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ONE FC Confirms Cards in Kuala Lumpur, Mani...

Jan 29, 20152 Comments86 Views

ONE FC’s 2015 schedule is starting to come together with the first three cards of the year confirmed for Kuala Lumpur, Manila, and Singapore.

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ONE FC Confirms Ben Askren’s First We...

Jan 20, 201513 Comments210 Views

ONE FC returns to Manila on April 24 with a card that will be headlined by one of the promotion’s biggest stars, as Ben Askren

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Masakatsu Ueda Returns at Grandslam 2: Way ...

Jan 19, 2015No Comments196 Views

Masakatsu Ueda is set to make his return to fighting in February, after failing to capture the belt from ONE FC champion Bibiano Fernandes last

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Two Titles on the Line at Road FC 21 on Feb...

Jan 13, 2015No Comments273 Views

Road FC 21 is set for the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul on Feb. 1 and will feature two title fights.

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UFC Veteran Nam Phan to Fight for King of P...

Jan 11, 20152 Comments291 Views

After a successful Pancrase debut last year, UFC veteran Nam Phan has been rewarded with a shot at a King of Pancrase title in February.

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Caol Uno to Face Yoshifumi Nakamura for Sho...

Jan 10, 20151 Comment323 Views

Caol Uno headlines Shooto's first fight card of the year against Yoshifumi Nakamura in the former UFC title contender's next step towards and Octagon return.

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Satoru Kitaoka Outpoints Yoshiyuki Yoshida ...

Jan 02, 2015No Comments265 Views

Satoru Kitaoka’s strategy at the Saitama Super Arena might not have been entertaining, but it was effective, leading him to a successful defense of his

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Cro Cop Rolls Back the Years to Land Head-K...

Jan 01, 20153 Comments464 Views

Mirko Cro Cop rolled back the years to land a head kick, which lead to a TKO stoppage on New Year's Eve, while Shinya Aoki

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Doing It His Way: Igor Svirid on his Rapid ...

Dec 25, 20141 Comment369 Views

Seemingly rising out of nowhere to win the ONE FC middleweight title, Igor Svirid talks about his approach to becoming a champion.

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Promoter Jon Nutt Will Fight at His Full Me...

Dec 24, 2014No Comments473 Views

The fourth installment of Full Metal Dojo in February will feature the event's promoter, Jon Nutt, fighting as part of the event.

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Leandro Issa Aims to Finish the Year by Sto...

Dec 20, 2014No Comments459 Views

Leandro Issa heads into Saturday's UFC Fight Night 58 in Brazil aiming to end Yuta Sasaki's string of successes.

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Xian Ji Prevails as ONE FC Busts into Main ...

Dec 19, 20143 Comments470 Views

China’s top two bantamweights went to war in the main event of “ONE FC: Destiny of Champions,” the promotion's first foray into mainland China.

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EXCLUSIVE: ONE FC CEO Reveals Big Plans for...

Dec 16, 20141 Comment499 Views

Leading up to his promotion's mainland China debut, ONE FC CEO Victor Cui spoke exclusively to MMAWeekly.com about his ambitious plans for China.

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Adrian Pang Hopes Beijing Will be First Ste...

Dec 16, 20141 Comment417 Views

Adrian Pang was in the process of establishing himself as one of the top 155-pound fighters in Asia when he was the victim of a

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Shinya Aoki Would Drop to Featherweight to ...

Dec 11, 20143 Comments480 Views

Shinya Aoki doesn't want to give up his ONE FC lightweight title, but would drop to 145 pounds for a "super fight" with bantamweight champ

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Fransino Tirta vs. Jens Pulver in the Works...

Dec 08, 201411 Comments547 Views

Jens Pulver looks set to come out of retirement to return to the ONE FC cage for a fight with Fransino Tirta.

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ONE FC Warrior’s Way Results: Bibiano...

Dec 05, 20141 Comment568 Views

Bibiano Fernandes registered a ninth straight victory at ONE FC: Warrior’s Way in Manila on Friday night, possibly setting up a fight with Shinya Aoki.

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Jake Butler Determined to Claim Top Spot in...

Dec 04, 20141 Comment476 Views

Jake Butler determined to avenge loss and take ONE FC's top light heavyweight spot.

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Full ONE FC: Dynasty of Champions Fight Car...

Dec 03, 20141 Comment536 Views

The full fight card for ONE FC: Dynasty of Champions was released on Wednesday with ten fights set for the Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium in

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Dae Hwan Kim Believes the Time has Come to ...

Dec 02, 20141 Comment481 Views

When Dae Hwan Kim stopped Kevin Belingon in March, he knew instinctively what was coming next, reigning champion Bibiano Fernandes.

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Satoshi Ishii vs. Cro Cop Rematch at IGF’...

Dec 01, 20144 Comments1020 Views

Satoshi Ishii is set to rematch Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic at Inoki Bom Ba Ye on New Year's Eve. Plus, watch their full first fight

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Igor Subora Believes ONE FC Win over Brando...

Nov 30, 20142 Comments555 Views

Igor Subora may have already claimed a championship, but believes a win over UFC veteran Brandon Vera at ONE FC: Warrior's Way would be historic.

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James McSweeney Aims to be a Two-Division O...

Nov 29, 20142 Comments519 Views

His MMA career may have gotten off to a rocky start, but UFC veteran James McSweeney is looking to make up for lost time, eyeing

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ONE FC and Evolve MMA Announce Plans for Ma...

Nov 29, 20141 Comment602 Views

The two most recognizable brands in Asian MMA teamed up for a press conference recently at the grand opening of the brand new Evolve MMA

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Herbert Burns Believes He is Earning ONE FC...

Nov 28, 20141 Comment507 Views

Herbert Burns believes he is earning his shot at a ONE FC belt. Next up, former champ Honorio Barbario.

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Top Asian Prospect Mark Striegl Joins Evolv...

Nov 26, 2014No Comments701 Views

Top prospect Mark Striegl is fresh off a first-round submission win in his bantamweight debut, and announced he is moving to Evolve MMA in Singapore.

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Mizuki Inoue Says Invicta FC Setback Won’...

Nov 20, 20144 Comments701 Views

It has been a frustrating year for blue-chip, strawweight prospect Mizuki Inoue, but that won't deter her from her UFC dreams.

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Four Match-ups Complete ONE FC: WarriorR...

Nov 13, 20142 Comments628 Views

The ten-fight card for ONE FC: Warrior's Way is now complete with match-ups involving Filipinos Eduard Folayang, Rene Catalan, Ana Julaton, and Jujeath Nagaowa.

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Yoshiyuki Yoshida to Face Satoru Kitaoka in...

Nov 12, 2014No Comments697 Views

Yoshiyuki Yoshida returns to Japan to challenge Satoru Kitaoka for his lightweight belt at Deep: Dream Impact on New Year’s Eve.

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Jeff Huang Wants to Take Next Step Forward ...

Nov 05, 20141 Comment635 Views

Jeff Huang walked away from a lucrative job as an investment banker to pursue his MMA dreams. He takes the next step at ONE FC: