PHOTO ESSAY: FIGHT CLUB THAILAND

Earlier this year videos of unsanctioned street fights in Thailand started to emerge and Fight Club Thailand quickly garnered internet fame. But away from the tabloid headlines are a group of inspired Thai youths looking to give teens a way into amateur mixed martial arts and a something other than a life of drugs and crime. Thailand-based photographer Stev Bonhage spent an evening documenting this fascinating cultural phenomenon sweeping through the streets of Bangkok.