Top 5 Muay Thai Fighters in Thailand Today

If, just in case, you want to find out who the best fighters in Thailand currently are, here’s a list of the five top fighters below.

This list can go a long way in helping you get to know which fighters to look up online and whose fights, as well as technique, can help you improve the most.

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The Three Keys To Successful Clinching in Muay Thai

The Three Keys To Successful Clinching in Muay Thai

If you’ve ever had the chance to clinch and spar with a professional Thai fighter, you’d know how helpless you are when you’re completely dominated.

If you’re a Thai, you’d know that you were taught to clinch almost from birth. At five, you’re taught to grapple and by the time you’re 16, you’re more experienced in the clinch than most foreign fighters twice your area. While it’s true that some foreigners are quite good, the locals are just even better because of how long they’ve been training.

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Why Novice Muay Thai Fights in Thailand Are Different

Elbows cut like blades, regardless of whether it’s thrown by a trained fighter or not. Though, when it’s thrown by someone who’s trained in Muay Thai, an elbow can cut deep, with knees and roundhouse-kicks even more devastating, leaving you feeling like you’ve been hit by a baseball hat and if hit hard enough, with fractured bones.

Anywhere outside of Thailand, most fighters often train hard to make their bodies strong. Fighters will learn the technique for months, years even before even thinking of asking their trainers for permission to step into the ring and take on a real fight. Then, once allowed to fight, elbows are often outlawed, and 16 oz gloves are required, shins are padded up, knees to the face banned and basically, every precaution is taken to keep both novice fighters safe while inside the ring.

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