Another MMA First: First ever professional Thai-against-Thai women’s MMA bout in Thailand history

We are running out of “firsts” these days.  The UFC gave us Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche.  College football and the NFL gave us Michael Sam.  Born Burton even jumped into a phone booth, transformed into Fallon Fox and beat up a girl in Idaho.  Now, it’s getting downright impossible to identify an unrepresented group in a professional sport. But against all odds, two Thai women had never fought MMA in their home country until last weekend.  Suwanon “Pocket Rocket” Boonsorn defeated Kaejai Prachumwong in the second round at the Full Metal Dojo event in Phuket.

“That was something that was super unexpected. She pulled it off so cleanly that her opponent’s arm popped and it was let go, proving once again that [Brazilian Jiu Jitsu] is making its way into Thailand MMA,” said organizer Jon Nutt.

The show also featured a bout between ONE FC fighter Adam Kayoom and Kru Toy Sityodtong, the owner of Sityodtong Muay Thai in Pattaya.  Here are the full Results:

1) Jason Ponet (10-8) defeats Dylan Fussell (2-1) – Round 1, Stoppage
2) Baz Mohammad Mubariz (4-2) defeats Kristoffer Persson (2-4) – Round 3, Unanimous Decision
3) Michael Dubois (1-1) defeats Trestle Tan (2-3-1 NC) – Round 1, TKO Stoppage
4) Chatmongkohn “Noom” Simma defeats Supat Senapol – Round 1, Stoppage
5) Kichong Tran defeats Kritsada Kongsrichai – Round 2 submission (Rear naked choke)
6) Suwanon “Pocket Rocket” Boonsorn defeats Kaewjai Prachumwong – Round 2 Submission (Armbar)
7) Takuro Nishimura defeats Detchadin “Phetsingkorn” Sornsirisupathin – Round 3 Submission
8) Jeremy Dichiara defeats Saeed Yousefi Ramandi – Round 1, TKO stoppage

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