UFC champ Max Holloway comes home to hero’s welcome in Hawaii

New undisputed UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway took out Jose Aldo in their 145-pound title unification match this past weekend in the UFC 212 main event in Rio de Janeiro. Holloway went into enemy territory and came back victorious, now he wants the UFC to hold an event in his home state of Hawaii. Holloway … Read more

BJ Penn says he’s back and calls out Mike Dolce

Nothing sells a fight like a good storyline and former nutritional coach for BJ Penn, Mike Dolce of the famed “Dolce Diet”, rubbed the Hawaiian the wrong way when they worked together prior to Penn’s fight against Frankie Edgar in July of last year. Now the former two-division champion is saying he would come out … Read more

Roots of Fight Partners with RVCA For Exclusive Collaboration Honoring BJ ‘The Prodigy’ Penn With Short Film and Capsule Collection of Apparel

Roots of Fight announces an exclusive collaboration with lifestyle brand RVCA and combat sports legend BJ ‘The Prodigy’ Penn. The first offering in their co-branded capsule collection features apparel inspired by the greatest moments in Penn’s storied career, and debuts Sunday, July 7th at the world famous Las Vegas Fight Shop in Las Vegas, NV.

X-1 to return with all-champions event as “Champions III” hits the Islands

Middleweight and welterweight title-holders to collide in main event Honolulu, HI (USA): Top Hawaiian fight promotion X-1 World Events is back, and its bringing the heavy artillery. “Champions III” will feature an all championship title fight card, with all the local favorites defending their titles. In the main event, X-1 Middleweight Champion Falaniko Vitale will … Read more

Matt Hughes talks about helping B.J. Penn train for his upcoming UFC 127 fight with Jon Fitch

Although he beat him handily just a few months ago, B.J. Penn enlisted the help of former UFC welterweight champ Matt Hughes to help him with his upcoming Feb. 27 fight in Australia.

Kala “Kolohe” Hose to defend his home against invasion as X-1 presents “Island Pride”

World class fight promotion X-1 World Events is proud to bring its next exciting fight card to Hawaii as they present “ISLAND PRIDE,” live on Saturday, Nov. 6, at Blaisdell Arena.