Naoufal Benazzouz

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Birthday
25, 1979
Birthplace
Morocco
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
25, 1979 (age 40)
Birthplace
Morocco

About

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.

Before Fame

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.

Trivia

Away from the ring, he has worked as a professional bodyguard and security guard.

Family Life

His father and trainer Mohamed Benazouz was instrumental in developing his passion for kickboxing.

Associated With

He competed against Dutch fighter Semmy Schilt in the 2005 K-1 World Champion tournament finals.