10 Jul '11, 8am

Muay Thai -- only the toughest can survive this bloody sport

Muay Thai -- only the toughest can survive this bloody sport

Muay Thai, or Thai kickboxing, is perhaps the bloodiest and deadliest sport on the planet, where the fists, knees, elbows and legs are turned into weapons. STOMPer Kickboxer , who sent in these pictures, said: "Muay Thai fighters train since young, so that their bones and muscles can be toughened up to enable them to withstand the violent punches and kicks. "It is said that kick banana trees in order to deaden the nerves in their legs and to harden their bones. ""Used by ancient Thai warriors to defend themselves during battle, Muay Thai is also one of the most mystical martial arts in the world."

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/this_urban...

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