As Bibiano Fernandez Wins It Again

Now, there is something called competition in sports, and it does not rest in a single story. There is a reason many sportsmen will always cite the desire to face new challenges as the reason why they switch sides whenever it is time for transfers. It is because sports people are rated according to the … Read more

Vitaly Bigdash retains middleweight title at ONE: Quest For Power – full results

ONE Championship returned to the Jakarta Convention Center in Indonesia today as middleweight champ Vitaly Bigdash retained his belt against “The Burmese Python” Aung La N Sang via unanimous decision. ONE: Quest for Power kicked off 2017 with a nine-fight card that included three knockouts, one submission and one No Contest. Full results for ONE: Quest for Power … Read more

In conversation with Taiwan’s first pro female MMA fighter Jenny Huang

Jenny Huang is Taiwan’s first professional female mixed martial arts fighter. She holds a perfect record of 5-0 and is currently signed to ONE FC’s atomweight division. Out of her 5 wins, 3 have come via submission. She most recently competed on Dec. 2 at One Championship: Age of Domination where she defeated Filipino fighter April Osenio via a … Read more

Askren racks up another win in ‘ONE: Global Rivals’ headliner – full results

One Championship held “Global Rivals” from the 20,000 seat Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines today. The “Funky” one Ben Askren improved his unbeaten record to 15-0 (1 NC) with a hard fought five-round unanimous decision win over Nikolay Aleksakhin (17-4) at a 188-pound catchweight bout. Askren stopped the Russian’s six-fight winning streak and … Read more

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

ONE Championship fighters will now compete at ‘walking-weight’ in revolutionary MMA weigh-in program

ONE Championship has introduced a new weigh-in program that will hopefully be safer for the fighters and also help prevent what happened with the recent Luis Santos situation. Fighters are no longer allowed to cut weight by dehydration and will now compete at their “walking-weight”. The news comes via ONE Championship press release: 23 December … Read more

Brandon Vera vs. Chi Lewis-Parry to compete for inaugural ONE Championship Heavyweight Title in December

ONE Championship has announced a showdown between UFC vet Brandon “The Truth” Vera (13-7) and unbeaten Chi “Chopper” Lewis-Parry (6-0) of England for the inaugural ONE Heavyweight Title. The championship bout will headline ONE: Spirit of Champions on Dec. 11, 2015, from the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines. Vera made an impressive ONE … 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

UFC’s message to fighters: Joining a union ‘could change everything’

Former UFC fighter currently signed to ONE Championship Brandon Vera has posted what appears to be a leaked email to his Facebook page from the UFC encouraging their fighters to reject unionization attempts by the Teamsters Union and Culinary Workers Union 226. Both unions recently announced a collaborative effort to organize UFC fighters. Companies encouraging … Read more