A nonprofit organization that promotes Southeast Asian Arts including Muay Thai, Muay Lao, Kun Khmer, and other traditional Arts from the Southeast Asian Region.  

SAAA is the first Organization in the state of Arizona to infuse various martial arts and traditional arts in an effort to maintain authentic Southeast Asian History, Traditions, and Culture in North America.  

Offering a World Class Muay Thai, and Muay Lao Kickboxing training facility led by the Sor Xayaveth Camp, we support various programs beginning with youth as young as 6 years old to the senior adult. Our youth program consists of fundamental character building, life skills, and an alternative path to success. SAAA is committed to preventing “Disconnected Youth” and providing a SAFE PLACE to develop strength and discipline.


Our adult programs are geared towards the competitive ASEAN Martial Artist and anyone looking to challenge themselves physically, mentally, and emotionally while learning the traditional and cultural aspects of the Art of 8 limbs.

SAAA provides one of the largest amateur Muay Thai stages in North America for athletes to showcase their skills and compete for opportunities to make it to bigger international venues such as the Olympics in 2024. SAAA events are full contact stadium rules matching the best talent across North America. Our events raise awareness, support local community involvement, and provide individuals with an alternative path to success through our programs and network of professional Muay Thai partners.


RUF MMA is set to host another exciting event on March 25th, 2023, at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix. This time around, the event is dubbed RUF 53 – The Muay Thai Super Series, and it promises to be a night filled with adrenaline-pumping action from some of the best elite stand-up strikers in the business.

Muay Thai is an ancient martial art that originated in Thailand and is also known as the “art of eight limbs” because it employs a combination of fists, elbows, knees, and shins in combat. The sport has grown in popularity worldwide, and RUF MMA has created The Muay Thai Super Series to showcase some of the best talent in this exciting sport.

The Muay Thai Super Series is designed for the stadium fighter, just like Lumpinee and Rajadamnern Stadiums based in Bangkok, Thailand, which are the mecca of the Muay Thai culture. At RUF 53, you will witness a true authentic display of the art of 8 limbs, a unique physical and mental discipline.

The event will feature both amateurs and professionals competing for the crown in their respective divisions. The fighters come from gyms and coaches that honor the culture that has been deeply rooted within the sport for centuries. You can expect a night of intense battles as the competitors showcase their skills and techniques in the ring.

RUF MMA is known for putting on high-quality events, and RUF 53 – The Muay Thai Super Series is no exception. The Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix is the perfect venue for this event, as it offers a unique and intimate setting that allows fans to get up close and personal with the action.

If you are a fan of combat sports, then you do not want to miss RUF 53 – The Muay Thai Super Series. This event promises to be an unforgettable night of high-energy fights, showcasing the very best that the sport has to offer. Get your tickets now and witness the art of 8 limbs at its finest!



Celebrity Theatre

Jill Jacenko


The RUF VIP experience – Limited tables available

VIP comes with
– free parking
– limited edition VIP credentials
(bout card/badge)
– vip private entrance (back of house)
– private escort to table
– cage side table/seats
– in your face action
– fighter meet and greet (early entry only)
– 2 drinks on the house served to your table by your private stewardesses (alcohol, bev, ect)