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Morbid Love

Posted in Real Men, violence against women with tags , , , , on August 15, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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I probably first walked into a fight gym shortly after that so I could learn to stand up to him physically because reason and honesty weren’t working, but it was more than that. Continue reading

Morbid Love

Posted in Real Men, violence against women with tags , , on August 6, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

 

 

 

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‘Ever seen a human heart? It looks like a fist wrapped in blood.’

– Patrick Marber, Closer.

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I hit a few women in the time I worked as a bouncer. Continue reading

The Return of ‘Bangin’ Ben’ Edwards

Posted in Ben Edwards, fighting, Glory, K1, Kickboxing, MMA, Peter Graham, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 4, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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You’ve been quiet. What have you been up to since you lost the Oz Heavyweight boxing title to Peter Graham? Continue reading

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

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

‘John’ Wayne Parr versus Pavlos Kaponis

Posted in 'John' Wayne Parr, Muay Thai, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 22, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

 

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FightLive Magazine, June/July 2016

Pavlos Kaponis is ready, hungry and looking for blood.

“John Wayne Parr is famous not only in Australia, but also all around the world and this is respectful,” says Pavlos, starting out with a congenial foot forward. “In Greece, we know him very good from the fight that has given with Mike Zambidis. Especially from the last one that Zambidis lost by KO. However, these fights were K1 [rules].” Continue reading

Omari Kimweri: Fighting Fugitive

Posted in Boxing, fighting, Journalism, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 12, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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FightLive Magazine, June/July 2016

“Life is easier when I’m boxing,” says Omari Kimweri, once Tanzanian, now Australian flyweight boxer currently in-line for the WBC silver title. This is a remarkable statement, especially when you consider it in the light of what he’s had to do to stay in the game. Continue reading

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