MMA
LAS VEGAS - A thousand paths could have taken Brian Ortega away from the octagon. Gangs and drugs loomed over his adolescence in suburban Los Angeles, and a chaotic home life pushed him into the streets.Instead, Ortega ended up in a Brazilian ...
Mar 2, 2018
MMA
CONOR McGregor is converting haters into believers, whether they like it or not.Allow me to come clean first: I'm one of those who doubted 'Mystic Mac.' After all, McGregor got a featherweight title shot against Jose Aldo without having gone ...
Nov 15, 2016
MMA
BJ Penn will finally make his comeback fight to the delight of Filipino fans as the UFC confirmed the bout between the Hall of Famer and Ricardo Lamas as the main event of Fight Night Manila 2 on October 15 at the ...
Aug 15, 2016
MMA
THE second coming of the UFC to the Philippines could feature the comeback of Hall of Famer BJ Penn.A report by Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting bared the UFC is targeting the former lightweight and welterweight champ to headline Fight Night ...
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Aug 13, 2016
MMA
JOSE Aldo took the interim UFC featherweight title with a unanimous decision over Frankie Edgar on Saturday in Las Vegas (Sunday, Manila time).The judges sored it 49-46, 49-46, 48-47.Aldo will take on title holder Conor McGregor later ...
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Jul 10, 2016
MMA
BARELY has UFC fighter John Dodson warmed up in his first ever visit to Manila and yet, he's already looking forward to his next one.The 31-year-old Dodson trumpeted the return of UFC Fight Night to the country ...
Jun 23, 2016
MMA
LOS ANGELES - Conor McGregor is getting a rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 200 in July.The promotion also announced on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) that Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar will meet for the interim featherweight title on the same card. ...
Mar 31, 2016
MMA
LAS VEGAS - After finishing Chad Mendes in a cool 2 1/2 minutes, Frankie Edgar is at the front of the line to fight the winner of Conor McGregor's featherweight title showdown with Jose Aldo.And if the UFC needs ...
Dec 12, 2015
MMA
FRANKIE Edgar outpointed Urijah Faber in an action-packed featherweight fight before a near-sellout Mall of Asia Arena crowd that marked the success of the first staging of the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the Philippines on Saturday night.In a battle ...
May 17, 2015
MMA
AS they faced off on stage after the weigh-in, Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber only took a few seconds to stare at each other before breaking into smiles and shaking, looking nowhere like two MMA fighters squaring off in the main ...
May 15, 2015
URIJAH Faber surprisingly believes the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight was hardly a snooze-fest.The American mixed martial artist on Thursday explained that fight fans were simply disappointed because they expected boxing's so-called "Fight of the Century" to ...
May 14, 2015
MMA
IT took more than two years for the first staging of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the Philippines to be finally set, but local mixed martial arts fans won't have to wait that long for the next one if negotiations ...
Mar 24, 2015
MMA
THE first Ultimate Fighting Championship offering in the Philippines is turning out to be a major hit, so much so that this early premium tickets to UFC: Fight Night Manila on May 16 at the Mall of Asia Arena have been selling ...
Mar 18, 2015
MMA
IT'S a homecoming and a farewell at the same time.Mark Muñoz is set to see action in the maiden offering of Ultimate Fighting Championship in the Philippines as he takes on Luke Barnatt of England in UFC Fight Night ...
Mar 10, 2015
MMA
TWO American former champions banner the maiden Ultimate Fighting Championship event in the Philippines.Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber lock horns in the main event of UFC: Fight Night Manila on May 16 at the Mall of Asia Arena, according a report ...
Feb 12, 2015
MMA
AUSTIN, Texas - Frankie Edgar beat Cub Swanson with a rear naked choke in the final seconds of an Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight fight on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Edgar dominated after the first round and put an exclamation point on the ...
Nov 23, 2014
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