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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 Muay Thai Memes

If you like Muay Thai and memes, then you've got to love Muay Thai memes. Memes have grown to become a significant part of internet culture. Muay Thai practitioners love Muay Thai memes as they are relatable and offers a quick dose of…

A Prayer Before Dawn Movie Review

Director: Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire Cast: Joe Cole, Somluck Khamsing, Vithaya Pansringarm, Panya Yimmumphai, Pornchanok Mabklang, Chaloemporn Sawatsuk Genre: Action/Crime/Drama/Biography Run Time: 116 mins Rating: R In A Prayer Before…

Mongkhon – Muay Thai Headband Meaning

Ever watch a Muay Thai fight and wonder about the meaning behind a Muay Thai headband? The Muay Thai headband, also known as a “Mongkhon” (alt. Mongkon or Mongkol), is a traditional headgear unique to the sport of Muay Thai. It is worn by…

Reflections From The Ringside at Yokkao 37 – 38

As Muay Thai progresses to keep up with the times, the sport has experienced a stripdown. The 3-round fights are increasingly popular as attention spans get shorter. The promoters at Yokkao UK, namely Brian Calder and Stefania Picelli, have…

Top Muay Thai Fighters To Watch Now (2020)

Updated 24th April 2020 with the top Thai fighters of the past year(s) Champions come and go, titles change hands fast, and nothing last forever in the world of Muay Thai. Thai boxing is a sport where athletes peak around 20 and with…

The Rise of Yokkao

Premium gear, fight promotions, pre-eminent fight team: Here's a look at Yokkao Boxing the company and how it has managed to stay competitive against its myriad rivals (or even ahead in some cases)

Top 10 Muay Thai Fighters You Should Know

Firstly, this is not the definitive list for the best Muay Thai fighters of any era. This list features 10 Thai native fighters, past and present, that have come to shape the sport in various ways over the last few decades. These are