2019 Asian Open Championships

Twelve nations went head to head in the first unified IMMAF – WMMAA Asian Open Championships of Amateur MMA, which took place in Bangkok from 1 to 4 May 2019. 

Of these, eight participating nations were from Asia, including Bahrain, China, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyztan, Lebanon, Malaysia and Thailand.  Four further nations from outside the continent will also be represented in France, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.

Hosted by the Thai Mixed Martial Arts Federation (TMMAF), the three-day tournament took place at Bangkok’s Ambassador Hotel. The Tournament Draw was scheduled for the 1 May with competition days running from the 2 to 4 May. All matches took place under Unified Amateur MMA Rules.

See below for the full list of registered competitors by nation and by weight division, with past medallists highlighted.

All matches will be available to watch as videos-on-demand post-event at IMMAF.TV

Follow the live Draw and Results information at mynextmatch.com

NATIONAL TEAMS

AUSTRALIA
Alish Smith – Women’s Flyweight 56.7 kg (125 lbs) 2019 Oceania Gold, 2018 Oceania Silver, 2017 Asian Bronze
Cody Barnwell – Men’s Welterweight 77.1 kg (170 lbs) 2019 Oceania Gold, 2018 Africa Silver, 2018 Oceania Bronze, 2017 World Bronze
Corey Reeves – Men’s Welterweight 77.1 kg (170 lbs) 2018 Oceania Silver

BAHRAIN
Isa Aldoy – Men’s Strawweight 52.2 kg (115 lbs)
Ebrahim Darwish – Men’s Strawweight 52.2 kg (115 lbs) 2018 Jnr World Silver
Mohammed Almuamari – Men’s Flyweight 56.7 kg (125 lbs) 2018 World Silver, 2018 Africa Silver
Mansur Magomedov – Men’s Flyweight 56.7 kg (125 lbs)
Magomed Idrisov – Men’s Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs) 2018 World Silver
Ali Yaqoob – Men’s Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs) 2018 Jnr World Bronze, 2018 Jnr European Silver
Abdulmanap Magomedov – Men’s Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs) 2018 World Bronze, 2018 Africa Gold, 2017 World Bronze, 2017 Africa Gold
Yousif Sayyar – Men’s Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs) 2018 Jnr Europeans Bronze
Shamil Gimbatov – Men’s Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs)
Murad Guseinov – Men’s Welterweight 77.1 kg (170 lbs) 2018 World Silver, 2018 Africa Silver
Abbas Khan – Men’s Welterweight 77.1 kg (170 lbs) 2018 Africa Gold, 2017 Asia Bronze
Abdulrahman Alhasan – Men’s Middleweight 83.9 kg (185 lbs)
Ramazan Gitinov – Men’s Middleweight 83.9 kg (185 lbs)*
2017 Africa Silver
Magomed Gadzhiiasulov – Men’s Light Heavyweight 93 kg (205 lbs)
Shamil Gaziev – Men’s Heavyweight 120.2 kg (265 lbs) 2018 World Bronze, 2018 Africa Gold
Pasha Kharkhachaev – Men’s Super Heavyweight 120.2 kg (265 lbs) + 2018 World Gold

CHINA
HUIHUA NI – Women’s Flyweight 56.7 kg (125 lbs)
TIANHAO FENG – Men’s Flyweight 56.7 kg (125 lbs)
GUANGMEI HAN – Women’s Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs)
FUYAO LI – Men’s Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs)
YUNFENG LI – Men’s Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs)
XXX TANGHESI – Men’s Welterweight 77.1 kg (170 lbs)

FRANCE
Sola Axel – Men’s Middleweight 83.9 kg (185 lbs) 2019 Oceania Gold, 2018 World Silver, 2018 European Gold, 2017 World Silver

INDIA
Balakrishna Patange – Men’s Middleweight 83.9 kg (185 lbs)
Vaibhav Shetty – Men’s Middleweight 83.9 kg (185 lbs)

