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GOLDEN ERA OF MUAY THAI. DIESELNOI'S KNEES

GOLDEN ERA OF MUAY THAI. DIESELNOI'S KNEES

Dieselnoi Chor Thanasukarn born December 27, 1961 as Charin Sorndee is a Thai former lightweight Muay Thai kickboxer and undefeated Lumpinee Stadium champion. He is famous as the best knee fighter and one of the greats of Golden Age Muay Thai in the 80's in Thailand. According to the Thai tradition, his first fighting name was Dieselnoi Sor Banchongsak, named in the honor ..

20/09/2021
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CIS GAMES TO DEBUT IN KAZAN. MUAYTHAI WILL BE FEATURED 3 – 9 SEPTEMBER

CIS GAMES TO DEBUT IN KAZAN. MUAYTHAI WILL BE FEATURED 3 – 9 SEPTEMBER

4-11 September, the city of Kazan will host the first CIS (Commonwealth of the Independent States) Games with more than 2000 participants from CIS countries (Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan) in the age between 14 to 23 years. The event will highlight 16 sports with muaythai sharing the stage with the sports like judo, karate, sambo, bad..

03/09/2021
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GLORY CHAMP RICO VERHOEVEN DEFENDS HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE AGAINST ALISTAIR OVEREEM ON OCT. 23

GLORY CHAMP RICO VERHOEVEN DEFENDS HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE AGAINST ALISTAIR OVEREEM ON OCT. 23

Former UFC heavyweight title contender Alistair Overeem recently signed a multi-year deal with GLORY kickboxing and won’t be dicking around with any warm-up fights. “Demolition Man” today announced his Oct. 23 debut opposite reigning division champion Rico Verhoeven. That means fans will have to wait for a third Badr Hari fight. “Me and Badr fought twice..

27/08/2021
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MUAY THAI SEALS OLYMPIC WIN

MUAY THAI SEALS OLYMPIC WIN

After 30 arduous years of trying to clinch the listing, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) finally certified Muay Thai as an Olympic sport and granted the International Federation of Muaythai Associations (IFMA) permanent membership of the committee on July 20 at the 138th IOC session in Tokyo. It marks a momentous step up for Muay Thai to be competing in a class alongside international ..

20/08/2021
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WADA ENCOURAGES CONTINUED COLLABORATION IN ANTI-DOPING AMONG GOVERNMENTS OF ASIA

WADA ENCOURAGES CONTINUED COLLABORATION IN ANTI-DOPING AMONG GOVERNMENTS OF ASIA

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) encourages continued collaboration in anti-doping across all nations within the Asia region in order to strengthen the anti-doping system for athletes of the region and the world. Addressing a virtual meeting of the Ministers of Sport and other senior Government officials of the East, South and South-East Asian countries to discuss anti-doping matters, WADA Pre..

14/07/2021
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THE FIRST FEMALE FIGHT IN THE HISTORY OF LUMPINI STADIUM

THE FIRST FEMALE FIGHT IN THE HISTORY OF LUMPINI STADIUM

The first female fight in the history of "Lumpini" Stadium between Thailand's Sanaejan SorJor Tongprajin and her compatriot, Buakaw SorPorror Chaiyaphum will be contested for the WBC MuayThai mini-flyweight world title and the Lumpinee Stadium mini-flyweight title. Before this fight, women are not allowed to fight in the stadium or enter the ring. History w..

15/06/2021
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FAIRTEX PARTNERS WITH CAGE WARRIORS

FAIRTEX PARTNERS WITH CAGE WARRIORS

World famous Thai brand Fairtex to announce a partnership with Cage Warriors. Fairtex will be supplying gloves and equipment to the organization. The British Mixed Martial Arts promotion started in the UK in 2002. The organization has hosted 122 shows and is broadcast on UFC Fight Pass. Athletes from all over the world have competed in its cage. “Over the past 10 years, we've ..

