excellent post although i disagree with imcrazy about MT being a sport and not an art. try saying that while youre being fed an upper cut elbow followed by an elbow smash and 3 knees to the face. GOODNIGHT SALLY !!!

hehe I wouldn't

I'm not debating whether a sport based Muay Thai artist could fight or not, because I know they would and quite well to. However I am a big fan of the more traditional forms and hate when things are removed from arts for the sake of sports. Guess I'm more of a traditionalist.
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