PRIDE, DREAM, and ONE FC veteran Tatsuya Kawajiri is expected to make his UFC debut in January, when the organization hosts its first Asian event outside of China or Japan. The January 4th card is set to take place in Singapore, and will be headlined by a welterweight match up between Jake Ellenberger and Tarec Saffiedine.
Singapore: ONE Fighting Championship™, the largest mixed martial arts organization in Asia with a 90% market share, announced today the launch of the historic ONE ASIA AMATEUR MMA SERIES. The amateur MMA series is set to be the largest in Asia and will provide an unprecedented platform for mixed martial artists to develop their skills against other top amateurs.
We’re approximately six weeks away from ONE FC’s biggest event, Pride of a Nation, which will be making history in the Philippines. While you get psyched up for that event which will feature some of the best mixed martial artists in Asia and the world, including Shinya Aoki, Bibiano Fernandes, Eric “The Natural” Kelly, Gustavo Falciroli, and five URCC Champions.
Right now as you’re sitting at your desk waiting for the weekend to come, some of the greatest minds in Asian MMA are either on a plane to Singapore or have already arrived on our sunny island. As you should know by now, the reason why these prolific names are gathering here in Singapore, is because of the inaugural ONE Asia MMA Summit which will be held at the iconic Marina Bay Sands Resort.
World renowned MMA coach Greg Jackson recently taught a seminar at Evolve MMA in Singapore and ProMMAnow.com’s Asia correspondent Wesley De Souza was there for it all. So was Shinya Aoki.
ProMMAnow.com correspondent Wesley De Souza recently spoke to Olympic wrestler and MMA coach Heath Sims about leaving Tean Quest, moving to Singapore to work with Evolve MMA and much more.
ProMMAnow.com profiles Evolve Fight Team’s Rodrigo “Ximbica” Ribeiro who will be competing on the upcoming ONE FC 2 card Feb. 11 in Jakarta, Indonesia.