Child Kickboxers

Child Kickboxers The crowd roars as children punch and kick one another during a Thai kickboxing competition in Bangkok. For the adults watching these young athletes in combat it is more than just sport, it means money.
"After their bets are in, audiences are even more captivated by every move the fighters make." The fights are dangerous, but the crowds only care about one thing, their money. Children as young as four years old train to fight. They risk brutal injuries to earn money for their poor families and dream of a happier life. "I'm going to buy a house for my dad", claims one fighter.

Key words: kickbox, kickboxing, martial arts, child fighting

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