Who is the goat of Muay Thai?
So who is the one true Muay Thai GOAT? Many Muay Thai aficionados and Thai fans consider Samart Payakaroon the greatest of all-time. He is often considered to be the Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Robinson of Muay Thai. As a quick reference, Samart retired with a record of 150 fights with 129 wins, 19 losses and 2 draws.
Who made Muay Thai famous?
Nai Khanom Tom…. The Father of Muay Thai. Another quite popular Thai legend is that of Nai Khanom Tom and lends truth to the ability of highly skilled Muay Thai fighters. In 1767, the Burmese army sacked the Thai capital city of Ayudhaya (120 kilometers from Bangkok).
Which is better MMA or Muay Thai?
MMA is a better and more complete combat sport because it is made up of various combat sports and martial arts from around the world, which includes Muay Thai. But, as we said, Muay Thai is just one part of MMA, and it would be a great base to start training in MMA, so let us explain in detail.