Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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Parr confirms Mundine fight is his final outing

If you are looking to see John Wayne Parr in action here is your last chance. The Australian Muay Thai and kickboxing legend faces...

Ben Askren retires from MMA & ‘from everything’

Ben Askren (19-2, 1 NC) has announced his retirement from MMA today (Nov. 19 AEST) at the Ariel Helwani's MMA Show. Former Bellator and...
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UFC Auckland set for February 23, 2020

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced its return to New Zealand with UFC Auckland Fight Night at Spark Arena on February 23, 2020. The headline-bout...
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Yodsanklai KO’d at ONE Age of Dragons

Muay Thai star Yodsanklai Fairtex was back in the ring last night (Nov. 16) in Beijing, China. The famed competitor faced the promotional newcomer...
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Chino Maidana vs. Acero Cali date set for April 18, 2020

The date for boxing match between Argentinian icon Marcos "El Chino" Maidana and kickboxing star Jorge "Acero" Cali has been set. The pair squares...

Wilder vs. Ortiz II: WBC heavyweight championship rematch

Deontay Wilder (41-0-1, 20 KO) makes the tenth defense of his WBC Heavyweight title against challenger Luis Ortiz (31-1, 26 KO, 2 NC) in...

Saemapetch on Nong-O fight: Two Thai warriors do battle

Saemapetch Fairtex challenges his Thai-fellow Nong-O Gaiyanghadao for ONE Bantamweight Muay Thai title. The contest headlines the fight card titled "Edge of Greatness", taking...

Saenchai in knockout tourney at Thai Fight Mae Sot

Saenchai is back in the ring this Saturday, November 23. The "King of Muay Thai" partakes in four-man tournament at Thai Fight Mae Sot....

Ben Askren retires from MMA & ‘from everything’

Ben Askren (19-2, 1 NC) has announced his retirement from MMA today (Nov. 19 AEST) at the Ariel Helwani's MMA Show. Former Bellator and...

La Nuit des Titans 2019 fight card, Pirrello vs. Alikada

The annual La Nuit des Titans takes place at Hall Omnisports in Farciennes, Belgium on November 24. The event presented by Osman Yigin features...
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UFC Auckland set for February 23, 2020

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced its return to New Zealand with UFC Auckland Fight Night at Spark Arena on February 23, 2020. The headline-bout...
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Moretti vs. Abderrahim for WKN International title joins Invictus Arena 27

The second championship bout has been added to the fight card of the upcoming "Invictus Arena 27", presented by Riccardo Lecca at Palazzetto Guglielmo...

Glunder vs. Jaraya joins GLORY Collision 2

A total of three bouts are now official for the upcoming GLORY Collision 2, taking place at GelreDome in Arnhem, Netherlands on December 22...

UFC Sao Paulo results: Blachowicz defeats Souza

Light Heavyweights Jan Blachowicz and Ronaldo Souza squared off in the headliner of UFC Fight Night 164. MMA event on ESPN+ took...
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Yodsanklai KO’d at ONE Age of Dragons

Muay Thai star Yodsanklai Fairtex was back in the ring last night (Nov. 16) in Beijing, China. The famed competitor faced the promotional newcomer...

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

Ougo Huet has been announced for his third bout within three months. The Belgian kickboxer partakes in the annual "La Nuit des Titans" held...

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...

Blogs

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,"...

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

Douglas Lima is a newly-crowned Bellator MMA Welterweight champion. The Brazilian mixed martial artist claimed the belt by unanimous decision against former titleholder Rory...
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Nicola Canu ready for fireworks in WKN title fight against Bryan Lang

Italian kickboxer Nicola Canu (26-6, 4 KO) is back in the ring on December 7 in Baccarat, France, where he faces the representative of...

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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Saenchai ‘Was Not Born a Great Muay Thai Fighter’

Saenchai is widely considered as one of the greatest Muay Thai fighters of all time. The master of cartwheel kicks, however, started from scratch. The...

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