Lumpinee Boxing Stadium stadium moved to its new home on Ram Intra Road which can hold up to 5,000 spectators. The new stadium held the first fight on 11 February 2014. Lumpinee is run by the Royal Thai Army and has become the symbol of modern Muay Thai.
As Scott Mallon eloquently puts it, “.. Much like the Roman Colosseum, Bangkok’s Lumpinee Stadium is filled with the spirits of gloved warriors who fought for fame and fortune prowl the dimly lit arena with authority day in and day out. Simply fighting in Lumpinee is an honor in itself.
Some of the many name fighters who have fought in Lumpini Stadium:
In Boxing: Khaosai Galaxy, Muangchai Kitticasem, Sot Chitlada, Pone Kingpetch, Pongsaklek Wonjongkam, Samart Payakarun, Netrnoi Sor Vorasingh, Hussein Hussein, Pascual Perez
In Muay Thai: Deisel Noi Chorthanasukarn, Pud Pad Noy, Nong Toom (AKA Beautiful Boxer), Sakmongkol, Anuwat Keawsamrit, Chokdee Por Pramook, Buakaw Por Pramook, Peter Smit, Michael Liewafat, Ramon Dekker, Rob, Kaman and Ivan Hippolyte.