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5 Style Clash Fights That Pre-Date McGregor-Mayweather

Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor

Very good boxer and self-promoter Floyd Mayweather and very good mixed martial artist and self-promoter Conor McGregor have been talking big about staging a fight between the two combat specialists for a number of months now.

Boxing vs MMA is one of the great “who would win?” questions in combat sports.

There are, however, other fighting disciplines that have been tested against each other in the past.

Sarah wrote about them for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

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Swordmaster Isao Machii’s World Records

Isao Machii

Isao Machii

Swordmaster Isao Machii recently earned a Guinness World Record for Most Martial Arts Sword Cuts In One Minute (Rush Straw), making 87 separate precision sword slashes to a target in 60 seconds.

This follows Machii’s other world records for Fastest Tennis Ball Cut By Sword, Fastest BB Pellet Cut By Sword, Most Sword Cuts To Straw Mats In Three Minutes, Most Martial Arts Sword Cuts To One Mat and Fastest 1,000 Martial Arts Sword Cuts.

Sarah wrote about Machii’s speedy sword cuts in a piece for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read it go here.

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Emma Teo Talks Being In ‘Logan’

Emma Teo

Emma Teo

Sarah’s benefactors at Asian World Of Martial Arts continue to have uncanny success at scouting out and sponsoring emerging young martial arts stars.

One of the talents AWMA backs is Emma Teo, who got to be part of the most recent Wolverine movie, Logan.

Sarah interviewed Emma about it for AWMA.

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GSP Is Back

Georges St-Pierre

Georges St-Pierre

Georges St-Pierre, the obsessive fan of dinosaurs, minor Captain America villain and one of the all-time best mixed martial artists in the world, is returning to fighting in the UFC.

For fans and followers of the 35 year old fighter this is a mixed blessing.

Sarah wrote about why for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read the story click here.

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Anticipating Iron Fist

Iron Fist

Iron Fist

In the grand scheme of things Iron Fist is probably the least effective of the Marvel-Netflix “New Defenders” properties (Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist).

That said, the amount of martial arts training the Iron Fist cast was putting in during shooting was cause for excitement among fans in the lead-up to the show’s release.

Sarah wrote about why in a piece for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read it go here.

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Elias Theodorou Has A Shampoo Contract Because Of His Hypnotic Hair

Elias Theodorou

Elias Theodorou

UFC fighter Elias Theodorou happens to have a luscious, hypnotic head of hair.

Because of this, he also has a new pitchman contract with Pert Plus shampoo.

And because we a) think this is hilarious, and b) support anything UFC fighters do to earn themselves extra cash in lieu of that shitty Reebok contract they have to work under, Sarah talked to Elias about this development.

To read the full story go to Fightland by clicking here.

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Power Rangers Get Kieran Tamondong

Kieran Tamondong

Kieran Tamondong

One of the things Sarah’s bosses at Asian World Of Martial Arts like to do is sponsor emerging ninja types as they navigate both the world of elite combat sport and the entertainment world.

One such benefactor, Kieran Tamondong, was recently part of a new Power Rangers campaign.

Sarah wrote about it for AWMA.

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