UNLEASHING spinning attacks and powerful strikes inside the cage, Eduard "Landslide" Folayang of Team Lakay is the very definition of aggressive every time he steps into the ring of the ONE Championship stage. Sure, he's full of grit and fury whenever ...
Sep 2, 2020
MMA
THE Zamboanga siblings were impressive in pulling off stellar victories at ONE: A New Breed at Impact Arena in Bangkok on Friday.Denice Zamboanga hardly broke a sweat in her first-round submission win over Watsapinya Kaewkhong while Drex was equally lethal, ...
Aug 28, 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
DENICE Zamboanga is taking her chances as she tries to make the most of the rare opportunities presented by the global COVID-19 pandemic.The 23-year-old atomweight has been staying in Thailand and continuing her training in hopes of soon ...
Aug 15, 2020
CHICAGO - MMA superstar Conor McGregor isn't just the biggest draw of his sport, he is also a charismatic salesman who can convince Bill Gates into buying a used laptop.So when the Irish striker, notorious for his antics on and ...
Aug 2, 2020
FOR real or for show?That was the thought running through fight fans' minds after MMA star Conor McGregor spurred talk of a fight with Filipino great Manny Pacquiao with a 'Tinatanggap ko' teaser posted on Twitter on Saturday. ...
Aug 1, 2020
MMA
FABRICIO Andrade made Mark Abelardo sleep in their 67kg joust in the undercard of ONE: No Surrender on Friday at Impact Arena in Bangkok.The Brazilian fighter had the perfect counter to his Fil-Kiwi foe, reversing a sprawl to a rear- ...
Jul 31, 2020
MMA
ONE Championship has found a new home as Asia's top mixed martial arts promotion is heading to Cignal.The cable network begins the new partnership with the broadcast ONE: No Surrender, the outfit's first event since the global ...
Jul 28, 2020
MMA
CHICAGO - I can't remember the last time I paid to see a huge sporting event, but I did last Saturday night when I socially distanced $65 from my checking account to watch UFC 251.I inconvenienced myself staying up until ...
Jul 15, 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
TWO-division champion Aung La N Sang has tested positive for COVID-19.The Burmese titlist, who holds both the ONE middleweight and light heavyweight world championships, bared the unfortunate news on his Instagram account on Friday."I got tested for COVID- ...
Jul 3, 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
THE Games and Amusement Board has submitted to the IATF (Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases) a 59-page document that it hopes serves as guide in finally allowing the reopening of professional sports in the country. ...
Jun 9, 2020
IN A normal competition day, One Championship athletes go big or go home. Now stuck in a lockdown, they have no other choice but to go big at home.International mixed martial artists of One Championship have found a unique way to ...
May 4, 2020
MMA
THE cage door is locked for the season on the Professional Fighters League, the latest combat sports promotion flattened because of the coronavirus pandemic.One Championship, Bellator and other regional promotions such as Cage Fury Fighting Championships all face uncertain start dates ...
Apr 21, 2020
AMONG those hit by the no-work, no-pay policies in the middle of enhanced community quarantine are the ranks of professional boxers and other practitioners of combat sports, as well as their trainers.This was outlined in a letter sent on ...
Apr 2, 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
EXPLOSIVE is the word to describe the style of Lito Adiwang, and the Manila faithful saw that first hand.The 26-year-old fighter lived up to his billing and delivered a scintillating first-round submission victory over Pongsiri Mitsatit at One: ...
Mar 25, 2020
MMA
HOUSTON - Jon Jones retained his title at UFC 247, beating Dominick Reyes by unanimous decision.After the bout, opinions on the outcome were anything but unanimous.Jones retained his light heavyweight belt on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) following a surprisingly strong ...
Feb 9, 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
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