The month-long ban on gambling in honor of the death of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej has ended and the Muay Thai community can get back to business.
We sit down with Teerawat Yioyim to talk about his big plans for Banchamek gym and the ideologies in which he runs it.
Sacred tattoos, kicking of banana trees, and Buakaw Banchamek: inside the Wai Kru ceremony in the ancient city of Ayutthaya.
We spent an evening with Thailand's biggest Muay Thai celebrity at his gym in Bangkok.
With a roster of young unknowns, unassuming trainers, and hogs and buffalo out back, Buakaw's gym in the countryside of his home province is not what you'd expect Muay Thai's biggest celebrity fighter to own.
Buakaw Banchamek versus Yodsaenklai Fairtex is the talk of the Muay Thai and kickboxing worlds.