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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

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

Rousey and Zingano – Feminist Warriors?

Posted in fighting, Pretensions toward cultural theory, Real Men with tags , , , , , on March 24, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

The weigh-in for the recent Ronda Rousey / Cat Zingano fight on UFC 184 was not only exciting, but also instructive on the subject of sexual politics. Continue reading

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