[PHOTOS] China vs Brazil: Xie Chao, Bruno Pucci fight at ‘ONE: Warrior’s Dream’ in Indonesia

China and Brazil were represented at the ONE Championship event “ONE: Warrior’s Dream,” which will take place on November 17, 2018 at the Stadium Istora in Jakarta, Indonesia. The fight card featured three ONE Super Series striking contests and 11 mixed martial arts matches.

In the second bout of the evening, “White Dragon” Xie Chao, 26, of Qingzhou, Shandong, China faced Bruno “Puccibull” Pucci, 28, of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil. They competed in the featherweight division.

Blue Corner

Pucci is a two-time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu No Gi World Champion. He was 13 years old when he took his first BJJ lesson, and from then on, he would train every single day.

In 2009, Pucci reached the pinnacle of his grappling career when he won gold at the No Gi Grappling World Championship and defended his crown the very next year. He went on to earn a black belt in BJJ and a professional BJJ record of 170 wins 55 losses, and in 2011, he made his professional MMA debut.

Red Corner

Xie was 20 years old when he started training in Jeet Kune Do, a famed martial arts discipline developed and founded by the legendary Bruce Lee. At the age of 24, the Qingzhou native began preparing to compete in MMA.

Showcasing burgeoning grappling skills, Xie won his very first professional bout via first-round armbar. He made sure to leave a lasting impression in his first ONE Championship appearance, which was at “ONE Championship Shanghai,” by submitting Marc “The Borneon Tiger” Marcellinus, 38, of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia via kimura armlock in just 90 seconds.

Fight Result

Referee Yuji Shimada put a stop to the featherweight bout between Xie and Pucci at 0:56 of the first round. The Brazilian contender submitted his Chinese opponent via guillotine choke.

Winning at “ONE: Warrior’s Dream” improved Pucci’s record to 6 wins and 3 losses. On the other hand, Chao now has 9 wins and 5 losses.

“ONE: Warrior’s Dream” Main Events

In the co-main event of the evening, Nieky “The Natural” Holzken, 34, of Helmond, Netherlands and Cosmo “Good Boy” Alexandre, 36, of Sao Paulo, Brazil battled it out in a ONE Super Series kickboxing contest. The Dutch kickboxer knocked out his Brazilian opponent in the second round.

In the main event, Zebaztian “The Bandit” Kadestam, 28, of Arsta, Uppsala, Sweden and Tyler McGuire, 32, of Spokane, Washington, United States competed for the vacant ONE Welterweight World Championship. The Swedish contender captured the belt by knocking out his American opponent in the fourth round.

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USA vs Malaysia: Javi Trujillo, Vinod Greywal fight at ‘Full Metal Dojo: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok’

Vinod Greywal, Jon Nutt, Javi Trujillo
Vinod Greywal, Jon Nutt, Javi Trujillo

The United States and Malaysia were represented at the most recent Full Metal Dojo event. The weigh-ins of the 18 mixed martial arts competing in the event titled “Full Metal Dojo: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok” was hosted by the Clubhouse Sports Bar and Grill in Bangkok, Thailand on November 2, 2018.

Hosted by FMD founder Jon Nutt, the fight night took place at the Insanity Nightclub at Sukhumvit soi 11 in Bangkok on November 3, 2018. The fight card featured two amateur and six professional MMA matches and one celebrity e-sports contest.

In the sixth bout of the evening, Javi “Honey Badger” Trujillo of Chico, California, USA and Vinod “Cookie Monster” Greywal of Malaysia battled it out in the welterweight division. It was the fourth professional MMA bout of the evening.

The referee put a stop to the welterweight bout between Trujillo and Greywal at 4:24 of Round 1. The American contender submitted his Malaysian opponent via rear-naked choke.

Winning at “Full Metal Dojo: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok” improved Trujillo’s professional MMA record to 4 wins and 1 loss. Training out of Elite Fight Club in Bangkok, he was the only fighter who represented the U.S. at “Full Metal Dojo: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok.”

Training out of the UFC Gym Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Greywal made his professional MMA debut at “Full Metal Dojo: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok.” He accepted the bout in five days notice, replacing Daniel “Kiwi” Kerr of New Zealand who was originally set to face Trujillo.

Including Greywal, five fighters represented Malaysia at “Full Metal Dojo: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok.” The other four were Peter Davis, Nik “The Bloodhound” Harris, Mehdi Bagheri and “Malaysian Superboy” Azreel Izzal Al-Hadi.

