In Thailand there are Muay Thai fights in the largest stadiums and arenas. One of the most famous in all of Thailand is the Lumpinee Stadium in Bangkok. Muay Thai World introduces you the Mecca of Muay Thai fans in detail.
General Information: Lumpinee Stadium Bangkok
Rama IV Road (- 8 February 2014)
Ram Intra Road (11 February 2014 -) Bangkok, Thailand
13 ° 43’32 “N 100 ° 32’51” E
Royal Thai Army
Stadium Manager 2010-
December 8, 1956
Thai citizens – from 200 Baht
Foreigners – from 1500 baht
The History of Lumpinee Stadium, Bangkok
The Lumpinee Stadium in Bangkok was opened on December 8, 1956. It is next to the Rajadamnern the most famous Muay Thai stadium in Thailand.
Many internationally successful fighters have already fought in Lumpinee Stadium and delivered a unique spectacle.
The Lumpinee Stadium is under the patronage of the Royal Thai Army and pursues the following main objectives:
- Protection and preservation of Thai culture and Muay Thai boxing.
- Career development of Thai boxers.
Thus, the Lumpinee Stadium for example, has already produced some excellent fighters, which gained great popularity throughout the country. One of them was the Lightweight Champion Dieselnoi choir Thanasukarn, which could claim the title four years unbeaten for themselves. After him simply ran out of opponents, he was forced to withdraw.
The relocation of Lumpinee Muay Thai Stadium Bangkok
The owner of the land on which the former Lumpinee Stadium stood, had plans for commercial expansion. Thus, the Lumpinee Stadium, had to look for a new place.
General Prayut Chun-O-Cha was finally able to share a piece of land in the Ram Intra Road on the site of the Army Sports Development Centre. This made it possible to build a very modern stadium, which can provide an exceptional sporting experience to Muay Thai fans. The construction of the new Lumpinee stadium was starting in August 2012.
When to watch Muay Thai fights in Lumpinee Stadium?
Tuesday & Friday from 18h
Saturday from 16 h and from 21h