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Rumble in the Rapa ‘VI

On 18 Aug 2012, Featherston Muay Thai presents the next installment of the Wairarapa’s longest running Muay Thai event… Rumble In The ‘Rapa VI This event will feature 14 fights, including*; 2 TBA title fights: TBA North Island Welterweight which is our Terry Cremen (FSTN Muay Thai) vs Nelson’s Sam Speight TBA NZ Welterweight which [...]

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River City Rumble

The Wanganui Warriors are hosting another River City Rumble later this month, on 24 March, where 7 fighters from the Wairarapa will be competing. There will be 5 fighters from Featherston Muay Thai, with Kelly Davis and Ramona Sargent fighting in Novice fights. Esther Manesa will be competing in an amateur bout.  Kirk Davis and [...]

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Deadly Debut 16 Results

2 fighters from the Wairarapa saw action on 25 February in Wellington at Deadly Debut 16. Barry Pickett, fighting out of Featherston Muay Thai, lost a close split decision to Jason Gascoigne of the host gym MTI. Steve Prime, from Harleys Kickboxing in Masterton, lost his bout against Angus Lindsay (Combat Room). Full results from [...]

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Rumble in the Rapa V Results

Last weekend saw the latest installment of Wairarapa’s longest running fight series with Rumble in the Rapa V. The following fight report is from Kelly of Featherston Muay Thai. Francis Governor Wiremu, 12, from Masterton opened the show for us, in his very first fight against his 14 year old opponent from Wanganui Thai Boxers, [...]

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Rumble in the Rapa ‘V

This Saturday will see the next installment of the Wairarapa’s longest running and most successful Muay Thai fight series with Rumble in the ‘Rapa V! The main event at Rumble in the ‘Rapa V will see Featherston’s Kirk Davis taking on Leon Calver for the Thai Boxing Associations North Island Light Welterweight Title.  This fight [...]

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Deadly Debut 12 Results

July 23rd saw local fighter Brendan Varty, fighting out of Harley’s Kickboxing, win his 4th New Zealand Title at the Deadly Debut 12 event in Lower Hutt.  Varty took away the TBANZ 73KG belt, defeating previous champion BJ Bland. Varty’s clubmate Andre Irwin, also won his match that night via a TKO against Jamie Hockly [...]

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The Beginning Results

The Masterton Brazilian Jiu Jitsu team recently took part in a tournament that saw the team come home with 2 medals. Masterton BJJ instructor Jamie Yarrall, along with students Thomas Cunningham and Dan Lovett, traveled to Palmerston North on July 9th to take part in ’02 – The Beginning’. The tournament serves as a warm [...]

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Deadly Debut 12

Local fighter Brendan Varty will be headlining the upcoming Deadly Debut event, matching up against another NZ title holder, B.J. Bland.  Normally fighting around 69kg, Brendan will be stepping up in weight to fight for B.J.’s title at 73kg. Deadly Debut 12 will be held this upcoming Saturday 23 July at the Lower Hutt Town [...]

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Heroes Results

Last night saw 6 fighters from Featherston Muay Thai on the card for the Heroes Muay Thai show in Palmerston North. Sean McKay and Johnny Bertram made their novice debuts  and both fought well (no winner declared as novice fights are not scored). The other fighters from Featherston Muay Thai competing were Terry Cremen, Selina [...]

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Heroes

The upcoming Heroes event tomorrow night in Palmerston North will feature 7 fighters from the Wairarapa, all from Featherston Muay Thai. The main event of the night will feature Featherston’s own Kirk Davis squaring up against Ambrose Mataio from SMAC Gym.  Kirk and Ambrose fought for the WMC NZ Junior Welterweight Title back in April, [...]