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post #10 of (permalink) Old 06-18-2008, 03:37 PM
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Originally Posted by wallysworld191 View Post
kick boxing isn't a style...its a sport...muay thai is a style within that sport
Muay Thai has been around for hundreds of years, kickboxing for about 50 and was based partly on MT.

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In my mind as a "very general" idea of the differences, I would look at cro-cop and wanderlei silva. Cro-cop and myself fight almost exactly alike. He is obviously a kick-boxer, wanderlei silva is more muay-thai. Cro-cop fights from the outside, wanderlei fights a lot on the inside and uses knees etc.
It is you personal preference on how to fight - from distance or not. MT teaches you how to fight effectively in close range also - giving you more weapons to use.
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