MMA RECORD : 13 - 2 - 0
SANDA RECORD : 32 - 4 - 0
KICKBOXING RECORD : 7-3-1
HEIGHT : 5'8'' / 173 cm
WEIGHT : 135 LBS / 61 KG
DIVISION : Bantamweight
HOMETOWN : Heerlen, the Netherlands
ASSOCIATION : Team Thriving
Ben Boekee (born May 29, 1987) is a professional Dutch Bantamweight Mixed Martial Artist, with a background in Judo, Sanshou and kickboxing. Ben is currently fighting for Team Thriving in Heerlen, the Netherlands where he is born and raised.
In Sanshou (Sanda), he is a two time former Dutch champion and multiple Golden Dragon Cup winner Before moving to mixed martial arts, Ben held a Sanshou record of 32-4-0. He also held a kickboxing record of 7-3-1. Ben competed at a national level in Judo since the age of five. He currently holds a 2nd Dan Judo Black Belt.
Early in 2012, Ben stopped his MMA fighting, as he continued with his studies. He therefore only competed a few times in kickboxing & grappling within the last two years. After successfully completing two studies; CIOS (to become a sport teacher) and his second study bachelor of education, Ben started training again. He is now fuelled by new knowledge, experiences and new goals to come back stronger than ever before.
Currently he is training at Team Thriving with Gino Bourne (Kickboxing coach), Gerrit Gerringa (Strength & Conditioning from next-levels), Will Heuts (Mental coach) and his brother Arne Boekee (Fysio). Ben is a professional MMA competitor since 2008.
In 2014, he joined Duello Sports Management and is now looking for a new competitive in the fighting scene.