What a difference a year makes. Last October, Teofimo Lopez Jr. became the topic of conversation in the boxing world when he backed up the bold claims by him and his trainer / father to upset Vasiliy Lomachenko and take control of the weight division. lightweight as a unified champion. At 23, Lopez seemed destined …

Brad Riddell vs. Rafael Fiziev promises to be something a bit special this weekend. Both come from a kickboxing background. The two are two of the most exciting fighters currently on the UFC listing. Both have incredible levels of durability. And both have spent a lot of time in each other’s company over the years. …

MARLBOROUGH teenager Alex Wiggins won a silver medal at the British Taekwondo Championships earlier this month. The 17-year-old, who is currently studying for his A levels at St John’s Marlborough, created some kind of surprise in the middleweight adult division by reaching the final. Wiggins had initially entered the 15-17 year old cadet category, but …

Illness does not define 12-year-old James Brown. Sponsored by MaryBridge Children’s Multicare. BREMERTON, Wash .– James Brown of Bremerton enjoys showing off the karate belts he won – he’s now a green belt. His mom says he goes to a local karate studio twice a week and loves it. You might have even seen him …

Klay Thompson hangs out on the left wing, where he receives assists from members of the Santa Cruz Warriors coaching staff at Kaiser Permanente Arena on Monday afternoon. He immediately splashes the house six 3-pointers in a row. On the rare occasion when a gunshot ricochets off the rim, he shakes his head in the …

In recent weeks, Turkey have produced two martial arts champions from unlikely backgrounds. Thanks to their mastery of taekwondo, Elif Soytürk Akın, physical education teacher in Izmir, and Merve Dinçel, from a difficult district of Ankara, serve as inspiration while giving a kick. The athlete from the municipality of Mamak Merve Dinçel received the gold …

A team of six karatekas and two delegates left Namibia yesterday to participate in the upcoming African Karate Championships which will be held December 2-5 in Cairo, Egypt. Speaking at the official naming and kicking off ceremony on Friday at the Namibia Sports Commission, Namibian Karate Union (NKF) President Marchelle de Jager said the team …

A student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, died of brain damage after participating in a fraternity boxing match, which aimed to raise money for charity. Nathan Valencia, 20, died of brain damage suffered after participating in the school’s Kappa Sigma fraternity “Fight Night” on November 19. Valencia died a few days later, on …

As a kung fu practitioner, Bruce Lee disliked using grappling moves, but changed his mind after an incident on the set of Green Hornet. Bruce lee originally did not use wrestling moves, but he changed his mind after an incident that took place on the set of The green hornet. Although Lee has a reputation …

Hyderabad: Since taking up karate in 1996, Gopal Satya Reddy has been a man on a mission. This 46-year-old fifth Dan of karate has made sincere efforts to disseminate this martial art in the state, especially among women. “Women need to learn karate as a self-defense weapon because the majority of them perform tasks at …