What is a state boxing match (Muai Loung)?

State boxing matches (Muai Loung) was the term for official MUAI fights that were fought under the rule of King Rama II (1809-1824 A.D.).

Background

The fighting style promoted by King Rama II was very much oriented towards aesthetic movements, show and entertainment and was only widespread in the capital.

In contrast to the state show fights were the civic boxing match (Muai Radd) and the temple boxing match.

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