Asia MMA Awards
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The Asia MMA Awards 2018 is held in Hong Kong on September 14. The black-tie dinner, presented by The Fight Nation, takes place at the Qube at PMQ.

A total of 17 nominations have been contested over the last few months, with the fans around the world voting for their favorites. Among everything, the list of awards includes the knockout and submission of the year, the best fighter in both female and males classes, as well as in amateur division.

Australian Martin Nguyen has been nominated for as many as three awards. Sydney-based fighter, who competes at ONE Championship, is one the list for the “Knockout of the Year” for his stoppage win against Eduard Folayang. As well, his bout against Marat Gafurov has been nominated for the “Fight of the Year”. Topping up the bill, Nguyen is expected to become the “Male Fighter of the Year”.

In addition, Filipino-Australian UFC Octagon Girl, also based in Sydney, Red Dela Cruz is a nominee for the Ring Girl of the Year.

Starting at 6:30 pm the programme of Asia MMA Awards 2018 includes the red-carpet entrance and interviews, which precedes the dinner and award ceremony. The after party at the Levels nightclub culminates the happening.

Parviz Iskenderov
Parviz Iskenderov is a Muay Thai fighter from Perth, Australia. He is a former National champion of Belarus, and also a finalist of IFMA European Cup. He is an editor and journalist at FIGHTMAG. Iskenderov is also the World Kickboxing Network (WKN) international coordinator for Australia.

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