MMA
STILL no date for the fight, but Denice Zamboanga knows her opponent and she is already preparing for the battle against Seo Hee Ham in the first round of the One Atomweight Women's World Grand Prix later this year."I' ...
Jul 1, 2021
MMA
BRANDON Vera said he is "excited and nervous" ahead of his One Championship heavyweight title defense against Arjan Bhullar.The Filipino-American fighter has been out of action for nearly two years and is eager to see action in One: Dangal on ...
May 6, 2021
MMA
JENELYN Olsim says she wanted a quick stoppage, much earlier than the third-round submission win over Brazil's Maira Mazar.While a classic match between striker and grappler was expected, Olsim took the win by submission in in the strawweight bout ...
Mar 23, 2021
MMA
STEPHEN "The Sniper" Loman is eager to prove his worth as he takes on top-ranked bantamweight contender John "Hands Of Stone" Lineker on 28 April in ONE on TNT IV, which airs on US primetime television. "I'm a fighter, and ...
Mar 11, 2021
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Aljamain Sterling won the UFC bantamweight title when Petr Yan was disqualified for an illegal knee strike in the fourth round Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) in the first of three championship fights at UFC 259.Two-division champion Amanda ...
Mar 7, 2021
MMA
WITH One Championship getting back into action, three Filipino fighters - two of them titleholders - look to return to the ring soon. Joshua Pacio Strawweight champion After competing just once last year, Joshua "The Passion" Pacio is expected to fight anew this year. ...
Jan 17, 2021
BRUCE Lee once said, "The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering."And after 48 years, his legacy still lives on as the father of modern day mixed martial arts. Even after his death, hundreds of films and literature ...
Jan 13, 2021
MMA
GINA Iniong is eager to return to mixed martial arts action after a maternity leave.The Southeast Asian Games kickboxing gold medalist considered retirement, but now feels she is ready to fight again."I was able to represent my country and bring ...
Jan 11, 2021
MMA
By FREIDA FRISAROFORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - An Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts fighter is accused of stabbing his two sisters early Thursday as they slept in a spare bedroom in his apartment because a "higher power" told him to do so, police ...
Jan 9, 2021
MMA
TO say that 2020 was a crazy year would be a terrible understatement.Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there were no sports for a few months as leagues and promotions around the globe had to rethink their strategies before moving forward. ...
Dec 31, 2020
MMA
SINGAPORE - One Championship is ready to welcome back fans, with 250 'Superfan' tickets going on sale for its Inside the Matrix promotion next week.The return of spectators for the Oct. 30 event follows a production on Oct. 9 that was held ...
Oct 23, 2020
THE camp of boxing legend Manny Pacquiao confirmed talks about a blockbuster fight with two-time UFC champion Connor McGregor next year in the Middle East.In a statement sent to CNN Philippines, the office of the senator said plans being finalized ...
Sep 26, 2020
MMA
LONG-REIGNING UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones said he is vacating his title and probably moving up to heavyweight.Jones made the declarations on Twitter on Monday, although the UFC didn't immediately confirm them.Jones and the UFC have ...
Aug 18, 2020
MMA
MARK Striegl is the latest Filipino to be signed by UFC.The Fil-Am mixed martial artist confirmed the news on his social media accounts and announced that he will make his cage debut next week."Today I signed with the UFC! ...
Aug 13, 2020
MMA
ONE Championship prepares to return to action with a fight event on July 31 in Bangkok.The event dubbed One: No Surrender is the first card for the MMA outfit since King of the Jungle in Singapore on Feb. 28.Filipino fans, ...
Jul 14, 2020
MMA
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Petr Yan won the vacant UFC bantamweight championship with a fifth-round stoppage victory over José Aldo at UFC 251 on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Former strawweight champion Rose Namajunas also avenged her loss to Jé ...
Jul 12, 2020
MMA
ONE Championship is taking a cautious approach in terms of its plans to resume operations."We want to come back in an environment where we are sure that we can do it safely for all parties involved," said chairman and CEO Chatri ...
Jun 16, 2020
MIXED martial arts and boxing are back in business in Nevada.The Nevada Athletic Commission unanimously agreed on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) to allow two UFC events and two Top Rank boxing shows in Las Vegas over the next two weeks.The ...
May 28, 2020
MMA
BELLATOR President Scott Coker spent time during the coronavirus pandemic like so many others, binging on Netflix and catching up on "Tiger King.""That's a crazy show," Coker said.Coker would love for mixed martial arts fans to catch up ...
Mar 30, 2020
MMA
JON Jones survived a giant scare from a gutsy Dominick Reyes to hack out a unanimous decision win and retain his light heavyweight title in UFC 247 on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.Jones set ...
Feb 9, 2020
If you grew up in the early 2000s, then chances are that tucked away in your many bootleg MP3 files was a catchy hit which reasoned that success in the hip-hop game boils down to "10% luck, 20% skill, 15% concentrated ...
Jan 18, 2020
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