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Yes. Muay Thai is considered a Martial Art and is considered part of Mixed Martial Arts. Many fighters in the UFC use Muay Thai moves like the Muay Thai clich, flying kick etc. Though it is not as popular as Ju-Jitsu Muay Thai is slowly gaining popularity in the MMA World.

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Q: Is muay thai considered mixed matial arts?
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