"Champ of the Hearts" Plans Return To the Ring

Top Quote German MMA Champion Willy Latzo to Announce a Comeback. Fighter Promises a surprise that will revolutionize the Martial Arts Industry. End Quote
  • Miami, FL (1888PressRelease) August 25, 2011 - Fans of MMA will be thrilled to hear that German-born Willy Latzo, AKA, "The Champ of the Hearts" and unbeaten 4 time World Champion in Heavyweight Kyokushinkai Full Contact Karate, is expected to officially announce his return to the ring. The 39-year-old fighter is coming out of retirement to compete for a spot in the K-1 World Grand Prix Finals in Japan in March 2012. Latzo is the European Champion in Muay Thai Boxing and a German Champion in Boxing. He retired in 2000 undefeated with 268 fights, the longest streak ever.

    Ten years past his tide of unbeaten success, Latzo says he is ready to return to boxing. He vows to "steal the hearts of fans by unleashing his champion fighting form on any comers." Latzo's manager Konstantin Gurevich, says the fighter is also planning a surprise for MMA fans; "something that has never been seen or done in the sport."

    On his Facebook Fan Page Latzo is encouraging MMA fans to follow his workout, training, and special announcements leading to his world title quest.

    The champion fighter and inventor of Fun Fight, is currently living and training in South Beach, in Miami Beach, Florida.

    A press conference will be held in Miami Beach at a date TBA to officially announce Latzo's return to competition and his goals toward the K-1 Grand Prix Finals in Japan. K-1 is the biggest MMA tournament in the world consisting of 16 fighters, 11 tournament winners, 4 wild cards, and the defending champion.

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