By Sean Fagan
Muay Thai is the national sport of Thailand and is beloved by fans around the world. This striking art form involves eight points of contact – two fists, two elbows, two knees, and two shins – making it one of the most dynamic and exciting martial arts disciplines to watch.
The sport of Muay Thai has produced some of the most incredible fighters of all time. Here, we rank the top 3 best Muay Thai fighters of all time.
Samart Payakaroon is widely regarded as the best Muay Thai fighter of all time. Born in 1962 in Bangkok, Thailand, Samart began training in Muay Thai at a young age and made his professional debut at just 14 years old. Over the course of his storied career, Samart won an incredible four Lumpinee Stadium championships across four different weight classes. He was known for his incredible speed, agility, and devastating kicks. In addition to his success in the ring, Samart also had a successful career in boxing,...
There is a saying in boxing “styles make fights.” This holds true for Muay Thai as well.
The recent boxing match of the century between Mayweather vs. Pacquiao was one of the most predictably boring fights of the century, when it comes down to it their styles just didn’t make for an exciting fight, technical fighter vs. brawler is rarely exciting if the technical fighter has anything to say about it.
In the Golden Era of Muay Thai back in the 80’s and 90’s when there was an abundance of top-level fighters they use to match up styles to take out the best.
In this article I will be talking about Muay “Feemue” which is the technical fighter. Two examples of great technical...