MMA
MARK Striegl finally makes his UFC debut next month as he faces Said Nurmagomedov at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs Korean Zombie on October 17 in Abu Dhabi.The Fil-Am fighter, carrying an 18-2 (1 NC) card, gets his much- ...
Sep 10, 2020
BRISBANE, Australia - Jeff Horn showed Manny Pacquiao's best days are behind him by scoring a major upset in a good, old-fashioned brawl to wrest the Filipino boxing hero's World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight crown.The 29-year- ...
Jul 2, 2017
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JENEL Lausa made a successful UFC debut with a dominating performance over Yao Zhikui on Sunday in UFC Fight Night 101 at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia.The 28-year-old MMA fighter from Iloilo scored a unanimous decision victory ...
Nov 27, 2016
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IT'S been three years since the last time he lost, yet Max Holloway is still eager to prove it was a fluke.And it wasn't against any other foe, but someone who has emerged as the biggest name in mixed ...
Sep 17, 2016
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Demian Maia backed up his calls for a welterweight title shot with an early submission victory over Carlos Condit in the main event of UFC Fight Night at Rogers Arena on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Ranked third in ...
Aug 28, 2016
LAS VEGAS - Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather hadn't even decided how much it would cost home viewers to watch their fight when the head of the Nevada Athletic Commission started planning security for their big bout.Five times in the ...
Apr 28, 2015
MMA
THERE'S plenty of Filipino flavor in the maiden staging of the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the Philippines.Apart from the four Pinoys, led by Mark Muñoz, who will see action, Arianny Celeste is set to set foot inside the octagon ...
Mar 11, 2015
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WITNESSING world-class mixed martial arts action live certainly comes at a price.But unlike tickets for the NBA preseason game between the Indiana Pacers and the Houston Rockets in 2013, prices of tickets for the maiden Manila offering of the Ultimate ...
Mar 10, 2015
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WITH the chance to fight in his hometown serving as prime motivation, MMA fighter Mark Munoz returns to the octagon to battle Brazilian Roan Carneiro in a three-round middleweight bout in UFC 184 pay-per-view on Sunday (Manila time) at ...
Feb 28, 2015
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THE long wait for Filipino mixed martial arts fans is soon to be over.After years of anticipation among MMA fans, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is finally set to hold its maiden event in the Philippines on May 16 at the ...
Jan 29, 2015
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AFTER steering his team to an impressive outing in ONE FC two weeks ago, Lakay coach Mark Sangiao tries to lead another prized ward in the biggest stage of mixed martial arts.Sangiao, who was at the corner of Eduard Folayang and ...
May 14, 2014
MMA
Mark Eddiva made the Philippines proud on Saturday night when he made an impressive Ultimate Fighting Championship debut by outclassing Jumabieke Tuerxun in UFC Fight Night 37 in Macau.The 28-year-old pride of Baguio City, the second homegrown Filipino in ...
Mar 1, 2014
MMA
LIKE an overseas Filipino worker, Dave Galera will make a bit of a sacrifice as he flies to Singapore on Tuesday afternoon ahead of his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut on January 4.That means he will spend New Year outside the Philippines - ...
Dec 30, 2013
MMA
FOR most people, the holiday season is a welcome development, a time to relax from the daily stress of work.For others, particularly mixed martial artists preparing for a big, historic fight, it's definitely a distraction.Lakay coach Mark Sangiao ...
Dec 26, 2013
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