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Trainer of Wor. Watthana Muay Thai Gym: Boom

Thanit Watthanaya, or Boom comes from a humble beginning.  Born into a family of rice famers in Thailand’s northeast region, he was taught not to dream but to survive.  But Boom chose to dream big.  There were little to no opportunities for him in his village, so at the age of 19 he moved to Bangkok […]

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  • 16/09/2016
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Wor. Watthana Muay Thai Gym: Changing things in Isaan

Over a year ago my friends Frances and Thanit (Boom) Watthanaya started a grassroots Muay Thai gym in Boom’s village in the Isaan region of Thailand; the gym wasn’t just about Muay Thai, it was about uplifting the village kids from poverty.  This had been a dream of Boom’s and now it was becoming a reality, […]

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  • 06/09/2016

Lea Winning Like A Boss

Lea has been one of my close friends for years.  She has made a recent trip to Thailand is now training out of Luktupfah Muay Thai Gym in Onnut Soi 65 for the past week. She messaged me yesterday to tell me she was fighting at MBK and asked if I could help.  It was […]

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  • 19/11/2015