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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

Uncaged: ‘John’ Wayne Parr

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

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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

Victor Nagbe

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 16, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

 

International Kickboxer Magazine, July/August 2012

 

Victor Nagbe has come to show Aussie Fight Fans the meaning of ‘tough’. Born in Liberia, Nagbe made his way to the NTG gym in Brisvegas via the refugee camps in Guinea, West Africa. He aims to make his mark on the Australian – and international – fight scene in the tradition of the world’s best technical fighters.

JARROD BOYLE explains. Continue reading

Maseh Nuristani

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 12, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

International Kickboxer Magazine, July/August 2012

Maseh Nuristani is the most recent fighter to emerge from James Roesler’s ‘Ultimate’ Gym in Hopper’s Crossing, Victoria. He speaks to Jarrod Boyle about first fights, first wins, losses and all the things that make an up-and-comer aim for the sky. Continue reading

Champion vs Champion II: Parr vs Buakaw

Posted in 'John' Wayne Parr, Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , on September 7, 2010 by Jarrod Boyle

International Kickboxer Magazine Vol. 17 No.3

Being cut from the K1 roster would be a difficult thing for anyone to accept, but a fighter’s job is all about challenges. John Wayne Parr is committed; consistently rising to them is what fans know and love him ‘J Dubya’ for. Continue reading

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