On Oct. 25, the biggest amateur tournament in Asia will reach its conclusion at the Malaysian Invasion MMA (MIMMA) Season 2 Finale. It will be headlined by a pro fight between two of the top bantamweights currently competing in the region and all the action will be available to view online free of charge.
The 26-year-old will be making his 135-pound debut in the main event of the MIMMA Season 2 Finale, which is set for Stadium Negara in Kuala Lumpur, and is taking on an opponent well known to Malaysian fight fans in the shape of Kai Kawhare-France (7-4, 1 NC).
Kawhare-France is a New Zealand native who has spent a lot of time training at Tiger Muay Thai in Phuket during a period when he took fights all over Southeast Asia and Australia going up against some of the top fighters in the region.
Malaysian Invasion is an amateur tournament that was launched last year and is funded by major telco Tune Talk. Over 500 fighters tried out for the second season and this card sees the winners go up against the reigning champions from 2013.
The pick of the MIMMA finals sees Josh Khiew take on Keanu Subba for the featherweight belt. The former is 1-0 as a pro, while the latter is 1-1, but both are better known for their exploits as amateurs and this promises to be a high caliber fight.
The most unusual match-up on the card is the co-main event which sees UFC veteran Will Chope (20-7) face Matt Pellino, a well known MMA coach in Malaysia, who will be making his professional debut in a contest that will be competed at open weight.
The entire card will be available to view live online totally free of charge at: www.mimmalive.tunetalk.com
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