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UFC star Conor McGregor was last seen in fight action last month when he was submitted by Khabib Nurmagomedov in the fourth round. The bout was his first appearance inside the Octagon since November 2016 when he stopped Eddie...
Making eight points contact, the sport of Muay Thai is known as "The Art of Eight Limbs". Its' arsenal includes punches, kicks, knees and elbows. Muay Thai elbow strikes is an art on its own (alongside clinching of course). One...
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 and unknown that pulls you out of your comfort zone. Here we are talking about...
Boxing pad work benefits for Muay Thai Last week, I returned to my home town of Melbourne. After spending a couple of months in Western Australia before my fight in Perth the week prior, it was nice to be back...
After spending the past month back in Australia it was time to get back to America and get things moving here again. Only few days after my arrival I was ringside co-commentator of Lion Fight 50 in LA alongside...
Although it's only Tuesday I've found this old footage of Misagh Norouzi in his first Muay Thai bout. He started training in Muay Thai with Top Sangmorakot and myself in January 2015. Three months later he was already in...
Fight weekend with GLORY, WKN, UFC & All Star Fight This coming fight weekend brings us across the world with four international events held in the USA, Slovakia and Thailand. The list includes GLORY 61, Knockout III, UFC 230 and...
Misagh Norouzi and Lilian Dikmans appeared on the card at Domination Muay Thai 21 held this past Saturday (Oct. 27) in Perth, Australia. Coached by yours truly over the last couple of months, the pair showcased as much or...
Carnage Diary: Back in the US on Oct. 30 After spending the past six months living in the US, I returned to my home town on the Gold Coast, Australia. It was great to be back, to visit family and...
This time it's different (blog) Riga, Latvia is gearing up for what could be the biggest fight of the year in "King of Kings". KOK Kickboxing Welterweight Champion Zaur Dzhavadov will be defending his title against Constantin Rusu of Moldova...
This coming fight weekend, October 5-7, brings us across the world with three events scheduled in Europe, Asia and North America. The list includes the WKN Championship in Slovakia, World Boxing Council title fight in Thailand, as well as...
UFC 229: Opinion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor battle out this coming Sunday (AWST) in Las Vegas. "The Eagle" defends his lightweight title against the former two-division champion "The Notorious" in the main event of UFC 229. The contest has been...
We are less than 24 hours away from UFC 229 press conference, which marks the first time Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor come face to face (Sep. 21 at 5am AWST). The world of combat sports highly anticipates the event,...
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 to attack an opponent's legs, in order to worsen their mobility. "Chop the leg" is a...
Trainer-student workshop at Apex Training Academy After traveling around the world teaching Carnage Muay Thai seminars for the past four years, as well as sharing my passion and knowledge of Elbow Striking, I have developed an incredible system. Trainers could...

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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.