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Muay Thai Thursday – April 10
by Wombat Sports
posted April 10, 2014 at 9:31pm

Results New Zealand’s “Leathal Ladies” held a card which featured a battle for the WKBF New Zealand Welterweight (66.8 kg) title. Natalia Teller outpointed Melody Downs to win the title. In other action on the card: Glonaz Tabar...more

Muay Thai Thursday – April 3
by Wombat Sports
posted April 3, 2014 at 9:26pm

Baars Weekend Results If you missed our story covering Jorina Baars’s decision win over Cyborg Justino, you can read it here. In post fight news, Cyborg got $25,000 for her loss last Friday and Baars got $5000 for her win. Cyborg is on medical ...more

MuayThai - one ring, two women, 28 stitches
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted March 18, 2014 at 9:08am

One of the best things about going to Thailand for boxing fans is the incredible standard of the fights there - day in, day out you just see the best. And on this trip I got to see two great women fighters take centre stage on the Yokkao Show in Patt...more

Muay Thai Thursday – March 13
by Wombat Sports
posted March 13, 2014 at 7:01pm

Meksen def. Funda courtesy Muay Tha TV Results In a pair of bouts in France this past weekend, WBC Muay Thai champion Anissa Meksen (France) defeated Funda Diken (Turkey) by TKO in the 3rd round to retain the title. You can watch the f...more

Muay Thai Tuesday – Feb. 25
by Wombat Sports
posted February 26, 2014 at 8:59am

Results In what was a war for the British 55 kg title, chmapion Christi Brereton was able to retain by getting the unanimous decision over Alexis Rufus. Brereton cut Rufus in the first round with a well placed elbow. with Rufus getting an elbo...more

Muay Thai Tuesday – Jan. 21
by Wombat Sports
posted January 21, 2014 at 10:01pm

Betrian and Han Latest Results This past Friday, Jemyma Betrian traveled to China to take on Wang Ke Han in a WuLingFen rules match (similar to K1). After a back and forth match after 3 rounds, the judges called for an extnetion round (the cards ...more

Muay Thai Tuesday – Jan. 14
by Wombat Sports
posted January 15, 2014 at 9:12am

To help us give consistent and updated Muay Thai news to our readers, we decided to introduce “Muay Thai Tuesday”, a weekly column talking the “Art of the 8 Limbs”. Wijmans vs. Kielholtz Courtesy Ben Pontier Weekend Results En...more

Awakening Fighters Announce 2013 Muay Thai Awards Winners
by Wombat Sports
posted January 4, 2014 at 6:09pm

The newly relaunched Awakening Fighters website has honored fighters and journalists in the sport of Muay Thai, as voted by the fans. —– Barlow 20 year old British fighter Iman Barlow won the most awards, gaining Fighter, Inspirational Fi...more

Muay Thai Angels Tournament Gets Underway in Thailand
by Wombat Sports
posted October 8, 2013 at 8:04pm

Courtesy MThai.com The locally televised “Muay Thai Angels” in Thailand has started with a tournament featuring talent from across the planet. Among the participants include Polish MMA standout Joanna Jedrzejczyck and Muay Thai Premier...more

Muay Thai: Munah Holland vs Casey Bohrman Set for Warriors Cup
by Wombat Sports
posted October 6, 2013 at 9:24am

Holland Bohrman Newly signed InvictaFC fighter Munah Holland will return to her Muay Thai roots as she will take on Casey Bohrman at the Warrior’s Cup event October 26 in North Bergen, NJ. Holland (5-2 MMA) went on a four fight win strea...more

Reality Fighting Shows Set for Thailand; Australia
by Wombat Sports
posted September 18, 2013 at 8:46pm

The reality fighting show craze isn’t just for the US markets. Many countries have put forward their own formats to help promote the new stars and talent. —– Two Thai reality shows are looking to look for the next Muay Thai Star. ...more

Talking MuayThai with Fighting Words
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted July 31, 2013 at 10:36pm

Questions flew in from some very well-prepared sports journalists, asking about MuayThai and really wanting to know what it's like doing sport as a woman. Surprising? Yes, and even more so when you know the intrepid trio are primary school students.That's...more

Nakamoto to Defend Muay Thai Title Against Lawant
by Wombat Sports
posted July 24, 2013 at 8:23pm

Miriam Nakamoto is set to return to Muay Thai as she will defend her WCK title against Aleide Lawant August 24th in Temecula, CA. Nakamoto is consider the best pound for pound Muay Thai fighter on the planet, her last Muay Thai fighter saw her defeat the...more

