Sagat (Japanese: サガット Hepburn: Sagatto, Thai: สกัด Sakat) is a character in Capcom's Street Fighter fighting game series. Originally an unplayable boss in the first installment, he became a playable character in later games. Sagat is depicted as a renowned muay thai expert known for his incredible power and height. His signature move is the "Tiger Knee." He is often called the "Emperor of Muay Thai" in his home country. It is possible he was named after Sagat Petchyindee.