Born in Jamaica, Dillian Whyte moved with his family to the UK as a 12-year-old. Initially a British kickboxing champion, he later moved on to boxing. He was banned for 2 years for consuming a banned drug. He apparently had his first child at age 13, becoming one of the world’s youngest fathers.
Scottish MMA fighter and Muay Thai champion Joanne Calderwood now competes for the UFC Women's Flyweight division. She was placed sixth on the UFC women's flyweight rankings in January 2021 and second on the World Professional Muaythai Federation rankings. She has also fought in India's Super Fight League.
Dave Legeno was an English mixed martial artist and actor best remembered for playing Fenrir Greyback in the Harry Potter film series. Legeno, who was trained in Muay Thai, boxing, judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and wrestling, was found dead in Death Valley, California, on 6 July 2014. It was later confirmed that he died due to heat-stroke and heat exhaustion.