31/05/2021
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CANELO BREAKS DOWN SAUNDERS, FORCES HIM TO QUIT AFTER 8TH ROUND

CANELO BREAKS DOWN SAUNDERS, FORCES HIM TO QUIT AFTER 8TH ROUND

Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez won his world super-middleweight title unification fight with Billy Joe Saunders on Saturday in Texas with an eighth-round uppercut; Saunders did not re-emerge for the ninth round; the Brit has had surgery on a broken orbital bone  For all of the talk about whether Billy Joe Saunders could be the Kryptonite for Canelo Alvarez's hope of taking one..

10/05/2021
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LITHUANIAN MUAY THAI CHAMPIONSHIPS HELD IN PANEVEZYS

LITHUANIAN MUAY THAI CHAMPIONSHIPS HELD IN PANEVEZYS

Lithuanian combat sports are breaking free from the grip of the coronavirus pandemic and the Lithuanian Muay Thai Championship held in Panevezys last weekend have become one of the most striking reflections of this. The representatives of Muay Thai were among the first to decide to organize the Lithuanian Championship. The competition took place under strict safety conditions which we..

04/05/2021
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WEIDMAN SURGERY A SUCCESS AFTER SUFFERING HORRIFYING LEG BREAK IN UFC 261 FIGHT AGAINST HALL

WEIDMAN SURGERY A SUCCESS AFTER SUFFERING HORRIFYING LEG BREAK IN UFC 261 FIGHT AGAINST HALL

Chris Weidman suffered one of the worst injuries in MMA history at UFC 261 on Saturday night, but he is now on the mend. The American middleweight, 36, broke his leg after just 17 seconds of his bout with Uriah Hall when he attempted to throw the first strike. Upon impact, Weidman’s leg snapped and he crumbled back with the entire crowd at the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonv..

26/04/2021
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THE DAILY STAR ESTIMATED CONOR'S NET WORTH AT $ 252 MILLION. MANCHESTER UNITED'S  NET- $4 BILLION.

THE DAILY STAR ESTIMATED CONOR'S NET WORTH AT $ 252 MILLION. MANCHESTER UNITED'S NET- $4 BILLION.

The state of the former UFC champion in two weight categories Conor McGregor is estimated at $ 252 million. This is reported by the British newspaper Daily Star. Earlier, the Irishman announced his intention to buy Manchester United. The Glazer family of American businessmen, which owns a majority stake in Manchester United, is considering selling it after it became known about the co..

21/04/2021
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JOE SMITH VS. MAXIM VLASOV - COMPUBOX PUNCH STATS

JOE SMITH VS. MAXIM VLASOV - COMPUBOX PUNCH STATS

Close fight according to the stats as Joe Smith outlands Maxim Vlasov 226-214 in total punches, while Vlasov outlanded Smith 187-174 in power punches. Smith went to body often as 53 of his 226 landed punches were to the body. Smith landed 68 power punches over the last 2 rounds to push him over the edge. Joe Smith Jr., the common man with the common name, finally reached boxing's apex..

12/04/2021
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TIM TSZYU RECEIVES $1M OFFER TO FIGHT MICHAEL ZERAFA

TIM TSZYU RECEIVES $1M OFFER TO FIGHT MICHAEL ZERAFA

Tim Tszyu has a $1 million offer on the table to fight fellow Australian Michael Zerafa as he weighs up his next move following his latest statement win. Tszyu beat Dennis Hogan via a fifth-round KO in Newcastle on Wednesday night, unleashing a barrage of sickening body blows that had the fight world raving about boxing’s terrifying “animal”. Victory over his toughest o..

05/04/2021
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UFC 260: FRANCIS NGANNOU KNOCKS OUT STIPE MIOCIC TO CAPTURE HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE

UFC 260: FRANCIS NGANNOU KNOCKS OUT STIPE MIOCIC TO CAPTURE HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE

After his victory, Ngannou said he was ready to face former two-time light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who is expected to move up to heavyweight Cameroon's Francis Ngannou showcased his devastating punch power as he knocked out Stipe Miocic in the second round to capture the undisputed UFC heavyweight title in Las Vegas at UFC 260. The bout was a rematch of their 2018 meeting at UFC 22..

