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Myanmar martial-art athletes train amid traffic

A member of the White New Blood lethwei fighters club practices strengthening exercises
Myanmar traditional martial-arts club
Strengthening exercises during a practice session at their gym on a street in Oakalarpa
A member of the White New Blood lethwei fighters club
New Blood lethwei fighters club, a Myanmar traditional martial-arts club
Member of the White New Blood lethwei fighters club, does crunches with the help of discarded tires in their gym
Members of Myanmar traditional martial-arts club practices a rough form of kickboxing
Dawna Aung, a 34-year-old father of two, hopes competing will help him change his familys life.
Three of the club's members competed this summer on a stage a world away from the street gym: a mixed-martial-arts -One Championship-
Hlit Hlit Lay, right, a member of Myanmar traditional martial-arts club which practices a rough form of kickboxing, poses with his opponent
Myanmar traditional martial art which practices a rough form of kickboxing - at a mixed-martial-arts -One Championship-.
Dawna Aung, bottom and Saw Ba Oo, compete using the lethwei style of fighting
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