A busy weekend of Asian mixed martial arts (MMA) got underway in Tokyo last Friday night (April 26, 2013) with Deep 62, followed by URCC 23 in Manila and Legend FC 11 in Kuala Lumpur. Full results and recaps with a bevy of title changes, inside.
DEEP 62 will be one of the most stacked fight cards in the recent history of the Japanese promotion with three title fights and the return of Akihiro Gono, who officially retired from MMA after losing to Bellator's Michael Chandler last May.
ONE FC has confirmed it would be returning to Manila on May 31 with a show taking place at the 20,000 capacity Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena, headlined by a featherweight world title fight between Honorio Banario vs. Bae Young Kwon.
GLORY 4 / DREAM 18 LIVE results online for "Tokyo – Heavyweight Grand Slam" one-night, single-elimination kickboxing tournament from Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, featuring up-to-the-minute updates and complete New Year's Eve 2012 coverage.
GLORY 4 Tokyo: "Heavyweight Grand Slam" and DREAM 18 New Year's Eve weigh in results for the double-header kickboxing / MMA mega-event planned for the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, on Dec. 31, 2012.
Former Strikeforce female champion, Marloes Coenen, is a late addition to the stacked DREAM 18 mixed martial arts (MMA) card that is scheduled for the Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo, Japan, on New Year's Eve 2012, fighting jiu-jitsu ace Fiona Muxlow.
A round up of all the news coming out of the Asian MMA scene. It features several additions to the ONE FC 7 card this Feb and to the DREAM 18 - GLORY 4 card on NYE, along with news from Ole Laursen, Jake Shields, Rodrigo Praxedes, SFL, & others.