Visiting Muay Thai fights is a good opportunity to spend a great evening and get a powerful adrenaline rush. Thai boxing is very popular among locals and tourists. Boxing is an opportunity for the Thai men to improve their social status, and guests of the city, inspired by watching the fight, also want to master this art. For these reasons, there are quite a lot of stadiums and Thai boxing schools in Pattaya, which we will describe in our article.
Muay Thai is a national ancient martial art which appeared many centuries ago. Although the exact date is not found, historians suggest that this martial art was formed during the Siam war with the Burma Kingdom for its independence. When the weapons of battle were running out, the warriors used their fists. Thai boxing became popular all over the world in the twentieth century, when the Thai fighters defeated rivals from different countries.
The main feature of Thai boxing is that boxers during the fight can use all the limbs, including fists, elbows, knees and legs. The boxer tries to strike as many strong blows to the enemy as possible. Previously, Thai boxing fights were pretty brutal and the loser could even pay with his life. Fortunately, in modern boxing the rules are more loyal.
There are several stadiums in Pattaya where Thai boxing matches take place regularly:
• Pattaya Boxing World is located in Naklua District on Sukhumvit Street. Fights take place on Wednesdays and Fridays, starting at 8 pm.
• Fairtex Thepprasit Boxing Stadium is located on Tep Prazit Street, competitions are held on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
• Max Muay Thai Stadium is located on Sukhumvit Road. The schedule of battles can be found at the official website of the stadium.
The price for a ticket depends on the rank of the fighters and the category of the seat. You can get to the stadium by yourself and buy a ticket or book a tour, which will include a ticket and transfer in both directions, which is very convenient.
If you want to learn Thai boxing, you can visit one of the many schools and sports clubs. The local schools offer a large selection of programs depending on the level of training. The most famous schools in the city are: Cho Nateethong Thai Boxing Camp, Club 107 Gym,Win Tiger Muay Thai Training Camp. Prices are quite affordable and depend on the program of training.
Seeing the Thai boxing fight Muay Thai at least once, you will get a lot of strong impressions and spend an unforgettable evening.