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Brooke Farrell vs Sawsing Sor. Sopit II: A Photo Essay

October 19, 2019. It was a typical evening in Bangkok for most. At the tail end of monsoon season, the country wasn’t out of the clear just yet when it came in rain. The air was thick with heat and humidity. The inaugural show of Muay Hardcore hadn’t even started, and the small section outside of Baan Chao Praya was already filled with bodies. Fighters, Muay Thai enthusiasts, and passerby were all huddled around the ring, trying to find the best space

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Muay Hardcore – October 19, 2019: Fight Results

The inaugural show of Muay Hardcore on October 19 was shown on Channel 8 and was promoted by the TV’s studio’s longer-running Super Champ 8 show. The entire card showcased Muay Thai in MMA gloves in three-round bouts. Most of the fights ended by knockout. The main event was a rematch between Sawsing Sor. Sopit and Brooke Farrell. This bout made history in Thailand as the first televised female Muay Thai match with MMA gloves. You can read about this bout

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ONE Championship: Immortal Triumph – ALL-STRIKING SHOW! – Full Fight Card

Formerly an exclusively MMA-promotion, ONE Championship has made leaps and bounds in publicity and getting fight fans on the edge of their seats ever since they added in striking (kickboxing and Muay Thai) bouts to their shows, coining the striking bouts “ONE Super Series” bouts. Come September 6, 2019, ONE Championship will be hosting an ALL-STRIKING event in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.

Happy 2018!

I received an email today stating that Muay Ying has been put on a list of the top 75 Muay Thai blogs. To my pleasant surprise, Muay Ying was ranked at #44! In their words, the ranking is based on: The Best Muay Thai blogs from thousands of top Muay Thai blogs in our index using search and social metrics. Data will be refreshed once a week. These blogs are ranked based on following criteria Google reputation and Google search

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Remembering Golden Era Fighter: Phaiboon Fairtex

Monlit Sitphodaeng, former trainer at Fairtex, prepared for his drive upcountry to a Northerneastern (an area commonly referred to as “Isaan”) province called Chaiyaphum. Usually an active and funny person, he drove in solemn silence. The ride from Bangkok to Chaiyaphum was long, taking at least 5-7 hours, and this was his second time going there within a month. Last time, he went to visit his friend and former student who was in the hospital, sick with cancer. “When he

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Women’s Fight Muay Thai World Championships 2017 – Fight Videos & Results

On June 8, 2017, Bangkok Thonburi University was  home to the Women’s Fight Muay Thai World Championships, an all-female fight card. Originally scheduled to be in Pattaya, they moved the bout over to Bangkok about a week before the fights.

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