|Tuan Hj Nazri (L) with Rayner Kinsiong (R) and Mardeana of Team Karabaw|
Persatuan Muaythai Negeri Sabah (Sabah Muaythai Association) is looking forward to a busy 2017. Kickstarting Muaythai in Sabah with Muay Fight Night (MFN).
MFN is another event organised by Sabah Muaythai to unearth new Muaythai talents in the state. This amateur event will be held on 8-9 April at the vicinity of Team Karabaw gym at 88 Marketplace, Kepayan, Kota Kinabalu.
MFN is sponsor by Dihnar Group and is in collaboration with Team Karabaw & Revolution Gym.
According to Tuan Hj Nazri Razak, Sabah Muaythai Association President, Sabah needs new talents in Muaythai as the association is always on the lookout for Muaythai athletes to represent Sabah for many competition around the year in Sabah & elsewhere in Malaysia, hence in the association’s plan, MFN is a continuous effort to provide a platform for newbies to gain experience and a place for them to test out their skills.
Participants for MFN are open for athletes to represent their clubs, district association or even as an individuals. Sabah Muaythai aims to organise MFN once every two months. In May Sabah Muaythai will host Piala Borneo, and some of the athletes may get to be selected to represent Sabah.
Aside from MFN, Sabah Muaythai is also planning for Inter-Club competition after the Hari Raya celebration around July-August and the Inter-District tournament around November.