Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Lidon makes fifth WKN Super Middleweight title defense

Yohan Lidon is scheduled for his fifth WKN World Super Middleweight title defense on December 14. Battling it out in Saint-Fons, France he headlines...

‘Slovakian Giant’ Tomas Mozny returns at GLORY 69

Tomas Mozny faces Antonio Plazibat at GLORY 69 Dusseldorf "Spinning back kick" sensation Tomas Mozny is back in action on October 13 (AEST) in Dusseldorf,...

Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal tops UFC 244 at MSG

Welterweights Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal square off in the headliner of the pay-per-view UFC 244 fight card scheduled for November 3 (AEST) at...

Tyrone Spong faces Oleksandr Usyk on Oct. 13 in Chicago

Tyrone Spong is scheduled for arguably the biggest test in his boxing run. "The King of The Ring" goes up against former undisputed cruiserweight...

WKN champ Federico Roma signs with ONE Championship

Argentinian star Federico Roma (64-4-1, 32 KO) joins the athlete roster of ONE Championship, World Kickboxing Network announced on Monday. Over the course of...

‘Muay Thai Barbie’ Ekaterina Vandaryeva in ONE Championship

Ekaterina Vandaryeva from Belarus makes her ONE Championship debut on October 13 in Tokyo. Battling it out in "The Land of the Rising Sun"...

Whittaker vs. Adesanya in Marvel style UFC 243 clip

The current middleweight champion Robert Whittaker (20-4) and the division's interim titleholder Israel Adesanya (17-0) square off in the headliner of UFC 243. The...

Chatri Sityodtong talks ‘the most important thing’

ONE Championship returns to "The Land of the Rising Sun" on October 13 with the event titled "ONE Century". Taking place at the Ryogoku...

Countdown to IFMA Muay Thai Youth Worlds 2019

IFMA Youth World Championships 2019 in Antalya, Turkey IFMA Youth World Championships 2019 kicks off in ten days. The event is held from September 28...

Podusovs defends against Vardanyan at LNK Fight Night 13

Andrejs Podusovs faces Vahram Vardanyan on October 12 at Arena Riga. The contest features the representative of the country-host in defense of his IBA...

Robbie Lawler to face Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC 245

Welterweight battle between Robbie Lawler and Santiago Ponzinibbio is in the works for UFC 245, MMA Junkie reported citing "multiple people close to the...

Conor McGregor sends location & date

Conor McGregor: Dublin, December 14th Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor sent the date and location. "The Notorious" made a post on Twitter on Monday,...

Mullarkey expected to face Riddell at UFC 243

Australian lightweight Jamie Mullarkey faces fellow-newcomer Brad Riddell of New Zealand at the upcoming UFC 243, Cage Side Press reported citing sources. A highly...

UFC Mexico fight card, Rodriguez vs. Stephens

Following the event held in Vancouver, Canada this past weekend, the Ultimate Fighting Championship comes Mexico with UFC Fight Night 159 taking place at...

Tyson Fury gets nasty cut, yet decisions Otto Wallin

Tyson Fury of the UK and Otto Wallin of Sweden squared off in the scheduled for twelve rounds battle at T-Mobile Arena in Paradise,...
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UFC 243: Marvel Stadium to host Whittaker-Adesanya fight

Docklands Stadium in Melbourne confirmed for Whittaker vs Adesanya showdown The venue accommodating the upcoming UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya has been confirmed. Scheduled for...

Petrosyan vs Sana: US$1 million kickboxing finale

ONE Century: Giorgio Petrosyan vs Samy Sana The finalists of ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix have been determined. The second round of the tournament...

Blogs

The Importance of Footwork in MMA

Make them miss, Make them Pay One of the most common topics I seem to get asked about is that of footwork. It has become...

What boxing can learn from martial arts

Growth in the Sweet Science Over the course of pugilistic history there have been identified five basic styles of fighters each with ranges and points...

VIDEO: The Battle 14 by WKN in Athens (Throwback)

The Battle 14 by WKN took place at the Faliro Olympic Indoor Hall in Athens, Greece on April 26, 2015. The event launched the...

Darwinism & MMA: A Comparative Look

Evolution of MMA The process of natural selection has proven over and again that given the right environmental factors and a combination of climate, timing...

Throwback: Simply the Best Kickboxing 18 Idranyi vs. Colin

Simply the Best 18 Poprad Kickboxing series Simply the Best 18 was held last March in Poprad, Slovakia. The show was the fifth episode produced...
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Parr-Mundine boxing date set post kickboxing fight in Japan

Australian Middleweight John Wayne Parr (10-3 boxing, 99-33 kickboxing) indeed faces his countryman Anthony Mundine (48-9) in a boxing encounter. The 75 kg catchweight...

