Highlight of Lee Garap cutting down his opponent

Highlight of Lee Garap cutting down his opponent

A video highlight of Lee Henry Garap cutting down his opponent during their Muay Thai World Title fight in Port Moresby earlier this year.

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National Muay Thai belt returned after dispute

National Muay Thai belt returned after dispute

The national light middleweight Muay Thai belt has been returned and a rematch is in the works after a dispute was raised, The National (October 12) reports. Pheonix Promotions Ltd, co-sponsors of the Flash Muay Thai event held on October 2 has reportedly withdrawn the title from John Ake following his win over Alphonse Kauga. Lee Henry Garap, founder of Flash Muay Thai, said Kauga had appealed the decision, claiming that the fight ended prematurely….

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Nerdy girl beats Muay Thai trainers

Nerdy girl beats Muay Thai trainers

Looks can be deceiving and Malaysian Pro Muay Thai Fighter, Germaine Yeap, teaches this trainers a few lessons in deception. Miss Yeap was listed as one of the top 10 sexiest female Muay Thai fighters in Asia in 2015 by Mad MuayThai. Let’s hope these guys learned that looks can be deceiving.

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Garap Ready for Muay Thai World Title

Garap Ready for Muay Thai World Title

Papua New Guinean Muay Thai fighter, Lee ‘The Flash’ Garap, is ready to take on Thai and 7 time world champion in 64.5kg division, Petachanong Banchamek, and he is confident of his abilities. Post Courier (September 24) reports Garap making the announcement at the Ullie Beier Arts Centre at the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) yesterday. He said: “I lost my two previous fights with a weak elbow but this time around I don’t…

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Getting to Know Muay Thai

Getting to Know Muay Thai

Thanks to popular martial action films like ‘Ong-Bak’ and ‘Kickboxer,’ the film that launched Jean-Claude Van Dam’s career, a lot of people are familiar with kickboxing. However, many still have no idea what Muay Thai is, the martial art where kickboxing is taken from. Muay Thai is the national sport of Thailand, its country of origin. It is widely popular in Southeast Asia, and was one of the first Asian martial arts exported to the…

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Muay Thai welterweight title fight deferred

Muay Thai welterweight title fight deferred

The much anticipated Muay Thai welterweight title fight between Papua New Guinea’s Lee “The Flash” Garap and Thailand’s Rangsan Poonsang has been deferred to next week, The National reports. The match sanctioned by World Kickboxing Federation which was supposed to take place today has been rescheduled for August 9 due to a delay in Poonsang’s visa. The news was announced by Garap on Wednesday. Garap apologised to the sponsors and supporters for the inconvenience but…

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Lee “The Flash” Garap to take fight for Muay Thai world title

Lee “The Flash” Garap to take fight for Muay Thai world title

Fighting for a world title is every martial artist’s dream and for Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) Muay Thai champion, this dream could be realised come August. PNG’s only professional Muay Thai fighter and champion, Lee “The Flash” Garap, will be challenging Thailand’s Rangsan Poonsang for the World Kickboxing Federation’s  (WKBF) welterweight (64.6kg) world title in Port Moresby on August 1st, reports The National. Garap, 30, who is currently the PNG champion after defeating Alfred Samuel…

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Pictures of First Ever Muay Thai Fight in PNG

Pictures of First Ever Muay Thai Fight in PNG

[slideshow_deploy id=’1125′] All photographs courtesy of Andrew Molen. Images taken of the first ever Muay Thai fight staged in the country during the Ox and Palm 8-Man Kickboxing Tournament at Sports Inn in Port Moresby.

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Papua New Guinea’s first ever Muay Thai bout to be staged on March 21

Papua New Guinea’s first ever Muay Thai bout to be staged on March 21

Papua New Guinea (PNG) will make history on March 21 as the first ever Muay Thai bout will be staged during the Kickboxing Ox & Palm Cup titles at the Sports Inn. The event will feature over 128 fighters, from all corners of the country in the 70 – 72 kg division, vying a share in the K50, 000 prize-money. However, the main attraction will be the first ever Muay Thai bout staged in the…

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