KAZAKHSTAN
Ayan Tursyn – Women’s Atomweight 47.6 kg (105 lbs) 2017 World Bronze, 2017 Asian Silver
Ukilay Akhmetualikyzy – Women’s Atomweight 47.6 kg (105 lbs)
Yerulan Kabdulov – Men’s Strawweight 52.2 kg (115 lbs) 2018 Jnr World Bronze
Bagdat Zhubanysh – Men’s Strawweight 52.2 kg (115 lbs) 2018 World Gold
Shynar Zhussipova – Women’s Strawweight 52.2 kg (115 lbs)
Nurzhamal Sadykova – Women’s Strawweight 52.2 kg (115 lbs) 2018 World Bronze
Tolkyn Daurenbekova – Women’s Flyweight 56.7 kg (125 lbs)
Darkhan Umirbekov – Men’s Flyweight 56.7 kg (125 lbs)
Adilkhan Ayazbayev – Men’s Flyweight 56.7 kg (125 lbs)
Olzhas Moldagaliyev – Men’s Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs) 2017 World Silver, 2017 Asian Gold
Sora Rakhmonova – Women’s Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs)
Dastan Amangeldy – Men’s Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs)
Elaman Shalkimbekov – Men’s Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs)
Anatoliy Zolotykh – Men’s Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs)
Mazhit Sardarov – Men’s Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs)
Neimat Assadov – Men’s Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs)
Talshyn Zhumatayeva – Women’s Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs)
Antonina Kotlyarevskaya – Women’s Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs)
Zhan Kenzhebayev – Men’s Welterweight 77.1 kg (170 lbs) 2017 Asian Open Gold
Aidyn Tolepbayev – Men’s Welterweight 77.1 kg (170 lbs)
Aleksandr Val – Men’s Middleweight 83.9 kg (185 lbs)
Madi Dosmukhametov – Men’s Middleweight 83.9 kg (185 lbs)
Serik Abirov – Men’s Light Heavyweight 93 kg (205 lbs)
Zelemkhan Khumaidov – Men’s Light Heavyweight 93 kg (205 lbs)
Eldar Kudarov – Men’s Heavyweight 120.2 kg (265 lbs)
Alexandr Dya – Men’s Heavyweight 120.2 kg (265 lbs)
Rassul Khatayev – Men’s Super Heavyweight 120.2 kg (265 lbs)

KYRGYZSTAN
Maksat Musabaev – Men’s Light Heavyweight 93 kg (205 lbs)

LEBANON
Onnik Simon Misissian – Men’s Flyweight 56.7 kg (125 lbs)
Joe Aouad – Men’s Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs)
Bachir Ricardo – Men’s Light Heavyweight 93 kg (205 lbs)

MALAYSIA
Amirah Makhtar – Women’s Atomweight 47.6 kg (105 lbs) 2017 Asian Bronze
Colleen Augustin – Women’s Strawweight 52.2 kg (115 lbs)
Brandon Tang – Men’s Strawweight 52.2 kg (115 lbs)
Tsan Nieng Khai – Men’s Heavyweight 120.2 kg (265 lbs)

NEW ZEALAND
Talor Wetere – Men’s Welterweight 77.1 kg (170 lbs) 2019 Oceania Gold

THAILAND
Jirayus Chulak – Men’s Flyweight 56.7 kg (125 lbs)
Sirirot Sinchaitan – Men’s Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs)
Viroj Wanram – Men’s Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs)
Narupon Plodpai – Men’s Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs)
phasit supharojdilok – Men’s Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs)
Sarun Rosruen – Men’s Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs)
Pokpong Malapetch – Men’s Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs)
Prach Buapa – Men’s Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs)
Alex Blin – Men’s Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs)
Chayut Rojanakat – Men’s Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs)
Nitchanan Tubsai – Women’s Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs)
thatchai tariya – Men’s Light Heavyweight 93 kg (205 lbs)

UNITED KINGDOM
Muhammad Mokaev – Men’s Flyweight 56.7 kg (125 lbs) 2018 Jnr World Gold

WEIGHT DIVISIONS

WOMEN’S ATOMWEIGHT 47.6 KG (105 LBS)
Amirah Makhtar – Malaysia 2017 Asian Bronze
Ayan Tursyn – Kazakhstan 2017 World Bronze, 2017 Asian Silver
Ukilay Akhmetualikyzy – Kazakhstan

MEN’S STRAWWEIGHT 52.2 KG (115 LBS)
Bagdat Zhubanysh – Kazakhstan  2018 World Gold
Brandon Tang – Malaysia
Ebrahim Darwish – Bahrain 2018 Jnr World Silver
Isa Aldoy – Bahrain
Yerulan Kabdulov – Kazakhstan  2018 Jnr World Bronze

WOMEN’S STRAWWEIGHT 52.2 KG (115 LBS)
Colleen Augustin – Malaysia
Nurzhamal Sadykova – Kazakhstan  2018 World Bronze
Shynar Zhussipova – Kazakhstan

