Muay Thai in Video Games Sagat and Adon

Muay Thai is an own form of kickboxing and was developed in Thailand hundreds of years ago.

Muay Thai is referred to as the “Art of Eight Limbs” or the “Science of Eight Limbs”, because it makes use of punches, kicks, elbows and knee strikes, thus using eight “points of contact”, as opposed to “two points” (fists) in boxing and “four points” (hands and feet) used in other more regulated combat sports, such as kickboxing and savate

Video Game Characters using the Muay Thai Martial Art can mostly be found in fighting games, with Sagat being the most known one.

Today, there are Muay Thai using characters in almost all big hand to hand combat fighting game series ranging from Street Fighter with Sagat and Adon to Joe Higashi, King and Hwa Jai in the Fatal Fury, Art of Fighting and King of Fighters games, Bruce Irvin in Tekken and Brad Burns from Virtua Fighter to name a few of the more known ones.

To learn a lot more about the Muay Thai Sport, i recommend to visit the Wikipedia Article about it as well, you can find it here

The list below will give you an overview about Video Game Characters using the Muay Thai style

Video Game Characters using Muay Thai which are featured on Game-Art-HQ

Adon

Adon

Angel-KOF

Angel

Bruce Irvin Tekken

Bruce Irvin

Hwa Jai

Hwa Jai

Joe Higashi

Joe Higashi

King (KOF)

King

Sagat

Sagat