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Old 01-28-2008, 01:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Kickboxing is often confused with Muay Thai, also known as Thai Boxing. The two sports are similar, however, in Thai Boxing, kicks below the belt are allowed, as are strikes with knees and elbows. Also, Thai Boxing matches are fought with no shin guards (only leg wraps), unlike kickboxing, where leg protectors are used.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kickboxing

Plus MT is an ancient art whereas kickboxing is quite new
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