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Interview with ONE MMA Champion Angela Lee

Ladies and gentlemen, we…are…live! This is the main event and the moment you’ve all been waiting for! After having interviewed a Muay Thai legend and a few Muay Thai champions we are now bringing you another exclusive, and very special,  fighter interview. It’s time! And now introducing the champion. Fighting out of the red corner. This woman is a mixed martial artist. Holding a professional record of 6 wins, 0 losses. Standing at 1.63 m and weighing in at 52 kilograms. Fighting out of Singapore, representing EVOLVE MMA. Ladies and gentlemen, presenting the…

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ONE Championship to boost Martial Arts boom further with upcoming event in Bangkok

In a sometimes quite patriotic press conference ONE Championship announced its upcoming March 11 event in Bangkok, Thailand.  The press conference at the Sukosol hotel in downtown Bangkok saw all the main players for the March 11 event, dubbed Warrior Kingdom, in attendance. Angela Lee, the Atomweight Champion, her opponent Jenny Huang as well as Thai icons Dejdamrong and ‘Little Tyson’ who all will be in action in the Impact Arena. Moreover we also saw a newcomer introduced in Rika Ishige who is one part of a ONE MMA power couple. Her…

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7 Asian Fighters to look out for in 2017

It’s a new year, it’s a new dawn….of fighters out there. Be it Muay Thai or MMA Asia’s got lots of great fighters and some of them are looking to make or increase their mark on a global scale in 2017. Here are 7 of those fighters that you should keep an eye on in 2017. Angela Lee The ONE Atomweight Champion of the World thrones upon this list. Angela Lee won the ONE title in a tough bout with only 19 years of age and is set to defend…

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Mankong Phranai Muay Thai Gym [review]

MKPN is different. In a good sense. At least speaking from a personal perspective. It’s rather small compared to most other gyms you’ll find on this and other lists but the coaches there are pretty great and aren’t only there to hold pads but also to actually correct you with your technique and give you some real fight tips that can improve your game dramatically. I’ve seen a lot of people come and go there, especially foreigners are often a bit scared / surprised by how small the place looks…

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6 of the best Muay Thai Gyms in Bangkok [updated]

Many visitors that come to Thailand come to enjoy the beautiful beaches, warm waters and impressive hospitality of the Thai people. And for a good reason. Thailand is an amazing holiday destination. However snorkeling, tanning and diving are not the only things one can do here very well. Being the origin of the more and more famous Martial Art of Muay Thai, or Thai Boxing, Thailand sees a bigger share of martial artists coming to the country in order to hone their skills. When first coming to Bangkok it might…

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Muay Thai Gear: Quicksilver Backpack

Sawadee Krub fellow Nak Muays! I finally bought a new backpack which fits my needs in terms of accommodating my work equipment (laptop) and Muay Thai equipment. It took quite a while to find the right backpack so I figured I simply share it here since all the articles I read about Muay Thai bags mostly showed duffle bags or backpacks that wouldn’t have the option to add shin guards. I used to be a big Dakine fan and had 3 or 4 of their backpacks in a row. Mostly…

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5 best Muay Thai channels on youtube

Every nak muay is always trying to improve and get better. While not in the gym, then we’re home watching fights, shadow boxing or trying new combos. There are a few really helpful youtube channels out there that support us in our quest. Here are 7 of the best ones.. Lawrence Kenshin Striking Breakdowns Lawrence Kenshin does a really good job in breaking down fights and specific techniques and makes it easy to understand what makes good fighters, well, good. Very helpful advice and even pros such as Saenchai and…

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THE Muay Thai Interview with legendary John Wayne Parr

Ladies & gentlemen, boys & girls, children of all ages! My-Thai.org is proud to bring to THE MUAY THAI interview with a former Muay Thai World Champion and, a living legend and one of the few truly excepted farang fighters in Muay Thai history. All my interviews on my-thai.org are special and lots of fun but but this one definitely took the cake in terms of excitement and anticipation. Ever since being interested in fighting and Muay Thai John Wayne Parr was THE man and now he agreed to answer a…

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Fighter Interview with Uyen Ha – An Australian fighting in Thailand

Ladies & gentlemen, boys & girls, children of all ages! My-Thai.org is proud to bring to you another unique and interesting interview. This time we will talk with an Australian born female fighter who now lives and trains full-time here in the land of smiles. She is an aspiring mixed martial artist currently training for her MMA and boxing debut. She has competed internationally for Australia in freestyle wrestling and was a member of the 2016 Olympic Shadow Team. She has lots of ambitious goals and a very energetic approach to…

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Kingdom of Champions – First time ONE MMA in Thailand sees Dejdamrong dethroned

It’s over! It actually happened. A big ass (pun intended) MMA event in Bangkok, Thailand. I don’t want to take anything away from the Full Metal Dojo (FMD) MMA events in Thailand but ONE Championship is a bit of a different caliber. Headed by Thai born entrepreneur and martial arts addict Chatri Sityodtong, whose own life story seems destined to become a major motion picture down the road, ONE Championship is somehow a dream come true martial arts fairy tale. Not too long ago ONE was just a plan, a concept,…

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