Berneung (Tiger Muay Thai) will be taking a big step up the MMA ladder of competition on November 7, 2009 @ URCC, Macau (based in Philippines) as he takes on 5-time UFC veteran Jess Liaundin formerly of Pancrase London.
Jess, who has also trained at Tiger Muay Thai and MMA 3-years ago with his crew from Pancrase preparing for the UFC will be the favorite. However, he will have his hands full with Thailand’s #1 Thai MMA fighter in Berneung sakhomsin of Tiger Muay Thai and MMA.
Trained by BJJ and MMA Champion and Ultimate Fighter Ray Elbe over the last 1.5 years in BJJ and MMA, Berneung has made huge strides in learning MMA and competing in the Gi and in NO Gi competitions.
And let us not forget Berneung is a WMC World Muay thai Champion and Rajadamnern Stadium Champion in Muay Thai and still ranked in Top 10 in Thailand.
Berneung just took the Bronze Medal in No Gi competition @ FBT 2009 Bangkok Submission Grappling games and 2-months ago won beat Olympic Thai National Judo Black Belt in a white belt competition sposored by BJJ-ASIA.
You can expect a war between these two fighters on the ground or on the feet.
Already earning his Blue belt and on his way to wearing a purple belt as he will be getting intensive training from Black Belt Tony Eduardo arriving at end of this month.