Led by head instructor Ray Elbe and BJJ Black Belt Tony Eduardo, Team MMA Thailand dominated the FBT sposored 2008 Thailand BJJ /Submission Grappling Open Tournament in Bangkok on September 27-28, 2008. On the first day of competition against some of the toughest bjj grappling teams in ASIA, Team MMA Thailand took 2nd place in “Gi” division garnering Gold Medals in Black Belt and Absolute Divisions, Purple Belt and Absolute, and Silver in Brown Belt, and Silver (Ngoo wins in first ever “Gi”competition”) and Bronze in White belt despite training little in “Gi” in the tropics of Phuket.
On the 2nd day of competition, “No Gi” it wa all Team MMA Phuket as we took the 1st Place all-around team and 30+ medals including most technical Grappler to Dimitri, Black Belt and Elite for Tony Eduardo along with “Top Bjj Grappler award.”
Ready to Roll @ 2008 Thailand BJJ Open Tournament
Ngoo wins first ever “Gi” BJJ fight
Tony and Josh celebrate a BJJ match win
Allen Chong of Team BJJ Borneo prepared at TMT