West Germanic language spoken by around 24 million people 22 million of which are from the Netherlands, Belgium and Suriname
Ernesto has starred in a batsu game, Silent Library edition of a Japanese variety TV show called Downtown no Gaki no Tsukai ya Arahende!!, the video of which has increased his popularity among internet denizens. A Batsu game (罰ゲーム batsu geemu) meaning " Punishment Game " is a common element in Japanese Owarai stage comedy is a Japanese variety show hosted by the popular Japanese Owarai duo Downtown. In the episode in which Ernesto participated in, players sat in a library and flipped over cards in a Russian roulette manner. Russian roulette (Русская рулетка is a potentially lethal Game of chance in which participants place a single round in a Revolver, spin the If their card revealed a batsu/skull and crossbones (instead of 'Safe'), then they must endure a punishment while keeping quiet the whole time (as they are in a library). Ernesto suffered through three punishments: getting a nose hair plucked, having a balloon inflate then explode in his shirt, and having a baseball player swing at his behind with a bat.
He also made an appearance as a police officer during the 24-hour punishment game at the Shakure Police Station in 2006.