In this episode of The Striking Corner we sit down with up and coming fighter Sean Fagan who also runs www.muay-thai-guy.com, one of the biggest online Muay Thai communities on social media. Check out what he had to say about the growth of Muay Thai, his projects, Lion Fight Promotions recent event, and much more!
A Striking Corner exclusive, our gift to you is this Old School Hip Hop mix made especially for The Striking Corner by iHeart Radio personality , DJ Xtreme for you to jam to while you are hitting the pads, sparring, or getting your roadwork in! Enjoy!
Episode 1 of The Striking Corner, a podcast dedicated to promoting Muay Thai and Kickboxing Worldwide. Intro to The Striking Corner featuring Muay Thai is Life contributor James Gregory
By Jenypher Lanthier
Matt “Matics” Embree is a well known Canadian fighter fighting out of Siam No.1 in Toronto Canada. Matt began training at seventeen years old and is fast becoming a major contender in the 140 lb category. In 2007 Matt won a Gold medal at the IFMA World Amateur Muay Thai Championships and the following year he won the 2008 WKA North American Amateur Muay Thai Championship for the 125lb weight class. He continued to steam roll through 2008 by travelling to Thailand and winning the Northern Thailand Championship in the 125lb category. In 2010 he returned back to Thailand to again win the Northern Thailand Champion for a second time at the same weight. Embree has worked tirelessly perfecting his game and waiting for the next opportunity to take one step closer to his goal of being the best of the best. One of those days came on the world stage in 2011 when he won the prestigious North American WMC Championship title and rounded out 2012 by winning the North American WBC Championship title. Read More