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On the Upswing: FSA Talks To SUPERKOMBAT Star Frank Munoz

Fran Munoz is without a doubt one of the most unheralded kickboxers at 95 kilos. With wins over former 95 kg kingpin Sahak Parparyan, Munoz has stood in the ring with some of the greatest fighters in the world, including Steve McKinnon, Nathan Corbett, Bruce Guidon, and Ismael Londt. Most recently Munoz fought to a […]

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FSA Talks With Muay Thai Icon John Wayne Parr: “I’d Love to Have One Fight in the UFC”

John Wayne Parr is one of the nicest fighters you’ll ever meet. An International and Australian Muay Thai Legend, JWP has competed in organizations around the world- from K-1 to Shootboxing to Rajadamnern Stadium. We had the pleasure of catching up with John Wayne to talk with him about his revamped Muay Thai career, a […]

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Muay Thai Clip of the Week: Swingin’ For the Fences

You hear that a phrase a lot in combat sports, don’t you? “He’s swinging for the fences now folks!” Usually, throwing caution to the wind and standing toe-to-toe with your opponent trading haymakers isn’t all that common in Muay Thai. There’s a more measured approach, even when the full moon is out and the bloodlust […]

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Muay Thai in the Olympics? “Not in the Near Future” Says IOC

When wrestling was surprisingly put on the chopping block for the next Olympics games, combat sports enthusiasts began to wonder if another martial art could potentially take it’s place. For a few months there have been rumors that Muay Thai was a likely candidate. Matches would function very similar to the padded amateur Muay Thai championships, in […]

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Houcine Bennoui, Kaoponlek, and Armen Petrosyan Headline Muay Thai Tournament in Italy

On July 5 in Trieste, Italy, Houcine Bennoui and Kaoponlek are set to collide in a 63 kg match-up. Houcine Bennoui is one of France’s best 65 kg nak muays, and is coming off a loss to Saenchai PK Muaythaigym in Cork, Ireland. No shame in that of course, but the rest of Bennoui’s 2012 […]

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Saiyok Pumpanmuang vs. Sudsakorn Sor Klinmee Announced for Thai Fight

Today, the Thai Fight organization announced a superfight between 70 kg favorites Saiyok Pumpanmuang and Sudsakorn Sor Klinmee. This is relatively big news, not just because it pits two of the top 70kg Thai’s within the Thai Fight organization against each other, but also because it is going against the typical “High level Thai vs. […]

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Tyrone Spong Returns to Light Heavyweight for the GLORY 9 Tournament in New York

Fresh off his TKO win over Remy Bonjasky in London, Tyrone “King of the Ring” Spong will be making his return to kickboxing at GLORY 9 New York to take part of GLORY’s first ever light heavyweight tournament.  Hands down, Spong will be the favorite to win. After making a career beating, or at least […]

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