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The Muay Thai Show

May 29, 2020

Jeferson Oliveira left Brazil for Thailand to follow his dreams of becoming a Muay Thai world champion. But when catastrophic floods in Central Thailand left the Brazilian with nothing more than the clothes on his back, he was forced to fight back to world title contention at the famed Pumpanmuang Gym.

May 25, 2020

My guest this week on The Muay Thai Show is the foreign liaison at Sitmonchai Gym—Abigail Sitmonchai. Abigail talks about the martial arts journey that led her to Sitmonchai and how the gym changed the small rural town of Thamaka, Kanchanburi. She also talks about the balance between fighting and the spiritual...

May 22, 2020

My guest this week on The Muay Thai Show is a former professional Muay Thai fighter and now the head coach at Phuket Fight Club—Leo Elias. He’s responsible for developing Muay Thai World Champions Julio Lobo, Luis Cajaiba, and Nawee Surin, just to name a few. Leo talks about how he develops fighters to win...

May 19, 2020

My guest this week is a former professional Muay Thai fighter, manager of her family-run Muay Thai gym here in Bangkok, Luktupfah, and host of the Jade Marrisa podcast.

We touch on Muay Thai but most of our conversation revolves around the challenges of being a "luk krueng" – or mixed-race child – in Thailand.


May 13, 2020

A brief background on who I am and where I'm at.