The stupidity of training in Thailand for MMA

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  1. Human Bass

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    We see that this happening from time to time, and usually results in a loss. The latest victim of Thomas Almeida.

    As much people enjoy and admire Muay Thai, the traditional way of doing it doesn't translate into mma very well, also there is a lacking of high quaility wrestling/grappling training over there.

    Right now no country compares to the USA for mma training, but Brazil, Russia, South Korea are more fitting places than Thailand.
     
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    I'm pretty sure training in Thailand is more about ducking tests than ducking punches.
     
  3. Bend NvR Break

    Bend NvR Break Standing still is actually moving back

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    No one's goes to Thailand to get better at MMA.

    They go to Thailand to improve their MT and try implement that into their overall MMA game.
     
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    fighters go to Thailand when the sexual adventures of Vegas become dull and boring.
     
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    Pearl Gonzalez is in Thailand training right now.
     
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    CoGar went to Thailand and KOd Van Damme after coming back
     
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    You just finished this thread.
     
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    Easy to live cheap and eat well. Pussy flocks to you like flies because your so handsome. Or maybe it's because your plane ticket would cost a Thai 6 months wages. I loved it there, but it nearly ruined me.
     
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    Or too expensive.
     
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    None of the guys I know, who went to Thailand, went for any of the reasons you listed.
    I know a lot of guys who went to Thailand and came back with big smiles on their faces.
     
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    They don't have to go to Thailand for that. They can go to San Francisco.
     
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    Almeida has clearly plateaued with a cracked chin. The future looks bleak for him.
     
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    Correct. A few years ago Overeem literally hopped on the first plane to Thailand when he found out he'd be getting tested 24 hours out.
     
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    Getting distracted by the cheap hookers?
     
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    If they want to train Muay Thai, I'm surprised more guys don't train in Singapore. Only camp I know that not only doesn't take a cut, but pays fighters to train there.
     

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