It was Parr's first time fighting inside a cage using 5oz MMA gloves and he has said he enjoyed it more than traditional Muay Thai and would come out of retirement if Buakaw Por. 10x World Muay Thai Champion John Wayne Parr revealed that a recent family birthday celebration ended in tragic fashion. On 26 November 2002, Parr participated K-1 Oceania MAX 2002 tournament. “Update: Found out the guy was standing on a chair cleaning spider webs off ceiling. [13] However, Alexandre did not apply for his visa in time and was unable to enter the country and so he was replaced by New Zealand's Brad Riddell who Parr defeated by unanimous decision. We bear witness as Parr comes back from 2 losses to ultimately defeat Yodsanklai in Melbourne. Following the bout Parr announced his retirement from combat sports, citing his need for a hip replacement.[5]. During his career in Thailand, he imitated a gunfighter by drawing a gun from his holster at the end of the wai khru before the bout, and this caught the Thai public's fancy. The Dan John Guide To A Lifting Career In today’s episode of the breaking muscle podcast, I am joined by Dan John. Moore trained Parr for 13 fights, with Parr winning an Australian title (63 kg) at the age of 17. John Wayne made the final 8 with his first fight against Buakaw – after 3 close rounds the judges scored it a draw, forcing an extension round. Blair helped promote Wayne at Jupiters Casino for 3 fights before he fought for the South Pacific title against Scott Lovelock, winning by 5th-round KO when Parr was 19. Wins title of S1 World Championships 2004 championship. Moore was one of Queenslands premier promoters of Muay Thai at the time. [16][17] On Saturday 11 June 2016 Parr is fighting Greek Pavlos Kaponis at MTGP5 event in London, UK. On 5 December, he participated in the King's Cup tournament in Thailand, and won the tournament. [citation needed] His wife was also pregnant. Boxing: Vic Saludar eyes return to throne in all-Filipino world-title clash in Biñan. At 2:11 of the 4th round he knocked out Jordan Tai with a vicious uppercut. 357.6k Followers, 1,574 Following, 5,935 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from John Wayne Parr 🇦🇺 (@johnwayneparr) You need to enable JavaScript to run this app. [8] Parr defeated Abdollahi by knock out at 1:30 in the 2nd round with a right hook to win Merza's newly vacated belt. BJ "The Prodigy" Penn.   Notes. Parr recovered from two knockdowns during the fight, but lost by unanimous decision. Australian kickboxing and Muay Thai legend John Wayne Parr's family witnessed some unfortunate tragedy over the weekend. [20][21] Parr won the bout via unanimous judges decision. The fight was unusual in that their rivalry had developed on an Australian kickboxing bulletin board. After 7 consecutive boxing victories since 1998, he fought against Andriy Khamula for the vacant Australian boxing title at Middleweight on 8 July 2001. The Packers and Eagles need to get under the cap and started that process Friday. He is a former 10-time World Champion and was the runner up on The Contender Asia. At the age of 19, Parr met Richard Vell who was owner of an esteemed Muay Thai restaurant in Australia – Boonchu Thai food. Le portail boursorama.com compte plus de 30 millions de visites mensuelles et plus de 290 millions de pages vues par mois, en moyenne. From his bloody contests with Thai marvel Orono, which is considered the making of the Gunslinger's legend, to his contemporary battles with Mike Zambidis, Lamsongkram, and the three all out wars with superstar Yodsanklai Fairtex. It was at camp Loomingkwan that Wayne was named "John Wayne Parr" after John Wayne of Western Show Por Monoch Borbud. On 24 June 2012 John Wayne Parr fought his retirement fight against K-1 veteran Jordan Tai, fighting full Thai rules in an MMA-style cage with fingerless gloves. It is also the home of 2X UFC Hall of Fame Champion. Disclaimer: None of the videos shown here are actually hosted on this server. Wayne Parr began training in taekwondo at the age of 11. On 24 October, he fought against Ian McLeod to defend his Australian national title, but lost by unanimous decision. The group gathered for birthday cake before John Wayne Parr says he let Jasmine and Rocky go off to be 18 year-olds. Kevin Ross: Decision (split) (28–29, 29–28, 29–28) 3 3:00 Featherweight (Kickboxing) Gabriel Varga: def. In 1993 at the age of sixteen, his family moved back to Queensland, and Parr began training with Blair Moore. Kundeservice. On 29 November 2019 Parr defeated former world champion Anthony Mundine by split decision with scores of 96–93, 95–93 and 94–95. On 5 December, he fought against