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
MMA
JOSHUA Pacio braces for another challenge for his One strawweight world title as he takes on Alex Silva in the main event of One: Fire and Fury on January 31 at Mall of Asia Arena.This will be the second title defense ...
Dec 12, 2019
As I climb the stairs leading up to Round 1 in San Juan, I realize that fighting gyms all have a distinct yet familiar aura.This training hall only opened this year, so it's far from your dingy, backwoods boxing gyms ...
Oct 16, 2019
MMA
MIKE Tyson is ready to talk your ears off about MMA.The former heavyweight champion is set to join the Professional Fighters League as host of the new series "Mike Tyson's New Fight Game: The PFL," which will debut this ...
Oct 8, 2019
MMA
LOS ANGELES - Mixed martial arts great Anderson "Spider" Silva of Brazil has become a US citizen in a naturalization ceremony in Los Angeles.The US Citizenship and Immigration Services welcomed Silva and about 8,000 other people as they took their oaths ...
Jul 24, 2019
MMA
STEPHEN Loman retained his the Brave bantamweight championship with a technical knockout win over Elias Boudegzdame in the main event of Brave 22: Storm of Warriors on Friday night at Mall of Asia Arena.The 27-year-old leaned on his striking ...
Mar 16, 2019
MMA
CONROE, Texas - An MMA fighter suspected of killing two people, including an ex-girlfriend, was captured on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) after escaping from a prisoner transport van in Texas, authorities said.Cedric Marks was taken into custody after a nine-hour ...
Feb 4, 2019
MMA
SINGAPORE - Fight fans can have all-day access to One Fighting Championship matches through the Super App.The app, launched on Monday at the Marina Bay Sands, will provide access to the fights of the Asian MMA outfit and will also broadcast ...
May 14, 2018
MMA
PHILADELPHIA - Ronda Rousey has ditched UFC for WWE.Once the most dangerous women in MMA, Rousey officially made the anticipated jump to WWE on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) night with a surprise appearance at the Royal Rumble in Philadelphia.The former UFC ...
Jan 29, 2018
MMA
EDMONTON - When Arjan Bhullar climbed the UFC octagon for the first time on Saturday night, he didn't just reach the loftiest peak of MMA competition, he carried with him a quest greater than personal glory.In front of a sold- ...
Sep 12, 2017
LAS VEGAS - Conor McGregor was exhausted and hurt by the 10th round, his audacious venture undone by every logical problem with a mixed martial artist entering a professional boxing ring for the first time to take on the most accomplished boxer of ...
Aug 28, 2017
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