Archive for Tarik Solak

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

Andre Meunier – K-Energy

Posted in Kickboxing, Martial Arts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 10, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle
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Andre ‘The Mad Man’ Meunier: appropriately labelled and packaged for Japanese fans.

Andre Meunier, Victoria’s number-one heavyweight kickboxer, is hitting his straps. He’s just come back from a win in Japan where he was the intro for the two most significant heavyweights in the history of the sport, might do a it of boxing, enjoys a spot of MMA in his time off, has opened a tattoo parlour in Windsor and likes a bit of speedway racing when the opportunity presents itself. He tells Theme Park at its Darkest all about it.

So… how did it go? Continue reading

Andre Meunier

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing, Martial Arts, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 2, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, Nov/Dec 2014

Andre Meunier is a ‘can do’ sort of fighter. 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

Shooting Star: 2010 K1 Oceania GP

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing, Writing with tags , , , , , , , , , on October 10, 2010 by Jarrod Boyle

International Kickboxer Magazine, Vol. 18, No.4

The K1 World Grand Prix, the most prestigious international stand-up martial arts event, returned to the Oceania region on July 10 for the first time in seven years. Previously, the Oceania qualifier had been staged by Tarik Solak in Melbourne, Australia, and in Auckland, New Zealand, by Dixon McIver. Both promoters put their unique stamp on the event and set a high benchmark for every event to follow. Continue reading

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