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.
In September 2020, Daryl signed a multi-fight deal with Japan based promotion RIZIN FF. He is expected to debut for the organizationin MMA end of the year.