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Muay Thai comes to Seattle — NWAW’s Layup Drill columnist reviews Seattle’s first Friday Night Fight

Muay Thai comes to Seattle — NWAW’s Layup Drill columnist reviews Seattle’s first Friday Night Fight

By Jason Cruz
Northwest Asian Weekly

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Sonny Singh wins by Unanimous Decision (Photo by Jason Cruz/NWAW)

A line of people waited outside the Fisher Pavilion on a Friday night in May to witness something Read the full story

Posted in Sports, Vol 31 No 23 | 6/2-6/8Comments (23)

West Coast Muay Thai tournament premieres at Seattle Center

West Coast Muay Thai tournament premieres at Seattle Center

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Photo by Simone HoSang

Muay Thai, a combat sport from Thailand, has gained ground in the United States and is now arriving on the West Coast. Friday Night Fights, a Muay Thai production company, produced the longest-running Muay Thai series in North America, and sold out stadiums in many cities. Owner Justin Blair hoped to debut the fight in a culturally forward-thinking place, and he picked Seattle as the destination for its West Coast premiere. Friday Night Fights aims to bring more fights to the West Coast. Read the full story

Posted in Briefs, Vol 31 No 19 | 5/5-5/11Comments (0)

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