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Bruce ‘Preacher’ Macfie

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing, Martial Arts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 31, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, May/June 2015

2015 marks an auspicious year in the career of Bruce ‘Preacher’ Macfie. He has given two decades of his life to the sport of Muay Thai and intends to retire – once and for all – on a high note. He discusses a career as colourful as his hair with Jarrod Boyle. Continue reading

Gabriel Varga – Glory Featherweight Champion

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 14, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, May/June 2015

Hi Gabriel, how old are you?

I’m twenty-nine.

What weight do you fight at?

One hundred and forty-three pounds, or sixty-five kilograms. Continue reading

The Long Road: ‘John’ Wayne Parr

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing, Martial Arts, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 11, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, March/April 2015

There are many things to like about ‘John’ Wayne Parr. Best of all, he always comes up with a story. Just ask his friend, Joe Rogan. Continue reading

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

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