Myanmar athletes train amid traffic

Myanmar athletes train amid traffic

In this Wednesday, July 15, 2015, photo, a member of the White New Blood lethwei fighters club, a Myanmar traditional martial-arts club which practices a rough form of kickboxing, practices strengthening exercises during a practice session at their gym on a street in Oakalarpa, north of Yangon, Myanmar. Three of the club's members competed this summer on a stage a world away from the street gym: a mixed-martial-arts ìOne Championshipî event broadcast globally on cable television networks, where fighters could receive $1,000 for each fight, according to coach Myint Zaw who started the traditional fighters' club 15 years ago. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)