Pounding Muay Thai Action

By Viator, July 2015

4.5 13 Reviews | Add your review

With a history dating back over 500 years, Muay Thai (also known as Thai boxing) is a fast and furious form of kickboxing that is sure to get the heart pumping, even as a spectator!

Thailand's national sport, Muay Thai takes place in a boxing ring between two combatants. It is a full-contact martial art where opponents battle using their fists, elbows, knees, shins and feet. Before fighting, the boxers perform a ritual called the wai kru ram muay to show respect and ask for protection. It's a fascinating and sometimes brutal sport, demanding utmost fitness and strength among participants.

Muay Thai events take place in various venues around both Phuket and Chiang Mai. In Phuket, Patong Boxing Stadium plays host to the most popular events, complete with wild Thai music called sarama (following the action and rhythm of the fights) and passionate supporters placing bets on competitors. Chiang Mai is home to two boxing stadiums with multiple events per week. Each event typically consists of eight fights, and the boxers may be Thai or foreigners from a local muay Thai training camp.

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Muay Thai Kickboxing with Ringside Seats and Private Transfer

4.5 star rating: Recommended 13 Reviews

Get your heart pumping at an extreme match of Muay Thai kickboxing, a traditional Thai-style martial art. An evening competition with VIP ringside seats, ...  Read more

Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $96.23

Muay Thai and MMA Lessons in Khao Lak

Muay Thai is Thailands national sport and is an ingrained part of the heritage of the country. The sport is constantly growing in popularity around the world ...  Read more

Location: Phuket, Thailand
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

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