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This profile was last updated on 8/2/14  and contains information from public web pages.

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Muay Thai
 
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  • Thai Boxer
    Muay Thai
  • Boxer In the History
    Muay Thai
  • Famous Boxer
    Thailand
  • Thai Boxer
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Muay Thai Trips - Nai Khanom Tom
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Before the fight, Nai Khanom Tom preformed the Wai Kru, a ceremonial dance in which fighters pay respects to their teachers, kings and god. The Burmese were perplexed by the dance.
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King Magra challenged Nai to prove himself against other fighters.
Nai Khanom Tom
www.muaythaifactory.com, 24 Mar 2014 [cached]
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The greatest legendary Muay Thai Hero - Nai Khanom Tom
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After Ayutthaya had been overcome by the Burmese in 1767, the Siamese captives were taken to Burma as war prisoners. Among these captives was Nai Khanom Tom, a high-skilled muay fighter.
In 1774, the Burmese king, King Mangra visited Rangoon in the celebration for Ket Tat Pagoda. The king called for the fighting bouts to prove if muay Siam is more superior to muay Burma. Nai Khanom Tom was master enough to be chosen to participate in the contest among all the Siam captives.
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A statue of Nai Khanom Tom is built to commemorate him at the Provincial Sports Ground in Ayutthaya. Four sparring pairs, placed around the base of the statue, reflect the use of the fist, elbow, knee and foot. A plaque briefly shows the legend of Nai Khanom Tom.
According to the tradition, the 17th of March is regarded as "Muay Thai Day" because it is on this day when Nai Khanom Tom, the "Father of Muay Thai," conquered the Burmese.
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www.backpacking-tips-asia.com, 15 July 2009 [cached]
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Ayutthaya is recaptured by the Burmese, who burns it to the ground. The Burmese takes tens of thousands of prisoners and abandon the city to the jungle.
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The legendary Muay Thai boxer, Nai Kanom Tom was one of the prisoners.
Boxing matches between Thai prisoners and Burmese fighters were arranged, and Nai Kanom Tom was included in the group of Thai boxers. He defeated the Burmese boxers in a short time. The Burmese monarch then offered him his freedom if he could fight 9 other Burmese champions. And so he did.
The Burmese monarch was impressed, he was freed and went back to Ayutthaya.
Today, his great victory is still well recognized by the Thai people.
"National Muay Thai Day" is entitled on March 17 to honor Nai Kanom Tom. He is regarded as one of the great founders of Muay Thai.
Fitness Training - Stone Active, History of Muay Thai
www.stoneactive.com, 17 Jan 2010 [cached]
Nai Khanom Tom is considered to be the most famous boxer in the history of Muay Thai. He was the first boxer to have fought in another country. After being imprisoned by the Burmese during war Nai Khanom Tom was challenged to fight against 10 of the best Burmese Bando boxers. He defeated all one after the other and was granted freedom back to Siam.
Travel to Thailand info: Thai boxing Chiang mai, Thailand
www.k-trekking.com, 12 May 2014 [cached]
A later description tell how Nai Khanom Tom , Thailand's first famous boxer and a prisoner of war in Burma, gained his freedom by roundly defeating a dozen Burmese warriors before the Burmese court.
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