Archive for Glory

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

Millad Farzad: Fighters Fight!

Posted in Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 4, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, May/June 2016

“You have one career and one only – you have to go out there and make it happen. Fight hard and fight often, make a plan and stick to it! 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

Joe Schilling: All the Glory

Posted in Glory, Joe Schilling, Journalism, Kickboxing, Martial Arts, MMA, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 29, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, Jan/Feb 2016

Joe ‘Stitch ‘Em Up’ Schilling is a significant figure amongst the new breed of fighters. Continue reading

Raul Catinas: Heavy-Hitter’s MMA Debut

Posted in K1, Kickboxing, MMA with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on December 2, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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 So…where you have you been, Raul? You disappeared for a while. Who was the last fight before you took a break? Continue reading

Gabriel Varga – Glory Featherweight Champion

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 14, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, May/June 2015

Hi Gabriel, how old are you?

I’m twenty-nine.

What weight do you fight at?

One hundred and forty-three pounds, or sixty-five kilograms. Continue reading

Brad Riddell: House on Fire

Posted in Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 12, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, Jan/Feb 2015

Brad Riddell’s first fight took place under unusual circumstances.

“I was supposed to fight a guy from Nelson [New Zealand’s southern island] but got a call from the guys from the gym the day of the weigh-in, saying he had been arrested and sent to gaol for trying to light his ex-girlfriend’s house on fire.” Continue reading

Heavy Sparring: Yes or No?

Posted in Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 24, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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“Well, if you look at my training, if you see my helmet, it is like two inches thick… I got a big nose bar. And… I don’t take head shots. The reason why is that you don’t get paid in the gym – you get training in the gym. I want to save them for in the Octagon, and I think that’s what helps me a lot. Continue reading

Steve McKinnon: Glory Bound

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 18, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, September/October, 2013

Steve McKinnon has just come through a difficult twelve months, but he’s feeling good. This year, Steve has had two fights on Glory World Series, the European promotion that has stepped in to fill the vacuum for world-class kickboxing since the demise of the Japanese K1. Continue reading

Tarik Solak: Return of the Super-Promoter!

Posted in Kickboxing, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 6, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, Nov/Dec 2013

Tarik Solak is back on Australian soil with a new show and new fighters. To put it simply, he’s excited. Continue reading

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