Orono Por.Muang Ubon for the vacant title of International Muay Thai Federation (IMF) middleweight title in the Thai King's birthday event. Adam Greentree Hunter, adventurer. Next month, on 17 August, he challenged Nader Hamdan for his IBF Pan Pacific Junior middleweight title, but lost by unanimous decision after 12 rounds. The video streams are provided solely by this site's users. Powerful deep tissue massage for lifters, runners and crossfitters. John Wayne "The Gunslinger" Parr (born 25 May 1976), also known as JWP, is an Australian kickboxer and boxer, fighting out of Boonchu Gym in Gold Coast, Queensland. Parr, his family, and ONE championship flyweight fighter Rocky Ogden were celebrating his daughter Jasmine's 18th birthday on Friday, February 5. ABS-CBN News Feb 20 02:57 AM. In 1996 Parr moved to Thailand and lived in a Muay Thai camp for four years, training in Pattaya and Bangkok, competing in 30 fights and winning two world titles. Percussive therapy device for muscle recovery, pain relief and performance boost. The true John Wayne Parr is revealed, a world champion, devoted family man and all round nice guy. He retired on a 4 fight winning streak (3 of which were by KO) and he retired as the WKBF K-1 World Middleweight Champion. [19] On Friday 14 October 2016 in Perth, Western Australia, Parr fought Daniel Dawson in their third bout at Origins 8 promotion at Herb Graham Rec Centre, Mirrabooka, WA. While waiting outside of the night club, the young couple witnessed a tragic and gruesome scene. Such a devastating thing for the family of the man and the kid’s witnessing this poor mans death. Wins vacant title of International Kickboxer Magazine Championship. Dynamic Striking was founded by athletes who live by this belief: that knowledge is key and the best competitors simply know more. He won the championship by TKO in round 10 and got his first boxing title. [9], On 6 July 2013, Parr forced two eight counts on Marco Piqué en route to a decision win at Boonchu Cup: Caged Muay Thai 3 on the Gold Coast, Australia. After a decade of on-line operation BJP has evolved into the most reliable destination for all of your MMA needs. He gained popularity in Thailand, was voted Best Farang Fighter of the year in 1997, fought at Lumpinee Stadium three times, and at his first Thai king's birthday. Purdy was replaced by Irish kickboxer James Heelan. Slipped falling over balcony falling 40 stories .”. You need to enable JavaScript to run this app. Parr debuted in boxing on 29 January 1998 against Tim Shannon in a 4-round bout, winning by TKO in the second round. [12], He was scheduled to have his rubber match with Cosmo Alexandre at Powerplay Promotions 22 in Melbourne, Australia on 8 November 2013. Parr was expected to fight Jake Purdy of England in the main event of Caged Muay Thai 10 on 4 August 2017 in Brisbane, Australia, however Purdy pulled out of the fight on two days' notice with a broken toe. Roberto Gheorghita TKO (referee stoppage) 2 2:49 [10][11], Parr intended to tryout for the Australia vs. Canada season of The Ultimate Fighter mixed martial arts reality TV show in September 2013 but a minimum of five professional MMA fights was required for candidates and so he was rejected in spite of his kickboxing and Muay Thai credentials. The bout was for the vacant title of WMC MAD Superwelterweight Championship. After the extension round John Wayne lost via split points decision. He knocked out Shane Chapman with right cross in the semifinal, but was beaten by Mike Zambidis by Majority decision at the tournament final. The film provides an intimate insight into Parr's early years in Thailand where he endured rigorous training in primitive conditions, to the heights of awe-inspiring accomplishments all over the planet. In 2004 JWP won the S1 Tournament World Champion Title with 3 wins in one night. On 24 April 1999, he fought against Kenichi Ogata, the Japanese national shoot boxing champion, winning by KO with left hook in the second round. Pramuk agreed to face him in a caged Muay Thai fight. [14], He defeated Yohan Lidon by decision at Boonchu Cup: Caged Muay Thai 4 in Gold Coast, Australia on 1 March 2014.[15]. Wins Kings Cup Tournament Championship, Qualifies for Le Grand Tournoi. [28], In the third fight on 6 April 2018 in Budapest, Hungary, Parr faced a defeat by decision against Portuguese Eder Lopes. Warrior (2011) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. According the 44-year-old Australian legend, Parr, his family was celebrating his daughter Jasmine 18th birthday on Friday night. Unfortunately a gentleman had fallen from the 40th floor hitting the ground only a few feet from where they were standing.” John Wayne Parr wrote on Instagram. In 1999 Parr moved back to Australia to open his own training facility "Boonchu Gym"[2] and he also started participating in traditional boxing bouts. [7] The first fight was to be against WKA World Middleweight (−72.5 kg/159.8 lb) Oriental title holder Fadi Merza, but Merza pulled out at the last minute and was replaced on the card with Mostafa Abdollahi.   