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Andy Hug was born in 1964 in Zurich. His father died when he was a baby and his mother worked all the time to support them. Andy was fortunate to have grandparents who assumed the parental role. Still, he didn't have an easy life. However, he managed to rise above it all and become a force to be reckoned with in kickboxing.

Andy Hug rose to the top of his sport. He won the K-1 World Grand Prix Championship in 1996 and placed as a second place contender in 1997 and 1998 securing the runner-up win. Hug has been credited for bringing the sport of kickboxing into the limelight.

In Japan, Andy Hug was dubbed the "Blue-Eyed Samurai" further showing the respect that he gained in Japan and throughout the entire world. Hug was an inspiration to those who knew him and he was highly regarded in the world of K-1 fighting.

At the end of his life, Andy Hug was suffering from leukemia. However, his death did come as a surprise to everyone because he seemed to be staying ahead of his illness. His last fight was with Nobu Hayashi on July 7, 2000. His death arrived to claim one of the most beloved athletes in his field on August 24, 2000. He died of complications associated with leukemia.

Andy Hug will forever be remembered for the impact he had in the K-1 arena of Kickboxing. He left behind one child.


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Description : Fightigmaster.com pays tribute to a real hero. He was only a few weeks short of his 36th birthday, when he suddenly died. Shihan Andy Hug will be sorely missed by many, not only in the martial arts community. Andy Hug, a modern Samurai
 
 
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Title :Andy Hug (1964 - 2000) - Kickbox legend by Thomas Staedeli
Description : Report about fighter Andy Hug
 
 
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