9Round Kickboxing Fitness CEO Shannon “The Cannon” Hudson Returns to the Ring: A Recommitment Triumph
Posted: November 13, 2023 in Chains
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GREENVILLE, S.C. – Shannon “The Cannon” Hudson, Founder and CEO of 9Round Kickboxing Fitness, is set to inspire the world once again as he steps out of retirement and back into the professional fighting ring. Shannon will fight in Karate Combat’s KC43 Event in the Welterweight Division on December 15, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Shannon’s decision to re-enter the world of competitive, professional, full-contact karate showcases the power of his unwavering commitment to the sport, martial arts, and his belief that age doesn’t control one’s goals.
With a career spanning over 70 fights and 13 years as a celebrated fighter and trailblazing entrepreneur in the fitness industry, Shannon embodies a mindset of recommitment to the sport he loves. He holds an IKF Light Middleweight Kickboxing World Championship, a 5th-degree black belt in Japanese Shotokan Karate, a 5th-degree black belt under the Joe Lewis Fighting System, a 4th-degree black belt under the Superfoot System (Bill Wallace) and is ready to step back into the ring. Shannon’s head coach is two-time, world champion kickboxer and older brother Kevin “Hurricane” Hudson. He is also supported by his wife and 9Round’s co-founder and COO, Heather “The Hero” Hudson, who also holds a black belt in Shotokan Karate and a black belt under the Superfoot System.
“As a fighter, I’ve always embraced challenges head-on, and this is no different. Age is just a number; it’s the spirit and determination that truly matter,” said Shannon. “Returning to the ring isn’t just about reliving my past glory – it’s a testament to the power of perseverance and the endless possibilities that lie ahead when you believe in yourself.”
Shannon’s journey is truly inspiring, igniting the belief that dreams can be realized at any point and at any stage of life. His courage to face a younger opponent exemplifies the invincible spirit that drives the success of 9Round, which has become a global leader in promoting fitness, wellness, and self-improvement.