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Derek Brunson vs Dan Kelly in works for UFC Fight Night 110 in Auckland

Dan Kelly vs Derek Brunson in works for UFC Auckland

Dan Kelly reportedly faces off Derek Brunson at UFC Fight Night 110. Judoka and mixed martial artist Dan Kelly (13-1) is expected to top up the bill when UFC returns to New Zealand on June 11. According...
Mark Hunt vs Derrick Lewis expected to headline UFC Fight Night in Auckland

Derrick Lewis Announces Mark Hunt Fight at UFC Auckland

Mark Hunt vs Derrick Lewis is expected to headline UFC Fight Night 110. Fresh of the win against Travis Browne last month in Canada, American fighter Derrick Lewis (18-4-1) said that Mark Hunt (12-11-1, 1 NC)...
Australian muaythai fighter John Wayne Parr appears on London Real TV Showvideo

Muay Thai Fighter John Wayne Parr Talks Western Society

John Wayne Parr appears on London Real. A new episode with the King of Muay Thai out of Australia, John Wayne Parr has recently appeared on London Real. The "People Worth Watching" series feature the...
Australian muaythai fighter Yolanda Schmidt talks the reality of being a full time athlete

Reality of Muay Thai fighters in Australia

Reality check! Every sport's person aspires to be a full time athlete. However, this is not feasible in every sport. Sadly, within Australia, this is not an option for Muay Thai athletes. You don't have...
Manny Pacquiao vs Jeff Horn might happen in Australia this July

Manny Pacquiao next fight sometime in July, says Bob Arum

Bob Arum is targeting the date in July for Manny Pacquiao to appear inside the boxing ring. Great boxer out of Philippines Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) has recently had two fights that fell apart. The...
Muay Thai fighters John Wayne Parr and Yodsanklai Fairtex battle out in their third fightvideo

Muay Thai Throwback: JWP vs Yodsanklai Fairtex III

John Wayne Parr and Yodsanklai Fairtex met in their third muay thai encounter almost seven years ago. Famed Australian fighter John Wayne Parr and the King of Muay Thai out of Thailand battled out for...
Muay Thai fighter John Wayne Parr training for his Bellator Kickboxing debutvideo

Muay Thai Star John Wayne Parr Hits Pads on GoPro

Famed Australian muaythai fighter John Wayne Parr prepares for his next fight. John Wayne Parr is making his debut at the Bellator Kickboxing promotion on April 8 in Turin. The bout starts the three-fight deal he...
Muay Thai fighter Yolanda Schmidt travels Thailand alone

Flying Solo: Females Travelling to Thailand

Travelling solo is actually quite amazing. With the right amount of alertness and preparation, travelling solo can be an epic adventure. Travelling solo is not quite as frightening as you might think, as it doesn't always...
Muay Thai Carnage Global Retreat in Bali is held from 10 to 17 Mayvideo

Escape the Grind: Muay Thai Carnage Global Retreat

It's getting closer to our first Carnage Global Retreat, which is held from 10 to 17 May in the beautiful Bali. I'm very excited to step into this next stage of my life. It begins my...
Heavyweight muaythai fighters Nathan Corbett and Steve McKinnon square off in the rematchvideo

Muay Thai Throwback: Nathan Corbett vs Steve McKinnon II

Heavyweight muaythai fighters Nathan Corbett and Steve Mckinnon met for the second time in 2012. The bout was arguably the most anticipated muaythai rematch in Australia ever. Their 2006 battle at Sydney entertainment centre went...
Mark Hunt is UFC's perfect choice for UFC Fight Night 110 Auckland

Mark Hunt is ‘The Logical Choice’ for UFC Fight Night 110

UFC returns to Auckland on Sunday June 11. The organization announced the comeback to New Zealand during the UFC 209: Woodley vs Thompson 2 last Saturday. The event is the first promotion in three years. The latest...
Boxing: Manny Pacquiao vs Amir Khan in the UAE canceled

Fall off: Pacquiao vs Khan on May 20 in UAE is ‘Dead’

According to Bob Arum the announced contest between Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan is not happening. Earlier this month the adviser of Filipino great boxer, Michael Koncz told Yahoo Sports that Pacquiao vs Khan is happening...
Alistair Overeem KO's Mark Hunt in Round 3 at UFC 209

Mark Hunt Post-Fight Against Alistair Overeem: I Be Back

Alistair Overeem KO's Mark Hunt at UFC 209 on Saturday March 4 in Las Vegas. Born in New Zealand "The Modern Day Gladiator" out of Australia, Mark Hunt (12–11–1, 1 NC) went up against his...
Mark Hunt wants UFC heavyweight titlevideo

Mark Hunt: Get Few Wins & UFC World Title

Mark Hunt is fighting Alistair Overeem at UFC 209 on March 4 in Las Vegas. Australia-based "Modern Day Gladiator" out of New Zealand, Mark Hunt returns to the octagon. His latest bout was last July when...
Australian muaythai fighter Yolanda Schmidt talks about luck and toughness

Muay Thai Fighters: Luck & Toughness

Luck is defined as a purposeless, unpredictable and uncontrollable force that shapes events favorably or unfavorable. Tell me I am lucky, and this is the quickest way to transform me from placid to rancid. Uncontrollable...

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