MUAY THAI WOMEN (ADDS VIDEO) – Women to fight for first time in Thai boxing ‘temple’

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Eight women were chosen to knock down the ban that for 77 years has kept them from fighting in Bangkok’s Rajadamnern Stadium, revered as Thailand’s temple of Muay Thai.

For the first time in the history of this legendary sports venue, Thais Aida Looksaikongdin and Sit Chor, Iran’s Zahra Shokoui and Argentina’s Milagros Andrea Lopez will break the taboo by entering the ring to fight.