First ever Muay Thai Expo to take place in Buriram

sports September 12, 2018 14:06

By The Nation

Buriram City, home of Khmer ruins, homemade silk, and Muay Thai will now be bringing you the first ever Muay Thai Expo scheduled from October 4-7 at the Chang International Circuit in Buriram City.



Buriram is known for producing the most Muay Thai champions per capita, making it the perfect place to host the Muay Thai Expo.  The event will take place over the course of four days and will feature Wai Kru demonstrations by local schools and will have kiosks that include everything Muay Thai, from historical memorabilia to merchandise for sale.  The one and only Saenchai, along with other elite fighters, will also be on hand giving out Muay Thai lessons.

 

On the second day of the expo, guests in attendance will be treated to the highlight of the event— live Muay Thai action, with some of the most celebratedfighters on the Bangkok stadium scene set to compete. It will also feature an exhibition match, dubbed ‘The Legend of Muay Thai’ between Olympic Gold medalist Somrak Khamsing and golden era champion Samart Payakaroon.

 

The event is hosted by the Tourism Authority of Thailand, the Sports Authority of Thailand, and the Kru Muay Association.  The expo will coincide with the PTT Thailand Grand Prix, the country’s first ever MotoGP also held at Chang International Circuit.

 

  

For those that truly love the art of eight limbs, this is an event not to be missed!  Admission for the Muay Thai Expo and the PTT Thailand Motorcycle Grand Prix exhibition area is 200 Baht per day.  Those holding a PTT Blue Card are entitled to a 25% discount.

 

Visit:https://www.facebook.com/muaythaiexpo/  for more details.