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Muay Thai at Chungju World Martial Arts Masterships

The ten-day countdown for the 2019 Chungju World Martial Arts Masterships is on. The event is held from August 29 to September 6 in...

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Gurkov wins second KF belt, looks for ONE Championship

Vitaly Gurkov has become the first athlete to win Kunlun Fight title twice. Muay Thai and kickboxing champion from Belarus has recently competed in...

UFC 241 results: Miocic TKO’s Cormier to reclaim title

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Nate Diaz victorious against Anthony Pettis at UFC 241

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Buakaw Banchamek vs. Yi Long 3 cancelled

The third fight between Muay Thai star Buakaw Banchamek and Kung Fu practitioner Yi Long appears to be cancelled. Their highly teased ultimate encounter...

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UFC 243: Marvel Stadium to host Whittaker-Adesanya fight

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Darwinism & MMA: A Comparative Look

Evolution of MMA The process of natural selection has proven over and again that given the right environmental factors and a combination of climate, timing...

Sweet Savagery: MMA’s Dirty Little Clinch

Often lost somewhere between the outside ranges of probes and kicks and the transition to the ground game lies the humble insidiousness of the...

Q&A with Kuya: Hard Sparring how often (Opinion)

I often receive questions from readers on my various social media platforms regarding my opinion on various training methods and the latest comes from...

The Sweet Science of ‘Hellbows’ in MMA

"Hellbows are gods perfect little gifts of mass destruction. Perfectly at home whether targeting soft flesh or thin tissue. Angles, arc and hip rotation...

How to Score a Professional Boxing Round – Part 2

This article continues on how the scoring criteria is applied when judging a boxing bout Prior to commencement of a boxing bout each judge has...

How to Score a Professional Boxing Round – Part 1

Many factors influence the judges scoring during a bout. They may have preferred boxing styles and tactics that influence the awarding of points, some...
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Parr-Mundine boxing date set post kickboxing fight in Japan

Australian Middleweight John Wayne Parr (10-3 boxing, 99-33 kickboxing) indeed faces his countryman Anthony Mundine (48-9) in a boxing encounter. The 75 kg catchweight...

‘Belfast Boy’ Gary Hamilton returns at ‘Lord of the Ring’

Gary Hamilton faces Douglas Morrison in the "18 years in the making" rematch Former two-division World Champion Gary Hamilton of Northern Ireland is back in...

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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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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...

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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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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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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

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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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