I’m returning for a kickboxing title defence bout against interim champ Tariq Osaro, which will be the centerpiece of a card on November 4 at the GelreDome in Arnhem in the Netherlands.

“It has been a long road back from recovery, but I am finally here,” says Verhoeven. “I’ve never been more motivated to step back into the ring than I am right now. I am the king of kickboxing and feel stronger than ever.”