Australia Saying: Good day, MMA

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Of course Russell Crowe is Australian. Sure, he was born in Wellington and has some Maori ancestry, but it can all be overlooked once he reaches international success. Mark Hunt is a top MMA fighter born in Auckland of a Samoan background. One of his claim to fame was his shock split decision win over Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipović in 2005. He is ranked top 10 Australian MMA fighters and was just awarded the title of “Australian International Fighter of 2014”. On top of an already strong pool of athletes native to the country, Australia has a constant stream of migrants and plenty of neighbours in athletic New Zealand and the Pacific islanders who are genetically pre-deposed to be giants of fighters.

Chingyin Ng, originally from Singapore had lived in London, UK and is now based in Melbourne Australia. She had trained extensively in a variety of martial arts including Muay Thai and Boxing. As MMA gains popularity in Australia and Asia, Chingyin follows all news and progress with enthusiasm and with her unique and bilingual background she is able to provide a different perspective.