STRABANE Mixed Martial Arts sensation James Gallagher said fans will see a ‘whole new fighter’ when he returns to the cage this weekend. It has been nearly five months since The Strabanimal’s last fight, but the 18-year-old said he has never felt ‘fitter, stronger, healthier or happier’ in his entire life ahead of Chaos Fighting […]
STUDENTS of Strabane Shotokan Karate Club took to the mats on Monday evening in the hope of moving up the belt rankings.
Ventures II took the early bus to Belfast on Sunday to compete in the Karate Northern Ireland Open Championships.
1,400 athletes from thirty-six countries travelled to Szczecin in Poland to compete in the fifth WUKF World Karate Championships for Children, Cadets and Juniors.
Grandmaster Tom Campbell and Sensei Gavin Campbell, of the local Ki-Shin-Tai Aikido Club, were very pleased to be honoured guests at this year’s TYGA London Hall of Fame awards seminars and banquet.
AFTER a long wait, many nights training, hard work and detailed planning the International fight night finally arrived last Saturday.
THE Three Rivers Karate club have made a very successful return to the competitive scene as the busy period on the Karate calender re-commenced. First up was the INSK Open held in Tallaght. Six members competed on the day and returned to Donegal with a staggering four gold, three silver and one bronze in both […]
THERE was disappointment for local kickboxer Ciaran Boyle at St Pat’s Hall on Saturday when he narrowly lost out on the world crown to England’s Scott Taylor.
STRABANE kickboxer Ciaran Boyle has vowed to take 25 years experience into the ring with him when he competes for the world title next week.
IN WHAT was his toughest battle yet as an adult amateur, Strabane Mixed Martial Artist James Gallagher marked his fourth straight win in Dublin on Saturday night. The 17-year-old defeated his opponent Matthew Mullan (Team Torres) on the amateur card of Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 70, his biggest stage yet, in a split decision according […]