Cian Hogan fights at Bangla Stadium

UPDATES BELOW Warriors fighter, Cian Hogan fights this Sunday the 31st of August at Bangla Stadium in Phuket, Thailand. Cian, training out of the Sumalee Gym in Phuket, is currently ranked at no. 5 on the Muay Eireann rankings. He will be taking on an opponent from the Phuket top team gym and the fight…

Thai-erd Shoulders I, by Dave Hedges

Thai-erd Shoulders I Shoulders are one of the most commonly injured joints across the whole realm of training. Boxers are no exception. Our shoulder joint is a shallow ball and socket that is designed to allow maximum freedom of motion at the expense of structural stability. The joint itself can be thought of as two…

Weekend roundup 24-8-14

This weekend saw Irish fighters compete both in Dublin and Carlisle. Paul Budden of Cork Thai fought Mike McGeacghan on the Dragon Muay Thai show. The fight ended in a majority draw after 5 rounds under B class rules at 66kg. Meanwhile, the Tivoli Theatre in Dublin played host to Hammerhead Gyms debut show. The show…

Rankings update 21-8-2014

Just received some of the results from two shows back in May. Here are the rankings updates from both the Siam/Cork Thai show on the 11th of May, and the Belfast Thai show on the 31st. As always the rankings are compiled in good faith using the information we have been provided. There are bound…

Rankings update 18/8/14

The rankings are compiled in good faith using the information we have been provided. There are bound to be mistakes. If you do not agree with your ranking and you have beaten someone above you for example or you know that a fighter has retired or in the wrong weight division etc….. Please let us…

17-8-14 Siam Warriors SS8 Results

C Class Aaron MaGahey (Spartan Cork) VS Dara O Sullivan (Champion Gym Tralee) 48kg – Win Aaron Colin Kenny (Siam Warriors) VS Ben Clinch-Clarke (Trials Gym) 59kgs – Draw Gary Kennedy (Cobra Thai) VS Dylan Vaughan (Kingdom Warriors) 75kgs – Win Dylan Vaughan Robbie Drought (Cobra Cork) VS Alex Aikov (309 Phung Malai Dublin) 70kgs –…

Wrist Strength II, by Dave Hedges

In my last article here on Muay Eireann I was talking about the wrist and using push up variations to strengthen this vulnerable body part. The reason I chose the push up variations is for the simple portability of the exercises. No equipment is needed to perform the drills, so anyone can do them, any…