In the co-main event of the evening, Thai fighters Loma Lookboonmee and “Pocket Rocket” Suwanan Boonsorn competed for the FMD Women’s Atomweight Championship. The latter submitted the latter via armbar at 2:06 of Round 1.

In the main event, Glenn “Teddy Bear” Sparv of Finland and Mehdi Bagheri of Malaysia competed for the FMD Middleweight Championship. The Finnish contender knocked out his Iranian opponent via head kick at 2:52 of Round 2.

Here are the official “Full Metal Dojo: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok” results:

AMATEUR BOUTS

  1. Bantamweight: Sirirot “Prince Dragon” Silchaitan (Thailand) defeated Bryson Dean Collins (South Africa) via rear-naked submission at 1:56 of Round 2.
  2. Heavyweight: Stan “Pizdanuke” Tskitishvili (Ukraine) defeated “Malaysian Superboy” Azreel Izzal Al-Hadi (Malaysia) via technical knockout at 0:35 of Round 1.

PROFESSIONAL BOUTS

  1. Bantamweight: “The Beast” O Kay Gyi (Myanmar) defeated Visarut Numnoi (Thailand)  via technical knockout at 2:59 of Round 1.
  2. Bantamweight: Long La (Cambodia) defeated Chinnakit Manolai (Thailand) via knockout at 0:22 of Round 1.
  3. Bantamweight: “K.O.” Aung Kyaw Kyaw (Myanmar) defeated “The Man” Jaktan Tangjan (Thailand) via referee stoppage due to retirement at 3:00 of Round 2.
  4. Bantamweight: Javier “Honey Badger” Trujillo (USA) defeated Vinod “Cookie Monster” Greywal (Malaysia) via rear-naked submission at 4:24 of Round 1.
  5. Bantamweight: Javier “Honey Badger” Trujillo (USA) defeated Vinod “Cookie Monster” Greywal (Malaysia) via rear-naked submission at 4:24 of Round 1.
  6. E-sports: Peter Davis (Malaysia) defeated Nik “The Bloodhound” Harris (Malaysia) in a “Tekken 7” contest.

CO-MAIN EVENT

  1. FMD Women’s Atomweight Championship: “Pocket Rocket” Suwanan Boonsorn (Thailand) defeated Loma Lookboonmee (Thailand) via armbar submission at 2:06 of Round 1.

MAIN EVENT

  1. FMD Middleweight Championship: Glenn “Teddy Bear” Sparv (Finland/ Thailand) defeated Mehdi Bagheri (Iran, Malaysia) via knockout via head kick at 2:52 of Round 2.

Watch all the “Full Metal Dojo: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok” bouts here:

[PHOTOS] Putri Padmi, Dwi Ani Retno Wulan fight at ‘ONE: Warrior’s Dream’ in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Indonesia was well represented at the ONE Championship event “ONE: Warrior’s Dream,” which will take place on November 17, 2018 at the Stadium Istora in Jakarta, Indonesia. The fight card featured three ONE Super Series striking contests and 11 mixed martial arts matches.

In the first bout of the evening, Indonesian female MMA fighters Putri Padmi, 25, of Jakarta and Dwi Ani Retno Wulan, 20, of Nguluhan, Central Java battled it out in the atomweight division. Both fighters are ONE Championship debutantes.

Blue Corner

Wulan is a state Muay Thai champion. She is training out of Han Academy in Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia.

Red Corner

Padmi is a provincial Muay Thai champion with a background in boxing. She is training out of Tigershark Fighting Academy in Jakarta along with her fellow ONE Championship athlete Adrian “Papua Badboy” Mattheis, 25.

Fight Result

After three five-minute rounds, the atomweight bout between Wulan and Padmi was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, referee Olivier Coste raised the hand of the former, who was declared the winner via unanimous decision.

Winning at “ONE: Warrior’s Dream” improved Wulan’s professional MMA record to 1 win and 0 loss. On the other hand, Padmi now has 0 win and 1 loss.

 “ONE: Warrior’s Dream” Main Events

In the co-main event of the evening, Nieky “The Natural” Holzken, 34, of Helmond, Netherlands and Cosmo “Good Boy” Alexandre, 36, of Sao Paulo, Brazil battled it out in a ONE Super Series kickboxing contest. The Dutch kickboxer knocked out his Brazilian opponent in the second round.

In the main event, Zebaztian “The Bandit” Kadestam, 28, of Arsta, Uppsala, Sweden and Tyler McGuire, 32, of Spokane, Washington, United States competed for the vacant ONE Welterweight World Championship. The Swedish contender captured the belt by knocking out his American opponent in the fourth round.

