THE fairness debate amongst the sporting community in regard to transgender athletes has recently been re-ignited. However, something that has intensified the fierce discussion are the glaring safety concerns. In particular there is scrutiny towards transgender athletes competing in female fight sports, such as mixed martial arts. https://youtu.be/Drok2WAYtGE Martina Navratilova acted as a catalyst for … Continue reading Should Transgender Athletes be Allowed to Compete in Combat Sports?
Kynoch Promotions second lightweight debutant, Barrie Mcrorie made a successful start to his pro career. The boxing dinner show at the Crowne Plaza in Glasgow, (14/09/18) was the venue for Mcrorie’s shutout victory. The fight which was contested at Super lightweight was a tricky debut for the Scotsman. Ricky Rose was a tall slickster who … Continue reading Debut Winner Barrie Mcrorie
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s12hT5ev-vE&t=16s Kombat Kaisers official promo for Conor Mcgregor Vs Khabib Nurmagomedov
Crowd favourite Michael Venom Page makes his opponent quit after a brutally perfect performance. His opponent David Rickels brought some showmanship to his ring walk sporting grass skirt esq shorts with the name ‘Caveman’ imprinted. He bit the head off a fake snake and spit it out into the crowd. However this was the last … Continue reading Michael Venom Page Beats Rickels Into Verbal Submission
Mike Shipman wastes no time in disposing with Carl Noon within seconds of round one. The six foot tall English Middleweight connected with the very first punch he threw to drop the 38 year old. A long right hook behind the ear did the damage and Noon was in trouble on his back. Shipman was … Continue reading Mike Shipman Steamrolls Carl Noon
2. KEEP IT SIMPLE Not one style of fighting is the perfect style. A boxer may employ a low guard, high guard, shoulder roll, cross guard defence, peekaboo style, be a switch hitter, come forward fighter or a counter puncher. It really doesn’t matter, the only good style is an affective one. However at the … Continue reading How to Spar For Beginners, Tip #2: Boxing
Stay Calm/Manage Your Emotions The very first thing you need to remember as you enter the ring to spar is to stay relaxed. Letting anxiety and emotion get the better of you can lead to two opposing paths, each very damaging. Being too fired up can make you overly aggressive - attacking when there is … Continue reading How to Spar For Beginners, Tip #1: Boxing