French-Moroccan kickboxer nicknamed "Iron Leg" who was crowned the Moroccan Champion four straight times from 1996 to 1999. He gained international buzz at the 2005 K-1 World Grand Prix, where he pulled off upsets over the likes of Aziz Khattou and Noburu Uchida.
He earned a degree in Economics, after which he moved to Tangiers. He began his kickboxing training at the Achbal Rif club in Al-hoceima.
Away from the ring, he has worked as a professional bodyguard and security guard.
His father and trainer Mohamed Benazouz was instrumental in developing his passion for kickboxing.
He competed against Dutch fighter Semmy Schilt in the 2005 K-1 World Champion tournament finals.