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23 Mar Posted by in Blog | Comments

A Controversial Ending. Pt Two

A Controversial Ending. Pt Two

Ding, Ding. The first round saw me finding my range while Tawatchai was doing all manner of crazy things to impress the crowd. He threw side kicks, superman punches and even a Jean Claude Van Damme style jumping spinning back kick! luckily they all missed. Then towards the end of the round we went back […]

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16 Mar Posted by in Blog | Comments

A Controversial Ending. Pt One

A Controversial Ending. Pt One

One of my most talked about fights is where I took on Tawatchai Budsadee from Thailand. The reason why people talk about this fight so much is because of the controversial ending that took place. I was sitting with my trainer Steve Logan at Star Hall in Hong Kong rehearsing for the I-1 events opening […]

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02 Feb Posted by in Blog, News | Comments

Lumpinee Stadium’s farewell Event

Lumpinee Stadium’s farewell Event

This Fridays event at Lumpinee stadium will be the last ever at this historical building. Lumpinee Stadium first opened its doors in 1956 and is known as the Mecca of Muay Thai even though it was built more than a decade after its rival Rajadamnern stadium. These two stadiums have hosted and created some of […]

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What are your top 10 fights?

What are your top 10 fights?

People appreciate these fights for different reasons; it may be the shear intensity that the bout is fought at or the clinical calculation in which one boxer picks his opponent apart. For what ever reason, these fights have become eternal and will inspire the younger generation for years. Here are 10 fights which I have […]

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08 Oct Posted by in Blog | Comments

Rites of Passage

Rites of Passage

When talking about the rites of passage you automatically think of a tribal adolescent undertaking a number of trials in the hope of becoming a man. However, a rite of passage can also be used to describe any transitional stage in your life i.e. finishing school, getting a job, married, baby etc etc. So lets […]

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22 Jul Posted by in Blog | 5 comments

Training out in the sticks

Training out in the sticks

As I write this I’m actually sat outside a secluded cottage in Wales on the hottest day of the year so far. There isn’t a sound other than the birds and the bees and the clanking of knives and forks as we eat our breakfast. This lifestyle and heat reminds very much of being in […]

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28 Jun Posted by in Blog, News, Videos | Comments

Buakaw – Boxer, Legend, Legacy has finally arrived.

Buakaw – Boxer, Legend, Legacy has finally arrived.

After months of negotiations, filming, editing and re-editing to keep everyone happy Champ Boxing Magazines highly anticipated documentary on Buakaw Benchamek is finally here. I have been in regular contact with Timo Ruge, one of the main guys behind this project, throughout the production of this documentary and I know it is a sigh of […]

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05 Jun Posted by in Blog, News, Videos | 5 comments

Petjeeja Or Meekhun: The girl who fights the boys

Petjeeja Or Meekhun: The girl who fights the boys

I’ve seen a few fights pop up of Petjeeja over the last three months and I have to say i’ve been extremely impressed. I stumbled on her story on 8limbs.us so I thought i’d share it. The article is taken from 8limbs.us Phetjee Jaa O. Mee Khun is an already risen star in many provinces […]

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22 May Posted by in Blog | 1 comment

It’s Simply Business

It’s Simply Business

Wouldn’t the fight game be great if it was solely about who the best fighters are? I’ve seen countless rants over the Internet complaining about how their fighters aren’t getting put on big shows or how they’ve been over looked for a title shot due to the fact they don’t sell many tickets. Both of […]

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21 May Posted by in Blog | Comments

Update on the documentary,” Buakaw – Boxer, Legend,Legacy“:

Update on the documentary,” Buakaw – Boxer, Legend,Legacy“:

I’ve been asked a couple times if I knew of when this documentary will be released. All I know is that there was a bit of red tape that the producers had to go through before they could even get to the point that they are at now. Here is what they had to say […]

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