Muay Thai Vs Boxing – Which is Better?

Muay Thai and boxing are two of the best striking arts in the world. The former has more weapons at its disposal, while the latter has its own unique advantages. Both are awesome as martial arts on their own and as components of…

ONE Announces Muay Thai 4-Man Tournament

Due to the COVID-19 regulations restricting crowds, ONE Championship recently held a closed-door event on 31 July in Bangkok, Thailand. ONE: No Surrender was considered by many Muay Thai fans to be one of the best matchups to date.…

Best Foreign Muay Thai Fighters (Non-Thai)

(In this article, I round up 14 of the best foreign Muay Thai fighters in the history of the sport.) Muay Thai is a sport dominated by Thais for obvious reasons. It is the country’s national sport and many Thai fighters are literally…

What are the 8 Limbs of Muay Thai?

Muay Thai is known as the art of 8 limbs. Hardcore fans and practitioners are very much aware of this and the reason behind it. Beginners and newcomers to the sport, however, might be confused by the term and where it originated from.…

Is Muay Thai Good for Losing Weight?

Muay Thai has a reputation for being one of the toughest combat sports and deservedly so. Fighters and casual practitioners of the sport know this to be a fact. With eight limbs to work with, Nak Muays are able to fight at a level of…

Best Heavy Bag Hangers

Are you planning to hang your heavy bag at home for Muay Thai training but unsure which hanger or bag stand to get? Look no further because I’ve done all the research so you don’t have to crack your head or walls over it. Heavy bag…

Brand Spotlight: SKS Empire

Note: This spotlight on SKS Empire was originally written for Rough Asia and was published on 2 Aug 2018. The origins of Muay Thai brand, SKS Empire is intricately tied to its 36-year-old founder, Romain Denevault Rossi and more…

Sarama: Muay Thai Music

The Muay Thai music that accompanies the fights is known as Sarama (สะระหม่า). This style of music is a traditional music originated in the royal court of Thailand. It has spread to be used in other occasions, most notably in Muay Thai,…

Sak Yant: Muay Thai Tattoos

Thai-style tattoos are often seen on the skin of Muay Thai fighters. So much so that they are sometimes referred to as Muay Thai tattoos. The Thai-style tattoos are known as Sak Yant (สักยันต์), where Sak means “to tattoo” and Yant comes…

Best Heavy Bag Stands for Muay Thai Training

So you have decided on getting a heavy bag for your Muay Thai training at home. Your next step is to decide on how you want to hang your heavy bag. For that, you basically have two choices which are wall/ceiling/beam mount or a heavy bag…