Muay Thai

Buakaw Banchamek

Buakaw Banchamek Wins Final Kickboxing Fight In Thailand By Unanimous Decision

Buakaw Banchamek continued his comeback tour with another win.  Over the past two decades, Buakaw has etched his name into Muay Thai history by securing numerous achievements, including world titles in the K-1 MAX, Thai Fight tournament, Omnoi Stadium, Lumpinee Stadium, WBC, and more.  Buakaw has been somewhat overlooked for the last few years, as

Muay Thai Stances

Muay Thai Stances To Transform Your Sports Combat

Muay Thai is an ancient martial art from Thailand. It is a captivating and highly effective combat sport that demands precision, agility, and power. One of the most critical aspects of this enthralling discipline is mastering various Muay Thai stances. It is key to optimizing fighting techniques and strategies in both offensive and defensive situations.

Best Muay Thai Fighters

32 Best Muay Thai Fighters: A Look into the Modern Era and All Time Greats

Muay Thai, also known as the art of eight limbs, has produced some of the most exceptional fighters in combat sports history. Celebrated for their technical prowess, mental and physical toughness, and unparalleled dedication to the sport, these athletes have earned their place among martial arts legends. In this blog post, we’ll take an in-depth look at

Muay Thai Kicks

Different Types of Muay Thai Kicks for Beginners

Muay Thai is an ancient martial art that has been part of Southeast Asian culture for centuries. This fast-moving combat sport is often referred to as “the Art of Eight Limbs” due to its use of fists, elbows, knees and legs in a defensive or offensive manner. It requires tremendous skill and power from the practitioner, especially when it


Buakaw Banchamek Knocks Out Kota Miura Weeks Before Making BKFC Debut

On Saturday, Muay Thai icon Buakaw Banchamek handily defeated RIZIN fighter, Kota Miura, at Rajadamnern Stadium. It was the first time the Buakaw had competed at the legendary venue in 18 years.  With more than 250 career victories, Buakaw Banchamek is one of Muay Thai‘s most well-known and celebrated practitioners. The former K-I World Max

Demetrious Johnson Rodtang

Demetrious Johnson To Fight Rodtang Jitmuangnon In Special Rules Contest

Demetrious Johnson is set to make his return under the ONE Championship banner, against Muay Thai world champ Rodtang Jitmaungnon. However it is not going to be a strictly MMA bout. Johnson left the UFC for ONE, where he most recently suffered a brutal knockout loss to Adriano Moraes. Following that loss, he was still

Liver Shot

Dissecting The Liver Shot

The liver shot is an often debilitating strike that can be delivered by punches, knees or kicks. Most commonly, the left hook to the body is used to target the liver, but depending on your sport, a combination of all three may be used. In boxing, body shots, especially to the liver, are often used

Muay Thai and Kickboxing For Weight Loss

How Muay Thai & Kickboxing Can Help You Lose Weight

Trying to lose weight is a struggle that many people are familiar with. In fact, 49 percent of adults surveyed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) between 2013 and 2016 had tried to lose weight in the previous twelve months, whether for health, appearance, competition, or other purposes.  While there are many

Blue Belt vs. Purple Belt 

The Differences Between Blue Belt and Purple Belt 

The martial arts belting system can be traced back to Kano Jigoro, the founder of Judo. The belts, or obi as they were known in Japan, were much thicker back then, and only consisted of two colors: black and white. It was his student, Mitsuyo (later Otavio) Maeda, that traveled to Brazil in 1914 and

Improve Your Fight Stance

5 Tips to Improve Your Fight Stance

“A house built on a shaky foundation will eventually collapse.” – Toni Payne. Every martial art has a primary stance that each student must master before any real progression can begin. Having the right stance can improve power, speed and defense.  Ignoring its importance can mean slow defense and movement as well as making you