Wednesday, December 11, 2019

UFC 245 fight card, bout order, Australia time

UFC 245 takes place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV on December 15 (AEDT). The final pay-per-view fight card for 2019...

UFC 245: ‘The Immortal’ Matt Brown returns, Carnage elbow

American mixed martial artist Matt Brown (21-16) returns to action this weekend at UFC 245 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas (Dec. 15 AEDT)....

Video: Jumping scissor knee KO in kickboxing title fight

You might have watched this Muay Thai tutorial by John Wayne Parr covering the jumping scissor knee technique from a few years back. Here...

GRAPHIC: Alistair Overeem says ‘lip not too sexy’ after KO loss

Alistair Overeem suffered the defeat by knockout in the fifth round against Jairzinho Rozenstruik this past weekend at UFC on ESPN 7 in Washington,...

Animated video of what happened in Joshua vs Ruiz 2 fight

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr 2 If you are a fan of combat sports you have likely watched the full fight or highlights, or...

UFC 245: ‘The Immortal’ Matt Brown returns, Carnage elbow

American mixed martial artist Matt Brown (21-16) returns to action this weekend at UFC 245 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas (Dec. 15 AEDT)....

Too Too gets shot at revenge in bareknuckle clash

More than five years after being haunted by the toughest loss in his career, Too Too gets another shot against that opponent...

Video: Jumping scissor knee KO in kickboxing title fight

You might have watched this Muay Thai tutorial by John Wayne Parr covering the jumping scissor knee technique from a few years back. Here...

Three bouts added to UFC Auckland fight card

The Ultimate Fighting Championship makes its return to New Zealand with UFC Fight Night 168 (UFC on ESPN+ 26) taking place at...

UFC 245 fight card, bout order, Australia time

UFC 245 takes place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV on December 15 (AEDT). The final pay-per-view fight card for 2019...

GRAPHIC: Alistair Overeem says ‘lip not too sexy’ after KO loss

Alistair Overeem suffered the defeat by knockout in the fifth round against Jairzinho Rozenstruik this past weekend at UFC on ESPN 7 in Washington,...

Animated video of what happened in Joshua vs Ruiz 2 fight

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr 2 If you are a fan of combat sports you have likely watched the full fight or highlights, or...

Kristian Nguyen defends WKN Slovakian title against Peter Lepis

The World Kickboxing Network announced its next visit to Slovakia scheduled for January 25 in Povazska Bystrica. The event titled "Galavecer Bojovych Sportov" (Night...

UFC DC results: Rozenstruik KO’s Overeem

Alistair Overeem and Jairzinho Rozenstruik squared off in the main event of UFC on ESPN 7, held at Capital One Arena in...

Lang KO’s Canu to earn WKN European kickboxing title

Bryan Lang earns WKN European super featherweight kickboxing title via first-round KO of Nicola Canu The WKN European title was on the line last night...

Rico vs Badr 2 fight card set for GLORY Collision II

Rico Verhoeven vs Badr Hari 2 features a highly anticipated rematch on December 22 (AEDT). The scheduled for five rounds heavyweight kickboxing...

Stamp Fairtex faces Puja Tomar in fourth MMA bout

Nong Stamp Fairtex is scheduled for her fourth appearance as a mixed martial artist on January 10 at the Impact Arena in...

Blogs

Rico vs Badr 2: Reasons to watch GLORY Collision II

Rico vs Badr 2 headlines GLORY Collision II at GelreDome in Arnhem, Netherlands on December 21 (Dec. 22 AEST). The event features...

The Importance of Proper Mechanics & Posture in Combat Sports

Mechanics We have all heard the age-old adage that basics win fights. So too, do they win football games and wrestling matches. Not just basics...

How likely Buakaw vs. Petrosyan fight

Buakaw Banchamek was offered to sign with ONE Championship and fight Giorgio Petrosyan Buakaw Banchamek has been invited to...

Learning Styles and Martial Linguistics

Teacher vs Trainer As I continue to study and hone my craft over what has become 38 years of development, I always look for new...

5 Tips for Improving Boxing Footwork

Footwork drills develop fluid movement around the boxing ring, maintaining a position to attack, evading an opponent's punches and dictating the pace of the...
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Floyd Mayweather and Dana White ‘have a deal’

Boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC President Dana White are back in business together, preparing an event for 2020. Their first collaboration was an...
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John Wayne Parr on hip injury ‘It’s f****d’

John Wayne Parr retires from fighting John Wayne Parr defeated Anthony Mundine by split decision last night (Nov. 30) in Brisbane. The pair went a...

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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Champion: Lilian Dikmans Behind the Scenes

The fifth episode of Behind the Scenes with Lilian Dikmans features the Australian model and Muay Thai fighter from Melbourne during the photoshoot for...

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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