Height: 5'6" (168cm)
Weight: 155 lbs
Nam Phan (born March 13, 1983) is a professional mixed martial arts fighter. He currently fights in the lightweight division.
Phan began training in Tae Kwon Do at the age of 4. By the age of 16, he had earned a 2nd degree black belt in Quyen Dao Vietnam, a Vietnamese combat martial art. Phan participated on the wrestling team in high school and began studying jiu jitsu in the year 2000. He has competed in such MMA promotions as WEC and King of the Cage. In 2005, Phan co-founded the Ma Du Entertainment, a business to promote mixed martial arts fighters. He currently teaches mixed martial arts in addition to fighting. His list of students include Kenneth Quach and Yoshi Vu, United States Marines and Pankration fighters who placed 1st and 4th at the Armed Forces Pankration tournament respectively, Justin Gates, an animator at LATV and at the famous Southpark cartoon series, and Keone Baricuatro the 2nd place winner of the 2008 California Pankration Championships.
Nam Phan won the Extreme Fighters World Championships by defeating Shad Smith via TKO at 1:11 of the first round on October 6, 2007.
Phan is also a professional boxer with a record of three wins and zero losses.
Nam Phan takes pride in his Vietnamese heritage and is avid in the Vietnamese American community. He proudly displays both the American and South Vietnamese flag on his gi as a symbol of his pride in the freedom of his current home, and of his lost homeland.
Phan owns and runs the Madu Academy, where he teaches Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as well as boxing and Muay Thai.