Archive for December, 2012

Mel Walsh

Posted in Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 28, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle
Mel at work - doing what she does

Mel at work – doing what she does

Mel Walsh recently competed at the IFMA (International Federation of Muay Thai) games in Russia, bringing home a silver medal. She talks about family and fitness as the ‘headmistress’ of one of Australia’s premier Muay Thai gyms, Urban Fight Gym. Continue reading

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William Luu – Fight Photographer

Posted in Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 18, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

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William Luu is a budding fight photographer who uses his skills to support his studies in design. The above photo appeared on facebook recently, and is one of the most striking images published in Australian fightsports this year. I decided to track him down to ask about it. Continue reading

Why the Left is Being Left Behind

Posted in Film, Observation with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 7, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

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You can’t take other people’s opinions too seriously. Continue reading

Amazing Porn

Posted in Film, Jokes, Pornography on December 6, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

http://video.xnxx.com/video2980836/amber_deluca

This is the most stone-cold bizarre – and remarkable – porn I have seen. I’m not sure what it is that I like best about it; perhaps it is the scenario, the performances, the amazing stunts or the soundtrack.

It has, however, alerted me to the fact that I must be a very boring, mundane person in the boudoir.

WARNING: This is pornography. Do not watch if you are under eighteen, offended by graphic representations of sex,  yadda yadda.

The Buakaw Saga: A Living Legend

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 5, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, Nov/Dec 2012

Buakaw, known to his parents as Sombat Banchamek, is arguably one of the greatest fighters of the modern era. Over a career which spans a staggering 238 fights, he has established his career with a style and a slew of performances which have thrilled millions. Now, in the ultimate triumph of business over sport, it appears his career has been stolen from him – and us – in a legal quagmire. On the back of sixteen straight wins, he has been forced into retirement. JARROD BOYLE looks back over the reign of a great champion and wonders where to from here.     Continue reading

Michael ‘Tomahawk’ Thompson

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 5, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

imagesInternational Kickboxer Magazine, Nov/Dec 2012

Michael ‘Tomahawk Thompson has had 41 fights in the brief period he has been Thai boxing. This is all the more remarkable when you take in to account he is only 22 years old. He tells the story of a remarkable career-in-the-making to JARROD BOYLE. Continue reading

Fighting Injury – On the Business of Becoming Hardened

Posted in Kickboxing, Observation with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on December 2, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

I once trained with Nathan ‘Carnage’ Corbett while writing an article about him for International Kickboxer Magazine. He had a big fight coming up against a European opponent, and Carnage was then, as he is now, in a unique position; he’s almost never been beaten. Continue reading

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