Kru Miguel Rivera

Kru Rivera began is journey in the Martial Arts at the age of sixteen in Northern Shaolin Kung Fu and dabbed in various other martial arts such as Tang Soo Do and and Karate but it was in 1998 that he found his passion, and that was in Muay Thai. Kru Nestor Marte gave him his first taste of Muay Thai.

Kru Rivera went on to train with other big names such as Master Bakary, the Maisonet Brothers and last but not least, the legendary Kru Phil Nurse. Kru Rivera began is journey in the Martial Arts at the age of sixteen in Northern Shaolin Kung Fu and dabbed in various other martial arts such as Tang Soo Do and and Karate but it was in 1998 that he found his passion, and that was in Muay Thai. Kru Nestor Marte gave him his first taste of Muay Thai. Kru Rivera went on to train with other big names such as Master Bakary, the Maisonet Brothers and last but not least, the legendary Kru Phil Nurse. Kru Rivera's passion for the sport was not limited to what he could do in the gym, but by his commitment inside and out of the ring. When it was time to hang up the gloves as a fighter, he was not content with just being a trainer he was driven to be an intricate part in the art and sport of Muay Thai. He became a certified referee and judge under the U.S.M.T.A through the tutelage of Master Bakary and reporter for Muay Thaimes magazine under his mentor Robert Reiter.

 

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