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T. Vitayanuvatti

Golden era fighters and their specialties

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I like to watch a lot of Muay Thai videos on YouTube like Lawrence Kenshin, Muay Thai scholar, and of course Sylvie’s training vlogs. I see a lot of Golden era fighters/fighters like Samart, Somrak, Sagat, Nokweed Devy, and Coban and I’m not 100% sure what they’re fighting styles are.

I think it would be cool to compile a list of famous fighters and they’re fighting styles. I think most of the ones I listed are Muay Femur stylists but if anybody knows and would like to share, I’m all ears.

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18 hours ago, T. Vitayanuvatti said:

I like to watch a lot of Muay Thai videos on YouTube like Lawrence Kenshin, Muay Thai scholar, and of course Sylvie’s training vlogs. I see a lot of Golden era fighters/fighters like Samart, Somrak, Sagat, Nokweed Devy, and Coban and I’m not 100% sure what they’re fighting styles are.

I think it would be cool to compile a list of famous fighters and they’re fighting styles. I think most of the ones I listed are Muay Femur stylists but if anybody knows and would like to share, I’m all ears.

Sagat and Coban are definitely not Femeu fighters. They're both punchers "Muay Mat".  It's funny, talking to Golden Age fighters, they all say that fighters used to be more rounded back in the day. They were specialists, but they also had way more weapons at their disposal in order to fight any other kind of style. But you talk to contemporary fighters and they say the old fogies were all "too specialized" and nowdays everyone is more well-rounded. I tend to agree with the older generation, in that theri styles were more distinct but their vocabulary in arsenal was flexible. Contemporary Muay Thai is more "Jack of all trades but master of none," kind of deal.

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