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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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31 May Posted by in Documentaries, Videos | Comments

Forgotten Fighters: Documentary on Lethwei

Forgotten Fighters: Documentary on Lethwei

I stumbled on this documentary the other day and I thought it was worth a share. I don’t have a great amount of knowledge on Lethwei other than it’s Myanmar’s (formerly Burma) version of Muay Thai. All the countries in that area have their own fighting systems, which to be honest are all very similar. […]

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25 Mar Posted by in Blog, Documentaries, Videos | Comments

The Decline of Muay Thai by Samart Payakaroon.

The Decline of Muay Thai by Samart Payakaroon.

I stumbled on this fascinating interview off another great Muay Thai website called mymuaythai. The interview is with Muay Thai legend Samart Payakaroon as he goes in to how gambling is slowly killing the sport of Muay Thai in Thailand and the effect it’s having on the smaller camps. It’s interesting to see someone with such […]

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02 Feb Posted by in Documentaries | Comments

John Wayne Parr Blessed with Venom documentary

John Wayne Parr Blessed with Venom documentary

STARRING 9 TIME WORLD CHAMPION JOHN WAYNE “THE GUNSLINGER” PARR! From his rigorous training in primitive conditions in Thailand, to the heights of his awe-inspiring championships throughout the world, “Blessed With Venom” is the intimate and thrilling journey of Australian legendary fighter, John Wayne “The Gunslinger” Parr. Heralded in the world of Muay Thai as […]

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12 Aug Posted by in Documentaries, Videos | Comments

Shin on Shin: Kickboxing Documentary series.

Shin on Shin: Kickboxing Documentary series.

This is a great documentary series which was made by Steven ‘Warman’ Wright who some of you may recognise as Lordgaul from his popular podcast on all things kick fighting. This documentary has been in the pipeline for a few years so it’s great to finally see it surface. Steven had actually spent a bit […]

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27 Mar Posted by in Documentaries, Videos | Comments

Farewell to the Great Lion: Short documentary on Kangwanlek Petchyindee’s retirement fight.

Farewell to the Great Lion: Short documentary on Kangwanlek Petchyindee’s retirement fight.

Kangwanlek has been a Muay Thai fighter for more than 25 years. This short documentary follows the build up until his retirement fight which took place on the 3rd December 2013 with Thailand Championship belt at stake…..enjoy Thanks to SMMTV for sharing.

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10 Feb Posted by in Documentaries, Videos | Comments

National Geographic Documentary: Taboo: Child Boxers Of Thailand

National Geographic Documentary: Taboo: Child Boxers Of Thailand

After posting up the documentary Buffalo Girls it reminded me of this old National Geographic one. This documentary follows two boys in the same fashion as in Buffalo Girls with Phet and Stam. I have to say that I don’t agree with how the documentary portrays the parents part in sending the children to the […]

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05 Feb Posted by in Documentaries, Videos | Comments

Buffalo Girls: Muay Thai Documentary

Buffalo Girls: Muay Thai Documentary

The trailers for this documentary have been floating around for awhile now and finally here it is. The extract below is taken form the actual Buffalo Girls website. ​In rural Thailand, the buffalo is a revered animal to the farmers who work with and care for them. They are symbols of Hard Work, Patience, Strength […]

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29 Jan Posted by in Documentaries, Videos | Comments

Muay Thai documentary: Torn Cloth film trailer

Muay Thai documentary: Torn Cloth film trailer

I’ve just stumbled across a great looking documentary focusing on a group of orphan Thai children fighting their way out of poverty. The release date is yet to finalised by Ronin Films but take a look at the trailer to see what you think….enjoy Documentary film about a week in the life of a boxing […]

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11 Apr Posted by in Documentaries, Videos | Comments

Interview with Rob Cox about the betting in Lumpinee Stadium

Interview with Rob Cox about the betting in Lumpinee Stadium

Gambling in Thailand is illegal however, a blind eye is turned at all Muay Thai events around the country. Coconuts TV have a quick interview with Rob Cox on how the system works….enjoy. Muay Thai fights are one of the only places in Thailand where gambling is fully legal. Coconuts TV took a trip to […]

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