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‘El Chino’ Maidana vs ‘Acero’ Cali in the works for April 2020

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Ougo Huet is back in ring at La Nuit des Titans 2019

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Louise Mckie – Meet Bellator MMA Ring Girl

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UFC Sao Paulo fight card, Blachowicz vs. Jacare

Following the event in Moscow, Russia this past weekend, the Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Brazil with UFC Fight Night 164. MMA event on...

WKN World Cup in Auckland: Trio matchups announced

The WKN World Cup 2019 takes place in Auckland from November 28 to November 30. The event makes history in New Zealand as the...

Jauncey vs. Koprivlenski rematch at GLORY 73 Shenzhen

The third lightweight kickboxing battle has been added to the upcoming GLORY 73 fight card held on December 7 at the Nanshan Culture and...

WKN announces ‘Against the Ropes 2’ in Fraserburgh, Scotland

The World Kickboxing Network (WKN) announced its return to Scotland scheduled for April 25, 2020. The event titled "Against the Ropes 2" takes place...

UFC Moscow results: Magomedsharipov decisions Kattar

Featherweights Zabit Magomedsharipov of Russia and Calvin Kattar of the US battled it out in the headliner of UFC Moscow (Fight Night 163) held...

Vlad Tuinov vs. Bruno Gazani joins GLORY 73 Shenzhen

A three-round lightweight kickboxing bout between Vlad Tuinov and Bruno Gazani has been added to GLORY 73, FIGHTMAG learned. The event is held on...

Bellator 233 results: Salter defeats Van Steenis

MMA event Bellator 233 took place in Thackerville, OK, USA on November 9 (AEST). The top of the fight card on Paramount Network and...

Stamp Fairtex defeats Bi Nguyen in MMA battle

Nong Stamp Fairtex and Bi Nguyen squared off in the women's MMA bout last night (November 8) at the Mall of Asia in Manila,...

Meksen vs. Van Soest 3 tops GLORY 71 Chicago

Tiffany Van Soest is looking to regain super bantamweight title when she takes on the defending champion Anissa Meksen in the headliner of GLORY...

Douglas Lima invites to WKN World Cup in Auckland, supports ‘Jucao’ Carneiro

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The Importance of Proper Mechanics & Posture in Combat Sports

Mechanics We have all heard the age-old adage that basics win fights. So too, do they win football games and wrestling matches. Not just basics...

How likely Buakaw vs. Petrosyan fight

Buakaw Banchamek was offered to sign with ONE Championship and fight Giorgio Petrosyan Buakaw Banchamek has been invited to...

Learning Styles and Martial Linguistics

Teacher vs Trainer As I continue to study and hone my craft over what has become 38 years of development, I always look for new...

5 Tips for Improving Boxing Footwork

Footwork drills develop fluid movement around the boxing ring, maintaining a position to attack, evading an opponent's punches and dictating the pace of the...

The growing popularity of 52 Hand-Blocks

The Riddle of the 52 Over the last decade much has been said on the topic of "52 Hand-Blocks" also referred to as "The 52,"...

Lidon faces Aleksanyan in defense of WKN title

Yohan Lidon is scheduled to make the fifth defense of his World Kickboxing Network Super Middleweight title on December 14. The French star tops...

Nong-O defends Muay Thai belt against Saemapetch

Nong-O Gaiyanghadao makes the third defense of his ONE Bantamweight Muay Thai title against his country-fellow Saemapetch Fairtex. The pair headlines the event titled...

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Lilian Dikmans is an Australian model, actor, Muay Thai fighter and founder of Real Food Healthy Body. She is a feature writer and presenter at FIGHTMAG.

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Champion: Lilian Dikmans Behind the Scenes

The fifth episode of Behind the Scenes with Lilian Dikmans features the Australian model and Muay Thai fighter from Melbourne during the photoshoot for...

