Originally Posted by learner
So you think they are in a transition period? How is that going down with the aficionados and fans? Is there any resistance? I was thinking of how some boxing fans view MMA and the rise of UFC. Very polarised opinions out there. Are Muay Thai fighters and coaches switching their focus or just strenghtening their skills? Boxing stance and punch execution must force them to make all kinds of adjustments. Offensively and defensively. Interesting stuff.
I think they're just strengthening their skills. As DaSaint said Anuwat Kaewsamrit, one of the p4p top fighters in recent years has a lot of punch knockouts and is hugely popular. One of the consensus GOAT nak muay's Samart Payakroon was really adept at punching and a WBC boxing champion in the 90's. It's generally accepted well