Damien Trainor Muay Thai Documentary: Life After Fighting (Part 8)

Damien Trainor Muay Thai Documentary: Life After Fighting (Part 8) – The Damien Trainor Muay Thai Documentary series comes to conclusion in Part 8 of the docuseries: Life After Fighting.

Former two-time Muay Thai world champion, Damien Trainor’s life-story shed’s light on his transition from professional fighting to, making a living from Damien’s passion of Muay Thai via K-Star Legacy Muay Thai Gym; and travelling the world coaching elite fighters such asUFC champion, Henry Cejudo and more.

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This video is Part 8 of The Damien Trainor Muay Thai Documentary series.

CREDITS:

Edited, filmed & interviewed by, Anoop Hothi – Instagram @anoophothi

Find Damien Trainor on Instagram @trainor103

Additional footage courtesy of, Muay Thai Grand Prix & CSA Gym.

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Damien Trainor Muay Thai Documentary: The Return of Damien Trainor (Part 7)

Damien Trainor Muay Thai Documentary: The Return of Damien Trainor (Part 7) – After a hiatus of about four years, Damien Trainor returned to fighting via Muay Thai Grand Prix for a very special reason after losing his enthusiasm and love for his Muay Thai career after previously fighting Thailand’s, Rungravee Sasiprapa.

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Damien Trainor vs. Adrian Lopez featured as one of the greatest returns of a British Muay Thai legend at Muay Thai Gand Prix 3 on March 26, 2016. This story tells a father’s bond with his infant son and being proud (and fortunate enough) to share such a unique experience that will live with them both, forever.

This video is Part 7 of The Damien Trainor Muay Thai Documentary series.

CREDITS:

Edited, filmed & interviewed by, Anoop Hothi – Instagram @anoophothi

Find Damien Trainor on Instagram @trainor103

Additional footage courtesy of, Muay Thai Grand Prix.

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Damien Trainor Muay Thai Documentary: Fighting in Hong Kong & Martial Arts Cinema (Part 6)

Damien Trainor Muay Thai Documentary: Fighting in Hong Kong & Martial Arts Cinema Damien Trainor recounts fighting in Hong Kong for martial arts movie star, Billy Chow and becoming a Muay Thai “Champion of Hong Kong”, during his international fighting career as a two-time Muay Thai world champion.

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For almost four decades, the former British colony has been at the epicentre of global martial arts influence via Hong Kong’s martial arts film industry which, would see real life martial artists and fighters like, former WKA world kickboxing champion, Billy Chow, feature as a renown leading bad guy in Hong Kong movies; after getting his big-break from small roles in Jackie Chan movies in the 1980s.

The link between martial artists, professional fighting and Hong Kong’s martial arts film industry which, created mega movie stars in: Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Donnie Yen & Sammo Hung are all explored in this video & much more.

Credits:

Edited, filmed & interviewed by, Anoop Hothi – Instagram @anoophothi

Find Damien Trainor on Instagram @trainor103

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Damien Trainor Muay Thai Documentary: Damien Trainor vs. Tawatchai Controversy (Part 5)

Damien Trainor Muay Thai Documentary: Damien Trainor vs Tawatchai Controversy (Part 5) – One of the biggest scandals in British Muay Thai was when Damien Trainor lost a controversial decision against Thailand’s, Tawatchai Budsadee, despite two of the three judges awarding the win to Trainor when both fighters clashed in a legendary fight at, ‘Rumble at The Reebok’ in 2009.

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Former two-time Muay Thai world champion, Damien Trainor, was facing one of the most fierce opponents of his Muay Thai career at the time, with Tawatchai having fought in over 500 fights by the time the two would fight each other. It’s very common for Muay Thai fighters born and raised in Thailand to have fought up-to a couple of hundred times as children fighters. However, Tawatchai’s fighting reputation was incredibly strong for having amassed so many fights in his career.

Damien Trainor recounts the whole ordeal, controversy and more including, extended highlights from both the first fight and rematch with Tawatchai. This video is Part 5 of The Damien Trainor Muay Thai Documentary series.

Credits:

Fight footage courtesy of, Damien Trainor.

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Damien Trainor Muay Thai Documentary: “I Found it Degrading” Fighting in Thailand (Part 4)

Damien Trainor Muay Thai Documentary: “I Found it Degrading” Fighting in Thailand (Part 4) – Damien Trainor opens-up on his personal experiences of fighting Muay Thai in Thailand during the early 2000’s when he lived & fought over there (in the early part of his fighting career).

Former two-time Muay Thai world champion, Damien Trainor, recounts how Thailand’s poverty and gambling culture had adverse effects on Muay Thai fighters from the hardships he endured, long before Thailand became a favourite training destination for Kickboxing, MMA and Muay Thai enthusiasts from around the world, with demoralising and disheartening consequences for fighters.

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This video is part four of a new Muay Thai documentary series on Damien Trainor’s journey as a martial artist, becoming a professional fighter and multiple world champion, now renown international striking coach in-demand from elite fighters in the UFC, Bellator & GLORY Kickboxing.

