Category Archives: Live From Bangkok

Ben Stark: Fighter, Coach, Traveler

Ben Stark: Fighter, Coach, Traveler Ben Stark is only 34 years old and has already accomplished what takes many martial artists half of their lives. He has competed in MMA, Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai, traveled the world, and is currently  associated with one of the most recognizable teams in combat sports. Stark, a native of Connecticut, moved to Florida in 1994 and began his amateur career in MMA nearly a decade later. By 2006, following three amateur fights, he looked to turn pro but was delayed because of a car accident. “It really put a stop to everything that was progressing at the time,” Stark said. Despite the setback, Stark began his pro career with four straight wins, all submission finishes. That run wouldn’t end until 2007 when he suffered his first career loss. After a three year layoff, Stark would fight once again,...

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Live from Bangkok – Episode 8

Live from Bangkok – Episode 8 Episode 8: Features a roundup of Asian MMA news, including the next DARE event, Ryo Chonan retiring, Tommy Yang vs Alain Ngalani at ONE FC, one-armed MMA fighters, the Jake Butler story, and the list of best training camps in Asia. “Live From Bangkok” is a podcast/webisode that features longtime expat Jon Nutt and recent expat Ben Stark in a discussion about the Asian fight scene (MMA, Muay Thai, etc.) and life in Thailand. Third mic, Ree (DJ IK), gives his own unique insight on several topics. MMA – Life Abroad – Martial Arts – Food – Thailand. Rasul Mirvaez Documentary – Phuket Top Team: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXOMeG… Ryo Chonan vs Anderson Silva: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6q_N5… Alain Ngalani vs Ramazon in Muay Thai: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-iCVa… Live from BKK – Episode 6: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_BYKm… Ben Stark Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BenStarkATT?… Ben Stark Twitter: https://twitter.com/BenStarkHH Jon Nutt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jonathan.nut…...

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Live from Bangkok – Episode 7

Live from Bangkok – Episode 7 Episode 7: We flew out our very first fan for this edition of the show! This episode also features a roundup of Asian MMA news. DARE Fight Sports has announced a date for their next event, ONE FC’s Jakarta lineup has been released, and Thailand-based fighter Anthony Leone took home a W in the Bellator bantamweight Grand Prix winning a trip to the finals. “Live From Bangkok” is a podcast/webisode that features longtime expat Jon Nutt and recent expat Ben Stark in a discussion about the Asian fight scene (MMA, Muay Thai, etc.) and life in Thailand. Third mic, Ree (DJ IK), gives his own unique insight on several topics. MMA – Life Abroad – Martial Arts – Thailand. Anthony Leone VS Frank Baca at Bellator 97: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_V-3E7… VICE – MMA in Pakistan: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70WH80… VICE – UK’s Scariest Debt...

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Live from Bangkok – Episode 6

Live from Bangkok – Episode 6 Episode 6: Features a roundup of Asian MMA news, including RUFF 10, Pancrase, Thailand Prison Fights, and DARE Fight Sports. Also, we touch upon the upcoming Bellator event and what happened at last week’s UFC event. “Live From Bangkok” is a podcast/webisode that features longtime expat Jon Nutt and recent expat Ben Stark in a discussion about the Asian fight scene (MMA, Muay Thai, etc.) and life in Thailand. Third mic, Ree (DJ IK), gives his own unique insight on several topics. MMA – Life Abroad – Martial Arts – Food – Thailand. Thailand Prison Fights – Round 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVTw4K… Mark Hunt staph infection: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVJ6Qf… Malaipet VS David Tarzan: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCnrU6… Live from BKK – Episode 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9ONti… Ben Stark Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BenStarkATT?… Ben Stark Twitter: https://twitter.com/BenStarkHH Jon Nutt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jonathan.nut… Dare Fight Sports Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/DARE/2… DareFightSports.com: http://darefightsports.com/ Dare Fight Sports...

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Live from Bangkok – Episode 5

Live from Bangkok – Episode 5 Episode 5: Features a roundup of Asian MMA news, Moscow stories, discussion on Thai MMA fighters, AKA coming to Thailand, Cambodia MMA discussion, Kojima v Leone for ONE FC, Sahnnon Wiratchai talk, and much MUCH more. “Live From Bangkok” is a podcast/webisode that features longtime expat Jon Nutt and recent expat Ben Stark in a discussion about the Asian fight scene (MMA, Muay Thai, etc.) and life in Thailand. Third mic, Ree (DJ IK), gives his own unique insight on several topics. Bert Kreischer, The Machine: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHfroJ… Brazilian gas station brawl: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDrtZ3… Malaipet VS David Tarzan: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCnrU6… DARE: Most Dangerous Game Show ep 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9ONti… Ben Stark Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BenStarkATT?… Ben Stark Twitter: https://twitter.com/BenStarkHH Jon Nutt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jonathan.nut… Dare Fight Sports Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/DARE/2… DareFightSports.com: http://darefightsports.com/ Dare Fight Sports Twitter: https://twitter.com/DareFightSports Ree (DJ IK) SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/dj-ik...

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Live from Bangkok – Episode 4

Live from Bangkok – Episode 4   “Live From Bangkok” is a podcast/webisode that features longtime expat Jon Nutt and recent expat Ben Stark in a discussion about the Asian fight scene (MMA, Muay Thai, etc.) and life in Thailand. Third mic, Ree (DJ IK), gives his own unique insight on several topics. MMA – Life Abroad – Martial Arts – Food – Thailand. Episode 4: Features a roundup of Asian MMA news, everything from the UFC going to Singapore to Anthony Perosh, Arnaud Lepont calling out Kotetsu Boku in ONE FC, Japanese MMA, the Falcao gas station brawl fiasco, and some stories from ‘back in the day.’ Stay classy, YouTube audience. Brazilian gas station brawl: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDrtZ3… Anthony Perosh @ Phuket Top Team: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uJFFo… Ben Stark Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BenStarkATT?… Ben Stark Twitter: https://twitter.com/BenStarkHH Jon Nutt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jonathan.nut… Dare Fight Sports Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/DARE/2… DareFightSports.com: http://darefightsports.com/ Dare Fight...

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Live from Bangkok – Episode 3

Live from Bangkok – Episode 3 Published on Jul 9, 2013 “Live From Bangkok” is a podcast/webisode that features longtime expat Jon Nutt and recent expat Ben Stark in a discussion about the Asian fight scene (MMA, Muay Thai, etc.) and life in Thailand. Third mic, Ree (DJ IK), gives his own unique insight on several topics. MMA – Life Abroad – Martial Arts – Food – Thailand. Episode 1: Features a discussion on Asian MMA news, UFC 162, Anderson Silva, TRT use in combat sports, and much more. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRQwNwCxXP0 Live from Bangkok – Episode 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlqJGdLG1p8 Cambodian sharpshooter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xBuH3… Ben Stark Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BenStarkATT?… Ben Stark Twitter: https://twitter.com/BenStarkHH Jon Nutt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jonathan.nut… Dare Fight Sports Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/DARE/2… DareFightSports.com: http://darefightsports.com/ Dare Fight Sports Twitter: https://twitter.com/DareFightSports Ree (DJ IK) SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/dj-ik...

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