Undefeated duo lead home nation Singapore into IMMAF Asian Open

Undefeated featherweight contender Charles Lew will lead home nation Singapore into next month’s 2017 IMMAF Asian Open Championships alongside 20-year-old bantamweight up and comer Lim Zhen Teng (pictured above), both products of Evolve MMA.

Last April IMMAF announced that the Mixed Martial Arts Federation of Singapore (MMAFS) as the latest national governing body to secure membership under the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation umbrella. Established in 2013, MMAFS is now the leading governing body for the sport of MMA in Singapore.

25-year-old Lew represents team Singapore in the nation’s debut appearance at an IMMAF championships competition. He brings the momentum of being a 5-0 undefeated challenger with three submission victories alongside two TKO stoppages. The young Lim Zhen Teng has also made an undefeated start to his amateur career, currently 4-0-1 with a pair of TKO victories and one majority draw when competing overseas in the UK. You can get to know ‘ZT’ in the video below.

Each Singapore representative with enter his bracket as an unseeded contender.

The 2017 IMMAF Asian Open Championships in Singapore will be held in partnership with the UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organisation. The Championships form part of UFC Fight Night Singapore’s week long fan activities leading up to its highly anticipated live event at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Saturday June 17 2017.

The 2017 IMMAF Asian Open Championships will take place from June 12 -16 at Marina Bay Sands hotel as IMMAF’s first championship in Asia supported by the UFC’s on-going commitment to developing MMA in the region.

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran

 

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