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  1. TURB0 is offline

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    I enjoy seeing the ram muay before fights. It's very enticing and I like the idea behind it. This is coming from a boxing guy.
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    That's cool Kao, Thank you.

    You are the same Khun Kao from gamefaqs right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hui_Xiu
    That's cool Kao, Thank you.

    You are the same Khun Kao from gamefaqs right?
    LOL... yeah, that's me. I'm a message board whore. I'm all over the 'net on Moussels, MAP, MMA.TV, K-1 Fans, etc.....
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     Style: Ba Zheng Dao Quan

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    You were always really helpful there, too. Thanks again.
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    The ernesto hoost dance is pretty cool too.
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    Posted On:
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     Style: Muay Thai & BJJ

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    I was going to do it at my last fight but I punked out.
    "The next one I will take will pay for my loss. Someone has to pay!" ~ The Axe Murderer
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     Style: MuayThai

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    Quote Originally Posted by DARKSON
    I was going to do it at my last fight but I punked out.
    A Ram Muay or an Ernesto Hoost dance?
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    Posted On:
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    Lol, Ram Muay! I definitely don't have the nads for the Hoost shuffle.
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     Style: Muay Thai

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    I remember a few years ago watching a fight here in Thailand, and there being quite the commotion when the last fighter of the night entered the ring. People were getting really excited even before the fight started. I asked the guy next to me what was up, and he said that this guy has a really good Ram Muay. He came into the ring wearing a traditional style sarong (with modern shorts underneath) a fishing net, and a different type of mongkon. I can't remember why it was different, but at the time it struck me as unique.

    As it turns out, he was from a fishing village a little further north on the river, and his Ram Muay (which took a little under 10 minutes) involved him placing the net, and "trapping fish". The crowd loved it and gave quite a response. The guy then proceeded to kick the hell out of the other guy much to the delight of onlookers.

    This got me thinking. I was having breakfast with a fellow Canadian fighter the next week, and the Ram Muay this guy did came up in conversation. I thought, wouldn't it be cool to represent a little Canadian style Ram Muay for our upcoming fights? I figured it would start off turning to my corner, and "tapping the maple tree" for sap (you know, to make some maple syrup). Then, instead of a regular shuffle to the next corner, you mime canoing as part of the shuffle. You then proceed to "tap all the corners" for syrup. The finale would be a placing of the beaver trap in the corner while having a cold beer and waiting for the trap to snap. Move to the corner, throw the imaginary carcass over shoulder, and return to your corner. Something like that anyways... Needless to say, neither of us did it, but someday, you might just see the Ram Muay of the great coureur-des-bois.

    And back to the original track of the thread, I have always done a Ram Muay for every fight, and imagine I always will. Although I am thinking of shortening it up a little now...
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    Posted On:
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    There isn't any firm rule that one has to do Ram Muay before a Muay fight. Over here, the Muay Association of the Philippines teaches its members some popular routines from Thailand, which they can use if they like. They also allow for some degree of creativity. There's even separate divisions for just Ram Muay competitions in Southeast Asia.

    Those who aren't Buddhists usually do the Ram Muay for the warm up, a "psych up" or simply just to respect tradition. As mentioned above, it's treated as an individual thing.
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