Welcome to The Contender Asia where 16 of the world's best fighters representing 12 different countries come together in Singapore will compete to become The Contender. The form of martial art chosen? Muay Thai Boxing, an 8-point contact fight that tests the mind, body, heart and spirit and originates from Thailand. We see a montage of all the contestants, all of who are winners and champions, but who will become the ultimate Contender?
In this introduction we first meet John Wayne, an Australian mate with a reputation as big as his size. He says it does not matter whether he is white given just as much time and effort he has put in, he will be able to win. Next we meet Trevor the newlywed from Canada who exclaims that he is a force to be reckoned with. Another Australian Bruce believes that this is a test of his own self through this competition.
In the face of this tough competition and colorful characters, who will be The Contender?