#6 Peter Aerts
Height: 1.92 m (6 ft 3 1⁄2 in)
Weight: 104.6 kg (231 lb)
Divisions: Heavyweight, Superheavyweight
Age: 47 years old
Record: 106-34-3 (79 KOs)
Years active: 1985-2014, 2017
His nickname is Mr.K1 simply because he is the K1 Master. He is the man who fought against every heavyweight on the earth during his active 30 years.
Aerts has faced the other 4 heavyweight fighters of our top 10 k1 fighters list. He had 5 bouts against Schilt, won 3 and lost 2 of them. 6 bouts against Hoost, lost 4 and won 2 of them. He had a single fight against each Hari and Bonjasky. He defeated Bonjasky by unanimous decision and got stopped by Hari.
Aerts also know for his destroying high kicks, which sent many fighters to the canvas and gave him another nickname “The Dutch Lumberjack“.
- 1994 K-1 World Grand Prix Champion
- 1995 K-1 World Grand Prix Champion
- 1997 K-1 World Grand Prix 3rd place
- 1998 K-1 World Grand Prix Champion
- 2001 K-1 World Grand Prix in Las Vegas runner-up
- 2003 K-1 World Grand Prix 3rd place
- 2006 K-1 World Grand Prix runner-up
- 2007 K-1 World Grand Prix runner-up
- 2010 K-1 World Grand Prix runner-up