Model Mia Kang stands in front of the octagon before the UFC 208 event at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York. In her book Knockout, she tells how Muay Thai helped her finally beat the body issues she had endured since a teenager. Photo: Getty Images Model Mia Kang stands in front of the octagon before the UFC 208 event at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York. In her book Knockout, she tells how Muay Thai helped her finally beat the body issues she had endured since a teenager. Photo: Getty Images
Model Mia Kang stands in front of the octagon before the UFC 208 event at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York. In her book Knockout, she tells how Muay Thai helped her finally beat the body issues she had endured since a teenager. Photo: Getty Images

Hong Kong model Mia Kang on her eating disorder, traumatic childhood and love of Thai boxing as she releases memoir

  • Kang’s memoir Knockout offers a window into her life as a third-culture child, the personal demons she has battled and the cutthroat modelling industry
  • After taking up Thai boxing in 2016, she says that she is now at peace with her body for the first time in her life

Topic |   Fashion
Model Mia Kang stands in front of the octagon before the UFC 208 event at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York. In her book Knockout, she tells how Muay Thai helped her finally beat the body issues she had endured since a teenager. Photo: Getty Images Model Mia Kang stands in front of the octagon before the UFC 208 event at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York. In her book Knockout, she tells how Muay Thai helped her finally beat the body issues she had endured since a teenager. Photo: Getty Images
Model Mia Kang stands in front of the octagon before the UFC 208 event at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York. In her book Knockout, she tells how Muay Thai helped her finally beat the body issues she had endured since a teenager. Photo: Getty Images
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