Frankie Edgar steps in to face Korean Zombie at UFC Busan

It looks like the MMA gods have smiled on us once again. When “The Korean Zombie” Chang Sung Jung was informed that Brian Ortega was out of their December 21st UFC Busan bout he was probably feeling like we were. Down. Thankfully former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has stepped in and we have a solid … Read more

ROAD FC announces 15 events for 2014 and partnership with CJ E&M

December 9, 2013 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces a full schedule for 2014 that will feature 15 events in Seoul, across South Korea, and Japan. To broadcast all of these events in Korea and to procure international distribution, ROAD FC has secured a partnership with South Korea’s largest media conglomerate, CJ E&M

‘Hungry’ Yang Hae Jun Sets Sights on Light Heavyweight Title with Weight Class Shift

In preparation for his last fight at Legend 11, “Hungry” Yang Hae Jun prepared himself for Sam Brown’s notorious knockout power. Yang’s strategy against Brown was to unpredictably mix wrestling and striking, and rely on his ground-and-pound to do damage and score points.

UFC fighter tweet update – President’s Day special edition

Today, Feb. 15, 2010, is President’s Day, also known as Washington’s Birthday. The holiday is celebrated on the third Monday of February each year. Why they call it Washington’s Birthday is a bit confusing since, ol’ Georgie was born on Feb. 22, and the third Monday in February NEVER falls on that day, but anyway… … Read more

Fedor Emelianenko Snickers commercial

You know you’ve officially made it big time when you’re doing Snickers commercials in Korea. Now, I know some of you would say Fedor looks as though he’s had a few too many Snickers lately and maybe his metabolism isn’t what it once was. But the fact of the matter is, until someone can knock … Read more

M-1 Global and Strikeforce announce record numbers for worldwide broadcast of “Fedor vs. Rogers”

Photo: Strikeforce - Fedor made his Strikeforce debut by knocking out Brett Rogers on CBS television.

Fedor’s thrilling knockout victory over Bret Rogers viewed by over 25 million homes.

(PRESS RELEASE) M-1 Global and Strikeforce announced today that the international audience reports from broadcasters all over the world revealed an unprecedented number of viewers for the November 7th “Fedor vs. Rogers” MMA event from Chicago, Illinois.

“We are extremely happy with the preliminary broadcast reports,” said M-1 Global CEO Joost Raimond.  “The demographics of these numbers were very promising as our network broadcasting partners in the U.S., Russia, and Korea reach an enormous audience alone.

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K-1 World Grand Prix 2009 in Seoul – videos

The K-1 World Grand Prix 2009 in Seoul, Korea took place on Aug. 2, 2009. Singh “Heart” Jaideep was the tournament champion and here are the videos of his quarter-final, semi-final, and championship bout (plus a couple of other fights). Here are the complete results of the K-1 Grand Prix 2009 in Seoul.

Singh “Heart” Jaideep vs. Kin Taiei – Tournament Final

More videos after the jump…

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K-1 World Grand Prix 2009 in Seoul – results

Singh "Heart" Jaideep

On Sun., Aug. 2, 2009, the 2009 K-1 Asia Grand Prix took place at the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, Korea.

Singh “Heart” Jaideep from India made it to the K-1 Asia Grand Prix Finals by first knocking out Park Yong Soo in the quarter-finals and then putting a stop to Ko Taisei with devastating leg kicks in the semi-finals.

It was a dominating three round performance over Ken Taiei that won “Heart” Jaideep the unanimous decision victory in the finals, thus becoming the K-1 Asia 2009 tournament champion.

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“If the UFC had really wanted me they should have set moderate terms.” -Fedor

In this April 25th interview with Fedor Emelianenko, he was asked the question if he had to choose between Sambo and MMA which would he pick. He said there is no need for him to pick one or the other and the UFC tried to impose those kinds of terms on him and that is … Read more

Mike Whitehead wins at Kansas City M-1 Challenge – Full Results

Kansas City M-1 Challenge took place last night at Harrah’s Casino. The M-1 Challenge is an international team competition for young talented upcoming fighters to gain experience and be given the opportunity to fight internationally. The most talented may be selected to participate in the major M-1 events. Teams consist of 5 members (one in each weight division being -70 kg, -76 kg, -84 kg, -93 kg and +93 kg and a coach.

Every region/country will bring forward a team that will compete against other teams in an international competition that will last throughout 2008 with a grand finale at the end of the year. There will be two poules of five teams to start with. In each poule the teams will fight every other team. The winners of the poules will then fight for the M-1 Championship.The teams in poule A are: Holland, Japan, Russian Legion, Spain and the World team. In poule B are: Finland, France, Korea, Red Devil and the USA.

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