Category Archives: Features

Diagnostic Imaging of a Fool’s Errand

As though to corroborate why health and safety standards have to be policed in “Combative Sports” comes news from FIGHTSTATE that “Muay Thai fighter Bandasak Chaiyasan was suspended by the World Muay Thai Council [on May the 22nd] when X-Ray … Continue reading

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Lethal Stakes in New York’s Statutory Shell Game

Maybe five or so years ago, NYPD shut down an amateur Muay Thai show at Peggy Chau’s Fighthouse in midtown Manhattan. SPOILER ALERT. The New York State statute banning “Combative Sports” applies only to professionals. It also exempts “martial arts” … Continue reading

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Por Kru Day 2015 in England

“East is East and West is West” and “the twain” do actually meet in a recognition that there but for the grace of certain people in our lives go we. Thus do we dedicate Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Valentine’s Day … Continue reading

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England’s Amazing Thailand Festival to Honor “The Father of Muay Thai” Nai Khanom Tom

Khun Mudita Karnasuta, originally from Chieng Mai (Chang Mai) in Thailand, established the Mudita Trust, which is a Thailand-based charity to help underprivileged children in Thailand. Khun Mudita has always been an avid supporter of the Thai Martial Arts and … Continue reading

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Parong Jit │ Mind Power by Rick Caudle

When most people see a Muay Thai Boxing match they only witness the brutal flurry of fists, knees, elbows, and shins. Only those who reach high levels of training or take the time to research the history know that beneath … Continue reading

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How Competitive a Sport Is Kick Boxing in the Ring of Popular Sentiment?

Much as opinion informs us that Glory World Series heralds the global warming of popular sentiment for kick boxing and that it’s destined to wash over us like sea level rise, there is nothing new about tides ebbing and flowing … Continue reading

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Challenger 11 ‘New Breed Fury’ Muay Thai

4 Time Professional World Champion and Canada’s Legendary Muay Thai Pioneer Ajarn Mike Miles presents: Challenger 11 MuayThai Gala ‘New Breed Fury’ Saturday September 20, 2014 / 7:00 PM The very popular and exciting Max Carruthers takes on Derrick McGrath. … Continue reading

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Lightening in a Bottle

Lion Fight’s Foxwoods edition takes Muay Thai in America in a whole new direction. We’ve assembled until now on local terrains to play out rivalries between mostly alpha males. There are some females also contending for box office popularity – … Continue reading

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Matt Lucas’ “The Boxer’s Soliloquy”, A Muay Thai Novel

The new collection of fifteen interconnected short stories “The Boxer’s Soliloquy” by Matt Lucas follows the lives of Muay Thai boxers as they experience the glory and the blows of Thailand’s most famous martial art. These are the stories of … Continue reading

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Starship Glory’s Orbit Towards Oblivion

Let me see a show of hands. How many of you are hard core into stand-up and hail Glory Sports International’s (GSI) campaign to deliver us to the Promised Land? Well guess what? You just flunked Capitalism 101. The triple … Continue reading

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