Magic of Thailand, an annual festival celebrating Thai culture in the UK, returned last month to Manchester’s Platt Fields Park.
‘What we’re doing is important’: MM get the inside view on Tanko – the Manchester brand fighting for the future of martial arts
Setting big stages, feeding eager mouths and kitting out the toughest fighters – Tanko are taking combat sports in the North-West to a whole new level.
This weekend sees the north-west play host to the best that Muay Thai has to offer as The Tanko Main Event takes place at Bolton USN Arena.
Ask the average Joe on the street to name their favourite combat sport and most will reply with boxing, some may even say UFC or even taekwondo.