Eight-time Muay Thai world champion and WBC Muaythai Hall of Famer Miriam Nakamato rates seven Muay Thai scenes in movies and TV, such as "Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior" and "Raya and the Last Dragon," for realism.
Nakamoto breaks down the accuracy of Muay Thai techniques in "Power Rangers Jungle Fury" (2008) and "Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior" (2003), starring Tony Jaa. She looks at the realism of defensive and offensive tactics in "Raya and the Last Dragon" (2021) and "Furious 7" (2015), starring Paul Walker. She also looks at the realism of Muay Thai training and traditions in "Street Fighter II: V" (1995), "A Prayer Before Dawn" (2017), and "Kickboxer" (1989), starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. Nakamoto has been a Muay Thai practitioner for more than 20 years and has produced a perfect 16-0 record to date. Her background in other martial-arts includes kickboxing, boxing, and Brazilian jujitsu.
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Disclaimer: This video features martial-arts sequences performed by professionals. Please do not attempt to recreate or reenact any stunt or activity performed in this video.
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