Game On - Issue 40-2017 GOM May '17 Issue 40 - Page 28

Richard Quan Raising South Africa’s best MMA fighters Richard Quan Garden International School (Malaysia) Raising South Africa’s best MMA fighters A fire for martial arts was ignited in the heart of Richard Quan when he stepped into a stadium in Thailand almost 20 years ago. After a successful career of professional fighting around the world, he returned to South Africa with a wealth of knowledge. For the past 11 years he has raised some of the country’s best MMA fighters and currently coaches from his gym in Johannesburg, Fight Fit Militia. In a sport surrounded by controversy, discover why Richard is so intent on being an MMA ambassador as he so powerfully impacts the lives of his athletes. 28 Game On Magazine, ISSUE 40 – 2017/5 Monash University