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At long last kickboxing has its own regular news column in a leading Sunday newspaper. Thanks to the foresight of - The People - the column will have a weekly slot in the Northern & Republic editions . The column will cover who's who in the sport along with all the latest news, gossip, events and tail of the tape on all the up-and-coming fighters within Kickboxing. If you have any news please email it to prokick@group.tm and now lets get straight into the action, if you missed any weeks simply click the date below:-

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This weeks news

 
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5th Oct-Week 49

28th Sept-Week 48
Last week’s King Of The Welterweight’s was been hailed a “triumph” by Belfast City Council.Larne’s Wilson Snoddy crowned King after winning the eight man winner takes all event.

21st Sept-Week 47
Special report on the results from the King of the Welterweights
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14th Sept-Week 46
Craigavon man James Gillen has a double fight on his hands – to be crowned Heavyweight Kickboxing Champion of Ireland and to lose more than six stone in weight.

7th Sept-Week 45
Tyson Kicking For Glory..
As revealed two weeks ago in For Kicks, Mike Tyson is set to make a sensational fight comeback – but his opponent will not be Lennox Lewis, instead it’s likely to be Kickboxing man mountain Bob Sapp.

31st Aug-Week 44
Feet of fire stamp on ice - Prokick Gym fighters are heading to Belfast’s Odyssey Arena for a rumble with the Belfast Giant’s Ice Hockey team.
24th Aug-Week 43
The K1 is massive in Japan. It sees the very best of heavyweight kick-boxing champions compete for a winner takes all purse of $1million.
17th Aug-Week 42
Prokick makes ground breaking leap – Sony Play station 2 just confirmed today they will use Billy Murray’s Kickboxing team to demonstrate at London Games Week, which runs from 25 – 31 August in Earls Court.

10th Aug-Week 41
World champion Murdered
We start ForKicks this week with the tragic news of the death of a true champion Alex Gong.

3rd Aug-Week 40

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27th July-Week 39

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20th July-Week 38

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13th July-Week 37

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6th July-Week 36


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29th June-Week 35

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22nd June-Week 34
Kilkenny EVENT
Paul Cummins has no time to rest: the Kilkenny Express narrowly lost his bid for European glory on 7th June but is now putting the finishing touches to the biggest show of his life.

15th June-Week 33 Cork-er Craig
Cork’s Craig O'Flynn will top the bill on his own show at the 3000 seater in his home city of Cork at the Neptune stadium

8th June-Week 32
Good rating on EUROSPORT
Billy Murray was back in Paris this week to edit the second of the two hour programmes scheduled to build awareness for the Live broadcast on Eurosport from kickboxing Mania VI at the Ulster Hall on June 7th.

1st June-Week 31
KICKBOXING MANIA VI
No news column this week as there is a Kickboxing special double page in the People this week and next

25th May-Week 30
POST TENEBRAS CUP
Irish Light Heavyweight Kickboxing Champion Nick Baird stunned Swiss fight fans in Geneva last weekend.

18th May-Week 29 Cork-er Craig
Cork’s Craig O'Flynn will top the bill on his own show at the 3000 seater in his home city of Cork at the Neptune stadium

11th May-Week 28
Good rating on EUROSPORT
Billy Murray was back in Paris this week to edit the second of the two hour programmes scheduled to build awareness for the Live broadcast on Eurosport from kickboxing Mania VI at the Ulster Hall on June 7th.
4th May-Week 27
KICKBOXING MANIA EVENT.
This week was the launch of the next Kickboxing Mania Event. All eyes will be firmly focused on Belfast on Saturday 7th June when Eurosport roll into town
27th April-Week 26
CUMMINS UP
Kilkenny’s former Light Middleweight World Champion Paul Cummins is upping his weight for a fight taking place in Lyon today.
20th April-Week 25
NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK
The futures bright at Belfast Kickboxing school of excellence 'Prokick'. Prokick's latest grading last week as the humble young masters in the background look on.
13th April-Week 24
Mania TV Update
Billy Murray received confirmation from Eurosport this week of the schedule for his kickboxing Mania programmes.
6th April-Week 23
Noade Show, Super-welterweight World Champion Gary Noade was due to make history last night by becoming Ireland’s oldest professional boxer in Ireland.
30th March-Week 22
TODAY IN FRANCE
Nick Baird the all Ireland super middleweight kickboxing champion is having his first bout since winning the All title last year at the Ulster Hall.
23 March-Week 21
NOT –TO- LATE
Gary Noade is set to become the oldest professional boxer in Ireland! The 39-year-old kickboxing world champion is being line-up for his first opponent within days after the British Boxing Board of Control said it would grant him a license if he passed a series of stringent tests.

16 March-Week 20
TWO BECOME ONE
War of the ring is over! or is it? Paul Cummins returned home from Norway last Sunday .He ended the war of the rings on Thursday when he was finally made an honest man . His marriage when like a dream to his long time Fiancée Patsy which just last week hung in the balance.

9 March-Week 19
FLATLEY RUMBLED

Galway Black Dragon kickboxing club treated over 1000 fight fans to a feast of kickboxing at the 5th Rumble in the Bay event at the Leisureland complex in Salthill last Sunday
,2 March-Week18
All Hammed up our Gary

Chef Gary Hamilton was to make his Thai-Boxing debut in Galway today in the second bout of three scheduled in as many weeks.
Week 17,Feb 23
Rumble in the Bay
Galway’s ‘Feet of Flames’ Owen Flatley hopes to win a pro/am World title on his second attempt as he tops the bill at Peter Foley’s ‘Rumble in the Bay’ sponsored by Sally Long’s Bar in Leisureland Complex.

Week 16,Feb 16
KICKBOXING ROAD SHOW
Prokick’s road show is starting to gain momentum. We can revel there will be open day seminars in Newtownards, two venues in the Belfast area, Downpatrick, Strabane and Ballymeana

Week 15,Feb 9
BACK TO SCHOOLS

Billy Murray is to return to the Omagh and Strabane area at the beginning of March to teach in three schools.
Week 14,Feb 2
HEAVY LOAD FOR HAMILTON
WKN Featherweight World Champion Gary Hamilton is preparing himself for a very busy schedule in the coming weeks. The twenty-two year old will have three fights in as many weeks.
Week 13, Jan 26
The hottest event of the year has been re-scheduled to the Hilton hotel in Belfast on Saturday 22nd February.
Week 12, Jan 19
The Celts Vs The Viking’s return match is on!
Week 11, Jan 12 Ulster’s kickboxing champions are set to go on tour this winter in aid of charity.

Week 10, Jan 5


   
 
 
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Week 3, Nov17 Week 2, Nov10 Fisrt Week, Nov 3



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