taken from:  EVOLVE-MMA BLOG

The Martial Combat Fighting Championship, Asia's largest and most prestigious MMA event, is coming to Singapore in May 2010!  It will be held at the multi-billion dollar Resorts World in Sentosa and will be broadcast to 350 million people across 24 countries by ESPN StarSports.  Martial Combat Fighting Championship has invited only the top fighters from Asia and around the world to compete in Asia's most elite MMA championship.

Evolve MMA is the only academy in Singapore to be selected to compete in the prestigious Martial Combat Fighting Championship.  The Evolve Fight Team has already begun its training preparations.  From the Evolve Fight Team, you will see BJJ World Champion Leandro Brodinho Da Silva, Pancrase Champion Tommy Yang, Muay Thai expert Mitch Chilson, WBA Boxing World Champion Yodsanan Sityodtong, BJJ World Champion Braga Neto, Muay Thai striker Chatri Sityodtong, MMA fighter Setsuma Takeda, Wrestling whiz Brian Choi, MMA specialist Judd Sanchez, and many other Evolve fighters.

The Asian Mixed Martial Arts Federation is the governing body for the sport of MMA in Asia and will be working closely with Resorts World to ensure the success of the Martial Combat Fighting Championship.  Several of the top MMA organizations in Asia worked jointly together to create the Asian Mixed Martial Arts Federation, the first and largest of its kind in Asia.  Additionally, many of Asia's top MMA gyms and organizations have also joined the Federation.  For the Founding Members of the Asian MMA Federation, please see below: 

Founding Members of the Asian MMA Federation:
ESPN (Asia)
ESPN is the top sports content provider in the world.  ESPN Asia (ESPN StarSports) has a network across 24 countries in Asia with over 350 million viewers.  It will be the main broadcaster of the Martial Combat Fighting Championship as well as other top MMA events in Asia.     

Ultimate Martial Arts Combat (China)
UMAC is one of China's largest MMA organizations and also produces the Ultimate Martial Arts Combat Fighting Championship.  UMAC produces some of the best MMA fighters in China.

Evolve Mixed Martial Arts (Singapore)
Evolve MMA is Asia's top MMA training organization with authentic World Champions in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing, and No Gi Grappling.  In addition to its World Champions, Evolve MMA also has current professional fighters in the UFC, the Art of War, Jungle Fight, Lumpinee Stadium, Mundials, and more. 

Tiger Muay Thai and MMA (Thailand)
TMT is Thailand's top MMA gym headed by TUF veteran and rising MMA star Magical Ray Elbe.  Additionally, Tiger Muay Thai has authentic World Champions in Muay Thai.  It is a popular Muay Thai training vacation place for a few top UFC fighters like Mike Swick and Roger Huerta.

Universal Reality Combat in (Philippines)
URCC is Philippines' largest MMA organization.  Headed by MMA superstar and BJJ Black Belt Alvin Aguilar, URCC produces the top MMA events in Philippines.  It also houses the top MMA fighters in Philippines.

NeoFight (South Korea)
NeoFight is one of Korea's top MMA organizations.  NeoFight has some of the best MMA fighters in Korea.


Sinclair said...

Has the fight card been announced yet?

Anonymous said...

from what i have heard from the singapore local scene, the first show is set.

Anonymous said...

I thought Ole Laursen and Legacy were also part of the founding organization as well?

Anonymous said...

It looks that way if the Evolve blog is accurate...

Anonymous said...

nice post. thanks.