Lumpinee Stadium

Lumpinee Stadium

Lumpinee Stadium by Muay Farang (8)The Lumpinee Stadium is the most important Stadium in Thailand and also the most well known Muay Thai Stadium in the World.

It is considered as the Muay Thai  “Mecca” and it’s the ambition symbol for every Nak Muay.

The Origins:

The Stadium opened on 8th December 1956 in Rama IV Road (Bangkok) and was the second National Stadium (Rajadamnern Stadium was the first).

The stadium is operated by the “Army Welfare” of Royal Thai Army and the events are organized by 11 (actual) Promoters.Lumpinee Stadium by Muay Farang (6)

On 11th February 2014 the historic stadium was demolished and was replaced by a brand new one located on Ram Intra Road in Bangkok – Read the News.

Lumpinee Stadium by Muay Farang (7)Rules:

The stadium rules are common with the Rajadamnern Stadium ones:

-All fighters must weight more then 100lbs (45.4 kg)

-Must be over 15 y.o

-The weight difference between the two fighters must not exceed 5 lbs (2.26kg)

-Womens can’t access the ring or fight on it

Lumpinee Stadium by Muay Farang (4)Stadium Founder: 

Major General Prapart Jarusathean 

Adress/Map:

No.6 Ramintra Rd. Anusawaree, Bang Khen, Bangkok

Hotel/Hostel recommended:

To who wants to sleep near the New Stadium without spending much money:

Lumpinee-ST.-Hotel

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Gian Carlo Corba (Ginga)

Main author, photographer/videomaker, Graphic Designer Etc at Muay Farang Co. Ltd
Gian Carlo Corba, born in South Africa from Italian descendants, moved to Italy when he was 2; after he finished high school in Turin (Italy) he then and then grew up in Pattaya (Thailand).The main author of MF blog articles. Together with Roberto and Mathias Gallo Cassarino he founded the Muay Farang website and group. Fighter profile - View profile - Bio/Personal Blog