Muay Thai has been used by all champions in MMA to a great effect, yet we have not seen Thai Muay Thai champions cross over. This is because Thais are generally not aware of MMA and don't have any real infrastructure to support it yet. That is about to change.
There was Rambaa Somdet in the previous era, but now there's Dejdamrong, a decorated 3x champion of the prestigious Lumpinee Stadium. As the first to cross over to the mainstream, Dejdamrong captured the One Championship title and is now set to headline the first major MMA event in Thailand, facing the undefeated Shooto champion from Japan.
On May 27th, this historic event will take place in Bangkok, creating a major catalyst for Thai Muay Thai in MMA. Lets tune in and support the sport and arts we love.
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