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The Greatest Kung Fu Story Never Told – Part Two

Posted in Journalism, Martial Arts, Real Men, True Crime with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 15, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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Blitz Magazine, Vol. 30, No. 6, Aug-Sept 2016

Preparation for the story on the Sue family made for a lot of reading. I googled old newspaper articles on the subject of the Fitzgerald Inquiry, as well as the place of the Sue family within it. Continue reading

Tai Tuivasa

Posted in Martial Arts, MMA with tags , , , , , , , on December 20, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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FightLive Magazine, October/November 2016

Tai Tuivasa has begun to assert himself as one of the rising stars of Australian Fight Sports, defining himself with knockout power across a range of disciplines. Continue reading

Chris Bradford

Posted in Kickboxing, Martial Arts, Muay Thai with tags , , , , , , on October 5, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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Chris Bradford is headlining the fourth instalment of the Prestige Fight Series on October 15. He takes a turn around the Theme Park to talk injury, retirement and the ongoing thrill of the chase. Continue reading

The Greatest Kung Fu Story Never Told: The Gold Lamborgini, The Purple Suit and a World-Class Moustache

Posted in Martial Arts, Real Men, Ridiculous curiosity, True Crime with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 27, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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Blitz Martial Arts Magazine, Vol.30, No. 5, June/July 2016

“I just don’t see the interest in wading through someone else’s dirt,” says Gawain Sue, principal of the Ging Mo Kung Fu School in Perth and heir to Malcolm Sue, one of the most infamous figures in Australian martial arts. Continue reading

Legends of the Pit: Toby Smith and Roy Wills

Posted in Kickboxing, Martial Arts, Muay Thai, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 1, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, May/June 2016

Roy Wills and Toby Smith have been the best of friends most of their lives. They met at kindergarten and have spent much of their time since hanging around, playing sport and going to school together.  Continue reading

Verhoeven and Holzken: the New Generation of Dutch Dominance

Posted in K1, Kickboxing, Martial Arts, MMA with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 16, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, March/April 2016

Glory 26 was held on December the fourth of last year in Amsterdam, the unofficial capital of European kickboxing. The two biggest draw-cards of the event were respective world champions at both welterweight and superheavyweight; Nieky Holzken and Rico Verhoeven. Continue reading

Anthony ‘The Arrow Catcher’ Kelly

Posted in Martial Arts, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 24, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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Blitz Magazine, February 2016

Anthony’s adventures in catching deadly projectiles began sixteen years ago, while sitting on the couch. Continue reading

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