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FMD16: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok - Live MMA

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FMD16: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok - Live MMA




Date: Saturday, November 3rd, 2018. Doors open: 5:30pm. Undercard: 6:30pm. Livestream: 8pm Thai time (6am PT / 9am ET / 2pm CET) on Fox Sports Asia at facebook.com/foxsportsasia & in Thai at facebook.com/fullmetaldojo

Venue: Insanity Nightclub, Sukhumvit soi 11, Bangkok.

Near Nana BTS Station. Parking available under the nightclub and nearby.

Tickets: 1200 baht in advance from www.ticketmelon.com/event/fmd16. 1500 on the door. Table bookings available until Friday – email [email protected] or Facebook Messenger at m.me/fullmetaldojo or Insanity at m.me/insanitynightclub.


The moment you’ve all been waiting for is finally here. Asia’s favorite MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) promotion are officially back on November 3rd with FMD16: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok.


The event will be in FMD’s hometown of Bangkok, Thailand, and Halloween themed after the 1986 Kurt Russell cult classic, ‘Big Trouble in Little China’, set in the mysterious underworld of Chinatown, San Francisco, featuring wise-cracking heroes, Chinese street gangs and magical kung fu ghosts. Full Metal Dojo events are synonymous with hard hitting cageside MMA action from the best fighters in the region, in a nightclub atmosphere of borderline madness, built on a solid foundation of honesty and integrity, and topped off with a sprinkling of cinematic class and the laughter of ecstatic fans. But where has Full Metal Dojo been all year, you may be wondering? Check out this article on Fox Sport Asia to see what we’ve been up to.  


Media Weigh-in: 7pm, Friday, November 2nd, The Clubhouse Bar, Sukhumvit 23, Bangkok. Free entry. All are welcome to see the FMD16 fighters face off for the cameras. 


Live Broadcast: FMD16 will broadcast to the world in a dual language livestream from 8pm Thai time (6am PT / 9am ET / 2pm CET) on Fox Sports Asia at facebook.com/foxsportsasia with English commentary from Brad Robinson, the veteran Asian-based MMA fighter, alongside Asia’s Got Talent host Marc Nelson.

Thai commentary is on facebook.com/fullmetaldojo featuring Mark Abbott, FMD host & Thai fitness expert alongside Thai MMA fighter Mangthus Rewtawee.

FMD16 will be hosted by Jon Nutt, founder of Full Metal Dojo, and host and commentator of a never-ending list of combat sports shows across Asia.



For the first time ever, two FMD Championship Titles will be contested at FMD16, as the contenders fight for the right to lift the winner’s FMD Sword.

Globetrotting prizefighter Glenn Sparv headlined FMD1 and is now ranked the number 1 Middleweight in Southeast Asia on Tapology. He will fight for the inaugural FMD Middleweight Championship against unbeaten top prospect Mehdi Bagheri who claimed a stunning comeback victory at FMD15.

In the co-main event, Muay Thai veteran Loma Lookboonmee, the first Thai fighter to fight at Invicta FC, the world’s top women’s MMA promotion, will face Suwanan Boonsorn, from the Thailand jiu-jitsu team and winner of the first ever professional Thai women’s MMA fight at FMD2 in 2014, for the inaugural FMD Women’s Atomweight Championship.


FMD Middleweight Championship 185 lb / 83.9kg

Glenn Sparv “Teddy Bear”, Finland (18-5) Tiger Muay Thai, Phuket


Mehdi Bagheri, Iran (4-0) Monarchy MMA Gym, Kuala Lumpur


FMD Women’s Atomweight Championship 105lbs / 47.6kg

Loma Lookboonmee, Thailand (2-0) Tiger Muay Thai, Phuket


Suwanan ‘Amp’ Boonsorn “Pocket Rocket”, Thailand (1-1) Thanthorng Gym, Bangkok


Full Metal Gaming, Tekken 7

Peter Davis, Malaysia


Nik Harris “The Bloodhound”, Malaysia


Welterweight 170lb / 77.1kg

Javier Trujillo “Honey Badger”, USA (3-1) Elite Training Center, Bangkok 


Vinod Greywal "Cookie Monster", Malaysia (Pro Debut) UFC Gym Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City


Bantamweight 135lbs / 61.2kg 

Jaktan Tangjan “The Man”, Thailand (2-3) Wildcard Gym, Bangkok


Aung Kyaw Kyaw, Myanmar (Pro Debut) Yangon Fight Club


Bantamweight 135lbs / 61.2kg 

Long La, Cambodia (1-0) Cambodian Top Team, Phnom Penh


Wisava Kaweewarakorn, Thailand (2-3) King MMA, Khon Kaen 


Bantamweight 135lbs / 61.2kg 

Visarut Numnoi, Thailand (Pro Debut) Wildcard Gym, Bangkok


O Kay Gyi, Myanmar (Pro Debut) Yangon Fight Club


Amateur Heavyweight 265lbs / 120.2kg

Stan Tskitishvili, Ukraine (Am Debut) Elite Training Center, Bangkok


Azreel Izzat, Malaysia (11-3 Am) Savage Fight Club, Ipoh


More bouts will be announced soon featuring the top stars in the region. For the latest info and more, check out: fullmetaldojo.com, facebook.com/fullmetaldojo & youtube.com/fullmetaldojo.


New Promotion Announcement: At FMD16 we will be making a huge announcement about a new promotion launching soon. It’s very exciting. We won’t be saying much more until then, so make sure you tune in to FMD16 for the big launch announcement.


Full Metal Gaming: And we will be launching a new series of Full Metal Gaming. It’s like E-Gaming but Full Metal, taking place in the Full Metal Dojo cage with screaming fans and FMD ring girls. The first Full Metal Gaming event will feature Malaysian MMA stars Peter Davis and Nik Harris battling it out on Tekken 7 live at FMD16. 


Tickets: 1200 baht in advance from www.ticketmelon.com/event/fmd16 until Friday, October 2nd. 1500 baht on the door. Table bookings available until Friday – email [email protected] or Facebook Messenger at m.me/fullmetaldojo or Insanity at m.me/insanitynightclub.


Thank you to our partners: Fox Sports Asia, Insanity Nightclub, Ticketmelon, Fairtex, Kongwear, The Clubhouse Bar & Park Plaza Bangkok Soi 18.


Full Metal Dojo (FMD) is Thailand’s leading MMA Promotion, featuring the top MMA fighters in the region.

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what sort of pay do these fighters get here?

is it less than half of what they would get doing it in US or Europe?

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