Sweat, blood and adrenaline pump through AXN in The Challenger Muaythai.
STARTS ON AXN ASIA 15TH SEPTEMBER … WATCH OUT FOR LAMAI CAMP FIGHTERS !
Things are about to get bloody exciting on AXN. The network is bringing the heat of the fight back to TV screens with a brand new series The Challenger Muaythai, and in high definition no less! Whether for glory or gain, 16 world-class fighters will fight it out to win the ultimate title of Muaythai World Champion and the grand prize of US$100,000!
From Malaysia, Thailand to Israel and South Africa, the motley crew of fighters trail blaze an impressive track record both in their countries and in the international arena, with numerous championship titles under their belts. With ages ranging from 18 to 35, the calibre of fighters is certainly unparalleled. Some have started their training since the tender age of seven, while others have fought The Contender Asia champion Yodsanklai and even won. With intimidating monikers like ‘The Cheetah’, ‘The Sniper’ and ‘Black Dynamite’, it is clear that the boys are not in town to play. With such high stakes, each and every fighter will not go down without a fight!
Contender Asia with no doubt has given Muaythai the exposure the art and sport deserves. 16 Fighters from around the world were selected to take part in what was to become a hit reality TV Show which showed the journey of those amazing muaythai athletes, and the sacrifices they made to become the Contender Asia champion.
Home of the Contender Asia Trainers – sanctioned by WMC
Over the show’s 15-week broadcast, over 400 million people followed the journey of these warriors, cried when their hero left the loft and shared in the joy when their favourite made it to the next round.
The backbones of the show with no doubt were the contender trainers taking on the task of being mentor, coach and brother to these fighters. The coaches were hand-picked from the Lamai Gym because of their experience in having trained world champions for many years, their ability to deal with different cultures and who would be on the fighter’s side, be it in defeat or in victory.
Week by week the audience followed the strict training regimen and after the final episode, many of the coaches were invited to give seminars around the world.
This reflects the quality of the Lamai Gym trainers, whom are with no doubt some of the best in the world.
The Biggest Loser Asia is another hit show brought to the world by Imagine Omni-Media. The achievements of the show’s plus size contestants were nothing short of incredible.
Muaythai is an important tool in the weight loss program, as there are not many cardiovascular exercises which can burn so many calories in such a short time.
Muaythai training had been part of the weight loss programme right from the start, and Muaythai had the honour of being showcased in a full episode on the show.
In the special Muaythai episode, the training session is conducted by Muaythai celebrity Stephan Fox along with his assistant trainers from the Lamai WMC Camp, as well as the National Association for Muaythai in Malaysia.
The episode demonstrates the benefits Muaythai has as a sport for every body. The Lamai Gym on the beautiful beach of Koh Samui is the perfect place to get in shape regardless if you are a beginner in fitness or the fittest of the fittest. The training is designed and conducted for “Every Body”.
Nai then joined our camp and worked with Lamai Fitness inside the camp for 2 months working on his return for the final gaining massive weight loss working alongside Billy Orr and Monty Crooke our top fitness trainers and weight loss specialists , he dropped from 97kg to 74kg within 5 weeks and gained spectacular body shape and fitness in this period , ready for the finale.