Archive for Joe Nader

Brad Riddell: House on Fire

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


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

Uncaged: ‘John’ Wayne Parr

Posted in 'John' Wayne Parr, Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 19, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle


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

A Woman’s Place is in the Cage – or in the Ring

Posted in Kickboxing, Observation, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 29, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

Academics annoy me no end.

Especially ones like David Mayeda, Continue reading

Frank Giorgi – 'The Showdown' on April 28

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , on April 22, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

Frank Giorgi faces off against Steve Moxon on April 28. It’s hyped to be one of the fights of the year. We’ve heard from Steve; let’s find out what Frank has to say. Continue reading

Sarah 'Missy' Howett – 'The Showdown' on April 28

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 14, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

Sarah with Joe Nader, her trainer, after her recent win over Daniella Smith in New Zealand

Sarah ‘Missy’ Howett continues her march toward world domination on April 28 when she fights Sarah O’Connell for the ANBF Australian boxing title.  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

Steve Moxon: Onward and Upward

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , on September 17, 2010 by Jarrod Boyle

International Kickboxer Magazine, Vol.18, No.3

Steve ‘Stone Cold’ Moxon has cleared a lot of hurdles in his 4 years of training. He is now standing on the brink of international success. He tells Jarrod Boyle about his run along the road to the top. Continue reading

Cutting Off the Ring

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , on September 11, 2010 by Jarrod Boyle

International Kickboxer, Vol.17, no.5 

When talking footwork, it is fair to say that fighters can roughly be split into two camps; there are those who want to stand and trade shots, and those who want to hit and run. A combination of both approaches is ideal, because no matter what you prefer, the best fighters can adapt to a situation in order to bring it under their control. The further apart two fighters are in terms of their abilities, the more important it becomes for the less-mobile one to pin the other down. The static fighter wants to prevent the mobile one escaping so he (or she) can set about breaking him up. Continue reading

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