480 Search Results for Muay Thai

Jun 15, 2017 7:02 am

TUTORIAL: Learn this devastating elbow strike from a Muay Thai champion

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. The last time we saw Kru Orono, he was teaching us how to throw a proper roundhouse kick. Another one of the many common weapons in Muay Thai is the elbow strike. This time, Kru Orono is out to teach us how to throw this sick Muay...

Jun 14, 2017 11:57 am

VIDEO | Undefeated female kickboxer vs. male Muay Thai fighter

During the reign of former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, the topic of whether or not Rousey could defeat a male fighter was heavily discussed. While no commission would likely authorize such a fight, two striking experts went toe to toe in 1994 in a fascinating display between Lucia Rijker, arguably the most dominant...

Jun 10, 2017 3:19 pm

VIDEO | Rare footage of Anderson Silva annihilating opponent in Muay Thai match

Before UFC icon Anderson Silva was a world class mixed martial artist, ‘The Spider’ was getting his feet wet in combat sports. In a rare video from many years ago, you can see a young Anderson Silva absolutely annihilating an unknown opponent in a rare kickboxing match that appears to take place in a ring...

Jun 9, 2017 11:20 am

TUTORIAL: Learn 3 cartwheel kick combos from Muay Thai legend Saenchai

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Muay Thai will always be a great weapon to have in any serious mixed martial artist’s arsenal. Learning the proper striking techniques definitely goes a long way. It can also mean the difference between victory and defeat. When used in the right way, Muay Thai could be...


May 29, 2017 1:11 pm

SI Swimsuit model and Muay Thai fighter Mia Kang eyeing MMA competition

Don’t let the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model job description fool you because Mia Kang is a fighter, too. After spending a good part of her life in the modeling industry and going through every eating disorder in the book, one experience in a Muay Thai fight camp in 2016 changed Kang’s outlook on life and...

May 25, 2017 1:46 pm

VIDEO | Wing Chun vs. Muay Thai gym fight ends with a crash

The battle of styles is always a hot topic for debate but when it comes down to it, there is nothing like backing up your talk. Here, we take a look at a video of a Wing Chun and a Muay Thai practitioner putting their respective styles and skills to the test in a gym....

May 24, 2017 2:12 pm

VIDEO | Clean Muay Thai switch kick knockout

The ‘switch kick’ has long been used by Muay Thai phenom Saenchai, however the move is becoming more and more common in combat sports. From Yair Rodriguez’ knockout of Andre Fili, to Paige VanZant’s knockout of Bec Rawlings, the switch kick is rapidly becoming more and more utilized in MMA. During a recent Muay Thai...

May 15, 2017 1:45 pm

VIDEO | ‘Drunken boxing’ master vs. Muay Thai fighter ends with brutal KO

If you’re a fan of the older martial arts movies, you have got to love the drunken master style of fighting. Jackie Chan starred in the 1978 Hong Kong martial arts comedy, Drunken Master and many variations have been made throughout the years. Here, we take a look at this insane video of a brutal...

May 15, 2017 1:36 pm

Fight Breakdown: Nasty Muay Thai Elbow KO

This article/video was first published on Evolve MMA. Since all mixed martial arts bouts start on the feet, striking is one of the most important aspects of the sport. In fact, contrary to popular belief, an entire MMA bout can go the duration without ever going to the ground. That makes striking probably the most...

May 11, 2017 10:09 am

VIDEO | Muay Thai vs Wrestling fight ends in surprising finish

Every once in awhile, fight fans see a knockout so vicious that it leaves them with a sour taste in their mouth. While the vast majority of knockouts are thrilling moments, some are a bit more concerning such as Michael Page’s flying knee knockout win over Cyborg Santos, where he fractured the head of his...

May 10, 2017 3:40 pm

VIDEO | Taekwondo black belt vs. Muay Thai champion

It’s no secret that UFC was originally formed with the intention of settling the argument of which martial art was truly the best. As we’ve stated countless times in articles, while nearly all MMA fighters today are well versed in multiple martial art disciplines, the topic of style vs style matchups in MMA is always...

May 10, 2017 1:13 pm

VIDEO | Tiny Muay Thai kids fight ends with scary head kick KO

In Thailand, many young kids start training and competing in Muay Thai from a very early age. Some young children who are raised by their family are put into training early on in their life in hopes that they can fight and become a winning competitor that can provide income for the family. Here, we...