Muay Thai Fights to Watch

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John Wayne Parr vs Dmitry Valent

Throwback: Seven years ago John Wayne Parr and Dmitry Valent challenged for the WKN world title. Famed Australian fighter out of the Gold Coast jetted...
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Yodsanklai Fairtex vs Marco Tentori

Throwback: The Hero vs Machine Gun Muaythai celeb out of Thailand, Yodsanklai Fairtex visited Perth in August 2015. That was his third journey to Australia...
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Nathan Corbett vs Steve McKinnon II

Heavyweight muaythai fighters Nathan Corbett and Steve Mckinnon met for the second time in 2012. The bout was arguably the most anticipated muaythai rematch in...
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Toby Smith vs. Johane Beausejour

Nemesis Fight Show 11: Toby Smith vs. Johane Beausejour Australian Toby Smith and French Johane Beausejour met inside the square circle two years ago in...

Muay Thai Articles

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Muay Thai training tips for beginners, first-time fighters

Muay Thai training for beginners Starting something new can be quite challenging and stressful. Whether it is a new job, moving countries, basically anything new...
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Women’s Muay Thai training, sparring men

Muay Thai for everyone Centuries back "The Art of Eight Limbs" was the Martial Art used by Thai soldiers in a real warfare in case...
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Muay Thai accuracy, adjustable fighting style

Muay Thai is known as the "Art of Eight Limbs" which includes eight points of contact, such as: punches, kicks, knees and elbows. I...

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Muay Thai Drills: Leg Check & Counterattack

There is a number of Muay Thai training videos on the internet, yet here is our version. A new blog series launched in Melbourne...

Inside leg kick techniques in Muay Thai

Leg Day Legs are the wheels of a vehicle. Without them the latter won't move. Thus, for a Muay Thai fighter it is quite logical...

Muay Thai knee strike defense & counter attack

Muay Thai Techniques with Dechsak Sangmorakot Muay Thai knee strikes are some of the most useful techniques when it comes to stand-up fighting. "Knees" are...

Left Kick techniques in Muay Thai

Muay Thai Left Kick Muay Thai is "The Art of Eight Limbs", where the fighter's arsenal includes punches, elbows, knees, and kicks. The latter is...

Muay Thai Teep, push kick techniques

Front push kick techniques with Dechsak Sangmorakot If you've ever done rounds on pads with a Thai trainer, you will definitely recall the "Teep" saying...

How to block & counter clinch attempt in Muay Thai

Muay Thai Clinch When it comes to stand-up fighting, Muay Thai has been widely considered as the most effective combat sport. Known as the "Art...

Muay Thai right elbow strike techniques

When it comes to stand-up fighting, Elbow Strike is arguably the most devastating weapon you will find in your arsenal, thanks to Muay Thai....

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Top 5 actors who really fought in the ring

Basically, any action film features some sort of fighting. It can be a sports drama covering the real aspects of this or that martial...
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Eminem Songs Lift Workout Performance By 10%

Researchers say that listening to music by the Rap Genius Eminem may boost your athletic performance. Almost 100 different artists had been studied before the Top 10...

Ekaterina Vandaryeva Beautifies Muay Thai

Three time world champion Ekaterina Vandaryeva certainly beautifies Muay Thai. Born in Staryya Darohi, Ekaterina Vandaryeva, 26, is fighting out of famed Kick Fighter gym...
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Jake Gyllenhaal Says Boxing is a Science with a Specificity

Silver Screen southpaw boxer Jake Gyllenhaal talks about his favorite roles from Donnie Darko to Nightcrawler. Jake Gyllenhaal recently appeared on the pages of Variety that...
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Michael Jai White slide technique training with UFC fighter Ben Saunders

Michael Jai White is a prominent actor who has starred in numerous big films. He can also be seen on TV screen, including the...

KNOCKOUT: Jonny Lee Miller makes successful Muay Thai debut

Jonny Lee Miller KO's Robert Bermudez in Round 3 Jonny Lee Miller made his official Muay Thai debut on February 1 in New York City....

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6 Tips how to improve infighting skills

To dominate your opponent effectively from the inside position is better known as 'infighting'. This will not influence the judges' scoring a round. This...

6 Common Styles of Boxers

A boxer's individual style has evolved from technical skills continually practiced in the gym along with physical and psychological attributes. Physical attributes include height,...

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Sparring is important in the preparation for a competitive boxer in gaining confidence to apply technical and tactical skills in a controlled, supervised environment. Prior...

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Recently, I received correspondence from a young boxer. He is having difficulty applying the skills developed in the gym to sparring and competition, due...

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The left or lead hook is an effective punch every fighter should master, a well-timed hook can have a devastating effect on an opponent....