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Ruff Bantamweight Champion Irshaad Sayed Donated $10,000 to Help Build a School in Rural China

on 27 June 2013 Tags: Irshaad Sayed, RUFF

Think you have it rough? Try living on $49 a month. Ranik Ultimate Fighting Federation (RUFF) is the only government-sanctioned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion in China and recently made headlines by handing out a million RMB ($163,000 USD) in prize money to each of its first five champions. Among the men to claim a belt was South African Irshaad Sayed, who was eligible to participate despite......

RUFF athletes on cutting weight in Chinese MMA

on 19 October 2012 Tags: cutting weight, Irshaad Sayed, Robert Sothmann, Rodrigo Caporal, RUFF 6, Sandro da Silva, Wang Guan, weigh in

Long accepted as part of combat-sports culture, weight cutting, the process by which athletes lose excess weight in order to compete in a lighter division, has only become commonplace in China within the last three years.Cutting weight, and the rehydration period that follows, allows fighters the ability to carry more mass into the cage, and has given Chinese MMA athletes the same competitive adva......

Sayed bests Ayideng at RUFF 2, Dong and Jumabieke remain undefeated

on 18 December 2011 Tags: Irshaad Sayed, Jumabieke, results, rodrigo caporal, RUFF 2, RUFF China

Chongqing, CHINA – On a night when Jiu Jitsu ruled, it was a battle of bantamweight sluggers that captivated the crowd at RUFF 2. After lightweight Wan HongChen and featherweight Li BoLin reigned victorious with an impressive succession of rear naked choke and armbar submissions, South African Muay Thai specialist Irshaad Sayed went the distance against Ayideng Jumayi to earn the split decision wi......

RUFF signs Irshaad Sayed for RUFF 2

on 30 September 2011 Tags: fighters, Irshaad Sayed, RUFF 2

Hong Kong – The Ranik Ultimate Fighting Federation (RUFF) has signed Hong Kong-based Bantamweight Irshaad Sayed, 22, for their second event, tentatively titled RUFF 2, set to take place this November. The South African-born Sayed, known as the “White Tiger,” is a Muay Thai veteran, having already amassed 31 victories in his 41-fight career, 17 of those wins by KO. Sayed, who won the WPMF (2007) an......

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linkanyway

linkanyway

04. April, 2014 |

great fight!!!

dapeopleschamp

dapeopleschamp

22. October, 2012 |

RUFF puts on some good fights. Send a fighter to the UFC

theone

theone

22. October, 2012 |

I like how your fight cards always have blood on them. nice touch

little eval

little eval

22. October, 2012 |

The main event is sick. I'd put my money on that Thai kid any day of the week. Yeah, Brazilians are tough, but every third one of them is...

theone

theone

22. October, 2012 |

Wang Guan has less votes than da Silva? What's up with that? Gotta show some love for my Chinese brotha! He's gonna whoop that ass again...

Masshole

Masshole

04. April, 2011 |

I'm a looking and I'm a liking.
Check out that tall drink of water on the far left.

killer kane

killer kane

28. February, 2011 |

Tie Quan straight up demolished Reinhardt with that nasty guillotine choke; boy's got skills for sure.