Shahir Kayoom

Instructor, BJJ
World Champion
Leandro Thomas Issa da Silva
Leandro Thomas
Issa da Silva
Professor, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and MMA
World Champion
Sagetdao Petpayathai
Kru, Muay Thai
World Champion

Instructor Profile

Adam Shahir Kayoom started training in Judo and Taekwondo as a child, but found BJJ when he was 18. He fell in love with it and moved to Brazil to train. He eventually earned his black belt in BJJ, becoming the first Malaysian to do so. Adam is also a two-time World Champion in Muay Thai, winning the WPMF Muay Thai World Championship twice. He is a true martial artist, studying multiple martial arts, including Silat, Kali, Aikido, and Judo. Adam established himself as an early pioneer of MMA and BJJ in Asia, and has fought in ONE Championship with his deep knowledge of different martial disciplines.

Adam is originally from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Quick facts on Adam Shahir Kayoom

  • First Malaysian to be conferred A Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • 2x WPMF Muay Thai World Champion
  • Black Belts in Taekwondo, Shorinji Ryu Karate Do
  • Trained in multiple martial arts, including Silat, Kali, Muay Thai, and Judo
  • Pioneer of MMA and BJJ in Asia

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Adam Shahir Kayoom

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