The TBA Tourney Ends the Weekend of US Ammy Muay Thai
by Wombat Sports
posted July 3, 2013 at 8:48pm

The Thai Boxing Authority (TBA) held it’s sixth annual Muay Thai Classic amateur event this past weekend in Des Moines, Iowa. Over a hundred female fighters from across the USA and Canada duke it out in over a dozen divisions; some as young as 10. ...more

R-Awakening Crowns Two Muay Thai Champions Over the Weekend
by Wombat Sports
posted March 26, 2013 at 8:23pm

Merrett vs Payne courtesy R-Awakening Starting last year, R-Awakening has dedicated themselves to promoting women in martial arts by offering sponsorships and marketing. This past weekend, they took it one step further in crowning their ...more

Muay Thai Champ Julie Kitchen Retires
by Wombat Sports
posted February 27, 2013 at 9:42pm

One of the best Muay Thai fighters on the planet decided to hang up her gloves. Julie Kitchen told the Cornwall Channel in the UK this past week she has officially retired from competitive Muay Thai. She quietly left fighting in the sport&...more

Muay Thai Results – Kelly Defeats Kitchen; Kielholtz Takes Tournament Crown
by Wombat Sports
posted December 5, 2012 at 6:35pm

Kelly def. Kitchen Courtesy Freddy Sosa Two big Muay Thai events happened this past weekend as we start to wrap up 2012 in the sport. In a clash of Muay Thai champs, The UK’s Amanda Kelly defeats fellow Brit Julie Kitchen via split decision...more

Lion Fight Announces TV Deal – Women’s Muay Thai to Get National Exposure
by Wombat Sports
posted November 30, 2012 at 7:45pm

Getting any sort of kickboxing on U.S. TV is a feat in itself. Now, Lion Fight Promotions have inked a deal that will see Muay Thai, male and female, get national exposure. The promotion announced Thursday that it will start to broadcast their cards ...more

Ruqsana Begum: Fighting For Her Sport
by Muslim Women in Sports
posted October 15, 2012 at 8:10am

Ruqsana Begum has been quite literally fighting for her sport since she was just 18. The now 28-year-old East Londoner has spent a decade battling against her Muslim-Bengali origins to earn herself the title as Britain’s female Muay Thai champion,...more

Caley Reece defends world title and retires
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted October 15, 2012 at 8:01am

It's all over for one of the best MuayThai fighters around  - last night Caley Reece of Riddler's Gy,m in Perth defended her world title and retired.Reece with a record of 38 wins from 43 fights is one of the women redefining what women's boxing mean...more

Video – Watch Kickboxer Julie Kitchen Win her 14th World Title Fight
by Wombat Sports
posted March 14, 2012 at 11:17am

Courtesy Muay Thai is Life Can anyone stop Julie Kitchen? Kitchen locked up title win #14 this past weekend in her native England, defeating Aleide Lawant of the Nehterlands, via a dominant decision this past weekend. The match was for the&n...more

Elaina Maxwell Reflects on Kickboxing Training Trip to Thailand
by Wombat Sports
posted February 11, 2012 at 12:40am

Courtesy Tiger Muay Thai It is the dream of any fighter to go to Thailand to train in kickboxing. You see so many MMA fighters go there and comeback changed people in terms of their fight game. Elaina Maxwell is no exception. With Strikeforce figh...more

Results From Muay Thai Explosion X in Sardinia
by Wombat Sports
posted February 8, 2012 at 10:54pm

Image: Kombat League Jaunary 28 marked the tenth card from Italy’s Kombat League and saw two great women’s Muay Thai bouts on the island of Sardinia. In the co-main event of the evening, Muay Thai Premire League vet and Italian ...more

Second Generation Kickboxer Amber Kitchen Talks Growing up in Muay Thai
by Wombat Sports
posted January 31, 2012 at 5:17pm

Allaya (left) & Amber (right) with Julie The next generation of female fighters are already preparing. Many are growing up in the gym culture, with a lot of them watching their mothers fight. Amber and Allaya Kitchen are no exception. The twin...more

Sarah D’Alelio and Elaina Maxwell Training at Tiger Muay Thai in Thailand
by Wombat Sports
posted January 5, 2012 at 10:40pm

D’Alelio and Maxwell – Courtesy Janet Martin By Cheryl Ragsdale – Yahoo Sports Elaina "Beef" Maxwell and Sarah "the Monster" D'Alelio are in Thailand at Tiger Muay Thai Training Camp preparing to compete at the Bangla Muay Thai St...more

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