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Rico Verhoeven is a Dutch kickboxer who recently won Glory Heavyweight Champion. Rico is married and has two children.

Relationship Facts of Rico Verhoeven

Rico Verhoeven is married to Jacky Duchenne.
He is father of Two (Mikayla Verhoeven and Jazlynn Verhoeven).
Rico Verhoeven is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Rico Verhoeven?

Rico Verhoeven is a married man.

He is married to her beautiful wife Jacky Duchenne.

The couple also has two daughters together: Mikayla Verhoeven  (born in 2011) and Jazlynn Verhoeven (born in 2015).

There is no information about their marital dispute to date, which means the couple is happily married.

Rico Verhoeven: Biography in Details

Who is Rico Verhoeven?

Rico Verhoeven is a Dutch Kickboxer and is the current Glory Heavyweight Champion.

He has also competed for K-1, It’s Showtime and SUPERKOMBAT promotions.

Verhoeven is currently ranked the #1 heavyweight in the world by LiverKick.com, Combat Press, and GLORY.

Who are the parents of Rico Verhoeven?

Rico was born on April 10, 1989, in Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands.

His nationality is Dutch and his ethnicity is European.

His mother’s name is Lies Verhoeven and his father’s name is Jos Verhoeven.

He began learning martial arts at age five in Kyokushin, being trained by his father, a Karate black belt.

After transitioning into kickboxing.

Verhoeven began training in kickboxing at age of 7 and started competing against adults when he was only 16 years old, due to his large size.

There is no information on his educational background.

Rico Verhoeven: Professional Life, Career

Although Rico Verhoeven was expected to fight in the 2012 K-1 World Grand Prix, Rico Verhoeven was left out of the tournament.

He then signed with rival promotion Glory in October 2012.

He was drawn against mixed martial artist Sergei Kharitonov in the opening round of the sixteen-man 2012 Glory Heavyweight Grand Slam held at Glory 4: Tokyo -2012 Heavyweight Grand Slam in Saitama, Japan on December 31, 2012.

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Caption: Rico Verhoeven with his wife (Source: Teller Report)

As he was leading the judges’ scorecards after the first two, two-minute rounds, he advances to the quarter-finals where he lost out to the eventual tournament winner Semmy Schilt by the same margin.

He defeated Jhonata Diniz via unanimous decision at Glory 7: Milan in Milan, Italy on April 20, 2013.

Despite being deducted a point for rabbit punching in round one, he outworked and outstruck Zimmerman for three rounds and won by unanimous decision.

Rico defeated Peter Aerts by splits decision in the tightly contested main event of Glory 13: Tokyo- Welterweight World Championship Tournament in Tokyo, Japan on December 21, 2013.

Verhoeven was scheduled to make his professional boxing debut against Nikolaj Falin at mixed fight Gala XV in Darmstadt, Germany on April 26, 2014, but his opponent was changed to Janas Finfera for undisclosed reasons.

Rico Verhoeven defeated the Hungarian by second-round knockout.

He rematched and defeated Daniel Ghita via unanimous decision in a bout for the vacant Glory Heavyweight (95+kg/209 lb) Championship at Glory 17: Los Angeles in Inglewood, California, US on June 21, 2014.

Rico completed a trilogy of fights against Errol Zimmerman when he faced him on February 6, 2015, in the main event at Glory 19: Virginia.

The anticipated bout ended in anticlimactic fashion as Zimmerman sustained a knee injury in the second round, allowing  Rico to retain his Heavyweight title.

Rico has made his MMA pro debut at RXF 20 in SIBIU, Romania on October 19, 2015, defeating Viktor Bogutzki by TKO in the 1st round due to punches.

He Verhoeven is making his film debut in a small role opposite Alain Moussi in the sequel Kickboxer: Retaliation.

How much does Rico Verhoeven earn?

Rico’s estimated Net worth is around 3 million dollars.

But his salary and other incomes are not disclosed.

Rico Verhoeven: Rumors and Controversy

Rico caused a major upset to win the Glory 11: Chicago- Heavyweight World Championship Tournament in Hoffman Estates, the Illinois United States in October 2013.

After taking a majority decision over Gokhan Saki in the semi-finals, and scoring a controversial knockdown in round one, he beat Daniel Ghita by unanimous decision in the final.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Rico Verhoeven has a height of 6 feet 5 inches and a weight of 118 kg or 261 lbs.

He has light brown hair and light brown eyes.

Furthermore, there are no details regarding his body measurements.

Social Media Profile

Rico Verhoeven is active on Instagram and Twitter but not on Facebook.

He has 68.2k followers on Twitter and 1.6 million followers on Instagram.


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