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Beware of Muangthai: The Man with the Deadly Elbow | FIGHTLAND

  • 11 days ago
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Photos courtesy of the author Beware the dark elbows of Muay Thai. And fear too the grim reaper scythe of the man called Thailand, Muangthai “the elbow king” of Bangkok’s professional boxing scene. T read news >>

A Farang at Lamnamoon Muay Thai | FIGHTLAND

  • 12 days ago
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Photos by Boom Watthanaya? Isaan, Thailand's northeast region, is the poorest and most under developed part of Thailand. The area's deep-seeded poverty and lack of access causes it to significantly l read news >>

In Praise of Mr. Lek: The Craft of an Authentic Muay Thai Coach | FIGHTLAND

  • 19 days ago
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Photos courtesy of the author?? A seven-time world Muay Thai champion recently said, “Any bloke, especially with white skin, who calls themself ‘Master,’ ‘Kru,’ or ‘Ajarn’ needs the fuckin’ taste sla read news >>

Old School versus New School: The Greatest Thai Fighter of All Time | FIGHTLAND

  • 27 days ago
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Images courtesy of the author In fighting sports there’s a lot of bunkum and balderdash about who’s the so-called best of the best. The world of Muay Thai is not immune to these endless, almost point read news >>

Muay Thai Is Granted Provisional Recognition as an Olympic Sport | FIGHTLAND

  • a month ago
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Photo by Diego Azubel/EPA A few days after the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro ended with a three-hour extravaganza of laser lights, wild sparkling costumes, and samba music on August 21, the hango read news >>

Muay Thai Is Not Completely Back in Business Since the Death of Thailand’s King | FIGHTLAND

  • a month ago
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Photos by Boom Watthanaya? On October 13th 2016, Thailand lost its beloved King Bhumibol, and the Junta government immediately imposed a state of mourning for the entire nation. For thirty days Thais read news >>

Samart Payakaroon: The King of the Kickboxers | FIGHTLAND

  • 2 months ago
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Photos courtesy of the author The greats come and go in Muay Thai but one name in the pantheon of eight-limbed legends rings out loud from all of the rest, the all-singing, all dancing, king of the k read news >>

Samart Payakaroon: The King of the Kickboxers | FIGHTLAND

  • 2 months ago
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Photos courtesy of the author The greats come and go in Muay Thai but one name in the pantheon of eight-limbed legends rings out loud from all of the rest, the all-singing, all dancing, king of the k read news >>

Keri Anne Taylor-Melendez ready to test self at Bellator 165, not do 'muay Thai with MMA gloves'

  • 2 months ago
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Set to make her MMA debut at Bellator 165 tonight, Keri Anne Taylor-Melendez doesn’t mind being associated with husband Gilbert Melendez, but she hopes to be looked at for her fighting skills once sh read news >>

The Gym Above The Restaurant: Master Woody, the Other Thai in Manchester | FIGHTLAND

  • 2 months ago
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Photos courtesy of the author Fact: Thai people using Thai spices, Thai ingredients and Thai know-how best cook Thai food. It's much the same thing with Muay Thai kickboxing. Take Mr. Chinawut Siriso read news >>

The Legend of Buriram: The Scarlet Pimpernel of Muay Thai | FIGHTLAND

  • 2 months ago
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Photos courtesy of the author They seek him here, they seek him there, those kickboxers seek him everywhere. Is he in Heaven? Is he in Hell? That damned, elusive pimpernel of Muay Thai Buriram Suanmi read news >>

From Muay Thai Champ to ISIS Chump, the Life and Death of Valdet Gashi | FIGHTLAND

  • 3 months ago
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Valdet Gashi was a 28-year-old man with a great future ahead of him. He had a loving wife, two adorable kids and a successful career as a professional Muay Thai fighter. But in June 2015 all of that read news >>

Across the Mekong: The Life and Times of Master Song | FIGHTLAND

  • 3 months ago
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Photos courtesy of Muay Thai Kai Singthong First time homebuyers aren’t the only ones being affected by Vancouver’s housing crisis. Muay Thai Kai Singthong, a gym in the down-town-east-side is facing read news >>

When Manchester Was Mecca for Muay Thai | FIGHTLAND

  • 3 months ago
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All photos courtesy of the author Once upon a time in England, Manchester was Mecca for Thai boxers looking to sharpen the edges of their eight limbed weapons. I should know. I was once a pilgrim mys read news >>

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