Muay Thai Fighter Facebook Page

We are getting close now to the launch of my new book Muay Thai Fighter.
I will let everyone know as soon as I get an exact release date.
In the meantime I would really appreciate it if you guys pressed the ‘like’ button for the new Muay Thai Fighter Facebook Page.

So the final title of the book is going to be Muay Thai Fighter – A Farang’s Journey to Become a Thai Boxer.
And below is the final cover –

Paul Garrigan is not a typical fighter. As a child he dreamt of imitating his hero Bruce Lee, he even practiced Kung Fu for a number of years, but he never got past his fear of being hit in the face. By the time he reached his twenties the only fighting he was doing involved a battle with alcoholism. Garrigan transformed from a ten stone weakling in his teens to an overweight alcoholic in his thirties, but the desire to practice a martial art never left him. He ended up living in Thailand where the fiercest of all martial arts is practiced – Muay Thai. Eventually he managed to find his way out of addiction and even though he was now in his forties he decided to pursue his martial art dreams.

In this book we get to see what happens when a middle-aged ex-drunk decides to learn the toughest fighting art in the world. Garrigan wasn’t expecting it to be easy, but could never have anticipated how demanding the training was going to be. It brought him to levels of physical and mental pain that he never guessed existed. A famous saying in martial arts is that the only person you are really fighting is the person you were yesterday. This is the inspiring tale of how we can all achieve our dreams no matter how much we have messed up in life

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7 thoughts on “Muay Thai Fighter Facebook Page

  1. Just read your new book Paul. Thought it was refreshingly candid and honest. I could relate especially to your comment’s regarding how music has a less emotional effect on a person as they get older. I have yet to read your first book but having read your second book, I intend to buy it on my next trip to the land of smiles.



  2. I have just recently read your book and really enjoyed it. I could really relate to your experiences on your journey training in Muaythai. I am a similar age, have the same doubts about what i can and can’t do physically so many times throughout your book I thought to myself “this is me”.
    great read.

    1. Thanks Jason, I really appreciate your nice comment. I found that the doubts were harder to deal with than the actual training. These doubts will try to limit my life – if I allow them to.

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