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
MMA
JOSHUA Pacio survived another tough challenge to retain his ONE Strawweight World Championship via split decision over Alex Silva in the main event of ONE: Fire and Fury on Friday at the Mall of Asia Arena.Pacio, 24, made a second successful ...
Jan 31, 2020
MMA
TWO-TIME ONE Lightweight world champion Eduard Folayang dropped a heartbreaking split decision loss to Pieter Buist on Friday in ONE: Fire and Fury at the Mall of Asia Arena.The Dutch foe put his size advantage to good use, especially in ...
Jan 31, 2020
MMA
LIVING up to his moniker, Lito Adiwang struck with the force and fury of a thunder to beat Pongsiri Mitsatit in the undercard of ONE: Fire and Fury on Friday night at the Mall of Asia Arena.The 26-year-old fighter ...
Jan 31, 2020
Forty seconds - that's all it took for Conor McGregor to silence the haters at UFC 246.In less time than it takes to microwave a sizeable rice meal, 'Notorious' demolished Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone in emphatic fashion at the T-Mobile Arena ...
Jan 20, 2020
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Conor McGregor came back with a big bang.McGregor stopped Donald Cerrone with a head kick and punches 40 seconds into the first round at UFC 246 on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), announcing his return to mixed martial arts ...
Jan 19, 2020
Conor McGregor's triumphant return to the Octagon was heard around not only the mixed martial arts world, but also other sports.The former featherweight and lightweight champion needed only 40 seconds to knock Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone out for his first ...
Jan 19, 2020
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Conor McGregor stopped Donald Cerrone with a head kick and punches 40 seconds into the first round at UFC 246 on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), announcing his return to mixed martial arts with his first victory since 2016.The ...
Jan 19, 2020
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Conor McGregor became a two-division UFC champion because he was a tremendous fighter. He became the biggest mixed martial artist in the world only because he talked an even bigger game.McGregor's loquacious, pugnacious personality was an ...
Jan 18, 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
LAS VEGAS - Kamaru Usman brutally stopped Colby Covington with 50 seconds left in the fifth round at UFC 245 on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), retaining his UFC welterweight title with a spectacular finish to their grudge match.Alexander Volkanovski took the ...
Dec 15, 2019
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