An inspiring true story that spans eight years & five continents. Malaipet retires after losing his championship title to live with his father on his struggling rice farm. For this Thai boxer, being sent away to a Muay Thai camp meant leaving his home at age 6. For his father, sending his son away meant giving him a chance to fight for a better life. Now back home, he starts rebuilding family relationships. An American fight manager recruits Malaipet to come live & fight in the USA. Making a tough decision, Malaipet leaves his father once again. Malaipet begins the American dream, easily winning fight after fight. While Muay Thai fighters are looked down upon in Thailand, they are heroes & stars throughout the world. The sensational & flashy life style of America takes its toll on the boxer. From excess drinking, womanizing to no training, he loses as many fights as he is winning. Desperate for money, Malaipet accepts an offer to fight Mixed Martial Arts in the Octagon. He thrills the... Written by
The true story of the first Muay Thai Champion to fight in the Ring and Octagon
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