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
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
UFC Fight Night 66 takes place today from the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines. In the main event former WEC featherweight champ Urijah Faber returns to the 145-pound division to face number two ranked Frankie Edgar. In the co-headliner, number seven ranked Gegard Mousasi and number 12 ranked Costas Philippou clash at middleweight. … Read more
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 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
The UFC will make it’s first visit to the Philippines on May 16th when former champions Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber meet in the UFC Fight Night 65 main event live on Fox Sports 1 from the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Manila. The bout will be contested at featherweight (145 lbs). While rumors of … Read more
REY DOCYOGEN VS YASUHIRO URUSHITANI GEJE EUSTAQUIO VS ANDREW LEONE LIVE ON 31 MAY FROM THE MALL OF ASIA ARENA IN MANILA PHILIPPINES 26 April 2013 – Manila: ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), presented by Casino Filipino and in association with Universal Reality Combat Championship (URCC), announced today the final two main card bouts for … Read more
UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre was astounded by the enormous fan reception during an Ultimate Fighting Championship promotional tour of the Philippines last week.