None other than Tony Johnson Jr., who will do battle against "The Maine-iac" on May 31, 2013 on the free preliminary card of ONE FC: "Rise to Power" at the 20,000 capacity SM Mall of Asia Arena in Manila.
With the latest championship loss of Chael Sonnen at UFC 159 at the destructive hands of Jon Jones all but a distant mixed martial arts (MMA) memory, we take a look back at the professional fight career of Chael P. Sonnen: Wrestler, fighter, talker.
UFC lightweight contender Nate Diaz did something of a tell-all interview about his UFC on FOX 7 bout with Josh Thomson. Diaz insisted Thomson makes feminine sounds when he fights among other wild claims.
ONE FC Featherweight Champion Honorio Banario defends his title against Japanese submission specialist Koji Oishi while Bibiano Fernandes returns to face Koetsu Okazaki for the ONE FC bantamweight interim strap at 'Rise to Power' on May 31 in Manila.
Phil Baroni is back with more interesting, and even controversial, thoughts on various topics such as Scott Coker, disdain for Frank Shamrock, & his upcoming ONE FC bout in Manila, the same city where he had the best fight week of his life.
Paul Daley vs. Rodrigo Ribeiro fight announced for Dubai Fighting Championship (DFC) 4, which is scheduled to take place at Madinat Arena, Mina A' Salam in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on May 10, 2013.
More details about the May ONE FC 9 card in Manila emerged. Honorio Banario will defend his Featherweight Title against the only man to ever defeat him, while Bibiano Fernandes and Eduard Folayang are also set to be on the card.
ONE FC reportedly signs Nobutatsu Suzuki and Yasuhiro Urushitani. The former is a 9-1-2 welterweight who has spent most of his career fighting for ZST while the latter is a 19-6-6 UFC veteran who fights at flyweight.