Watch all the “ONE: Warrior’s Dream” bouts here:

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Thailand vs Myanmar: Jaktan Tangjan, Aung Kyaw Kyaw fight at ‘Full Metal Dojo: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok’

Aung Kyaw Kyaw, Jon Nutt, Jaktan Tangjan
Aung Kyaw Kyaw, Jon Nutt, Jaktan Tangjan

Thailand and Myanmar were represented at the most recent Full Metal Dojo event. The weigh-ins of the 18 mixed martial arts competing in the event titled “Full Metal Dojo: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok” was hosted by the Clubhouse Sports Bar and Grill in Bangkok, Thailand on November 2, 2018.

Hosted by FDM founder Jon Nutt, the fight night took place at the Insanity Nightclub at Sukhumvit soi 11 in Bangkok on November 3, 2018. The fight card featured two amateur and six professional MMA matches and one celebrity e-sports contest.

In the fifth bout of the evening, “The Man” Jaktan Tangjan of Thailand faced “K.O.” Aung Kyaw Kyaw of Myanmar in the bantamweight division. It was the third professional MMA bout of the evening.

The bantamweight bout between Jaktan and Aung ended after the second round. The Burmese contender was declared the winner via referee stoppage due to retirement.

Training out of Yangon Fight Club in Yangon, Myanmar, Aung made his professional MMA debut at “Full Metal Dojo: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok.” He and O Kay Gyi were the only two fighters from Myanmar on the card.

On the other hand, Jaktan is training out of WildCard MMA in Bangkok. Losing to Aung downgraded his professional MMA record to 2 wins and 4 losses.

Including Jaktan, six fighters represented Thailand at “Full Metal Dojo: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok.” The other five were Sirirot “Prince Dragon” Silchaitan, Visarut Numnoi, Chinnakit Manolai, Loma Lookboonmee and Suwanan Boonsorn.

In the co-main event of the evening, Loma and Suwanan competed for the FMD Women’s Atomweight Championship.

The latter submitted the latter via armbar at 2:06 of Round 1.

In the main event, Glenn “Teddy Bear” Sparv of Finland and Mehdi Bagheri of Malaysia competed for the FMD Middleweight Championship. The Finnish contender knocked out his Iranian opponent via head kick at 2:52 of Round 2.

Here are the official “Full Metal Dojo: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok” results:

AMATEUR BOUTS

  1. Bantamweight: Sirirot “Prince Dragon” Silchaitan (Thailand) defeated Bryson Dean Collins (South Africa) via rear-naked submission at 1:56 of Round 2.
  2. Heavyweight: Stan “Pizdanuke” Tskitishvili (Ukraine) defeated “Malaysian Superboy” Azreel Izzal Al-Hadi (Malaysia) via technical knockout at 0:35 of Round 1.

PROFESSIONAL BOUTS

  1. Bantamweight: “The Beast” O Kay Gyi (Myanmar) defeated Visarut Numnoi (Thailand)  via technical knockout at 2:59 of Round 1.
  2. Bantamweight: Long La (Cambodia) defeated Chinnakit Manolai (Thailand) via knockout at 0:22 of Round 1.
  3. Bantamweight: “K.O.” Aung Kyaw Kyaw (Myanmar) defeated “The Man” Jaktan Tangjan (Thailand) via referee stoppage due to retirement at 3:00 of Round 2.
  4. Bantamweight: Javier “Honey Badger” Trujillo (USA) defeated Vinod “Cookie Monster” Greywal (Malaysia) via rear-naked submission at 4:24 of Round 1.
  5. Bantamweight: Javier “Honey Badger” Trujillo (USA) defeated Vinod “Cookie Monster” Greywal (Malaysia) via rear-naked submission at 4:24 of Round 1.
  6. E-sports: Peter Davis (Malaysia) defeated Nik “The Bloodhound” Harris (Malaysia) in a “Tekken 7” contest.

CO-MAIN EVENT

  1. FMD Women’s Atomweight Championship: “Pocket Rocket” Suwanan Boonsorn (Thailand) defeated Loma Lookboonmee (Thailand) via armbar submission at 2:06 of Round 1.

MAIN EVENT

  1. FMD Middleweight Championship: Glenn “Teddy Bear” Sparv (Finland/ Thailand) defeated Mehdi Bagheri (Iran, Malaysia) via knockout via head kick at 2:52 of Round 2.

Watch all the “Full Metal Dojo: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok” bouts here: