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Damien Trainor  // Posts published by Damien Trainor

01 Dec Posted by in Blog, Modern Era, Videos | Comments

Should you fight Full Thai Rules from the start?

Should you fight Full Thai Rules from the start?

Another topic that constantly pops up in the UK Muay Thai community is if people should fight full Thai rules (FTR) from the start. I was at a show a couple of weekends ago with one of our fighters and I witnessed a sensational bout between two young lads. One was from Chris Knowles’s gym […]

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29 Nov Posted by in News | Comments

The Return

The Return

I thought it was about time I wrote a post about my pending return. If you haven’t heard yet I shall be returning to the ring next year on the 26th March 2016. As I’ve said on a few occasions I never officially retired. I merely took a little time out to focus on my […]

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07 Nov Posted by in Blog | Comments

Robin Van Roosmalen vs Sittichai Sitsongpeenon: Glory 25

Robin Van Roosmalen vs Sittichai Sitsongpeenon: Glory 25

Fight sports are always prone to bad decisions and this is definitely one in my opinion. Last night saw Robin Van Roosmalen defend his lightweight Glory title against the number 1 contender Sittichai Sitsongpeenong of Thailand. I won’t go in to it much but watch the fight and see who you think wins. Roosmalen: Black […]

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19 Oct Posted by in Blog | Comments

An age old argument: Authentic Muay Thai vs Modified Muay Thai

An age old argument: Authentic Muay Thai vs Modified Muay Thai

Whenever there’s a big show in the UK the usual argument crops up on social media. I’ve actually seen this argument going back and fourth for over 20yrs with nothing ever being resolved. Both fractions still run consistently throughout the country with either side taking pop shots at each other when they aren’t happy about […]

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12 Oct Posted by in Blog, Documentaries, Videos | Comments

A fighter’s journey is never a straight forward one

A fighter’s journey is never a straight forward one

A fighter’s journey is never a straight forward one. Many, if not all of the greats have had to deal with tremendous ups and downs in their careers. It’s how they’ve dealt with these circumstances that makes them great. You may not have had what you feel is the perfect training camp. Work may have […]

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16 Aug Posted by in Modern Era, Videos | Comments

The First None Thai Omnoi Stadium Champion: Youssef Boughanem vs Rungravee PK Seanchai 15.08.15

The First None Thai Omnoi Stadium Champion: Youssef Boughanem vs Rungravee PK Seanchai 15.08.15

Yesterday saw the first ever none Thai Omnoi Stadium champion in Youssef Boughanem. Personally I’ve never heard of Boughanem. However, i’ve been out the loop for a while so that’s not surprising but I did see a comment from Rob Cox stating that he thinks this guy is the best foreign fighter at the moment. […]

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01 Aug Posted by in Modern Era, Videos | Comments

Daniel McGowan vs Romie Adanza: Lion Fight 23 31.07.15

Daniel McGowan vs Romie Adanza: Lion Fight 23 31.07.15

Daniel McGowan who is one of the rising stars on the UK Muay Thai scene put on a tremendous performance against American veteran Romie Adanza. I have to say this is the best I’ve seen Dan perform. Everything was so clinical and precise, it really was a pleasure to watch. However, you can never drop […]

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01 Aug Posted by in Modern Era, Videos | Comments

Liam Harrison vs Malaipet Sasiprapa: Lion Fight 23 31.07.15

Liam Harrison vs Malaipet Sasiprapa: Lion Fight 23 31.07.15

The UK’s most successful fighter at the moment Liam Harrison defeated the Thailand veteran Malaipet Sasiprapa over on Lion Fight’s latest promotion last night. Here is the video of that contest…enjoy Harrison: Green Shorts Maliapet: Black/Orange Shorts

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Damien Trainor: What I Fight For

Damien Trainor: What I Fight For

This is just a small video which was directed and edited by Israr Hussain back in 2012 featuring myself. It has some small clips of me training along with me explaining what I fight for….enjoy

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31 Jul Posted by in News, Videos | Comments

Buakaw Speaks About Shock Defeat

Buakaw Speaks About Shock Defeat

Here is what Buakaw had to say about his shock defeat against Russian fighter Khayal Dzhaniev from last Tuesday’s Top King World Series event. Thanks to muayfarang for posting and adding the subtitles for us.

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