Friday, August 17, 2018

FIGHTMAG is an Australian online magazine that covers combat sports internationally

FIGHTMAG was established on August 27, 2005 in Nimes, France. It quickly evolved internationally, and during 2006-2007 the digital publishing was in English and French languages.

In 2009 Parviz Iskenderov re-branded FIGHTMAG for Australia, although keeping international concept. The current editorial board is a team of sports experts, journalists and photographers, as well as contributing writers and volunteers.

FIGHTMAG exists only to create excellent journalism in the field of combat sports.

Stephane Cabrera
Stephane Cabrera is a president of the World Kickboxing Network (WKN) from Nimes, France. He is a founder of FIGHTMAG. Cabrera is also a co-producer of Bigger's Better show on Eurosport and Simply The Best world series on Kombat Sport. He is a vice-president of IVC, and a former representative of ISKA in Europe.
Parviz Iskenderov
Parviz Iskenderov is a Muay Thai fighter from Perth, Australia. He is a former National champion of Belarus, and also a finalist of IFMA European Cup. He is an editor and journalist at FIGHTMAG. Iskenderov is also the WKN (World Kickboxing Network) international coordinator for Australia.
Lilian Dikmans
Lilian Dikmans is an Australian model, Muay Thai fighter and founder of Real Food Healthy Body. She is a feature writer at FIGHTMAG.
Emanuel Rudnicki
Emanuel Rudnicki is a former Australian national champion in Muay Thai from Perth, Australia. He is a wedding photographer at Noisy Pixels and primary photographer at FIGHTMAG.
Nathan Corbett
Nathan Corbett aka 'Carnage' is an 11-time world champion in Muay Thai from Gold Coast, Australia. During the fighting career he knocked 44 opponents out in 59 victorious bouts out of 65 fights in total, as well cemented his name in history as the 'elbow master'. Corbett is a regular contributor to FIGHTMAG, where he writes 'Carnage Diary'.
Misagh Norouzi
Misagh Norouzi is a Muay Thai fighter from Perth, Australia. He is training and fighting under the patronage of a prominent Thai master Top Sangmorakot. Norouzi is an author at FIGHTMAG. He covers local and national news.
Daniel Austin
Daniel Austin is a TV commentator, journalist and podcaster for the FightBox TV channel. He is the host of The FightBox Podcast, an interview show where he talks to top fighters from around the world in all fighting disciplines. He did professional wrestling for 15 years, competing in nine different countries. Born in Erie, Pennsylvania, USA, he later moved to Poland, where he now resides and where he started the country's first ever pro wrestling promotion in 2009, Do or Die Wrestling.
Dr Patrick Golden
Dr Patrick Golden is a consultant emergency physician, director of EMET South-West and sports doctor from Perth, Australia. Dr Golden is a contributing writer to FIGHTMAG. He shares his expertise and opinions, working in the industry of combat sports.
Daniel Dawson
Daniel Dawson is a former eight-time World Champion in all three stand up fighting sports such as Muay Thai, kickboxing and boxing. He is also a master trainer with over 20 years of experience in coaching and instructing.
Max Birch
Max Birch hails from England and has recently relocated to Sydney. A lifelong MMA fan, BJJ Blue Belt and keen traveler, he follows the UFC with an unfaltering eye, always on the look out for top prospects and a different take on the comings and goings of the sport.
Kyle Kent
Kyle Kent is a boxing practitioner from Perth, Australia. He is a columnist at FIGHTMAG, who writes about Australian and world boxing in the Boxing Banter column.
Shanice Desilva
Shanice Desilva is a writer and personal trainer from Perth, Western Australia. She specializes in training developing athletes for competition in various sports, including combat sports. She also trains in Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Perth, and has done for 6 years. Desilva is the former author at FIGHTMAG.
Yolanda Schmidt
Yolanda Schmidt, from Sydney, NSW is the Australian national champion in Muay Thai. In addition, she is a two-time bronze medalist at IFMA world championships. She is also a teacher at Menai High School in Illawong, NSW. Schmidt is the former author at FIGHTMAG.