Filmed & edited by, Anoop Hothi – Instagram @anoophothi

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8-Strike Combination: Damien Trainor’s Boxing for Kickboxing Training

8-Strike Combination: Damien Trainor’s Boxing for Kickboxing Training – In this video we have an 8-strike boxing for kickboxing combination broken down into several layers by Damien Trainor (to his advanced students and fighters) at K-Star Legacy Gym.

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Damien Trainor is a two-time world champion in Muay Thai, coaching elite fighter around the world in the UFC, Bellator & GLORY Kickboxing – This 8-strike combination joins together:
Double Jab, Uppercut, Liver Hook, Uppercut, Pivot-Turn with Right Hook, Left Body Hook, Left High Kick – Keeping you the striker, firing in high volume and off the line which, Damien is a strong advocate of, and much more.

Credits:

Filmed & edited by, Anoop Hothi – Instagram @anoophothi

With thanks to: Damien Trainor (Instagram @trainor103) and K-Star Legacy Gym.

Jab, Cross, Hook Combinations: Damien Trainor’s Boxing for Kickboxing Training

Jab, Cross, Hook Combinations – Damien Trainor’s Boxing for Kickboxing Training – Multiple world champion and renown Kickboxing & Muay Thai coach, Damien Trainor, demonstrates (whilst training at K-Star Legacy Gym in Birmingham) some good old jab, cross, hook combinations that won’t disappoint you when practising your boxing for kickboxing technical skills.

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Damien Trainor is a modern day coaching pioneer for MMA Striking, Kickboxing & Muay Thai and is a much sought after coach around the world by elite fighters in: GLORY Kickboxing, Lion Fight, Bellator Kickboxing, Bellator MMA, Cage Warriors, BAMMA and the UFC including, UFC Flyweight Champion, Henry Cejudo.

Credits:

Filmed & edited by, Anoop Hothi – Instagram @anoophothi

With thanks to: Damien Trainor (Instagram @trainor103) and K-Star Legacy Gym.

Damien Trainor Muay Thai Documentary: Sparring Ronnie Green “Really Opened My Eyes” (Part 3)

Damien Trainor Muay Thai Documentary: Sparring Ronnie Green “Really Opened My Eyes” (Part 3) – Damien Trainor recounts how his development as a fighter (and two-time Muay Thai world champion) was enhanced by training and sparring with, the British Kickboxing & Muay Thai legend, Ronnie Green who, was “untouchable” when they sparred. To this day, Trainor is very appreciative of the experiences and wisdom that was imparted to him by Ronnie Green and much more.

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This video is part three of a new Muay Thai documentary series on Damien Trainor‘s journey as a martial artist, becoming a professional fighter and multiple world champion including, the influences of Kickboxing & Muay Thai legend, Ronnie Green who, himself was a multiple world champion across various disciplines; and a fighting career spanning from the ‘70s into the very early ‘00s when he officially retired.

Credits:

Filmed & edited by, Anoop Hothi – Instagram @anoophothi

With thanks to: Damien Trainor (Instagram @trainor103) and K-Star Legacy Gym.

Additional Footage sourced via:
PowerfulJRE
Damien Trainor sparring with Ronnie Green courtesy of, Damien Trainor

Damien Trainor Muay Thai Documentary: Mike Tyson & Ramon Dekkers Fighting style (Part 2)

Damien Trainor Muay Thai Documentary: Mike Tyson & Ramon Dekkers Fighting Style (Part 2) – How Damien Trainor’s fighting style was moulded by two of his favourite fighters from the world of, Boxing & Muay Thai in: Mike Tyson & Ramon Dekkers – influenced the former two-time Muay Thai world champion in developing his fighting skills and adapting from his experiences of living and fighting in Thailand.

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This video is part two of a new Muay Thai documentary series on Damien Trainor’s journey as a martial artist, becoming a professional fighter and multiple world champion including, the influences of both Mike Tyson and Ramon Dekkers on his own fighting style and what lead to him living and fighting in Thailand.

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Credits:

Filmed & edited by, Anoop Hothi – Instagram @anoophothi

With thanks to:

Damien Trainor on Instagram @trainor103

Additional Footage sourced via:

Damien Trainor’s YouTube channel

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Michael Wakeling “has been around a long time. I prefer being the underdog.” – Danny Edwards Interview

Michael Wakeling “has been around a long time. I prefer being the underdog.” – Danny Edwards Interview with K1ANOOP following the recent announcement of Michael Wakeling vs. Danny Edwards in April 2019 by Muay Thai Grand Prix for the (vacant) 76.7kg world championship title and much more.

Widely regarded as the best British Muay Thai & Kickboxing fighter of his generation, Michael Wakeling will be returning to Muay Thai after two years of inactivity (come April 2019 for, Wakleing vs Edwards) since his last fight against, Dutch Kickboxing veteran, Marco Pique, at Tanko Muay Thai League in early 2017. Whilst Danny Edwards who, fights out of K-Star Legacy Gym under the coaching of Damien Trainor, has been fighting more frequently in recent years.

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Credits:

Interviewed by, Anoop Hothi – Instagram @anoophothi @k1anoop

With thanks to: Danny Edwards (Instagram @edwards901), Damien Trainor (Instagram @trainor103) & K-Star Legacy Gym.

Photo Credit (Featured Image/Thumbnail): Images by K1ANOOP.