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FIGHTMAG is an international online magazine from Australia that covers kickboxing, muaythai, mixed martial arts and boxing.

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 fighting sports.

Parviz Iskenderov
Parviz Iskenderov is a muaythai 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. He covers national and world news. Iskenderov is also the WKN (World Kickboxing Network) international coordinator for Australia.
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.
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 a regular contributor to FIGHTMAG, where she covers women's kickboxing and Muay Thai.
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 the 'Carnage Diary'.
Don Roid
Don Roid 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.
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 and reporter at FIGHTMAG. He covers local and national news.
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 a contributing photographer for FIGHTMAG.
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.
Kyle Kent
Kyle Kent is a boxing practitioner from Perth, Australia. He is also the owner of the Inner City Boxing club in Morley, WA. Kent is a columnist for FIGHTMAG, who writes about Australian and world boxing in the 'Boxing Banter' column.
Daniel Dawson
World champion Daniel Dawson is a super welterweight boxer, kickboxer and muaythai fighter out of Perth, Australia. He is also a master trainer with over 20 years of experience in coaching and instructing. Dawson is a regular contributor at FIGHTMAG.
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 a regular contributor to FIGHTMAG, where she writes the ProLeague blog.