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‘Don’t You Cry!’ Training Fighting Women

Posted in 'John' Wayne Parr, Muay Thai, Women's fighting with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on December 29, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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FightLive Magazine, Sept/Oct 2016

“Don’t you cry; don’t you dare cry,’ I say. “And I’ll always reprimand her if she hits like a girl.” Continue reading

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‘John’ Wayne Parr versus Pavlos Kaponis

Posted in 'John' Wayne Parr, Muay Thai, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 22, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

 

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FightLive Magazine, June/July 2016

Pavlos Kaponis is ready, hungry and looking for blood.

“John Wayne Parr is famous not only in Australia, but also all around the world and this is respectful,” says Pavlos, starting out with a congenial foot forward. “In Greece, we know him very good from the fight that has given with Mike Zambidis. Especially from the last one that Zambidis lost by KO. However, these fights were K1 [rules].” Continue reading

Legends of the Pit: Toby Smith and Roy Wills

Posted in Kickboxing, Martial Arts, Muay Thai, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 1, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, May/June 2016

Roy Wills and Toby Smith have been the best of friends most of their lives. They met at kindergarten and have spent much of their time since hanging around, playing sport and going to school together.  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

Lion Fight 25: ‘John’ Wayne Parr versus Cosmo Alexandre

Posted in 'John' Wayne Parr, Journalism, Muay Thai, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 18, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, Nov/Dec 2015

‘John’ Wayne Parr is scheduled to take on Cosmo Alexandre at Lion Fight 25 in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 23. Continue reading

UFC 193 in Melbourne: Steven ‘Steamrolla’ Kennedy

Posted in Martial Arts, MMA, Steven 'Steamrolla' Kennedy with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 22, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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Steven ‘Steamrolla’ Kennedy steps into the octagonal circle on November 14  for UFC 193, the first UFC event to be held in Melbourne. His name is currently up in lights at Theme Park at its Darkest. Continue reading

Sam Ballantyne: Natural Born Fighter

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing, Martial Arts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 8, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

Photo courtesy of Brock Doe Fight Photography. https://www.facebook.com/BrockDoeFP?fref=photo

International Kickboxer Magazine, May/June 2015

Sam Ballantyne was born in Slough, England in 1989 and made the move to Australia two years later. He, his mother and brother settled in Bunbury in Western Australia and it wasn’t long before he found his calling. Continue reading

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