|Born||March 5, 1989|
|Other names||The Situ-Asian|
|Residence||Sydney, New South Wales, Australia|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight||145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)|
|Fighting out of||Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia|
|Team||KMA Top Team|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Martin Nguyen (born March 16, 1989), is an Australian mixed martial arts fighter currently competing in the Lightweight, Featherweight and Bantamweight division of the ONE Fighting Championship.
He is married with three children and before becoming a full time fighter he worked as a car mechanic. Despite having a big fan following in Asia he is relatively unknown in Australia.  . On November 10th, 2017 he made history by beating Eduard Folayang to become the first two division champion in ONE Championship history. 
In 2018 attempted to win a title in a third ONE Championship division but lost on two occasions. Bibiano Fernandes beat him by split decision in a fight for the regular bantamweight title  and Kevin Belingon beat him by unanimous decision in a fight for the interim bantamweight title.  
Nguyen still won 'Fighter of the Year' at the 2018 Asian MMA Awards. 
Mixed martial arts record[edit | edit source]
|Professional record breakdown|
|14 matches||11 wins||3 losses|
|Loss||11–3||Kevin Belingon||Decision (Unanimous)||One Championship - Reign of Kings||July 27, 2018||5||5:00||Manila, Philippines||For the interim ONE Bantamweight Championship|
|Win||11–2||Christian Lee||Decision (split)||ONE Championship: Unstoppable Dreams||May 18, 2018||3||5:00||Kallang, Singapore||Defended ONE Featherweight Championship|
|Loss||10–2||Bibiano Fernandes||Decision (split)||ONE Championship: Iron Will||March 24, 2018||5||5:00||Bangkok, Thailand||For the ONE Bantamweight Championship|
|Win||10–1||Eduard Folayang||KO (Punch)||ONE Championship: Legends of the World||November 10, 2017||2||2:20||Manila, Philippines||Won the ONE Lightweight Championship|
|Win||9–1||Marat Gafurov||KO (Punch)||ONE Championship: Quest for Greatness||August 18, 2017||2||1:27||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||Won the ONE Featherweight Championship|
|Win||8–1||Kazunori Yokota||KO (Punch)||ONE Championship: Quest for Power||January 14, 2017||1||3:36||Jakarta, Indonesia|
|Win||7–1||Christian Lee||Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke)||ONE Championship: Heroes of the World||August 13, 2016||1||4:30||Macau, China|
|Win||6–1||Li Kai Wen||TKO (Punches)||ONE Championship: Global Rivals||April 15, 2016||1||4:44||Pasay City, Philippines|
|Win||5–1||Kotetsu Boku||TKO (doctor's stoppage)||ONE Championships: Pride of Lions||November 13, 2015||1||4:17||Kallang, Singapore|
|Loss||4–1||Marat Gafurov||Submission (rear-naked choke)||ONE Championship: Odyssey of Champions||September 27, 2015||1||0:41||Jakarta, Indonesia|
|Win||4-0||Rocky Batolbatol||Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)||ONE Championship: Battle of Lions||November 7, 2014||2||2:10||Kallang, Singapore|
|Win||3-0||Luke Standing||TKO (Punches)||BFW 24 - Brace For War 24||November 29, 2013||1||3:30||Canberra, Australia|
|Win||2–0||Thomas Ruderman||TKO (Punches)||BFW 18 - Canberra||August 31, 2012||2||0:01||Canberra, Australia|
|Win||1–0||Richard Kemp-Hay||Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)||Southern Fight Promotions - Cage Conquest 1||July 28, 2012||3||1:39||New South Wales, Australia|
Mixed martial arts exhibition record[edit | edit source]
|Exhibition record breakdown|
|2 matches||2 wins||0 losses|
Championships and accomplishments[edit | edit source]
Mixed martial arts[edit | edit source]
- ONE Championship
See also[edit | edit source]
Others articles of the Topic Australia : Ranked list of states and territories of Australia, B-Nasty, Pro Wrestling Women's Alliance, DJ Jaysnbrwn, Australian Wrestling Alliance, Western Australia, Andy Harpas
Others articles of the Topic MMA : PunchOutPower, Damir Ismagulov, Ryan D Mooney American Muay Thai, Mix Martial Artist, Dillon Danis, Roldan Sangcha-an, Chaitanya Gavali, Kevin Belingon
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- List of male mixed martial artists
- List of current ONE fighters
- List of ONE Championship champions
- List of current mixed martial arts champions
References[edit | edit source]
- "Martin Nguyen ("The Situ-Asian") - MMA Fighter Page - Tapology". Tapology.com. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
- "Martin Nguyen - ONE Championship". Onefc.com. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
- "Martin Nguyen (Fighter) – Fight News Australia". Fightnewsaustralia.com. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
- "One Championship Unstoppable Dreams: Australian champion Martin Nguyen's subtle dig at UFC kingpin Conor McGregor". Couriermail.com.au. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
- "One Championship Reign of Kings: Martin Nguyen makes no excuses for title defeat in Manila". Geelongadvertiser.com.au. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
- "The little known Australian champion taking the MMA world by storm". Geelongadvertiser.com.au. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
- "Meet the Western Sydney car mechanic overturning perceptions of Cage Fighting". SBS.com.au. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
- "Martin Nguyen KOs Eduard Folayang, Becomes Two-Division Titleholder in One Championship". Sherdog.com. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
- "Fernandes outlasts Nguyen to retain bantamweight title". nationmultimedia.com. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
- "ONE: Kevin Belingon frustrates Martin Nguyen to become interim champion". abs-cbn.com. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
- "Martin Nguyen faces tough Belingon test to become three-division champ". foxsportasia.com. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
- "Asia MMA Awards winners, results: One Championship's Martin Nguyen, Road FC's Ham Seo-hee crowned Fighters of the Year". SCMP.com. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
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