Luis ‘Sapo’ Santos vs. Rafael ‘The Machine’ Silva headlines ONE: Tribe of Warriors on Feb. 20

ONE Championship will return to Jakarta, Indonesia with ONE: TRIBE OF WARRIORS on Feb. 20 from the Istora Senayan. Welterweight contender Luis “Sapo” Santos will face Rafael “The Machine” Silva in the main event. Also, Dutch MMA vet Vincent “Magnivincent” Latoel takes on Japan’s Kotetsu “No Face” Boku, and Mario Satya Wirawan faces Yohan Mulia Legowo … Read more

EXCLUSIVE: Luis ‘Sapo’ Santos talks upcoming title rematch versus Ben Askren

Thirty-five-year-old Luis “Sapo” Santos (61-9-1, 1 NC) will get another shot at Ben Askren‘s (14-0, 1 NC) welterweight title on Nov. 13 at ONE Championship 34 in Singapore. Their first fight ended in a No Contest in April after Santos took a finger to the eye just 2:19 into the first round and was unable to continue. … Read more

Ben Askren vs. Luis Santos rematch headlines ‘ONE: Pride of Lions’ in November

Luis “Sapo” Santos (61-9-1, 1 NC) will get his shot at the ONE Championship welterweight title once again when he faces 170-pound champ Ben Askren (14-0, 1 NC) in a rematch on Nov. 13 in Singapore. The 35-wins-by-knockout veteran had finished seven straight opponents leading up to his first fight with Askren in April when … Read more

ONE: Valor of Champions full results; Askren retains title against veteran Santos due to No Contest

I’ve been looking forward to this ONE main event at “Valor of Champions”. I’ve been singing the praises of Luis “Sapo” Santos (61-9-1) for a couple years now since I saw him fight in XFC and finishing everyone he faced in devastating fashion. I thought he belonged on the big stage, or at least in … Read more

ONE: Valor of Champions weigh-in results; can Santos upset Askren?

ONE Championship held weigh-ins today for Valor of Champions which takes place Friday at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines. ONE Welterweight Champion Ben Askren came in at exactly 170 pounds, while his opponent Luis “Sapo” Santos also hit the mark at 170. The two will face off in the Valor of Champions … Read more

Will this be the closest Ben Askren ever comes to fighting in the UFC?

http://youtu.be/w_K3D-uvcsU A recent video posted to the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Youtube account shows ONE FC welterweight champ (and former Bellator champ) Ben Askren at what appears to be a PR event answering questions about how CM Punk is looking in the gym. Askren is the wrestling coach at Roufusport in Milwaukee where former WWE superstar … Read more

‘ONE FC 22: Battle of Lions’ results; look for ‘Sapo’ Santos to face Askren

Igor Svirid (10-1) took home ONE FC’s inaugural middleweight championship today in Singapore as he stopped previously unbeaten Leandro Ataides (8-1) with punches just 17-seconds into the opening frame. “ONE FC 22: Battle of Lions” was held at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang and streamed live on www.onefc.com for $9.99. Also, making his ONE FC debut, … Read more

Must-see KO video: Luis ‘Sapo’ Santos knocks out Alfredo Morales in XFCi 3 headliner

Luis “Sapo” Santos (60-9-1) racked up his 60th win as a professional last night at XFCi 3 in Sao Paulo, Brazil (as seen on Rede TV). The welterweight standout extended his winning streak to six with this third round front head-kick knockout of Mexican fighter Alfredo Morales (11-4).

Veteran Luis ‘Sapo’ Santos joins XFC roster

Brazilian mixed martial artist Luis “Sapo” Santos is the newest addition to Xtreme Fighting Championship’s roster. Santos, who normally fights in the Welterweight division, brings a unique opportunity to the promotion as he also participates as a Middleweight, and with proper notice can possibly still fight in the Lightweight division. Santos brings a veteran’s record … Read more