The Thailand Fight Life with 150 Fight Veteran, Sylvie Von Duuglas-Ittu

The Muay Thai Guys Podcast – Episode 35

13230265_1220479367986191_1478138143532168054_nIt’s the dream of nearly every Nak Muay to drop everything their doing to live, train and fight Muay Thai in Thailand.

Although many have this dream, only a handful are truly willing to work hard enough AND make the necessary sacrifices to make the dream a reality. Sponsored Nak Muay Nation fighter, Sylvie Von Duuglas-Ittu, is one of the few people dedicated enough to actually move to Thailand to train and fight full-time… and with 150+ fights under her belt it doesn’t look like she’s stopping any time soon.

Since Sylvie is pursuing her passion and immersing herself in the culture of Muay Thai, Paul and I thought she would be the perfect person to have on the podcast to talk about a variety of topics, including:

  • What made her decide to first travel to Thailand to train Muay Thai.
  • How after her first trip to Thailand all she could think about was how to make it back.
  • Why she decided to move her life to The Land Of Smiles to pursue her passion for Muay Thai.
  • The steps she took to make her dream a reality… and the ups and downs that she’s faced while pursuing it.
  • How gambling plays a MAJOR role in fighting – and how she believes it’s not as bad as most westerners believe.
  • Gambling lingo and etiquette and how the “sidebet” is important for her making enough money to live.
  • Why she initially lived in Chaing Mai but then decided to live in the infamous city of Pattaya.
  • What her website (8limbs.us) and new podcast are all about and how they’ve been an integral part of her journey.
  • Different types of logistics when it comes to living in Thailand, including visas, picking a gym and more.
  • And much MUCH more!

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