Originally Posted by Brocktirement
maybe he held back because he was fighting a foreigner....apparently some thai don't respect the skills of foreign opponents and therefor fight less aggressive to just barely win
nice for the viewers
Please don't start adding this to your list of Thai/Muay Thai hate. Lets nip this one in the bud.
You're blowing it out of all proportion. Most sportsmen perform better in front of their home crowd. That's a fact. That's all were talking about. Some Thai's are a percentage off when fighting abroad that's it. Most viewers won't notice and have a great night.
Look at other sports where one country is miles better than pretty much the rest of the world. You think an American baseball/basketball/football team plays a team abroad and takes it quite as seriously as a play off decider back home? No chance.
That's all it is. Scratch it off your list of hate.