Wednesday, October 23, 2019
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Rico vs Badr 2: Five-round non-title bout

GLORY Collision: Rico vs. Badr 2 Rico Verhoeven and Badr Hari meet in the rematch on December 21 at GelreDome in Arnhem, Netherlands. The pair...
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Yodsanklai Fairtex faces Sasha Moisa on Nov. 16 in Beijing

The name of opponent taking on Yodsanklai Fairtex in his next outing has been revealed. The Ukrainian competitor Sasha Moisa goes up against the...

Saenchai faces Batjargal Sundui at Thai Fight Bangsaen

After traveling the United States and Europe with a series of training seminars, Muay Thai star Saenchai is back in the ring this coming...

UFC Fight Night 162: Singapore fight card

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Singapore this coming Saturday October 26. MMA event, billed as UFC on ESPN+ 20, takes place at Singapore...

Buakaw Banchamek vs. Chris Ngimbi set for Oct. 27

The new opponent has been announced for the next fight of Buakaw Banchamek. Muay Thai star makes his debut in Cambodia on October 27,...

ONE Age of Dragons fight card, Ennahachi vs. Wenfeng

The complete lineup has been announced for the upcoming "ONE Age of Dragons" event held at Cadillac Arena in Beijing on November 16. The...
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Yodsanklai Fairtex faces Sasha Moisa on Nov. 16 in Beijing

The name of opponent taking on Yodsanklai Fairtex in his next outing has been revealed. The Ukrainian competitor Sasha Moisa goes up against the...

Ennahachi defends against Wenfeng at ONE Age of Dragons

The headline bout has been revealed for the upcoming ONE Championship event titled "Age of Dragons" on November 16 in Beijing, China. The contest...

Kadestam promises great show for the fans

Zebaztian Kadestam defends welterweight title against Kiamrian Abbasov Zebaztian Kadestam (12-4) makes the second defense of his welterweight title against challenger Kiamrian Abbasov (21-4) this...

Saenchai faces Batjargal Sundui at Thai Fight Bangsaen

After traveling the United States and Europe with a series of training seminars, Muay Thai star Saenchai is back in the ring this coming...
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Compton faces Njokuani at ONE Hero Series in Beijing

Elliot Compton vs. Anthony Njokuani ONE Heros Series is held in Beijing, China on Monday October 28. The event features a mixed lineup comprising kickboxing,...

Ait Ouccime vs. Abubakar joins La Nuit des Titans

Soufiane Ait Ouccime faces Umar Abubakar in WKN International Super Welterweight title fight The third championship bout has been added to the upcoming "La Nuit...

UFC Fight Night 162: Singapore fight card

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Singapore this coming Saturday October 26. MMA event, billed as UFC on ESPN+ 20, takes place at Singapore...

Menen defeats Mihali to become WKN European champion

The World Kickboxing Network returned to Spain this past Saturday, October 19. The event billed as "Storm Series" took place at Pabellon Daganzo de...

M-1 Challenge 105 results: Morozov defeats Rettinghouse

M-1 Challenge 105 took place in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan on October 19. MMA event featured twelve bouts with two titles contested in the headliner of...

Roma faces Junguang in ONE Championship debut

Federico Roma vs. Wang Junguang joins ONE: Dawn of Valor Argentinian kickboxing star Federico Roma makes his ONE Championship debut on October 25 in Jakarta,...

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...

Blogs

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,"...

The Importance of Footwork in MMA

Make them miss, Make them Pay One of the most common topics I seem to get asked about is that of footwork. It has become...

What boxing can learn from martial arts

Growth in the Sweet Science Over the course of pugilistic history there have been identified five basic styles of fighters each with ranges and points...

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...

Stamp Fairtex faces Bi Nguyen on Nov. 8 in Manila

Stamp Fairtex and Bi Nguyen square off on November 8 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines. The pair meets in the...

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...

Lilian Dikmans

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

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