Kurt Sloane (Van Damme) accompanies his brother Eric Sloane to Thailand for a Muay Thai fight versus their champion, Tong Po. Eric is not ready for what this guy has in store for him and against his brother's wishes fights him. He is paralyzed from the fight and Van Damme swears for revenge of his brother. He meets an old army vet who leads him to a great Muay Thai trainor, Xian Chow. Van Damme learns the old way of Muay Thai and ends up defeating Po in the final battle. Along the way he falls in love with Chow's daughter and has a pretty hilarious dance scene in a bar.