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Andrew ‘KO’ Keogh: Last Call

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 26, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, March/April 2014

Thai boxing is about adversity. It’s about stacking yourself up high enough in training to overcome the obstacles that come at you in the ring. For some though, the battles are just as tough outside of it. Andrew Keogh is one such fighter. Continue reading

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Mark ‘The Hammer’ Castagnini

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 17, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

Castagnini commentary

Mark Castagnini is one of the key players in Australian Thai boxing. Beginning his career as a fighter, he went through traditional martial arts before taking up Thai boxing almost by accident and discovering that it bought him to the ultimate test of his training. From there, he has been involved with developing and disseminating the sport at every level, editing International Kickboxer Magazine, working as a commentator alongside Michael Schiavello on Foxsports, promoting events and running his own martial arts academy, Hammer’s Gym. Mark spends a little time telling us about his passion for the sport, what its Australian roots are and the directions the branches are moving in. Continue reading

Old Kickboxers Never Die (They Probably Just End Up in the Can).

Posted in Kickboxing with tags , , on November 27, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

Gurkan Ozkan was arrested last week for being involved in another high-speed chase, which ended when he collided with a police car on the wrong side of the Frankston Freeway. Continue reading

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