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Category: Muay Thai

ONE: Pursuit of Power SuperSeries Fight Card: Nattawut vs. Drai

ONE returns this weekend on July 13th with ONE: Pursuit of Power featuring Jo Nattawut vs. Yohann Fairtex Drai as the main feature for the ONE SuperSeries. Nattawut is a decorated muay thai fighter who made a name for himself in the United States under the Lion Fight banner as the Super Welterweight Champion, now fighting under the ONE banner. He’ll be fighting the very tough Yohann Drai who has split his time between kickboxing for Kunlun Fight and practicing muay thai across the globe. This should make for an exciting bout between the two fighters. Also featured is Sergej [read more]

WBC Boxing Champ Srisaket Sor Rungvisai Making ONE Championship Debut in October

While many of the combat sports promotions in the world are focused on doubling down on promoting a lone sport, ONE Championship is showing its dedication to the broad spectrum of sports this October. On October 6th in Thailand, ONE Championship: Kingdom of Heroes will feature the ONE debut of WBC and Ring Super Flyweight Champion┬áSrisaket Sor Rungvisai.┬áSrisaket Sor Rungvisai’s debut won’t be in MMA, kickboxing or muay thai — all sports ONE already promotes — but in his home sport of professional boxing. If that sounds like a departure, then you haven’t been paying attention to ONE’s flexibility and [read more]

MTGP 17 Highlight and Round-up Video

MTGP 17 went down this weekend, featuring “The Battle of Britain” as Charlie Boy Peters and Liam Harrison met in full muay thai rules. The much-anticipated bout has seen Charlie Boy Peters prove himself worthy as one of Britain’s top talents now with a win over Harrison. Watch the video from MTGP below where they run through the results and provide some analysis.

Kai Ting Chuang Scores Championship Victory at ONE Championship: Battle For the Heavens

ONE Championship headed back to the ring for ONE Championship: Battle For the Heavens to decide the ONE Championship Atomweight Kickboxing Championship between Kai Ting Chuang from China and Yodcherry Sityodtong from Thailand in the main event. It was a war between the two, with the contrasting styles highlighted throughout the fight. Chuang was able to dominate the ring with her push kick and punch flurries. Her hands are fast, accurate and she isn’t afraid to unload. The story of the fight was Yodcherry looking to methodically piece Kai Ting apart, only for Chuang to close the distance, lower Yodcherry’s [read more]

Full Line-Up For Muay Thai GP 17: Peters vs. Harrison

This Saturday, July 7th at the O2 Arena in London Muay Thai Grand Prix, in association with Lion Fight, will present Muay Thai GP 17 / Kickboxing GP 11. The event, headlined by a battle dubbed “The Battle for Britain” between two of the UK’s most famous fighters, sees Charlie Boy Peters battle Liam Harrison in full thai rules at 66.7kg. This is one of the most interesting bouts for fans in the UK as Liam Harrison has been a stalwart of the UK fight scene, known as one of the best in the world, while Peters has been a [read more]

ONE SuperSeries Headlines ONE Battle For the Heavens in Guangzhou

On July 7th ONE kicks back with Battle For the Heavens, which will feature the ONE SuperSeries prominently on the show. The main event for the evening will see a new Atomweight Kickboxing champion crowned in a battle between Yodcherry Sityodtong and Kai Ting Chuang. In a card that is featuring many Chinese athletes prominently, the main event is a clash between Thailand and China to determine the first ever champion in a division. On top of that, Andre Meunier will fight Ibrahim El Bouni, who has made a name for himself in such promotions as W5, K-1 Japan and [read more]

Fight Card for MTGP 15 and KGP 9 on June 16th

UK-based muay thai and kickboxing promotion Muay Thai Grand Prix/Kickboxing Grand Prix will be holding a dual-branded card on June 16th in Athens including a four-man kickboxing tournament at 80kg, two muay thai titles on the line and the main event features the 72.5kg Kickboxing GP Championship between Meletis Kakoubavas and Mitch Farel. The event will be airing on EB-TV (https://www.eliteboxing.tv/). KGP 9 ATHENS OFFICIAL K1 FIGHTCARD 1. KLAUDIO VECANI (Pyrsos Team) vs SEVIT ZEYNALZADE (K1 GYM) K1 RULES 3X3min -80Kg WKF 4man Semi Final (1) 2. ANDREAS BIBAJ (Kritikos Team) vs GIANNIS BACHAR (Fight Mall-EFL) K1 RULES 3X3min -80Kg [read more]

Yokkao Returns to Its Origins With Yokkao 35/36 in Italy Featuring Saenchai

When Yokkao launched their series of events it all happened in 2012, starting off in Italy. Since then Yokkao has gone on to stage events in many different parts of the globe, all while expanding their brand of gear, their gyms and their fight team. Now, in 2018, Yokkao sits comfortably in its position as one of the global leaders for muay thai. In 2019 they’re set to return to their roots by heading back to Italy, where it all began, to stage another big show. While details are sparse yet, we do know that Yokkao 35 and 36 will [read more]

Muay Thai Sensation Manachai Picks Up a Win at All Star Fight in Hong Kong

This past weekend at the big All Star Fight event in Hong Kong saw Buakaw Banchamek go to a decision against Victor Nagbe, but the highlight for a lot of fight fans was seeing Manachai YOKKAOSaenchaiGym back in action and once again picking up a big victory. He fought against Abdou Haddad from Canada, who put up a good fight for three rounds, but ultimately saw Manachai walk away victorious. Manachai has upped his profile since joining YOKKAO’s fight team and training at the YOKKAOSaenchaiGym, where his talents have been appreciated by a broader audience while he grows into one [read more]

ONE Championship: Unstoppable Dreams Results – Sam-A Claims Muay Thai Flyweight Title

ONE Championship ran their third event featuring kickboxing and muay thai today in ONE: Unstoppable Dreams, featuring the crowning of a muay thai flyweight champion in a bout between Sam-A and Sergio Wielzen. Sam-A was able to bring the wealth of experience into the cage with him, wearing MMA gloves and fighting in a cage might be a different experience for a tried-and-true muay thai competitor, but both men brought it in this fight, with Sam-A working away with elbows in the fourth round to score the finish. Sam-A Gaiyanghadao elbowed his way to a TKO victory at 2:47 of [read more]