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New UFC 249 fight card finalized, 12 bouts set

The scheduled for April 19 (AEDT) UFC 249 fight card has been completed and revealed. The event takes place at a...

WATCH: Rico Verhoeven destroys Anderson Silva with kicks (video)

GLORY Kickboxing continues its series of clips titled "Have you seen this" with a highlight of Rico Verhoeven. The promotion hit...

UFC 249 new main event: Tony Ferguson vs Justin Gaethje for interim title

The UFC 249 fight between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov is officially cancelled, as Justin Gaethje has been announced as a...

Girl Power: Irem Akin vs Marina Spasic first fight video

Irem Akin and Marina Spasic squared off in June 2017. The contest featured a pair female kickboxers from Turkey and Serbia,...

Home workout: 30 minute glutes and abs

Staying at home doesn't mean you have to stop training. This 30 minute home workout for glutes and abs can be...

Watch Stipe Miocic first fight in UFC (video)

Stipe Miocic is a two-time and current UFC heavyweight champion. The American mixed martial artist made his official debut inside the...

Watch Rose Namajunas vs Jessica Andrade full fight video

Former women's strawweight champions Rose Namajunas and Jessica Andrade were scheduled to meet for the second time. The contest was expected...

Watch Deontay Wilder vs Bermane Stiverne 2 fight video replay

Former champion Deontay Wilder and Bermane Stiverne fought twice. The first contest took place at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las...

Girl Power: Mallaury Kalachnikoff vs Nathalie Visschers full fight video

Mallaury Kalachnikoff and Nathalie Visschers squared off on February 2017. The contest featured the rising French star up against the Belgian...

Home workout: 30 minute glutes and abs

Staying at home doesn't mean you have to stop training. This 30 minute home workout for glutes and abs can be...

Jeff Horn vs Tim Tszyu won’t happen at empty venue live on pay-per-view

Boxing match between Australians Jeff Horn and Tim Tszyu won't be happening behind the closed doors. The pair was initially scheduled...

Location and way out of Russia: Khabib Nurmagomedov 100% ready to fight Tony Ferguson

After all the reigning lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov (28-0) is still ready...

Game of Chicken: Conor McGregor comments Khabib vs Ferguson pull out

A highly anticipated fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson has been cancelled for the fifth time. The pair was scheduled to headline UFC...

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson, UFC 249 fight cancelled

The fifth booking of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson fight falls off, as "The Eagle" confirms he won't be fighting at UFC 249. The...

Plyometric Exercises: Rules for injury prevention

Plyometric exercises are a great way to increase muscle power. Incorporating them into your...

Watch Mark Hunt lethal KO of Jerome Le Banner in K-1 kickboxing fight (video)

Two of the biggest names of original K-1 kickboxing in Japan, Mark Hunt and Jerome Le Banner, squared off as many...

Location and way out of Russia: Khabib Nurmagomedov 100% ready to fight Tony Ferguson

After all the reigning lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov (28-0) is still ready to face the number one contender Tony...

Watch Israel Adesanya first fight in UFC (video)

Unbeaten middleweight champion Israel Adesanya (19-0) made his debut inside the Octagon just over a year ago. "The Last Stylebender" faced...

Mike Tyson says Deontay Wilder ‘can still make a lot of money’

It's not over until it's really over, is the message that "Iron" Mike Tyson has for Deontay Wilder. The latter was...

UFC 249: Tony Ferguson offered Justin Gaethje fight instead of Khabib Nurmagomedov

The fifth booking of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson fight may indeed fall off. To this moment, however, the contest is...

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WATCH: Rico Verhoeven destroys Anderson Silva with kicks (video)

GLORY Kickboxing continues its series of clips titled "Have you seen this" with a highlight of Rico Verhoeven. The promotion hit the stream with...

Girl Power: Irem Akin vs Marina Spasic first fight video

Irem Akin and Marina Spasic squared off in June 2017. The contest featured a pair female kickboxers from Turkey and Serbia, battling it out...

Watch Stipe Miocic first fight in UFC (video)

Stipe Miocic is a two-time and current UFC heavyweight champion. The American mixed martial artist made his official debut inside the Octagon as an...

Watch Rose Namajunas vs Jessica Andrade full fight video

Former women's strawweight champions Rose Namajunas and Jessica Andrade were scheduled to meet for the second time. The contest was expected to co-headline UFC...

Watch Deontay Wilder vs Bermane Stiverne 2 fight video replay

Former champion Deontay Wilder and Bermane Stiverne fought twice. The first contest took place at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas in January...

Girl Power: Mallaury Kalachnikoff vs Nathalie Visschers full fight video

Mallaury Kalachnikoff and Nathalie Visschers squared off on February 2017. The contest featured the rising French star up against the Belgian competitor, battling it...

Watch Mark Hunt lethal KO of Jerome Le Banner in K-1 kickboxing fight (video)

Two of the biggest names of original K-1 kickboxing in Japan, Mark Hunt and Jerome Le Banner, squared off as many as four times....

Watch Israel Adesanya first fight in UFC (video)

Unbeaten middleweight champion Israel Adesanya (19-0) made his debut inside the Octagon just over a year ago. "The Last Stylebender" faced Robert Wilkinson in...

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Do not neglect the Martial aspects of Martial Arts

Recently on social media, I digressed that while there...

Badr Hari vs Rico Verhoeven 3 unlikely on June 20

Badr Hari is back in the ring on June...

A fighter with no feet is like a song with no beat

Of Hip Hop and Fisticuffs I have had a life-long...

Recap Carnage Striking System in Boston

With a full house on January 25 I kicked...

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.

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Behind the scenes Fitness First Magazine cover shoot

In December last year, I flew up to Sydney to shoot the...

Muay Thai

Muay Thai training tips for beginners, first-time fighters

Muay Thai training for beginners Starting something new can be...

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...

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...

Muay Thai elbow strikes, basics for beginners

Making eight points contact, the sport of Muay Thai is known as "The Art of Eight Limbs". Its' arsenal includes punches, kicks, knees and...

Muay Thai payback & how to stay calm in a fight

Muay Thai fighting tips for beginners Muay Thai is known as the Art of Eight Limbs with its arsenal including punches, kicks, knees and elbows,...

Muay Thai experience in beginner fights

Muay Thai fighting experience By definition experience is the knowledge or mastery of something by way of either being involved in it or exposed to...

Muay Thai ring rust, returning to fight action

What is ring rust in combat sports and how to deal with it There is an argument whether the ring rust in combat sports is...

Tutorials

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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Home workout: 30 minute glutes and abs

Staying at home doesn't mean you have to stop training. This 30 minute home workout for glutes and abs can be...

Do not neglect the Martial aspects of Martial Arts

Recently on social media, I digressed that while there are tough guys and self-defense enthusiasts, who could not compete in combat...

A fighter with no feet is like a song with no beat

Of Hip Hop and Fisticuffs I have had a life-long love affair with both martial arts and hip hop. From daily break...

Weight Training: Rep Tempo explained

If you are new to weight training and have started looking into programs, you may wonder why a series...

Plyometric Exercises: Rules for injury prevention

Plyometric exercises are a great way to increase muscle power. Incorporating them into your workout routine can help you jump higher...

Motivational techniques for your fitness workout

As the first month of the year comes to an end, all the well-intentioned new year fitness resolutions may...

Fat loss mistakes sabotaging your plan

We all know that any fat loss plan should involve eating well and exercising regularly. However, even the most...

How to warm up before workout: cardio & stretching

If you are a regular at the gym or have played a sport, you are probably familiar with the...