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Behind the Lens: Genghis Con Films Isaac Kensington

        It’s not often that one can break into MMA without being a fighter, a coach, a manager, promoter or official.  Even less common, A name rising to the upper echelon of their line of work.  Dana White, Lorenzo Fertita, Joe Silva are just a few of the names universally known for being one of […]

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Anatpong “Mak Mak” Bunrad Speaks Highly of Thailand, Ready for ONE FC Debut

Anatpong “Mak Mak” Bunrad is a native Thai fighter who has recently joined Phuket Top Team in Thailand to further his MMA career. Bunrad is 3-1 in his professional MMA career and will be making his ONE FC debut on October 17th.  Tickets for the event can be purchased here.  If you won’t be in […]

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Rob Lisita Looking for Redemption, ONE FC World Title

Robert “Ruthless” Lisita is an Australian born MMA fighter training with Phuket Top Team in Phuket, Thailand. Rob brings a 14-6 professional record with 11 finishes into his upcoming main event bout at ONE FC 21 in Kuala Lumpur.  Lisita is taking on M-1 Featherweight Champion Marat Gafurov (9-0) on October 17th.  The fight will […]

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James Gray Victorious at XFCi 6, Looking for World Titles

James “The Phenom” Gray is a 26-year-old professional mixed martial artist with a 3-0 professional record.  James holds 15 pro/amateur wins, finishing every fight by submission in the first round. James is coming off of the biggest win of his career at XFC International 6, a first round triangle submission of Lucas “Treta”.  His preliminary […]

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Daniel Hooker Talks UFC Japan, MMA in New Zealand

Daniel Hooker is a 24-year-old professional mixed martial arts fighter based in Auckland, New Zealand.   “The Hangman” is coming off of an incredible fight with Maximo Blanco at UFC Fight Night 52 in Tokyo, Japan on September 20th.  Dan came up on the losing end of a unanimous 29-28 decision for Maxi.  Maximo Blanco […]

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After debut loss, Australia’s Christina Tatnell improving one step at a time

There’s a saying that goes when opportunity knocks, you take it. That’s how Christina Tatnell (4-1) felt in a grand scheme of things when she was offered a late replacement fight with her idol, Bec Rawlings, at a Nitro Mixed Martial Arts event in Brisbane City back in October 2012. She wasn’t expecting it by a long shot, […]

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Fight Sport Asia catches up with Korean sensation Doo Ho Choi ahead of his UFC debut

Back in November of 2009, South Korean native Doo Ho Choi (11-1) marked his professional Mixed Martial Arts debut with a win over Takashi Matsuoka at GRACHAN’s third installment. The 23-year-old then went on to win his next bout, before losing a closely contested Split Decision to Yusuke Kagiyama. Since that loss the young phenom has racked up a nine-fight win streak. […]

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Exclusive interview with Phuket Top Team’s owner Boyd Clarke

Phuket Top Team ranks among one of the best Mixed Martial Arts facilities in Asia today with quality instructors across multiple disciplines such as Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling and Boxing. The gym is home to some of the region’s finest Mixed Martial Arts stars as well, who have gone on to represent famed promotions […]

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Five Questions with Amu Rijirigala ahead of RUFF 12

Amu Rijirigala is undoubtedly one of China’s hottest commodities in the regional Mixed Martial Arts scene today. The 25-year-old Chinese fighter makes his seventh appearance under the RUFF banner this Saturday night at RUFF 12, when he welcomes former Legend FC veteran Danaa Batgerel to the promotion. In what would otherwise be a fairly lopsided start, […]

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Five Questions with Lü ZhenHong ahead of RUFF 12

China’s Lü ZhenHong will put his two-year unbeaten streak on the line this weekend at RUFF 12, when he welcomes former UFC vet Azamat Gashimov to the RUFF banner in the event’s headliner. Hong, who dropped a Split Decision setback in his promotional debut with the organization, has since rebounded with five consecutive victories, establishing […]

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