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Finland vs Iran: Glenn Sparv, Mehdi Bagheri fight at ‘Full Metal Dojo: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok’ in Thailand

Finland and Iran were represented at the most recent Full Metal Dojo event. The weigh-ins of the 18 mixed martial arts competing in the event titled “Full Metal Dojo: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok” was hosted by the Clubhouse Sports Bar and Grill in Bangkok, Thailand on November 2, 2018.

Hosted by FMD founder Jon Nutt, the fight night took place at the Insanity Nightclub at Sukhumvit soi 11 in Bangkok on November 3, 2018. The fight card featured two amateur and seven professional MMA matches.

In the main event, Glenn “Teddy Bear” Sparv, 30, of Vaasa, Ostrobothnia, Finland faced Mehdi Bagheri, 30, of Shahr-e Kord, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Iran. They competed for the FMD Middleweight Championship.

The referee put a stop to the bout between Spark and Bagheri at 2:52 of Round 2. The Finnish fighter knocked out his Iranian opponent via head kick.

Training out of Tiger Muay Thai and MMA Training Camp in Phuket, Thailand, Sparv was the only fighter from Finland at “Full Metal Dojo: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok.” Now the new FMD Middleweight Champion, he holds a professional MMA record of 19 wins and 5 losses.

Training out of Monarchy MMA Gym in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Bagheri was the only fighter from Iran at “Full Metal Dojo: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok.” Losing to Sparv broke his undefeated record and downgraded it to 4 wins and 1 loss.

In the co-main event of the evening, Thai fighters Loma Lookboonmee and “Pocket Rocket” Suwanan Boonsorn competed for the FMD Women’s Atomweight Championship. The latter submitted the latter via armbar at 2:06 of Round 1.

Here are the official “Full Metal Dojo: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok” results:

AMATEUR BOUTS

  1. Bantamweight: Sirirot “Prince Dragon” Silchaitan (Thailand) defeated Bryson Dean Collins (South Africa) via rear-naked submission at 1:56 of Round 2.
  2. Heavyweight: Stan “Pizdanuke” Tskitishvili (Ukraine) defeated “Malaysian Superboy” Azreel Izzal Al-Hadi (Malaysia) via technical knockout at 0:35 of Round 1.

PROFESSIONAL BOUTS

  1. Bantamweight: “The Beast” O Kay Gyi (Myanmar) defeated Visarut Numnoi (Thailand)  via technical knockout at 2:59 of Round 1.
  2. Bantamweight: Long La (Cambodia) defeated Chinnakit Manolai (Thailand) via knockout at 0:22 of Round 1.
  3. Bantamweight: “K.O.” Aung Kyaw Kyaw (Myanmar) defeated “The Man” Jaktan Tangjan (Thailand) via referee stoppage due to retirement at 3:00 of Round 2.
  4. Bantamweight: Javier “Honey Badger” Trujillo (USA) defeated Vinod “Cookie Monster” Greywal (Malaysia) via rear-naked submission at 4:24 of Round 1.
  5. Bantamweight: Javier “Honey Badger” Trujillo (USA) defeated Vinod “Cookie Monster” Greywal (Malaysia) via rear-naked submission at 4:24 of Round 1.
  6. E-sports: Peter Davis (Malaysia) defeated Nik “The Bloodhound” Harris (Malaysia) in a “Tekken 7” contest.

CO-MAIN EVENT

  1. FMD Women’s Atomweight Championship: “Pocket Rocket” Suwanan Boonsorn (Thailand) defeated Loma Lookboonmee (Thailand) via armbar submission at 2:06 of Round 1.

MAIN EVENT

  1. FMD Middleweight Championship: Glenn “Teddy Bear” Sparv (Finland/ Thailand) defeated Mehdi Bagheri (Iran, Malaysia) via knockout via head kick at 2:52 of Round 2.

Watch all the “Full Metal Dojo: Big Trouble in Little Bangkok” bouts here:

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