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Thai Trans Women and Muay Thai

Somros “Rose” Polchareon is a 19 year-old Muay Thai (Thai boxing) champion. Rose is a trans woman and a fierce competitor in a sport that is a sacred part of Thai culture. 144 more words

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Thai drama Beautiful Boxer is based on the true story of Nong Toom (Asanee Suwan), a skilled professional Muay Thai martial artist who was determined to become the best, not just to escape the grinding poverty of his rural upbringing, but also to fulfill a hidden desire to undergo a sex change operation and become a woman. 23 more words

Nong Toom Versus Miao Yujie

By Mike LNg

Nong Toom, Thailand’s famous boxer for whom the movie Beautiful Boxer was about fights China’s Miao Yujie. The two fought for a celebration event in commeration of Bruce Lee’s 70th birthday. 30 more words

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Bruce Lee's 70th Birthday Kung Fu Versus Muay Thai Results

By Mike LNg

The Bruce Lee 70th Birthday Celebration fights have ended and the results are in. The Muay Thai team dropped two of their opponents who in my opinion got unusually long and questionable counts particularly against Siam No.1 of Toronto’s Simon Marcus. 159 more words

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Bruce Lee's 70th Birthday:Muay Thai Versus Kung Fu Roster

By Mike LNg

The roster for the opposing teams for China’s celebration of Bruce Lee’s 70th birthday event of Muay Thai versus Sanda has been finalized.   182 more words

Muay Thai

Bruce Lee's 70th Birthday Event in China

By Mike LNg

In celebration of Bruce Lee’s 70th birthday a special series of Muay Thai versus sanda bouts is scheduled to happen in Shunde Sports Arena Center in Foshan City, Guangdong Province. 371 more words

Muay Thai

Beautiful Boxer

Back in 2004, I gathered all my courage to go watch the cinema by myself  for the very first time (none of my friends would watch this movie with me) – a very daunting social experience for a highschooler. 931 more words

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