Archive for Masato

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

A First, for the Last: Wayne Parr Calls it a Day

Posted in 'John' Wayne Parr, Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 3, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

International Kickboxer Magazine, Sept/Oct 2012

‘John’ Wayne Parr has reached retirement. His last fight – his 114th – was his last, and has him more excited than ever. Continue reading

Soren Mongkontong Retires!

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

 

 

International Kickboxer Magazine, Vol.19, no.3

At age 31, Soren Mongkongtong has spent fifteen years in Muay Thai, which equates to very nearly half his life in the sport. Continue reading

Hell Raiser: Taylor Harvey!

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

At 22, Taylor ‘Hellraiser’ Harvey has had more than one fight for each of his not-so-tender years. Training out of Paul Madigan’s Mad X gym on the Sunshine Coast, he has recently been making his mark on some of the best welterweights in the business, both domestic and international. He recently spoke to JARROD BOYLE about his exploits, his successes and what the future has in-store.  Continue reading

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