Category: South Africa

Interview with Fitness Model and Competitor Sonja Lezar

Sonja Lezar, 30 yrs old, a single mum of 2 wonderful kids. Born and raised in the East Rand. Knuxx – What is it that you do for a living? Sonja – Well, I am a Certified Personal trainer and Boot Camp Instructor. I own Fitness Pose model …

FightStar 6 On 8th March

On the 8th of March, Africa’s most exciting Amateur MMA tournament comes to the St Johns Hellenic Hall in Primrose ,Germiston. MMA Fighters from all over South Africa as well as from other parts of Africa will converge at this awesome venue to showcase there skills and do …

Up Close and Personal with Gorilla Warfare MMA!

  By Jayson du Toit We recently got the opportunity to speak to Marc Hebert the head trainer and owner of Gorilla Warfare MMA gym to find out what makes this MMA facility so popular and successful… KNUXX SA: How was Gorilla MMA established? MARC: A bunch of …

Francois Groenewald: Franaconda

by Jayson du Toit KNUXX SA: Who is Francois Groenewald? FRANCOIS: Aka Franaconda from Springs. My fight record is 5w 3l, 6 fights have been within EFC. I’m a BJJ brown belt under Roberto Atalla, I got a Nobel peace prize, I’ve been knighted and I can hold …

Mark Hulme: Absolute Dedication

by Jayson du Toit Here is a insight into the world of Mark Hulme who is a up and coming fighter that has dedicated his life to MMA… To continue reading, click on page 2… KNUXX SA: What led you into MMA? MARK: As a rowdy 15 year …

FightStar – Bringing Out The Best

FightStar Amateur MMA Challenge has fast become known as the biggest amateur fight promotions in Johannesburg. Now coming up on it’s 4th event, FightStar 4.0, FightStar has proven itself to boost amateur athletes up the ranks and help them to realise their dreams of entering their careers as …

#BUIRSKIARMY: Gareth Buirski

by Jayson du Toit Has anybody ever tried to catch electricity?? Well KNUXX SA did! We caught Gareth Buirski and sat him down to speak to us and this is what we got out of him…. To continue reading, click on page 2…

#BUIRSKIARMY: David Buirski

by Jayson du Toit David Buirski is back on the winning road with an impressive victory over Nicholas Radley (welterweight)at EFC Africa 21. David has a new game plan and a new mindset. In this interview we get to know more about the EFC prospect David Buirski… To …

#BUIRSKIARMY: Matt Buirski

by Jayson du Toit We caught up with Matt Buirski just before his EFC Africa 22 fight against Donovan Wilken and had a quick Q&A with him. This is what the 3-0 pro had to say to us… To continue reading, click on page 2…

FIRST TIME FIGHTERS

by Jayson du Toit So the question was asked: What is it like to go into a MMA fight for the very first time? Well… KNUXX SA went through to NOVA MMA to find out. We spoke to 20 year old Pieter Marais an 18 year old Douw …

The Road to Redemption

by Jayson du Toit We recently had a chat to EFC Africa heavy weight Ricky “Apocalypse” Misholas. One thing is evident and that is that Ricky wants redemption from EFC Africa 20 When he pulled out of the fight with Ruan Potts due to a hand injury. He …

Keron ‘SKINNER’ Davies

by Jayson du Toit We recently caught up with up and comer super star Keron Davies and had a chat with him about his MMA career and where it has taken him so far. This is what “Skinner” had to say… to continue reading, click on page 2…

Thai Combat

by Jayson du Toit KNUXX SA recently had the opportunity to visit Thai Combat and speak to head coach Kru Lloyd Kemertgoglou about his beginnings in the art of Muay Thai combat. Join us as we delve deeper into his world… To continue reading, click on page 2…

Boyd Allen Hits Back At The Critics!

by Jayson du Toit There has been a lot of talk lately about Boyd Allen and his upcoming fight against Hanru Botha. Critics have been firing from all ends in disapproval of this fight as well as his career decisions that “he” has made so far. However in …

SA MMA: Through the eyes of Casey “lowkicks” Thomson

by Jayson du Toit KNUXX SA: Who is Casey Thomson? CASEY: Casey is… A typical Cancerian. I never coloured in the lines and stood violently opposed to anything requiring conformity. Believing in the underdog and always ready to step onto the nearest soap box, I low kicked my …