MTG 094: A Chat with Dutch Kickboxing Legend Rayen Simson

Muay Thai Guy Podcast – Episode 94

rayen simson interview muay thai guy podcastRayen Simson is one of the best kick boxers ever claiming 7 world titles in 3 different organizations and was ranked number 2 at the Lumpinee Stadium – which is a very difficult task for any farang (foreigner) fighter.

In our interview, Rayen shines some light on his career and chats about a number of topics including:

  • How he used to sneak out at night just to go to train at the local kickboxing gym.
  • Where his unique and explosive style of fighting came from.
  • How Andy Ristie originally trained at Simson Gym and uses a similar style as Rayen but a little more reckless.
  • Why he decided to make the voyage to Thailand to fight against the best.
  • How he changed his fighting style while fighting in Thailand to suit the judging.
  • What his daily routine was like in Thailand and how it’s different than training in a Dutch gym.
  • What his training camps look like and what type of strength and conditioning he does.
  • How his gym is known as a tough gym due to the intensity that everyone trains at.
  • His thoughts on his fights against Ramon Dekkers, Ivan Hippolyte and other kick fighting legends.
  • And much, much more!

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Find out more about Rayen’s Gym and go to his website

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