The Omnoi or Siam Boxing Stadium in Bangkok, is the 4 most important in the country. Immediately after Lumpinee, Rajadamnern and Channel 7 Stadium, the Omnoi Stadium has secured his place. Every Sunday there are fights, which are broadcasted live across the country by Channel 3.
General Info: Omnoi Stadium Bangkok – Siam Boxing Stadium
74 Meuglent 12 Tumbon Omnoi,
Amphoe Krathumbaen, Samutsakorn, Thailand
Thai citizens – from 200 Baht
The history of the Siam Boxing Stadium / Omnoi Stadium, Bangkok:
The Omnoi stage was launched in 1984 by a group of business men and were built in Samt Prakan. The aim was to create a place that will broadcast the weekly live fights. Due to the success of the live broadcasts, the old stadium became too small and constantly pushed to its capacity limits.
The relocation of the Siam Boxing Stadium:
Therefore it was decided to build a bigger stadium, which could compete with the big brothers Lumpinee and Rajadamnern. Because of the strong presence of the two main stages in the city center but it was decided to build it in the province outside of Bangkok in Samut Sakhon. The official name of the stadium is Siam Boxing Stadium. In the vernacular it is called but only Omnoi stage.
Special features of the Omnoi stage:
The Omnoi Stadium was the first in which a woman commented on a Muay Thai fight.
Until 1993, Channel 9 broadcasted the fights live from the stadium. From 1993 to today this is done by Channel 3.
Events in Omnoi stage:
The most famous event in Omnoi stage is the Isuzu tournament. Almost every great champion of the country has fought at least once in Omnoi stage for this trophy.
Not infrequently there are in the Siam Boxing Stadium battles between foreigners. This can be admired rather rare in the larger stadiums in Bangkok.
The great atmosphere in the Siam Boxing Stadium can compete with the atmosphere in the larger stadiums in Bangkok definitely. This is last in mind that very many locals come here to see the fights and bet.
When to watch Muay Thai fights in Omnoi Stadium?
Every Saturday from 11:45h
Hey, every saturday or every sunday? Thanks for the info.