K-1 World Grand Prix 2009 Final was a martial arts event held by the K-1 on Saturday December 5, 2009 at the Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan. It was the 17th K-1 World GP Final, the culmination of a year full of regional elimination tournaments. All fights followed K-1's classic tournament format and were conducted under K-1 Rules, three rounds of three minutes each, with a possible tiebreaker.
|K-1 World Grand Prix 2009 Final|
|Date||December 5, 2009|
The qualification for the top eight fighters was held at the K-1 World Grand Prix 2009 in Seoul Final 16 on September 26, 2009 in Seoul, Korea.
Michael Buffer was the ring announcer for the night.
|K-1 Rumble of the Kings||Stockholm, Sweden||Hovet Arena||20 November 2009||Rickard Nordstrand|
|K-1 Europe Grand Prix||Tallinn, Estonia||Nokia Hall||21 November 2009||Andrei Bokan|
The match ups were held the day proceeding the World Grand Prix Final 16. All fighters drew a ball from a box with a numbers on them and chose their spots in order from who drew ball number 1 to number 8. Ruslan Karaev who was first up chose spot number 1. Badr Hari was up next and decided to face Karaev for the third time. Errol Zimmerman was next and chose the 7th spot. Remy Bonjasky had the choice of fighting Zimmerman or picking another spot. Remy was tempted to take the 3rd spot so to be given the chance to fight Badr in the semi-finals, but was challenged by Zimmerman and Remy accepted. Jerome Lebanner decided to walk straight into the 5th spot. Semmy Schilt opted for a 4th match with Jerome. The last two finalists Ewerton Teixeira and Alistair Overeem will meet in the second quarter final match.
On November 28, it was announced that Sergei Kharitonov would be replacing Chalid Arrab to face Daniel Ghita in the second reserve bout.
|Opening fights: K-1 Rules / 3Min. 3R||Keiichi Samukawa vs Ryuji Kajiwara||Kajiwara defeated Samukawa by 3 round unanimous decision 3-0 (30-28, 30-28, 30-29).|
|Singh Jaideep vs Makoto Uehara||Jaideep defeated Uehara by KO (right hook) at 1:36 of the 2nd round.|
|Jan Soukup vs Tsutomu Takahagi||Soukup defeated Takahagi by 3 round unanimous decision 3-0 (30-26, 30-27, 30-28).|
|Reserve fight 1: K-1 Rules / 3Min. 3R Ext. 1R||Peter Aerts vs. Gokhan Saki||Aerts defeated Saki by 3 round unanimous decision 3-0 (30-27, 29-27, 29-28).|
|K-1 World Grand Prix 2009 Quarter finals: K-1 Rules / 3Min. 3R Ext. 1R||Ruslan Karaev vs Badr Hari||Hari defeated Karaev by KO (2 knockdown, right hook) at 0:38 of the 1st round.|
|Alistair Overeem vs Ewerton Teixeira||Overeem defeated Teixeira by KO (left knee kick) at 1:06 of the 1st round.|
|Jerome Le Banner vs Semmy Schilt||Schilt defeated Le Banner by KO (2 knockdown, Left front kick) at 1:27 of the 1st round.|
|Errol Zimmerman vs Remy Bonjasky||Bonjasky defeated Zimmerman by 3 round unanimous decision 3-0 (30-27, 30-28, 29-28).|
|Reserve fight 2: K-1 Rules / 3Min. 3R Ext. 1R||Daniel Ghita vs Sergei Kharitonov||Ghita defeated Kharitonov by KO (right low kick) at 0:36 of the 3rd round.|
|K-1 World Grand Prix 2009 Semi finals: K-1 Rules / 3Min. 3R Ext. 1R||Badr Hari vs Alistair Overeem||Hari defeated Overeem by KO (2 knockdown, left high kick) at 2:14 of the 1st round.|
|Semmy Schilt vs. Remy Bonjasky||Schilt defeated Bonjasky by KO (2 knockdown, right cross) at 2:38 of the 1st round.|
|Super fight: K-1 Rules / 3Min. 3R Ext. 1R||Kyotaro vs Tyrone Spong||Spong defeated Kyotaro by 3 round unanimous decision 3-0 (30-27, 30-28, 30-28).|
|K-1 World Grand Prix 2009 Finals: K-1 Rules / 3Min. 3R Ext. 2R||Badr Hari vs Semmy Schilt||Schilt defeated Hari by KO (2 knockdown, straight right) at 1:48 of the 1st round.|
K-1 World Grand Prix 2009 Final bracketEdit
|Jerome Le Banner||DEC|
|Jerome Le Banner||1r.|
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