Singapore Inaugural Asia Fighting Championship In September


Top Asian Muay Thai Fighters to Step into the Ring for an Action-Filled Evening


We are heading to Singapore again this week; for the first time ever Muse Fitness Singapore and Axseed Events have come together to jointly organize Singapore’s Inaugural Asia Fighting Championship (AFC) on 23 September 2017. Top champion fighters from Korea (Seung Bum Woo and Yoo Deok Jae), Macau (Chao Wai Ian, Ieong Pan and Kuan Wei Hou), Malaysia (Muhammad Ali Yaakub) will be making their first appearance and fight against Singapore’s very own, promising an action-packed evening in Marina Bay Sands Expo.

Singapore’s Inaugural Asia Fighting Championship In September
Asian Fighting Championship 2017


Asia Fighting Championship (AFC), a new brand and concept entirely conceived in Singapore, aims to unite different nations through the provision of a professional platform to showcase the talent in the sport worldwide. This cross collaboration aims to establish the Asia Fighting Championship as the globally recognized arena for Muay Thai artistes; selecting and recruiting the best athletes across all nations.


Asian Fighting Championship 2017

Date: 23rd  Sept 2017 (Saturday)

Time: 11:00am to 10:00pm Expo Hall Opens  and 7:00pm to 11:30pm Fight commences

Venue: Marina Bay Sands Expo, Hall A, Level 1

Admission Fees : VIP Suites S$5,350 | VIP S$137 | Standard S$95 (inclusive of 7% GST)

Ticketing: www.sistic.com.sg hotline (+65- 6348-5555) and all island-wide outlets. For bulk bookings, please contact: pamm@axseedevents.com sales@axseedevents.com or Tel: 6394 9696 / +65 9855 0511

Bringing Muay Thai to Greater Heights in Asia

From across the borders of Continental Asia, the far reaches of Samarkand Uzbekistan to the shores of the land of the rising sun Nippon; to rise before the great People's Republic of China to the sons of Daehan Minguk Korea and to the glitter of the Las Vegas of Asia – Macau.  Then also before the shores of Bumiputra Malaysia and to rest again finally in the Lion City of Singapore, Asia Fighting Championship brings to you the best of the Asian Fighting spirit, the spirit of all the sons of Continental Asia where martial arts was born and bred.

Asia Fighting Championships (AFC) will, in its competitions, seek to find a Champion of Muay Thai, a Champion of the people and a Champion of life itself.  This is Asia Fighting Championship’s QUEST to find the true – “Champion of Champions”.  Stay tuned and follow us for this exciting and challenging journey and endeavour starting in September 2017 at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore that will take us to Kuala Lumpur and Macau before coming full circle back to Singapore in September 2018 for the Final Showdown – Chapter 1.

AFC is fully sanctioned by the World Muaythai Council (WMC). AFC will see the launch of specially designed belts for four different weight classes. The winner of each class will be crowned AFC champion and be awarded the belt.

Singapore’s Inaugural Asia Fighting Championship In September
From National Team Malaysia: Muhammad Ali Yaakub (Captain); Amirul Ariffin & Saifullah Bin Ismail 

For The Record – Presenting The Top Fighters

Seung Bum Woo (Korea)

At the young age of 24, Seung Bum Woo has already made a name for himself in the world of Muay Thai, with these accolades under his belt – MAXFC main fight 65kg (2017), 2013/2015/2016/2017 Muay Thai Senior National Team (63.5kg), Korea Muay Thai Association (63.5kg) champion and 96th National Sports Festival Muay Thai (First Place) etc. IOne only needs to witness his prowess during the matches, to understand why he has been termed ‘Crazy Donkey’.

Yoon Deok Jae (Korea)

Known as ‘Baby Face Assassin’, 24-year-old Yoon Deok Jae has been crowned champion in several matches, winning the title in 2012 and 2016 Korean Muay Thai Association in 48Kg and 54Kg categories respectively, as well as 2011 IFMA World Championships gold medal and 2016 MAXFC 57Kg champion.

Muhammad Ali Yaakub; Captain National Team Malaysia

Muhammad Ali Yaakub (Malaysia)

Ali Yaakub, also known as one of the two best bets for SEA Games gold, the 30-year-old national Muay Thai fighter emerged champion (54kg category) at the World Muay Thai Council championship in February this year.

The reigning national champion has chalked up over 300 Muay Thai bouts and claimed numerous titles worldwide, notably the gold medal at the Arafura Games in Darwin, Australia, in 2009 and World Muay Thai Super Fights 2010 in Hong Kong.

Mohd Ali also held the World Muay Thai Council (WMC) Asian champion belt in 2010. In January 2017, he won the WMC-sanctioned Super 4 Invitational event in Bangkok, beating International Federation of Muay Thai Amateur (IFMA) multiple champion Igor Khalilov Tagir of Russia along the way.

Singapore's Key Fighter - Brandon Ng

Known by his fight name – Brandon is already taking all the international top gains making him the new rising star and a highlight of the local Thai Boxing scene at only 22 years of age. Being in the sport for just seven years, Brandon has fought against the toughest, in most recognised arenas and Championships of the world; such as the Lumpinee Stadium, Rajadamnern Stadium, Max Muay Thai, IFMA World Championships and many more.

As the most experienced competing fighter in Singapore, he currently holds a record of over 30 professional fights and stands in the cat of 65 kilos. He is the only Singaporean Citizen to ever bring home victories from both of Thailand’s most respected venues by knock out; Rajadamnern and Lumpinee Stadiums, Bangkok.

Just a few months back, Brandon has become the new Title Belt Holder of Patong Stadium, making him the new Phuket’s Champion for the year of 2016. Currently, pursuing his daily routine of a minimum of two trainings, preparing for all that is in store for him, including the IFMA S.E.A Games 2017. Not to be undermined, one of Brandon’s toughest opponents, Ke Hao Xun, will be featured in AFC as well.

Singapore Inaugural Asia Fighting Championship In
The Fighters

Current confirmed stable of fighters:

Muhammad Ali Yaakub (National Team Captain Malaysia)
Amirul Ariffin (National Team Malaysia)
Saifullah Bin Ismail (National Team Malaysia)
Seung Bum Woo (National Team Korea)
Yoon Deok Jae (National Team Korea)
Chao Wai Ian (National Team Macau)
Ieong Pan (National Team Macau)
Kuan Wai Hou (National Team Macau)
Brandon Ng (National Team Singapore)
Hao Xun Ke (Singapore)
Cheryl Gwa (National Team Singapore)
Bryan Tee (National Team Singapore)
Lee Dejun (National Team Singapore)

Other AFC Highlights:

CELEBRITY FIGHT-OFF: Sylvester Sim Vs Steven Lim

Adding a touch of entertainment and glitz, we are proud to announce local stars Sylvester Sim and Steven Lim joining the event as celebrity fighters.

Inaugural Asia Fighting Championship Physique Championship

AFC, in collaboration with WBPF Singapore (World Bodybuilding and Physique Federation Singapore), is launching the inaugural Asia Fighting Championship Physique Championship. Athletes from all over Asia will be invited to compete in the following 3 categories: Male Sport Physique, Women’s Model Physique and Open Body-Building.

There will be monetary prizes for winners from each category, as AFC Physique Championship will be crowning the very first winners from each category. Besides attractive monetary prizes, the winning athletes will be invited to represent Singapore and compete in related events all across Asia.

For more updates on AFC, please visit www.asiafightingchampionship.com or Facebook www.facebook.com/AsiaFightingChampionship  

Instagram: @asiafightingchampionship

Hashtags: #AFCSingapore #AsiaFightingChampionship

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