‘Belfast Boy’ Gary Hamilton returns at ‘Lord of the Ring’

Gary Hamilton faces Douglas Morrison in the "18 years in the making" rematch Former two-division World Champion Gary Hamilton of Northern Ireland is back in...

Lilian Dikmans

Lilian Dikmans is an Australian model, actor, Muay Thai fighter and founder of Real Food Healthy Body. She is a feature writer and presenter at FIGHTMAG.

Real Food Healthy Body
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Muay Thai Training: Lilian Dikmans Behind the Scenes

Lilian Dikmans (3-0-1) is the first Australian model to step inside the Muay Thai ring. Although not aspiring to a career of world champion,...

Muay Thai Fights to Watch

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John Wayne Parr vs Dmitry Valent

Throwback: Seven years ago John Wayne Parr and Dmitry Valent challenged for the WKN world title. Famed Australian fighter out of the Gold Coast jetted...
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Yodsanklai Fairtex vs Marco Tentori

Throwback: The Hero vs Machine Gun Muaythai celeb out of Thailand, Yodsanklai Fairtex visited Perth in August 2015. That was his third journey to Australia...
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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...
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Toby Smith vs. Johane Beausejour

Nemesis Fight Show 11: Toby Smith vs. Johane Beausejour Australian Toby Smith and French Johane Beausejour met inside the square circle two years ago in...

Muay Thai Articles

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Muay Thai training tips for beginners, first-time fighters

Muay Thai training for beginners Starting something new can be quite challenging and stressful. Whether it is a new job, moving countries, basically anything new...
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Women’s Muay Thai training, sparring men

Muay Thai for everyone Centuries back "The Art of Eight Limbs" was the Martial Art used by Thai soldiers in a real warfare in case...
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Muay Thai accuracy, adjustable fighting style

Muay Thai is known as the "Art of Eight Limbs" which includes eight points of contact, such as: punches, kicks, knees and elbows. I...

Tutorials

Muay Thai Drills: Leg Check & Counterattack

There is a number of Muay Thai training videos on the internet, yet here is our version. A new blog series launched in Melbourne...

Inside leg kick techniques in Muay Thai

Leg Day Legs are the wheels of a vehicle. Without them the latter won't move. Thus, for a Muay Thai fighter it is quite logical...

Muay Thai knee strike defense & counter attack

Muay Thai Techniques with Dechsak Sangmorakot Muay Thai knee strikes are some of the most useful techniques when it comes to stand-up fighting. "Knees" are...

Left Kick techniques in Muay Thai

Muay Thai Left Kick Muay Thai is "The Art of Eight Limbs", where the fighter's arsenal includes punches, elbows, knees, and kicks. The latter is...

Muay Thai Teep, push kick techniques

Front push kick techniques with Dechsak Sangmorakot If you've ever done rounds on pads with a Thai trainer, you will definitely recall the "Teep" saying...

How to block & counter clinch attempt in Muay Thai

Muay Thai Clinch When it comes to stand-up fighting, Muay Thai has been widely considered as the most effective combat sport. Known as the "Art...

Muay Thai right elbow strike techniques

When it comes to stand-up fighting, Elbow Strike is arguably the most devastating weapon you will find in your arsenal, thanks to Muay Thai....

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Top 5 actors who really fought in the ring

Basically, any action film features some sort of fighting. It can be a sports drama covering the real aspects of this or that martial...
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Eminem Songs Lift Workout Performance By 10%

Researchers say that listening to music by the Rap Genius Eminem may boost your athletic performance. Almost 100 different artists had been studied before the Top 10...

Ekaterina Vandaryeva Beautifies Muay Thai

Three time world champion Ekaterina Vandaryeva certainly beautifies Muay Thai. Born in Staryya Darohi, Ekaterina Vandaryeva, 26, is fighting out of famed Kick Fighter gym...
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Jake Gyllenhaal Says Boxing is a Science with a Specificity

Silver Screen southpaw boxer Jake Gyllenhaal talks about his favorite roles from Donnie Darko to Nightcrawler. Jake Gyllenhaal recently appeared on the pages of Variety that...
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Michael Jai White slide technique training with UFC fighter Ben Saunders

Michael Jai White is a prominent actor who has starred in numerous big films. He can also be seen on TV screen, including the...

KNOCKOUT: Jonny Lee Miller makes successful Muay Thai debut

Jonny Lee Miller KO's Robert Bermudez in Round 3 Jonny Lee Miller made his official Muay Thai debut on February 1 in New York City....

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