Author: Jodie Rose

2020 was a difficult one for those of us involved in Muay Thai, especially those of us looking forward to travelling out to the Motherland to train and fight. One fighter who managed to make it out to Thailand before restrictions became heavy was Aberdeen Combat Centre’s Judy Humber, who has been living, training and fighting in Thailand since the start of the pandemic. FR caught up with Judy before and after her fight against Maisha Katz.How is life in Chiang Mai and training at Lanna Muay Thai?”Life in Chiang Mai has been treating me well, I can honestly say…

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2020 was meant to be a fight filled year for many UK fighters, none more so than Brian Totty Jr who was set to have one of the busiest years of his career to date. Totty kick-started his year with a win over the Frenchman Noel Gomis at Yokkao 47 where he took the win via decision. The win should have set the bar for the rest of the Scotsman’s year but unfortunately Corona virus had other plans.”Before corona ruined 2020 I had a pretty busy year planned for fights, I think I had 5 or 6 fights booked for…

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Stefan Korodi is a Romanian Muay Thai fighter currently fighting and training out of the infamous P.K Saenchai gym in Bangkok. Stefan kick started his Muay Thai career after moving to Ireland at the age of 19 and walking into his first MT gym at 20. He has since amassed a fight record of 16 wins, 3 losses and 1 draw. His most recent win coming by way of decision on the Muay Thai Super Champ promotion in Bangkok.  Firstly, congratulations on your win! How was the fight for you?”Thank you, the fight was good until the first 20 seconds…

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With knockout wins against the UK’s best and full out wars against Thai legends, Irishman Craig Coakley is no stranger to the ring. He boasts an impressive record of 22 wins, 4 losses and an incredible knockout rate of 81%. Coakley was set to have a very active 2020 along with his teammates at Dublin Combat Academy; however, due to the pandemic this hasn’t happened (1 like = 1 prayer for the fights we all wanted to see this year).  We will be discussing the fights Craig wants himself going into 2021 and onward later on but first, we wanted…

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For those of you that know of Dan McGowan, you will know that he hasn’t been consistently active these last three years due to an ongoing hand injury. You will also know that even though he’s had these issues, he’s had some incredible wins against Thailand’s best, including Rajadamnern champ Rungarai Kiatmoo9 at YOKKAO 28 in 2017. What you may not know is the fights Dan wants going into a Covid and injury free 2021.”I want the f***ing top c**ts at the weight, I’m coming for them all. I could list all the Thai’s I want to fight but there’s…

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