Draw/No contest Randall Carlson Geological and anthropological theorist. [26] Parr won the fight via knockout in the second round. We make it our mission to find the best athletes, coaches and specialists on Earth and bring their wisdom to you. On 19 September, Parr fought Takashi Ito, another Japanese veteran kickboxer, in the joint event of AJKF & MAJKF, and lost by TKO in round 2 due to doctor's stoppage as Parr's head was sliced open via a left elbow strike.[3]. [23], In October 2016 John Wayne Parr signed a three-fight deal with Bellator Kickboxing. The owner of this site (mma-core.com) holds NO RESPONSIBILITY if these videos are misused in any way and cannot be held responsible for what its users post, or any other actions of its users. John Dudley Professional archer, archery coach. Dan is an athlete, coach, teacher, and writer. [4] On 23 May 1999, he participated in the first "X-plosion series" event, which was a famous Australian kickboxing promotion, fighting against Daniel Dawson. A genuine hero with infinite courage to his legion of fans, respected and admired by his opponents and dearly loved by his family and friends. In 1991 Parr moved to Richmond, New South Wales. “In fact they were only just standing where the man landed only 60seconds before. Being the dad I left the kids after we blew out birthday cake to let them go into town and be 18yo’s. In 1990 Parr started kickboxing, training for a few months before having to move to Sydney. 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Despite loss advances to semi finals as Dawson too injured to continue. John Wayne Parr World Champion kickboxer. In 2004 John Wayne had his first fight for the K-1 organisation in Japan against Duane Ludwig, winning on points. The festivities included Jasmine’s boyfriend and current ONE Championship fighter Rocky Ogden. John Wayne Parr has also acted in short movies such as "The Violent", written by James Richards and Keith Macdonald. Disclaimer: None of the videos shown here are actually hosted on this server. John Wayne Parr: Blessed With Venom is a feature-length documentary chronicling the life and career of Australian Muay Thai superstar and 10 time World Champion, John Wayne Parr. 10x World Muay Thai Champion John Wayne Parr revealed that a recent family birthday celebration ended in tragic fashion. Rizwan Virk Entrepreneur, angel investor, author of The Simulation Hypothesis In 1996 Parr moved to Thailand, living in Pattaya and training for 3 months out of Sidyodtong gym, eventually moving to Nonthaburi, Bangkok to train with legendary Thai fighter Sangtien Noi (Deadly Kisser). Richard and Wayne developed a father and son relationship, and after a few years together Richard sponsored Wayne to train in Thailand. [6], On 18 January 2013 Parr came out of retirement to sign a three-fight deal with Powerplay Promotions. In 2001, Parr shifted his focus to boxing again. [1] During his first career in Australia, he won some regional titles including one from the WKA. [18] John Wayne Parr defeated Pavlos Kaponis at Muay Thai Grand Prix 5 on Saturday, 11 June 2016 in London, England. He eventually fought Yodsaenklai once more, winning the final bout of their trilogy with a hard-fought, but highly controversial decision. “Not the way you want your 18th birthday to end. The bout was for Ekkelboom's title of WMC World. BJPENN.COM is your premier source for all MMA News. Parr won by unanimous decision after 5 rounds. He’s been lifting weights and throwing discus for about 50 years and is still going strong in his 60s. On 13 October 2000, he participated in K-1 Queensland 2000, the first K-1 event for him, and fought against Scott Bannan for his ISKA Muay Thai world championship at middleweight. Marcus Luttrell Former Navy SEAL. Much of Parr's fame rose from the Contender Asia reality show and on 12 April 2008 Parr fought Yodsaenklai in Singapore for The Contender Asia title and US$150,000. The video streams are provided solely by this site's users.   Loss Former champion Vic Saludar will collide with undefeated prospect Robert Paradero for the vacant World Boxing Association minimumweight title on Saturday at Biñan Football Stadium in Laguna. 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