In preparation for Powerplay 42, Aleksei Dmitriev caught up with Josh Warner to discuss his career thus far and more importantly the AK-47. Firstly, talk to me about your combat sports background: I started to train kickboxing 10 years ago
Long considered one of the premier combat sport platforms in the Country, Powerplay Promotions has grown into a genuine juggernaut that has produced a plethora of world class kickboxing, K1 and Muay Thai Fighters. Behind the scenes, Demi Nader has
On March 14 the man known as the ‘Rockin Moroccan’ Moulay Bekkali will make his much anticipated return to Powerplay Promotions after a 2 year layoff. With 26 wins from 31 fights and some highlight reel KO’s to boot, Moulay
Momentum in any sport is genuinely one of the greatest advantages an athlete can establish. In combat sports specifically there is never a truer word spoken and for ‘The One’ Aaron Goodson momentum is something he has bucket loads of
The average fight fan, no matter how impressive their intellect is as it applies to combat sports, would be lying if they said they didn’t enjoy a couple of heavy hitters throwing legitimate bombs at each other. For those fans,
The tag line coming into Powerplay 41 is ‘payback’ and that is exactly what the intriguing main event is promising. Whilst one of the combatants will be seeking payback, that is not the case for Blood Diamond who will instead
At Powerplay 40 Chris Bradford entered a contest that most punters are referring to as the biggest rematch of the year and that’s crazy to think given we have only just hit March. Even though the year will no doubt
Under some genuinely unexpected circumstances, the clash between Joe Boobyer and Chris Bradford back at Powerplay 39 produced arguably one of the best Full Thai Rules Heavyweight fights this Country has seen. Now, with a full training camp, Joe and
Coming off an emphatic victory at Powerplay 39, the wave of momentum that Melbourne’s Aaron Goodson continues to ride now better represents a tidal-wave of momentum. The tidal-wave however is going to run straight into a concrete wall come Powerplay
At Powerplay 40 on March 23 two of the very best K1 fighters in the world will battle it out with a World Title on the line! On this faithful evening Steve Moxon will face Aaron Goodson in a bout
In just a few days at Powerplay 39, Chris Bradford will make his return to the promotion when he takes on Thai sensation and multiple time Heavyweight champion Pinyo Kadamduan in a Full Thai Rules contest. The owner of some
At upcoming Powerplay 39, Kim-Alina Baldacchino will step back into the ring and look to avenge a questionable defeat when she throws down with the hard hitting Jacinta Paskalidis. The road back to the Powerplay ring has been wrought with
At Powerplay 39 ‘The Weapon’ Toby Smith will make his long awaited and much anticipated return to the Powerplay ring when he battles Brazilian sensation Bruno Miranda in the main event of a fight card that is filled with the
“I WILL GIVE TYSON TURNER THE FIGHT OF HIS LIFE” At Powerplay 39 on November 24 Aaron Goodson will look to increase his ever broadening KO ratio when he battles the rugged Tyson Turner in a contest that has ‘epic’ written
Powerplay Promotions returns to the Melbourne Pavillion for the second time this year with an intriguing matchup between the heavy-hitting Steve McKinnon (53-6-0) and Geelong-based Chris ‘AK47’ Bradford (22-11-0) for the International World Kickboxing Federation (IWKBF) Heavyweight title.
Brad Riddell once again proved why he is considered the best welterweight kickboxer in the region, as he cruised to a decisive decision victory over the much-hyped Fernando Groenhart last night on Powerplay 36.
Think of Dutch kickboxing and you think of some of the greatest fighters ever produced; Peter Aerts, Ernesto Hoost, Remy Bonjasky, Albert Kraus and the legendary Ramon Dekkers (amongst many others). Whether it be the coaches, the weather or just
Steve McKinnon has made it three wins from three fights this year following a dominant performance over Englishman Joe Boobyer last night in the main event of Powerplay 35.
The Melbourne Pavillion was once again the centre of combat sports in Victoria last night as it played host to the long awaited rematch between New Zealand’s Brad ‘Quake’ Riddell and ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Moxon at Powerplay 34. Riddell confirmed
A new World Kickboxing Federation (WKBF) champion was crowned on Saturday night at the Melbourne Pavilion with Victor ‘Hot Chilli’ Nagbe winning a unanimous points decision over Elliot Compton in a five-round war on Powerplay 33. With solid fight experience
The 2nd of May saw Joe Nader of Powerplay Promotions again put together another captivating show, hosted at the stylish Melbourne Pavilion venue. The final two main event fights had the spot light on them as two exciting contests were on
Joe Nader answers 20 questions for International Kickboxer Magazine. Read on to find out more about the man behind Powerplay Promotions. 1. What would you be doing if you weren’t a promoter? I couldn’t think of anything else because I
Toby Smith announced himself to the world at Powerplay 24 over the weekend, TKOing Aussie Muay Thai legend ‘John’ Wayne Parr in the third round of their highly-anticipated match at the Melbourne Pavilion. Smith pressed forward the entire fight, worrying
DJ Ruby Rose has won a charity boxing match after just three months of training against a fighter with only two years’ experience. Rose went head to head with lightweight Yi Sia at Moonie Valley racecourse tonight. She won all