Told by Western promoters he didn't have "the look" they wanted, Steven Banks moved to a different continent, where his unique appearance was embraced.
When Phet first signed on to be a trainer at a tiny new gym with only a handful of students, he never expected it would explode into the mega-gym it is today.
At an age when most fighters have long since retired, decorated Muay Thai champion Lerdsila Phukettopteam is cashing in on the growing fight market in China.
Famous fighter and trainer Thailand Pinsinchai talks about the challenges of raising kids while working in the Muay Thai industry, and the type of fighters he wants his sons to become.
We sat down with Boyd Clarke, the owner of Phuket Top Team, to talk about how to get the most out of training in Thailand, the culture of "bargirls," and building a Muay Thai family business.
On an island saturated with holiday fighters and short-term tourists, Phuket Top Team is trying to keep the family vibe going.