MMA RECORD : 13 - 2 - 0
SANDA RECORD : 32 - 4 - 0
KICKBOXING RECORD : 7-3-1
HEIGHT : 5'8'' / 173 cm
WEIGHT : 135 LBS / 61 KG
DIVISION : Bantamweight
HOMETOWN : Heerlen, the Netherlands
ASSOCIATION : Team Thriving
Ben Boekee (born May 29, 1987) is a professional Dutch Bantamweight Mixed Martial Artist, with a background in Judo, Sanshou and kickboxing. Ben is currently fighting for Team Thriving in Heerlen, the Netherlands where he is born and raised.
In Sanshou (Sanda), he is a two time former Dutch champion and multiple Golden Dragon Cup winner Before moving to mixed martial arts, Ben held a Sanshou record of 32-4-0. He also held a kickboxing record of 7-3-1. Ben competed at a national level in Judo since the age of five. He currently holds a 2nd Dan Judo Black Belt.
Early in 2012, Ben stopped his MMA fighting, as he continued with his studies. He therefore only competed a few times in kickboxing & grappling within the last two years. After successfully completing two studies; CIOS (to become a sport teacher) and his second study bachelor of education, Ben started training again. He is now fuelled by new knowledge, experiences and new goals to come back stronger than ever before.
Currently he is training at Team Thriving with Gino Bourne (Kickboxing coach), Gerrit Gerringa (Strength & Conditioning from next-levels), Will Heuts (Mental coach) and his brother Arne Boekee (Fysio). Ben is a professional MMA competitor since 2008.
In 2014, he joined Duello Sports Management and is now looking for a new competitive in the fighting scene.
Marko Kosev (born Feb 05, 1987) is a professional Bulgarian Flyweight Mixed Martial Artist, fighting out of Combat Sambo Club in Sofia, Bulgaria.
He was born in Sevlievo, in the Gabrovo Province, Bulgaria. Currently is living in Sofia, Bulgaria and training at Combat Sambo Club with boxing coach Ventisi Ivanov and Sambo coach Vulchin Garov. He is a professional MMA competitor since 2010.
He is 5-times World Combat Sambo Champion (2009 Greece, 2010 Uzbekistan, 2011 Lithuania, 2013 Russia, 2015 Morocco), vice European Combat Sambo Champion in 2007 and 2011, 3th place World Combat Sambo Championship in 2007 and 2008, in 2013 he was first place in World Combat Sambo Cup in Kazakhstan and Judo Black Belt Champion in Bulgaria.
In his Sambo Career, he notably defeated two-time World combat Sambo Champion and mixed martial arts UFC fighter Ali Bagautinov in the finals of the 2010 World Sambo Championships on November 8, 2010 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
May 2016, Marko takes the 2nd place at the European Sambo Champion in Kazan, Russia
In May 2014, Kosev signed a contract with the RUFF to fight in their Flyweight division and earned by Unanimous Decision in his promotional debut at RUFF 13 in June 2014.
WORLD SAMBO CHAMPIONSHIP
Kosev lost against Andrey Budazhapov in the finals of the 2014 World Sambo Championships on November, in Narita, Japan.
November 2015, Marko Kosev was crowned World Sambo Champion for the fifth time in Casablanca, Morocco.
In September 2016, for his training camp Marko joined Jackson's MMA in Alburquerque to reach a higher level in his career.
Since his last training camp at Jackson's nearly a year away from the cage, Marko was focused on recovering from his injury and surgery.
No return is expected for right now.
MMA RECORD : 5 - 2 - 0
MMA AMATEUR RECORD : 6 - 1 - 0
KICKBOXING RECORD : 16 - 2 - 0
NICKNAME : Mak Mak
HEIGHT : 5'7'' / 170 cm
WEIGHT : 125 LBS / 56 KG
DIVISION : Flyweight
HOMETOWN : Brussels, Belgium
ASSOCIATION : Phuket Top Team
Anatpong Bunrad (born June 14, 1986) is a professional Thai Bantamweight Mixed Martial Artist, fighting out of Phuket Top Team in Phuket, Thailand.
He was born in Udon Thani, is a city in Isan, north-east in Thailand. He is currently living between Belgium and Thailand.
In his personal life Bunrad is not only a fighter, he is also head chef and run his own private catering company.
He grew up in the city of Brussels, Belgium. He trained in judo, Karate Shihaishinkai, Muay-thai in his youth. In 2007, he received a black belt in Shihaishinkai by Kancho Enrique Fernandez, a style of knockdown karate that includes striking, throws and ground fighting. He also has an amateur kickboxing record of 16–2-0 and later began training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Bunrad is a professional athlete since 2011 and a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt.
Anatpong Bunrad also trained with the UFC Welterweight and Strikeforce Champion Tarec Saffiedine when they were teammates under Kancho Enrique Fernandez.
In 2014, he then joined Phuket Top Team in Phuket, Thailand to reach a higher level in his career.
In August 2014, Bunrad signed a multi-fight deal with Singapore based promotion One Fighting Championship. Bunrad was scheduled to debut for the organization in late 2014.
HIS PERSONAL LIFE
Besides being a top fighter, Anatpong Bunrad is also a chef and runs his own private catering company.
In his debut, Bunrad faced Marc Marcellinus on Oct 17, 2014 at "Roar of Tigers".
Mak Mak threw a kick to Mark’s midsection that dropped the Malaysian fighter. Bunrad immediately stepped in with a soccer kick to the head, which halted the bout just 26 seconds into the first round. Bunrad made a successful return to MMA after an 18 month lay-off, improving his record to 4-1.
ONE Championship saw a record fastest fight when Thai Anatpong Bunrad landed a soccer-kick to end his bout against Marc Marcellinus by KO at 26 seconds of round one.
In his second fight for the promotion, Bunrad fought Geje Eustaquio on April 24, 2015 at ONE 26 "Valor of Champions". He won the fight via split decision.
His 3rd fight was against Gianni Subba on December 2015 in ONE: Kingdom of Khmer. He lost the fight via controversial split decision.
On May 6th, Bunrad withdraws from ONE Championship fight against Eugene Toquero due to injury, could be out up to 6 months with surgery. The fight was scheduled May 27th in Bangkok, Thailand.
Kasim Aras (born November 7, 1987) is a professional Turkish-German Heavyweight mixed martial artist and wrestler, fighting out of KKS Sparta Aachen in Germany.
Aras faced Euroean Veteran Dritan Bajramaj at FAIR FC 9 for the FAIR FC Heavyweight Championship and won by unanimous decision.