The first fight night, a fresh start for athletes.
Ajahn Suchart moved to Canada in 1987, bringing with him all his expertise in Muay Thai.
Tonight, he is an onlooker, supervisor, and special guest.
The calm before the storm is sometimes the most nerve wracking. Every fighter and every fight is a different experience.
Jadai clinches lightly with his coach, staying warm and focusing on clean technique.
Wai Khru Ram Muay
Dance of the boxers, a reflection of gratitude to your teachers, opponent, and everyone connected to your fighting life.
Adam performs beautifully with a classic motion of shooting his prey.
Shane starts his bout strong, with beautiful technique.
but sometimes fighting is about how you respond to adversity.