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An Andy Ruiz Jr. Explainer

Andy Ruiz Jr.

Despite a recent loss to Anthony Joshua (splitting the fights between the two 1-1), heavyweight fighter Andy Ruiz Jr. has captured the attention and hearts of many boxing fans in the last couple years.

Sarah created a Ruiz explainer for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read it go here.

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13 Culture And Learning Stories From Asian World Of Martial Arts

Jiu-jitsu

Asian World Of Martial Arts continues to regularly publish a combination of learning and pop culture-related stories by Sarah to help readers understand their world. Here’s a batch:

The Benefits of Boxing For Kids

The Diverse Martial Arts Influences of Netflix’s Wu Assassins

Can You Use MMA Headgear For Taekwondo?

Pro Wrestling Meets Kung Fu In Oriental Wrestling Entertainment

The Basics of Bareknuckle Boxing

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu vs Japanese Jujutsu

What Is Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Star Simu Liu’s Martial Arts Background?

The Tae Kwon Do Fighter Behind The Bottle Cap Challenge

The Best Martial Arts For Self-Defense For Women

The New Mortal Kombat Movie Is On A Talent Search For Martial Artists

A Guide To Buying The Right Boxing Shoes

Teen Kickboxing Star Receives Ringing Endorsement From Her Idol, Jackie Chan

Choose The Boxing Style To Match Your Body Type

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How Real Are Game Of Thrones’ Martial Arts?

As much as we may want to believe, the world of Game Of Thrones isn’t real.

What is real, however, is the martial arts swordfighting which took place during the HBO fantasy series’ run.

Sarah wrote a piece for Asian World Of Martial Arts assessing how legit the swordfighting scenes in the show actually were.

To read it go here.

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Kardinal Offishall On The Toronto Raptors’ Magical Run

Kardinal Offishall

Can-rap OG Kardinal Offishall has been supporting hometown NBA team the Toronto Raptors since the beginning and through the lean years, so it’s only fitting now they’re the champs that he also gets to share in a bit of that shine.

I spoke to Kardi about the Raptors and the team’s close connection to the Canadian rap community in a piece for SOCAN Words & Music.

To read the story go here.

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Digging Into Master Z: Ip Man Legacy

Master Z: Ip Man Legacy

Master Z: Ip Man Legacy, the latest edition of the Ip Man martial arts movie series, was released in April.

Sarah broke down what people needed to know about the star-studded movies in a blog post for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read about it go here.

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GSP Retires

GSP

GSP

Georges St-Pierre, one of the top three mixed martial arts fighters of all time, has announced his retirement.

GSP has little left to prove in his career and says the only fight he’d be willing to take is with undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov. The UFC refused to book this match, though both fighters wanted it.

Sarah wrote about GSP’s legacy for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

Read it here.

 

 

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Jackie Chan Police Story Films Getting Criterion Editions

Police Story

Martial arts actor Jackie Chan’s marquee films Police Story and Police Story 2 are getting Criterion edition re-releases.

Sarah wrote about the films and their impact for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read the piece go here.

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