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Fight City Eye Titles At TBA Classic In US

Fight City Eye Titles At TBA Classic In US

[Written by Stephen Wright] Six Fight City Muay Thai and Fitness athletes will vie for glory at the TBA Classic Muay Thai World Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. Tyler Kerr, Jay Astwood, Keron Lee, Jarryd Simmons, Phill Beach and his daughter Emily Beach headed to Des Moines yesterday [June 17], where they will compete from tomorrow until Sunday. Kerr,... Read more of this article

Video: Tyler Kerr Earns Stoppage Win In Thailand

Video: Tyler Kerr Earns Stoppage Win In Thailand

[Updated with video + Written by Stephen Wright] Bermudian Muay Thai fighter Tyler Kerr claimed his second victory in the professional ranks after defeating Kabendam Torkamdee at the Chiang Mai Boxing Stadium in northern Thailand on Thursday [May 30]. Kerr stopped his more experienced opponent with a knee to the body in the third round of their five-round... Read more of this article

Tyler Kerr Set For Pro Fight In Thailand

Tyler Kerr Set For Pro Fight In Thailand

[Written by Stephen Wright] Tyler Kerr will return to the ring for his second professional Muay Thai fight today [May 30] against an experienced Thai opponent at the Chiang Mai Boxing Stadium in Chang Mai, northern Thailand. Kerr, who has spent several months training in Thailand, Vietnam, and Malaysia, made his pro debut in March, defeating a local... Read more of this article

Kristina Ingham Promoted To 9th Dan Black Belt

Kristina Ingham Promoted To 9th Dan Black Belt

Veteran martial artist Kristina Ingham has been promoted to 9th Dan Black Belt and awarded the prestigious title of Hanshi by the World Headmasters Sokeship Council. A spokesperson said, “The martial arts community of Bermuda is celebrating a historic achievement as Kristina Ingham has been promoted to 9th Dan Black Belt and awarded the prestigious... Read more of this article

Seri Fisher Wins Two Medals In Las Vegas

Seri Fisher Wins Two Medals In Las Vegas

Bermuda’s Seri Fisher won silver medals in both traditional Kata and staff weapons at the North American Open Championships in Las Vegas. A spokesperson said, “With over 2000 competitors from 21 countries the North American Open Championships held in Las Vegas produced fierce competition. Bermuda’s sole entry Seri Fisher won two silver... Read more of this article

Photos: Tabata-Ha Karate-Do Kite-Making Event

Photos: Tabata-Ha Karate-Do Kite-Making Event

The Tabata-Ha Shotokan Karate-Do held a kite-making event, resulting in 15 kites crafted and a competition held. A spokesperson said, “The Tabata-Ha Shotokan Karate-Do recently held a kite-making evening. Our aim was to teach the younger generation how to make a traditional Bermuda kite as it is a tradition we must keep alive. “The Independent... Read more of this article

OpenMat Athletes Win Medals In Florida

OpenMat Athletes Win Medals In Florida

[Written by Stephen Wright] Lonnie Bascome and Ramazan Ramazanov won bronze medals for OpenMat Bermuda at the Pan IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship in Kissimmee, Florida, at the weekend. Bascome, who won gold in the purple belt lightweight division at the championship two years ago, enjoyed a podium finish in the brown belt category. Ramazanov continued... Read more of this article

Bermuda Athletes Win Medals At Phoenix Wushu

Bermuda Athletes Win Medals At Phoenix Wushu

[Written by Stephen Wright] Athletes from the Bermuda Sanshou Association will return to the island with 13 medals from the recent Phoenix Wushu Nationals in Phoenix, Arizona. Kaelin Cox claimed two gold and three silver medals in taolu [a set of stylised movements]. Meanwhile, there were gold medal wins in sanda [Chinese kickboxing] for Krista Dyer,... Read more of this article

Photos: 2024 Champion Taekwondo Tiger Clash

Photos: 2024 Champion Taekwondo Tiger Clash

The 2024 Champion Taekwondo Tiger Clash celebrated Bermuda’s taekwondo community’s prowess while marking the dojo’s 22nd anniversary. A spokesperson said, “The 2024 Champion Taekwondo Tiger Clash, hosted by Champion Taekwondo Dojang in collaboration with Shotocup, captivated audiences and showcased the thrilling athleticism of... Read more of this article

Photos: 29th Bodhidharma Shiai Martial Arts

Photos: 29th Bodhidharma Shiai Martial Arts

The 29th Bodhidharma Shiai, held at the Whitney Institute, showcased thrilling karate action and witnessed remarkable performances from athletes of all ages and skill levels. A spokesperson said, “Talia Iris, representing the Bodhidharma Zenji-Ryu Karate Dojo, stole the show by claiming victory in the Black Belt Kata Combine. Her flawless execution... Read more of this article

OpenMat Bermuda Eyeing Medals In Florida

OpenMat Bermuda Eyeing Medals In Florida

[Written by Stephen Wright] OpenMat Bermuda will send 14 athletes to compete at the Pan IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship in Kissimmee, Florida, next week. Representing the Brazilian jiu-jitsu gym are Siraj Grant, Ryan Hopkins, Jahmali Bridgewater, Olivia Buchanan, Ramazan Ramazanov, Elijah Richardson, Noah Vieira, Reina Maypa, Sydney Mason, James Adams,... Read more of this article

Local Wushu Athletes To Compete In Phoenix

Local Wushu Athletes To Compete In Phoenix

[Written by Stephen Wright] Nine athletes from the Bermuda Sanshou Association will hope to be in the medal hunt at the Phoenix Wushu Nationals in Phoenix, Arizona, this weekend. Krista Dyer, Kallan Todd, Quennel Robinson, Enzi Johnston, Muryah Swan, Geraldine Sidders, Tristan Robinson, and Jonathan Trott will compete in sanda [Chinese kickboxing]. Kaelin... Read more of this article

Zenji Ryu Shiai Event To Be Held On March 17

Zenji Ryu Shiai Event To Be Held On March 17

Shotocup announced the upcoming 29th Annual Zenji Ryu Shiai will be held on March 17th at Whitney Institute. A spokesperson said, “Shotocup is proud to announce the highly anticipated 29th Annual Zenji Ryu Shiai, scheduled to take place on March 17, 2024, at the prestigious Whitney Institute. This year marks a significant milestone in the history... Read more of this article

BKF Honors Talia Iris On Int’l Women’s Day

BKF Honors Talia Iris On Int’l Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day, the Bermuda Karate Federation [BKF] honored Talia Iris, noting that she is “Bermuda’s most decorated female karate athlete.” A spokesperson said, “Today, on International Women’s Day, the Bermuda Karate Federation [BKF] proudly celebrates Talia Iris, Bermuda’s most decorated female... Read more of this article

Tyler Kerr Wins Pro Fight In Thailand

Tyler Kerr Wins Pro Fight In Thailand

[Written by Stephen Wright] Tyler Kerr has described his first professional Muay Thai win as a “special moment” after defeating his more experienced opponent on points in a televised contest at the JF Boxing Stadium in Pattaya, Thailand. Kerr has spent the past two months training in Thailand and Vietnam, honing his craft at local gyms such as the... Read more of this article

Local Fighters Win Silver Medals In Ohio

Local Fighters Win Silver Medals In Ohio

[Written by Stephen Wright] Three fighters from Fight City Muay Thai and Fitness have returned to the island with silver medals from the Tournament of Champions at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio, last week. Ashton Bell, Ashleigh Mayo, and debutant Trevor Smith claimed silver in their respective divisions at the annual tournament. Bell... Read more of this article