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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

Sam Ballantyne: Western Australian WBC Champion

Posted in Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 24, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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So, what’s been going on since we spoke last ?

Since the last interview, I’ve had 2 fights. The first was in Bangkok at the IFMA 2015 Royal World Cup. I drew a Russian, Nadir Ishakov. A very lanky southpaw – your typical nightmare fight. He was about a foot taller; it was horrible! Continue reading

Sam Ballantyne: Natural Born Fighter

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing, Martial Arts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 8, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

Photo courtesy of Brock Doe Fight Photography. https://www.facebook.com/BrockDoeFP?fref=photo

International Kickboxer Magazine, May/June 2015

Sam Ballantyne was born in Slough, England in 1989 and made the move to Australia two years later. He, his mother and brother settled in Bunbury in Western Australia and it wasn’t long before he found his calling. Continue reading

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