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Yodsanklai Fairtex next fight scheduled

Yodsanklai Fairtex partakes in ONE: Age of Dragons (Updated) Yodsanklai Fairtex is back in the ring. The famed Muay Thai fighter from Thailand is scheduled...

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...
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Wrap up UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya

UFC 243 is now in history. MMA event took place at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia this past Sunday, October 6. Top of the fight-bill...

PROKICK: Lord of the Ring fight card nearly set

Eleven out of twelve bouts have been locked in for the upcoming night of international kickboxing "made in Prokick". The event, billed as "Lord...

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...

Buakaw Banchamek suffers the second fight fall off

Buakaw Banchamek vs. Yuan Bin 2 cancelled Muay Thai fighter Buakaw Banchamek was scheduled to face Yuan Bin of China for the second time on...

Fight card finalised for PROKICK: Lord of the Ring in Belfast

International kickboxing returns to Northern Ireland on October 26 with the next edition of "PROKICK" held at Stormont Hotel in Belfast. The event, billed...
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Yodsanklai vs. Petrosyan in the making, Buakaw called out

A highly anticipated matchup between Italian kickboxing sensation Giorgio Petrosyan and Muay Thai star Yodsanklai Fairtex seems to be officially in the making, thanks...

Rico Verhoeven and Badr Hari to come face to face

Rico Verhoeven vs. Badr Hari 2 Heavyweights Rico Verhoeven and Badr Hari square off in the "three years in the making" rematch on December 21...

UFC on ESPN 6 fight card, Reyes vs. Weidman

Following Fight Night 161 held this past weekend in Tampa, Florida, the Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on...

Official poster for La Nuit des Titans 2019 arrived

La Nuit des Titans 2019 takes place at Hall Omnisport in Farciennes, Belgium on November 24. The annual event presented by Osman Yigin is...

LNK Fight Night 13 results: Bolotniks decisions Ekimov

Daniil Vesnenoks takes WKN European Featherweight MMA title, Vahram Vardanyan new IBA Intercontinental Lightweight champion LNK Fight Night 13 took place at Arena Riga in...

Petrosyan earns the biggest prize in kickboxing history

Giorgio Petrosyan wins ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix final by decision against Samy Sana Giorgio Petrosyan has lifted the biggest prize in kickboxing history....

Aung La N Sang TKO’s Brandon Vera ONE Century Part 2

Fernandes and Rodtang retain titles, Petrosyan wins WGP The second part of ONE Century was held last night (Oct. 13) at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo,...

Angela Lee submits Xiong Jing at ONE Century Part 1

Demetrious Johnson and Christian Lee victorious in World Grand Prix The first part of ONE Century is in the books. The event was held on...

Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington joins UFC 245

The third championship bout has been added to the UFC 245 fight card scheduled for December 15 (AEST) at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas....

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,...

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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...

Julia Budd defends featherweight title against Cris Cyborg

Julia Budd is scheduled for her fourth Bellator featherweight title defense against Cris "Cyborg". The pair squares off in the headliner of the Bellator...

‘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...

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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