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

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

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.

Vitaly Shemetov talks with ProMMAnow.com about his win at “X-1: Nations Collide”

Vitaly Shemetov, now 25-years-old, finally made his U.S. debut as part of the “X-1: Nations Collide” light heavyweight tournament on June 4, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

X-1 world welterweight title on the line and light heavyweight title tourney begins as X-1 presents “Nations Collide”

2008 Olympic gold medal winner Satoshi Ishii also to compete Honolulu, HI (USA): Top Hawaiian fight promotion X-1 World Events is proud to announce their next amazing MMA event, “Nations Collide,” which will take place on Friday, June 4th, 2010, at the famed Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. The fight card will feature combatants from … Read more

Undefeated fighters Issac De Jesus and Brandon Visher to meet in “Up N Up” main event in Honolulu on Sept. 12

HONOLULU, HI August 25, 2009 – Undefeated rising mixed martial arts (MMA) star Issac De Jesus (11-0) from Stockton, California, will replace injured Eddie Yagin in the Up N Up Main Event bout with Hawaii’s top ranked and also undefeated champion Brandon Visher (15-0) from Kula, Maui at the Neil Blaisdell Center in Honolulu Hawaii on Saturday, September 12th.

The flawless record of Brandon Visher will truly be tested in this amazing match up with Strikeforce veteran Issac De Jesus. Both fighters have no blemishes on their record, this fight will ensure that someone’s “0” must go.

Read moreUndefeated fighters Issac De Jesus and Brandon Visher to meet in “Up N Up” main event in Honolulu on Sept. 12

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Jason “Mayhem” Miller submits Kala Hose in “Kingdom MMA” main event

Jason “Mayhem” Miller returned to the ring Saturday night, April 18th, against Kala “Kolohe” Hose at the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii in a middleweight match up in the inaugural event for the “Kingdom MMA” promotion.

Miller submitted Hose in the main event by rear naked choke at 2:23 of round number one. The fight did not stay long on the feet as Miller shot in early for the take down. Once on the ground, he mounted Hose and landed some vicious hammer fists causing the Hawaiian to give up his back, which then allowed Miller to sink in the choke.

After the fight, Miller thanked the Hawaiian crowd and announced his next fight would be in the DREAM organization. He also said people should check him out on Twitter (www.twitter.com/mayhemmiller).

Read moreJason “Mayhem” Miller submits Kala Hose in “Kingdom MMA” main event

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Inside Hawaii’s Fight Game (Video Documentary)

Here’s a very interesting and well-made documentary called MMA 808: Inside Hawaii’s Fight Game. It originally aired on the Pacific Network. Many of the sport’s top personalities appear in the documentary including B.J. Penn, Dana White, Chris Leben, and many more. Incidentally, Egan Inoue is also featured in this documentary who is the brother of … Read more