MEN’S FLYWEIGHT 56.7 KG (125 LBS)
Adilkhan Ayazbayev – Kazakhstan
Darkhan Umirbekov – Kazakhstan
Jirayus Chulak – Thailand
Mansur Magomedov – Bahrain
Mohammed Almuamari – Bahrain 2018 World Silver, 2018 Africa Silver
Muhammad Mokaev – United Kingdom 2018 Jnr World Gold
Onnik Simon Misissian – Lebanon
Tianhao Feng- China

WOMEN’S FLYWEIGHT 56.7 KG (125 LBS)
Alish Smith – Australia 2019 Oceania Gold, 2018 Oceania Silver, 2017 Asian Bronze
HUIHUA NI – China
Tolkyn Daurenbekova – Kazakhstan

MEN’S BANTAMWEIGHT 61.2 KG (135 LBS)
Ali Yaqoob – Bahrain 2018 Jnr World Bronze, 2018 Jnr European Silver
Dastan Amangeldy – Kazakhstan
Magomed Idrisov – Bahrain  2018 World Silver
Narupon Plodpai – Thailand
Olzhas Moldagaliyev – Kazakhstan  2017 World Silver, 2017 Asian Gold
SIRIROT SINCHAITAN – Thailand
Viroj Wanram – Thailand
Phasit Supharojdilok – Thailand

WOMEN’S BANTAMWEIGHT 61.2 KG (135 LBS)
GUANGMEI HAN – China
Sora Rakhmonova – Kazakhstan

MEN’S FEATHERWEIGHT 65.8 KG (145 LBS)
Abdulmanap Magomedov – Bahrain 2018 World Bronze, 2018 Africa Gold, 2017 World Bronze, 2017 Africa Gold
Anatoliy Zolotykh – Kazakhstan
Elaman Shalkimbekov – Kazakhstan
FUYAO LI – China
PRACH BUAPA – Thailand
Pokpong Malapetch – Thailand
Sarun Rosruen – Thailand
YUNFENG LI – China

MEN’S LIGHTWEIGHT 70.3 KG (155 LBS)
Alex Blin – Thailand
Chayut Rojanakat – Thailand
Joe Aouad – Lebanon
Mazhit Sardarov – Kazakhstan
Neimat Assadov – Kazakhstan
Shamil Gimbatov – Bahrain
Yousif Sayyar – Bahrain 2018 Jnr Europeans Bronze

WOMEN’S LIGHTWEIGHT 70.3 KG (155 LBS)
Antonina Kotlyarevskaya – Kazakhstan
Nitchanan Tubsai – Thailand
Talshyn Zhumatayeva – Kazakhstan

MEN’S WELTERWEIGHT 77.1 KG (170 LBS)
Abbas Khan – Bahrain 2018 Africa Gold, 2017 Asia Bronze
Aidyn Tolepbayev – Kazakhstan
Cody Barnwell – Australia 2019 Oceania Gold, 2018 Africa Silver, 2018 Oceania Bronze, 2017 World Bronze
Corey Reeves – Australia 2018 Oceania Silver
Murad Guseinov – Bahrain 2018 World Silver, 2018 Africa Silver
Talor Wetere – New Zealand  2019 Oceania Gold
XXX TANGHESI – China
Zhan Kenzhebayev – Kazakhstan 2017 Asian Gold

MEN’S MIDDLEWEIGHT 83.9 KG (185 LBS)
Abdulrahman Alhasan – Bahrain
Aleksandr Val – Kazakhstan
Balakrishna Patange – India
Madi Dosmukhametov – Kazakhstan
Ramazan Gitinov – Bahrain 2017 Africa Silver
Sola Axel – France 2019 Oceania Gold, 2018 World Silver, 2018 European Gold, 2017 World Silver
Vaibhav Shetty – India

MEN’S LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT 93 KG (205 LBS)
Bachir Ricardo – Lebanon
Magomed Gadzhiiasulov – Bahrain
Maksat Musabaev – Kyrgyzstan
Serik Abirov – Kazakhstan
Zelemkhan Khumaidov – Kazakhstan
Thatchai Tariya – Thailand

MEN’S HEAVYWEIGHT 120.2 KG (265 LBS)
Alexandr Dya – Kazakhstan
Eldar Kudarov – Kazakhstan
Shamil Gaziev – Bahrain 2018 World Bronze, 2018 Africa Gold
Tsan Nieng Khai – Malaysia

MEN’S SUPER HEAVYWEIGHT 120.2 KG (265 LBS) +
Rassul Khatayev – Kazakhstan
Pasha Kharkhachaev – Bahrain  2018 World Gold

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