The Thepprasit Muay Thai Boxing Stadium is one of the most established and popular boxing stadiums in the city which hosts many Muay Thai and other MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) Tournaments.
Muay Thai History
Muay Thai originates from Thailand and has been a boxing discipline for nearly 500 years, first documented in the 16th Century. It is referred to as being “The Art of Eight Limbs”.
Each limb represents a combat weapon of war. The hands are the sword and dagger with the shins and forearms toughened up in grueling training sessions are likened to armor, the elbow is likened to a heavy hammer or mace and the legs and knees are the axe and staff. Muay Thai training and boxing requires dedication and discipline, Muay Thai training is also a great way to keep fit.
Thailand’s King is a big fan of Muay Thai and the sport has grown immensely during his reign with many new stadiums being built in recent years, especially in Pattaya and Bangkok.
Tournaments often include belt fights and World Title fights too! The atmosphere of a big night is electric, it’s very exciting too! Highly recommended for all boxing fans!
Muay Thai in Thailand is famous for its traditional music which accompanies the fights and ceremonies. The music can be recorded, but when played by a live Muay Thai music ensemble it really adds to the atmosphere as the musicians are able to follow the fight and interpret what they see with the intensity of their performance.
Thepprasit Muay Thai Boxing Stadium is located on Soi 2, Thepprasit Road, opposite the weekend night market. The stadium first opened in 2006 and has a capacity of 500. It and ticket prices tend to range from 1000 – 1200 Baht, depending on seating location in the stadium.
So, if you are looking for an exciting night of boxing entertainment, check out Thepprasit Muay Thai Boxing Stadium Pattaya!