• Death of young Thai kickboxer brings focus on dangers

    22 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    BANGKOK - The sight of two preteen boys pummeling each other with fists, elbows, knees and feet as a boisterous crowd shouts wagers at each other is considered good, clean sport in Thailand. However, the death earlier this month of a 13-year-old Muay Thai contender may push forward changes to protect other youngsters in...
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  • Death of young Thai kickboxer brings focus on dangers

    Death of young Thai kickboxer brings focus on dangers

    22 days ago - By ABC News

    The sight of two preteen boys pummeling each other with fists, elbows, knees and feet as a boisterous crowd shouts wagers is considered good, clean sport in Thailand, but a boy's recent death may bring changes
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  • Death of young Thai kickboxer brings focus on dangers

    22 days ago - By National Post

    BANGKOK - The sight of two preteen boys pummeling each other with fists, elbows and feet as a boisterous crowd shouts wagers at each other is considered good, clean sport in Thailand.
    However, the death earlier this month of a 13-year-old Muay Thai contender may spark changes to protect other youngsters in Thai kickboxing.
    Anucha Tasako died of a brain hemorrhage two days after being knocked out in a Nov. 10 bout, his 174th match in a career started at age 8.
    His death was a fluke, said some of the sport's boosters. They said the referee didn't stop the fight soon enough and no doctor was...
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