May 3, 2017 2:00 pm

Tutorial: Muay Thai Legend Orono Wor Petchpun Teaches Proper Roundhouse Kick Technique

This article/video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Orono Wor Petchpun is a 3-time Lumpinee Stadium Muay Thai champion and one of the world-class instructors at Evolve Mixed Martial Arts in Singapore. He finished his professional Muay Thai career with a record of 119-35-3. Among his many impressive victories include wins over the legendary Saenchai...

May 2, 2017 2:00 pm

Muay Thai Champ Nonthachai Sit-O and His Inspirational Story of Failure and Success

This article/video was first published on Evolve MMA. There are many inspirational tales in martial arts. Stories of valor and bravery, overcoming defeat and turning it into triumph — this is what martial arts is all about. Martial arts teaches the values of respect and honor, and it also teaches perseverance. Perseverance is when one...

Oct 30, 2016 3:52 pm

Muay Thai vs. Kickboxing: “The Legendary Fight That Changed Everything”

This fight is a classic and is responsible for changing the landscape of kickboxing, Muay Thai, and MMA in North America. In the above video, undefeated kickboxer Rick Roufus squares off with Muay Thai specialist Changpuek Kiatsongrit. At the time of the contest, Rick Roufus sported an undefeated record of 28-0. The rules were as...

Sep 6, 2016 2:24 pm

VIDEO | A very small Muay Thai fight

ศึกมวยไทยจูเนียร์ เก็บตก ศึกมวยไทย ๖ ทศวรรษ โรงเรียนวัฒนานครมวยรุ่นเล็กจูเนียร์ *ขอขอบคุณเจ้าของคลิปที่นำมาแบ่งปัน Posted by โรงเรียนวัฒนานคร อบจ.สระแก้ว แฟนเพจ on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 Things are different in Thailand. Just ask our good friend Mike “Quick” Swick. Check out this crazy little Muay Thai fight between two very young competitors. According to Black Belt Mag, Muay Thai is commonly known as kickboxing...

Jul 19, 2016 1:31 am

VIDEO | Real Quick w/ Mike Swick EP #3 – Muay Thai life at AKA Thailand

[ooyala code=”wxaTJ0NDE6GPlHPJfe81_0L1wZR62Pvs” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”720″] Check out Mike “Quick” Swick and his crew over at AKA Thailand as they get into anything and everything in Phuket, Thailand in episode #3 of “Real Quick” with Mike Swick. From the video description: In the course of 9 days, Ad fights 2 Championship Pro Muay Thai fights,...

Jun 16, 2016 1:03 pm

Sage Northcutt’s dad fires back at Muay Thai champion

Earlier this month, Muay Thai champion Ilya Grad took to Instagram to recall a training session with UFC prospect Sage Northcutt. Grad’s recollection of the situation was far from good, as he called out Northcutt’s father for interfering with their training. While video footage of the sparring session in question has since surfaced, Northcutt and...

Jun 14, 2016 9:54 am

Muay Thai champion opens up on controversial sparring session with Sage Northcutt

Sage Northcutt is currently coming off the first loss of his professional career at the hands of Bryan Barberena earlier this year. Northcutt is also currently in the process of preparing for his UFC 200 fight against Enrique Marin on July 9th. Ahead of his UFC 200 fight against Marin, Northcutt went to train with...

Jun 8, 2016 4:10 pm

VIDEO | Controversial sparring session between Muay Thai champ and Sage Northcutt

Wednesday afternoon Muay Thai champion Ilya Grad posted on his Instagram about a recent training session he had with UFC welterweight star Sage Northcutt ahead of Northcutt’s UFC 200 fight. The recollection was not a good one, with Grad describing issues with Northcutt’s father, who is also his coach. Grad explained that Northcutt’s father accused...

Jun 8, 2016 11:52 am

Muay Thai champion brought to help train Sage Northcutt, leaves in disgust

Sage Northcutt is set to fight at UFC 200 against Enrique Marin. Northcutt will step into the Octagon for the first time since being handed his only professional loss, where he was submitted by Bryan Barberena back in January. Israeli Muay Thai champion Ilya Grad was brought in to help train with Northcutt for his...

May 26, 2016 11:20 am

PHOTO | John Wayne Parr says there is no such thing as ‘playing Muay Thai’

Dana White is famous for saying, “Do you want to be a fighter?” Martial arts comes with its risks, but fighters who are aspiring to reach their goals have to bite down and assume those risks. Muay Thai legend John Wayne Parr posted a crazy photo of his friend Ryan Doyle after getting surgery to...