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Salem Assli: Savate Master!

Posted in fighting, Kickboxing, Martial Arts, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 7, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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Blitz Magazine, Volume 29, No. 4, April 2015

Salem Assli is a vocational teacher of many martial arts. Ironically, he found his way to the art of his native country through an assiduous study of Jeet Kune Do, the martial art of Bruce Lee. Continue reading

Ben Edwards – Australian Boxing Champion

Posted in fighting, Kickboxing, Martial Arts, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 10, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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How about these rugby players?

There’s a difference between being a fighter and being an athlete. I’ve been in situations in a fight were I can feel my brain is swelling inside my head. You ask yourself a question in situations like that. Continue reading

Men Versus Women in the Cage

Posted in fighting, Kickboxing, Martial Arts, Pretensions toward cultural theory, Real Men with tags , , on April 10, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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It’s happened.

Larissa Schroeder fought and defeated Fernando Lemos in a single round, concluded by referee’s decision at first blood.

How long until we see it elsewhere?

What does it mean?

And how will it make us feel?

http://www.news.com.au/sport/boxing/woman-leaves-man-bloodied-beaten-in-mma-fight/story-fndkzthy-1227297148576
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Vale: Sergei Laschenko

Posted in fighting, Kickboxing, Obituary, Real Men with tags , , , , on April 9, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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Twenty-seven year old Sergei Lascenko has been shot and killed in Odessa, Ukraine.

http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2015/4/8/8371425/sergei-lascenko-death-shot-killed-odessa-hospital-ukraine-k1

Ben Edwards – Australian Boxing Champion

Posted in fighting, Kickboxing, Martial Arts, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 8, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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Ben Edwards is always good for a chat. Since last we spoke, he has added Australian Heavyweight Boxing Champion to his string of achievements. He was kind enough to do a lap of the Theme Park in order to fill us in on the details.

What happened with Glory? Continue reading

Why Everybody Loves Mark Hunt

Posted in Kickboxing, Martial Arts, Real Men with tags , , on March 13, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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“Shucks, if I throw Stipe Miocic into any harbour, he probably drowns,” Aussie headliner Mark Hunt laughs. “And how do we fight each other if he’s dead?

“Other fighters might like to talk trash but I’m fairly civil. Especially at this level.

“Plus Stipe seems a nice guy. So no, I won’t be throwing him into any water. But when the bell goes, man, I’m still going to put a hole in his face.”

– Hunt giving an intro to his performance against Stipe Miocic at UFC Fight Night in Adelaide on May 10, 2015

Brad Riddell: House on Fire

Posted in Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 12, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, Jan/Feb 2015

Brad Riddell’s first fight took place under unusual circumstances.

“I was supposed to fight a guy from Nelson [New Zealand’s southern island] but got a call from the guys from the gym the day of the weigh-in, saying he had been arrested and sent to gaol for trying to light his ex-girlfriend’s house on fire.” Continue reading

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