Archive for Frank Giorgi

Kurtis Staiti: In The Bloodline

Posted in Kickboxing, Muay Thai with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 18, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, March/April 2016

Kurt Staiti has the advantage of coming from a close-knit family of Muay Thai addicts. His uncle is Mark Staiti, who was introduced to Peter Kent, head trainer of Matrix Muay Thai, by Chris Staiti, Kurt’s father. Continue reading

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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

Uncaged: ‘John’ Wayne Parr

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 19, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, July/August 2012

‘John’ Wayne Parr has supplied international Muay Thai with some of its greatest moments over the course of his twenty-one year career. His skills as a promoter have allowed him to hatch a novel idea – Muay Thai in the cage – for his last fight. He talks to JARROD BOYLE about events in the lead-up to one of the most significant dates in this country’s history of the sport. Continue reading

Marco Pique: The Sniper

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , on April 12, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

International Kickboxer Magazine, March/April 2012

Marco Pique is becoming an increasingly well-known name around the world. Australian fight fans are developing an especially keen interest in him, given the introduction we received on The Challenger Muay Thai when he fought – and defeated – the fearsome Frank Giorgi. Continue reading

The Coming Storm: Frank Giorgi

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 12, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

International Kickboxer Magazine, March/April 2012

2011 was an enormous year for Frank Giorgi. He’s come storming into the forefront of Australian Muay Thai and made a significant impact on the world stage. Continue reading

Steve Moxon – 'The Showdown' on April 28

Posted in Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , on April 6, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

Steve Moxon, K1 specialist, will be going head-to-head against Frank Giorgi, one of Australia’s premier Thai stylists on Joe Nader’s Powerplay show, ‘The Showdown’, at the Moonee Valley Racecourse on April 28. Steve lets me know what it is we – and Frank – should expect.  Continue reading

Frank Giorgi – Streetfighter!

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , on September 6, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

 

International Kickboxer Magazine, Vol. 19, no.3

“When I fight, I don’t look at it as a sport – I fight with intent and anger. Like a streetfight.” Watching footage of Giorgi on the internet is about as much convincing as any Australian fight fan needs. Continue reading

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