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Bosnian Teenager Breaks 111 Concrete Slabs With His Head, Is Certifiably Hardcore

There's video, too. It's also hardcore.
Mike Piellucci
3.28.17
Film

The Taekwondo Grandmaster Behind 'Miami Connection' Wants You to Meditate More

Grandmaster Y.K. Kim tells us about the healing power of meditation, what drives his vision, and life after his cult classic film.
Aly Comingore
3.20.17
FIGHTLAND

Olympic Taekwondo Champion Jade Jones Would Consider Switch To MMA

Jones, who recently won Wales’ Sports Personality Of The Year award, has been thinking about her future after Tokyo 2020, and MMA is on her radar.
UK Sports Staff
12.9.16
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From North Wales To Rio: Talking Taekwondo With Olympian Jade Jones

Having become the UK’s first taekwondo gold medallist at London 2012 before winning once again at Rio, we chat to Jade Jones about her groundbreaking role in British martial arts.
Will Magee
12.2.16
FIGHTLAND

Taekwondo's New Octagonal Ring Proves MMA's Growing Impact on the Olympics

You have to love any arena that encourages “more fighting.”
Josh Rosenblatt
8.19.16
FIGHTLAND

Taekwondo's Olympics-Led Rule Changes Sacrifice Tradition for Entertainment

​Change isn't always welcomed by traditionalists. But, the World Taekwondo Federation's hand was forced. ​
Jake Hughes
7.2.16
Film

How the Amateur Action Masterpiece 'Miami Connection' Was Rescued from Oblivion

'Miami Connection' is now a cult classic, but it would have disappeared forever if Zack Carlson hadn't made an eBay impulse buy.
Harry Cheadle
5.6.16
FIGHTLAND

Taekwondo and Judo Likely to Be Represented on the Olympics' First Refugee Team

This summer in Rio athletes without countries could find a home on the mat.
Josh Rosenblatt
3.4.16
FIGHTLAND

Pettis versus Alvarez: Taekwondo and Level Changes

Anthony Pettis versus Eddie Alvarez was a dream match for most fans a few years ago, but both have taken a knock in recent losses. With both on the rebound we break down this fascinating match up of top tier lightweight strikers.
Jack Slack
1.7.16
FIGHTLAND

Is Soccer Star Zlatan Ibrahimovic Using Taekwondo to Score Goals?

The Swedish striker (and Taekwondo black belt) is renowned for his gravity defying goals and could be the first soccer player to successfully employ martial arts techniques on the pitch.
James Goyder
9.25.15