Hosted by ringside fight commentator and writer John Wolcott, The Muay Thai Show uncovers the social and cultural factors affecting the sport of Muay Thai in Thailand.
How to Fly to and Quarante in Thailand During COVID-19 with Sam Gough
Sam Gough returns to the show to talk about his step-by-step process and costs of returning to and quarantining in Thailand during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Pros and Cons of Gambling in Muay Thai with Kevin Aamlid
In this episode host John Wolcott and returning guest Kevin Aamlid of Muay Thai Results discuss the pros and cons of gambling in Muay Thai. Can the sport survive without it? Or is gambling one of those "necessary evils" needed to keep the sport alive?
Elliot Compton – The Father, The Son, And The Martial Spirit
Elliot Compton is a multiple-time Australian Muay Thai champion who's been training martial arts under his father's tutelage since he was 5 years old. Discover how the father-son bond drove Compton to become one of Australia's most successful fighters.
Rhian Miller – Combating Phuket's COVID-19 Crisis
Rhian Miller helps run her family-owned gym Sumalee Boxing Gym in Phuket, one of the areas in Thailand hit hardest by the COVID-19 restrictions. Find out how the English woman living in Thailand is combating the local crisis in this episode of The Muay Thai Show hosted by John Wolcott.
Jonny Betts – The Westerner Who Thrives In The Clinch
Jonny Betts is a Muay Thai fighter from Tiger Muay Thai in Phuket who’s made a name for himself as one of the country’s foremost western clinchers. As a ten-year veteran of Thailand’s fight scene, Johnny has a wealth of experience and knowledge about Muay Thai, which he shares in this episode of The Muay Thai Show hosted by John Wolcott.
Frances Watthanaya – The Canadian Who's Changing Lives In Rural Thailand
Frances Watthanaya and her husband Boom run Wor. Watthana in Northeast Thailand, a Muay Thai gym dedicated to helping the lives of the village’s at-risk youth. Discover why the Canadian-turned-Thailand expat is so passionate about helping impoverished children through Thailand’s national sport in this episode of The Muay Thai Show hosted by John Wolcott.
Great Addition To The Muay Thai World
John Wolcott, former commentator at Max Muay Thai, has been behind the mic for a number of years. Now he lends his voice to the world of podcasts and interviews a whose who list of Muay Thai athletes and insiders.
As a long running sports journalist, Wolcott understands the sport and the drive of athletes.
I particularly likes the discussion of consistency and passion in the Ognjen Topic interview.
This is a great new addition to the Muay Thai world and I’m excited to listen to more episodes.