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Discussion in 'Muay Thai and Kickboxing' started by -guerilla-, Feb 2, 2020.

  1. -guerilla- Founder of the Louisville fight club est..1993 Banned

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    I was recently browsing Muay Thai and ran across this promotion

    Frankly I can't stand that bare-knuckle garbage and while this is significantly different than that the traditional roots from whence it came are turned into a gimmick in modern times

    Muay Thai gloves are important for a lot of reasons

    I like thumb free more flexible boxing gloves and better yet MMA training style gloves like the original Shooto design however this is a step too far

    Sanitation, safety and the overall contest must be affected by this choice



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  2. Kanka Black Belt

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    I think Thai Fight concept is more of a TV show for entertainment than a competitive sport format.
     
  3. -guerilla- Founder of the Louisville fight club est..1993 Banned

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    Curious

    Its clearly a sanctioned MT event

    Are they gonna dip their hands in glass for the final?
     
  4. Tayski Stand-up Fighting

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    It's basically MT in MMA gloves, and there's nothing wrong with that. It gives us something a bit different than just "classic" MT in boxing gloves.
     
  5. -guerilla- Founder of the Louisville fight club est..1993 Banned

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    Those are far from MMA gloves

    Looks like jean claude garbage

     
  6. Tayski Stand-up Fighting

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    They are MMA gloves underneath which they tape over to make it look like it's just ropes.
     
  7. Kanka Black Belt

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    They're real fights of course. But often it's Thai vs cans for entertainment. Lots of nasty knockouts.
     
  8. SuperLuigi Red Belt

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    Sanitation and safety? I watch stuff like Lethwei, MX, Muay Hardcore and Thai Fight for violence and brutality. Thankfully southeast Asia was untouched by the puritan movement. Its also good because it creates many new economic opportunities for local fighters.
     
  9. -guerilla- Founder of the Louisville fight club est..1993 Banned

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    A ha!!!

    How do you know that?

    All makes sense now...
     
  10. -guerilla- Founder of the Louisville fight club est..1993 Banned

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    Yes I agree seems to be the method of operation

    Typical thai strategy

    Very entertaining!!!
     
  11. -guerilla- Founder of the Louisville fight club est..1993 Banned

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    ....Riiiiiite

    Maybee you can get onto some midget knife fighting if you look hard enough
     
  12. JohnMc Brown Belt

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    If you look closely you can see the glove underneath the wrap.
     
  13. DastardlyMass Brown Belt

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    This is a picture pf the glove under the rope and tape wrapping
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  14. -guerilla- Founder of the Louisville fight club est..1993 Banned

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    Thanks guys...i knew something was up with that!
     
  15. JohnMc Brown Belt

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    Thanks. I wonder if they have any for sale.
     
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    Need some to ride your bmx?
     
  17. JohnMc Brown Belt

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    Just seem like a cool thing to own.
     
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    Great training gloves as they protect the forearm but certainly its exorbitantly expensive
     
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    Thai style gloves used to have free thumbs and more wrist padding

    Modern boxing gloves mess up the grapple

    A cool hybrid would probably sell well
     
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    Do you know where I can get a pair?
     

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