Three Kickboxing Legends Step Back Into the Ring!
Spoiler alert! Kickboxing superstars Jean-Yves Theriault, Wally Slocki and Bill Wallace recently returned to the ring in Ottawa, Canada. Motivated not by money or belts, the former champs did it for charity — and for the benefit of fans everywhere. While raising money for a good cause, these legends proved that the martial arts can be a pursuit for practitioners of any age.
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Photos Courtesy of Capital Conquest<p>Capital Conquest 2019 featured everything from arnis to Zen. A who's who of martial arts instructors from Austria to Spain and Croatia shared their knowledge with attendees. The roster included the following people:</p><ul><li>UFC champion Carlos Newton — Canada (MMA)</li><li>PKA world champion Bill Wallace — USA (karate)</li><li>PKA/ISKA world champion Jean-Yves Theriault (kickboxing)</li><li>ISKA cruiserweight world champion Darrell Henegan — Canada (taekwondo)</li><li>Joe Lewis Eternal Warrior Society inductee Wally Slocki — Canada (karate)</li><li>NHL coach Greg Pollock — Canada (strength and conditioning)</li></ul>