American Paul Maslak created the first independent world kickboxing ranking system based on a computer algorithm. Here is the story behind STAR.
TRIBUTE TO A GREAT CHAMPION: STEVE SHEPHERD (1950-2021) During the peak years of Steve Shepherd’s kickboxing career, I […]
ABOUT A YEAR or so ago, Fast Billy Wallace and his lightning left leg went the way of […]
The World’s first super lightweight champion in fullcontact kickboxing (aka PKA karate).
The first big name kickboxer from Switzerland was Jerome Canabate. His fights in Geneva and Lausanne drew large crowds of fight fans.
JOE LEWIS was born 29 years ago in Raleigh, North Carolina. His father, in addition to being a […]
The kind of dude who makes you respect him. Eddy Everett, the next heavyweight champion in fullcontact karate? (1975)
Superfoot explains how he trains to kick with high speed of 60 mph. He reveals sophisticated body mechanics that work!
The first fullcontact world champion in 1974: Mexican Isaias Duenas inside a candid interview shortly after his spectacular title win.
BILL WALLACE, FAST BILLY, “SUPERFOOT” By any name he is the most well-known professional karate full contact fighter […]
1975: Leading up to the Battle of Atlanta with Joe Corley challenging Bill Wallace in the first professional style fullcontact karate/kickboxing title fight ever.
Multiple world champion in kickboxing and pro boxing. Troy Dorsey is a warrior with a heart made from Titanium and fists chiseled from rocks.
Fullcontact went professional with the first word rankings in 1975.
The guy who keeps American sport karate alive in Germany. Bernie knows Chuck Norris, Don Wilson and many other superheroes of fighting arts.
Fighting is my business and business is good.
The first defense of a professional fullcontact karate world title was held during the 1975 Battle of Atlanta. Champion Bill Wallace performed against Joe Corley.