The history of Muay Thai can also be traced to the middle of the 18th century. During the battles between the Burmese of the Konbaung Dynasty and Siam , the famous fighter Nai Khanomtom was captured in the year The Burmese knew of his expertise in hand-to-hand combat and gave him an opportunity to fight for his freedom. Nai Khanomtom managed to knock out ten consecutive Burmese contenders. Impressed by his boxing skill, he was freed by his captors and allowed to return to Siam. He was acknowledged as a hero, and his fighting style became known as Siamese-Style boxing, later to be known as Muay Thai.
Muay Thai Competition in America
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As many of you continue to build your Muay Thai foundation, start to feel comfortable in the clinch, and begin to spar, you may foster an interest in competition or at the very least watching live Muay Thai. Muay Thai in America is still a growing and evolving. Though no longer at the fringe of sports competition, it certainly is not widely known or watched. With that comes good and bad consequences. In Western boxing, there are clear bout rules and specifications for the US amateur scene. The scoring is the same across state lines, bouts are 3 rounds, and the required protective gear is the same.
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We would also li United Amateur Muaythai Association - India. His performance has the spirit to win Gold, we will share his performances to you soon Rohan Mehra son of Vinod Mehra who made his debut in Bollywood film Bazar wishing all the best to all our athletes in the Championship.