Klaew Thanikul – The Godfather Of Muay Thai

Klaew Thanikul – The Godfather Of Muay Thai

Klaew Thanikul (แคล้ว ธนิกุล) lived an exciting life of blood sport, gambling, hitmen, and much more. This underworld boss earned such esteem that he garnered the alias Chao pho Nakhon Ban, which means “godfather of the metropolitan,” signifying his sharp rise to prominence. His early experiences of loss and survival in a severe environment played…

John Wayne Parr: The Australian Gunslinger

John Wayne Parr: The Australian Gunslinger

Australia’s “The Gunslinger” John Wayne Parr has achieved legendary status through his iconic grit and determination. The Muay Thai striker put the legacy of a nation on his back and became an inspiration for his countrymen. “The Gunslinger” has earned the highest highs and lowest lows in the ‘Art of Eight Limbs.’ Along the way,…

Dieselnoi Chor Thanasukarn: Mr Sky Piercing Knee

Dieselnoi Chor Thanasukarn: Mr Sky Piercing Knee

You’ve likely heard the name Dieselnoi Chor Thanasukarn, and now wonder who is Dieselnoi. Few names resonate as powerfully as that of Dieselnoi. Born Charin Sorndee to a charcoal-selling family, he would rise to the greatest level of Muay Thai. Towering over his contemporaries, he emerged as a force of nature during the sport’s Golden…

Jean-Charles Skarbowsky: The Legendary Tattooed Dragon

Jean-Charles Skarbowsky: The Legendary Tattooed Dragon

Jean-Charles Skarbowsky has carved out a name for himself as a living legend in the world of Muay Thai. Emerging from France, a country not traditionally associated with the Art of Eight Limbs, Skarbowsky has defied geographical and cultural barriers to attain multiple Muay Thai championships. What made Jean-Charles Skarbowsky stand out was his aggressive…

Ramon Dekkers: One the Greatest Farang’s in Muay Thai History

Ramon Dekkers: One the Greatest Farang’s in Muay Thai History

The greatest farang to ever compete in Muay Thai ‘The Diamond’ Ramon Dekkers. This Dutch-born striker leaves behind an incredible legacy in the ‘Art of Eight Limbs.’ What made him stand out is that he was a born-and-bred Dutch Style kickboxer who brought in the best techniques of this sport in Muay Thai. Ramon Dekkers’…