kickboxing

MMA

Primer: Qiu Jianliang, the Spectacular Knockouts of China's Kickboxing Tank

You might not know his name, but you should.
Jack Slack
10.12.18
MMA

Kid Yamamoto: a Hero's Hero

Japanese legend Norifumi Yamamoto, the one-time pound-for-pound king, passed away this week from cancer. Jack Slack discusses his lasting legacy.
Jack Slack
9.21.18
FIGHTLAND

Tenshin Nasukawa Keeps his Undefeated Record by the Skin of his Teeth

Rise 125 featured a wild fight with some sketchy officiating.
Jack Slack
6.19.18
kickboxing

Tenshin Nasukawa: Kickboxing Messiah

The Japanese star is very much the real deal.
Jack Slack
5.22.18
MMA

Takeru: The Paradoxical Fighting Style of Kickboxing's Bantamweight King

The top bantamweight fighter consistently forces boxing engagements with his flicking lead leg kicks and gets the better of opponents anyway.
Jack Slack
5.11.18
FIGHTLAND

The Legend of the Fighting Dutchmen

Kaman. Dekkers. Aerts. Dutch kick fighters are in a league of their own. But who was the best of the bunch?
Alexander Reynolds
6.21.17
FIGHTLAND

GLORY Kickboxing Star Gokhan Saki Signs With the UFC

“The best investment the UFC has made since Conor McGregor,” says the Turkish Tyson.
Jake Hughes
5.25.17
FIGHTLAND

From Bad Bwoy to Buakaw: Simon Marcus Looks to Create a Legacy

We sit down with Simon Marcus, at Buakaw's gym in Thailand, to talk about his preparations for his rematch with Jason Willis ahead of GLORY 40.
Frances Watthanaya
4.27.17
FIGHTLAND

Bellator 173 + Glory 38: Counter Jabs and Swinging Wild

Bellator and Glory held cards this weekend and a few moments stood out as noteworthy. We examine Liam McGeary's jabbing errors, and the issue of clinch knees in kickboxing.
Jack Slack
2.27.17
FIGHTLAND

Bellator 170 and Glory 37: Liver Kicks and Fishy Finishes

Tito Ortiz made quick work of Chael Sonnen, adding to the pile of controversial fights in Bellator's informal "legends division." Yet it was Paul Daley, Chinzo Machida and Giga Chikedze who stole the show this weekend.
Jack Slack
1.24.17
FIGHTLAND

Idris Elba Is Thoughtful and Authentic in New Documentary 'Fighter'

“Everyone thinks they’re hard. But when push comes to shove, what are you going to do?"
Sarah Kurchak
1.19.17
FIGHTLAND

In Praise of Mr. Lek: The Craft of an Authentic Muay Thai Coach

No one forgets a good teacher. Certainly not a fat Thai boxer from Liverpool.
Alexander Reynolds
1.4.17
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