The Muay Thai fight night will be held on August 18 in HCM City. (Photo: cfyc.com.vn)​

Hanoi (VNA) - The Muay Thai (Thai boxing) fight night will kick off on August 18 at the Military Zone 7 Gymnasium in Ho Chi Minh City.

The competition aims to help Vietnamese Muay martial artists get practice and improve their performance in preparation for the Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia.

It will see the participation of 12 players from China, the Republic of Korea, Chinese Taipei, Thailand and Vietnam.

In one of the matches, Asian silver medallist Le Hoang Duc will face Thailand’s Chaiwit Suwannakul.

The event is co-organised by Vietnam California Fitness & Yoga and HCM City Muay Association.-VNA