MMA 1st fight: American Kickboxing or Muay Thai?

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  1. rtzcom

    rtzcom bon wons! fight slepa for life sone!~

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    My trainer asked me to fight in a kickboxing tournament late January 2007. This is my first fight. I have to decide whether to go with american kickboxing (waist up only kicks, no knees/elbows) or muay thai.

    I just got back into training heavily around 5 months ago, after an 8 year hiatus. I have 1 and a half months to train. If I go with american KB, I'll have to work on my high and fancy whipping kicks. If I go with muay thai...I'll have to get my body as hard as a rock. My trainer will train me accordingly.

    What do you guys think?

    Since it's my first fight ever, I don't really care if I win or lose. I just want to give the other guy a good fight.
     
  2. Trueno

    Trueno Bаnned bу Ѕuреr Μоdеrаtоrs

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    More AV and less talking.
     
  3. DOHChi

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    muay thai!! tko with leg kicks!!!
     
  4. Mega-JC: Da Return

    Mega-JC: Da Return Tiger Knee!

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  5. rtzcom

    rtzcom bon wons! fight slepa for life sone!~

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    but if im on the receiving end...kicks to the inner thigh will send me crawling home lol.
     
  6. Mega-JC: Da Return

    Mega-JC: Da Return Tiger Knee!

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    they hurt like fuck :wtc:
     
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    You have to resist the urge to be a pussy. Muay Thai.
     
  8. rtzcom

    rtzcom bon wons! fight slepa for life sone!~

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    point well taken :cool:
     
  9. CrazyInteg

    CrazyInteg Honda-Acura.net OG

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    yeah got it last night. switched partners and switched stance.
    New partner says, "oh you're a southpaw?"
    Me, "No, my other leg just really hurts!"
     
  10. Kuet

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    Man dont listen to peer pressure...
    an 8 year hiatus !?? id go for KB... you could always fight MT next time.... but you gotta gauge how you feel, if you wanna step up and kick faces, by all means... go for the MT .... just do what feels right to you. And kick faces.
     
  11. Skeletor

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    Depends what you're best at throwing and worst at defending.


    I'd rather go MT personally because I like knees and kicks to the ribs, and I'm tall enough that most opponents my weight wouldn't be able to high kick me anyway (6'4" 190lbs)
     
  12. rtzcom

    rtzcom bon wons! fight slepa for life sone!~

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    I'll just keep on hitting the gym, and have my trainer determine which would be more feasible for me to do.
     

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