ONE FC 9: "Rise to Power." Featherweight Champion Honorio Banario has a date with destiny on May 31, taking on UFC veteran Koji Oishi at the 20,000 capacity SM Mall of Asia Arena in Manila. "The Rock" rolls, inside.
Bibiano Fernandes has already won DREAM titles at both bantamweight and featherweight and can add another belt to his collection in Manila when he takes on Koetsu Okazaki for the ONE FC Interim 135-pound strap. Will a trip to featherweight follow?
PXC announced that reigning URCC featherweight champion Ricardo Sapno would be fighting on its May 18 card. URCC says no, he won't, because he's still under contract with them. Who will win this promotional war in the Philippines?
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.
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.
The UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre told Joe Rogan on his podcast Tuesday he's more able to take a fight at lightweight than middleweight. He also noted a title defense against Johny Hendricks is 'probably' next.
5 members from the Philippines' best MMA team will compete at ONE FC 9 in Manila, and they will all have tough tests against mostly UFC and Bellator vets. Among those match ups is a flyweight bout between Yasuhiro Urushitani vs. Rey Docyogen.
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.
Lightweight submission ace Shinya Aoki notched yet another win by submission after tapping out Kotetsu Boku at ONE FC on Friday. Can anyone in Asia stop "The Tobikan Judan," who is now the ONE FC 155-pound champion?
Jens Pulver's run through the ONE FC bantamweight tournament ended prematurely, as the former UFC lightweight champion tapped out to a second-round d'arce choke courtesy of Masakatsu Ueda on the main card of ONE FC 8: Kings and Champions.
ONE FC 8 results live online for "Kings & Champions" on April 5, 2013, from Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore, including play-by-play blog updates and coverage of Kotetsu Boku vs. Shinya Aoki-led MMA event.