About

FIGHTMAG is an Australian online magazine that covers combat sports internationally. It was launched on August 27, 2005 in Nimes, France.

FIGHTMAG quickly evolved internationally, and during 2006-2007 the publishing was in English and French languages. In 2009 Parviz Iskenderov re-branded FIGHTMAG for Australia, although keeping international concept.

FIGHTMAG exists only to create excellent journalism in the field of combat sports. The current editorial board is a team of sports experts, authors and photographers, as well as contributing writers and volunteers.

Stephane Cabrera

Founder

Stephane Cabrera is a President of World Kickboxing Network (WKN). He is also a vice-president of IBA, vice-president of IVC and former representative of ISKA in Europe. In addition, he is a creator of Simply the Best and co-producer of Bigger's Better and Girl Power.

Parviz Iskenderov

Co-founder, editor

Parviz Iskenderov is a Muay Thai fighter and World Kickboxing Network International coordinator. He is a former National champion of Belarus, finalist of IFMA European Cup and former WKN Australian super lightweight title challenger.

Lilian Dikmans

Author, presenter

Lilian Dikmans is an Australian model, actor, Muay Thai fighter and founder of Real Food Healthy Body. She has become the first Australian model to simultaneously compete in Muay Thai.

Nathan Corbett

Author

Nathan "Carnage" Corbett is a former eleven-time world champion in Muay Thai, who has knocked out 44 opponents in 59 victorious bouts out of 65 fights in total. He is known as the "elbow master" and widely considered as one of the greatest Muay Thai fighters of all time.

Benjamin Cooke

Photographer

Benjamin Cooke is a martial artist who has trained in both Australia and Japan. He has followed MMA closely ever since watching Season 1 of The Ultimate Fighter as a kid. As a creator of Throwdown Photography he always loves capturing the greatest moments of combat sports.

Emanuel Rudnicki

Photographer

Emanuel Rudnicki is a former Australian national champion in Muay Thai. He is also a wedding photographer at Carving A Giant in Perth, Australia.

Dr Patrick Golden

Author

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.

Gabe Charboneau

Author

Gabe "Kuya" Charboneau has been a lifelong martial artist, MMA Coach, writer and business professional in Colorado for over 23 years and has worked with countless UFC, Bellator and Strikeforce Veterans as well as Olympians and teaches boxing as a cross training opportunity for high level athletes, NFL players and Professional Bull riders at the PBR Elite Performance Center in Colorado with Former NFL player Antwon Burton.

Gerald Ng

Author

Gerald Ng has more than 8 years of extensive journalism experience. His works have appeared in various media publications including Yahoo!, Bleacher Report, Phnom Penh Post and more.

Nyi Min Han

Author

Nyi Min Han is the head of editorials at World Lethwei Championship (WLC) from Yangon, Myanmar.

Daniel Austin

Author, podcaster

Daniel Austin 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.

Max Hsu

Author

Max T. Hsu from New York City, NY is the "Wandering Warrior Poet". He travels the world, training at the best gyms wherever he goes, and works from his laptop - writing books, articles, teaching English, and doing other Digital Nomad work to pay for his travel expenses. He is a Martial Artist who started his journey in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu almost four years ago.