30/03/2021
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UFC HAVE UPDATED THEIR POUND-FOR-POUND RANKINGS AFTER DANA WHITE CONFIRMED KHABIB RETIREMENT

UFC HAVE UPDATED THEIR POUND-FOR-POUND RANKINGS AFTER DANA WHITE CONFIRMED KHABIB RETIREMENT

Former P4P king Nurmagomedov walks away from the promotion as the best fighter in the company and the UFC lightweight champion. Top contenders Charles Oliveira and Michael Chandler will compete for the vacant 155lbs championship while a new fighter has replaced Nurmagomedov as the best pound-for-pound fighter. Jon Jones has reclaimed his spot as the UFC pound-for-pound king as he pr..

23/03/2021
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STEVE WALKER'S TORNADO KICK KNOCKOUT

STEVE WALKER'S TORNADO KICK KNOCKOUT

Boston’s own Steve Walker showed the world why he’s the Lion Fight champ-champ. In defense of his super cruiserweight belt against 33-year-old Brian Collette, Walker landed one of the finest knockouts in Lion Fight  -  flush "Tornado" After extensive research on Collette, Walker and his coach, Bill Newcomb, found that the hole in the challenger’s game was h..

18/03/2021
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ALJAMAIN STERLING WINS UFC BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE AFTER PETR YAN DISQUALIFIED FOR ILLEGAL KNEE

ALJAMAIN STERLING WINS UFC BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE AFTER PETR YAN DISQUALIFIED FOR ILLEGAL KNEE

Sterling Won The Title by Disqualification At 4 Minutes, 29 Seconds of the Fourth Round After Petr Yan Landed An Illgal Knee to Sterling's Head. The Ringside Physician Determined That Sterling, Who Was Visibly Rocked By The Knee, Could Not Fight ON. Referee Mark Smith Ruled The Foul Intender, Making The Result A Discalification. "Everything I Worked for To This Point, and to Have the..

10/03/2021
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MUAY THAI TO BE INCLUDED AT 2023 EUROPEAN GAMES

MUAY THAI TO BE INCLUDED AT 2023 EUROPEAN GAMES

There was great pride and celebration for Thailand yesterday (Feb 26) after it was confirmed the national sport has secured one of final spots on the official medal program for the 2023 European Games in Poland. The International Federation of Muay Thai Associations, which is recognised by the IOC as the world governing body for the sport, is made up of 146 member National Federations, working ..

03/03/2021
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YANA KUNITSKAYA ADMITS KETLEN VIEIRA'S STRENGTH SURPRISED HER DURING UFC FIGHT NIGHT 185 BATTLE

YANA KUNITSKAYA ADMITS KETLEN VIEIRA'S STRENGTH SURPRISED HER DURING UFC FIGHT NIGHT 185 BATTLE

LAS VEGAS – Yana Kunitskaya may have picked up a big win in her first appearance of 2021, but it didn’t come without a surprise or two. Kunitskaya (14-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC) outpointed Ketlen Vieira with a unanimous decision in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 185, which took place Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, earning scores of 29-28 on all three scorecards. But despite co..

22/02/2021
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MANNY PACQUIAO WANTS $40 MILLION TO FIGHT TERENCE CRAWFORD

MANNY PACQUIAO WANTS $40 MILLION TO FIGHT TERENCE CRAWFORD

The legendary boxer appears to be seeking one huge payday before retiring. Manny Pacquiao probably only has one or two fights left in him before he makes a full-time switch to the world of politics in his native Philippines. However the former eight-weight world champion wants to go out on a huge money-spinner. Pacquiao, who held the WBA (Super) welterweight title for a year and a half befor..

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