All posts by JamesGoyder

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

Dec 01, 2014Comments off2350 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, 2014Comments off1132 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, 2014Comments off1182 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, 2014Comments off1313 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, 2014Comments off992 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, 2014Comments off1348 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, 2014Comments off1566 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, 2014Comments off1057 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, 2014Comments off1059 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, 2014Comments off1204 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:

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Dwayne Hinds Tells ONE FC Fans to Expect Ex...

Nov 05, 2014Comments off917 Views

Dwayne Hinds may not be a well known name yet at ONE FC, but he has no plans of being anyone's gatekeeper.

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Zorobabel Moreira Looks to Reestablish Hims...

Nov 05, 2014Comments off978 Views

Zorobabel Moreira hasn't fought MMA since failing to capture the ONE FC title two years ago, but he's back at Friday's Battle of Lions.

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Leandro Ataides Determined to Extend Streak...

Nov 04, 2014Comments off1062 Views

Leandro Ataides may be just a humble guy from Brazil, but he's determined to extend his finishing streak and win the ONE FC middleweight title

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Four Fights Added to December’s ONE FC: W...

Nov 03, 2014Comments off1102 Views

Four more fights were added to ONE FC: Warrior’s Way on Monday including light heavyweight bouts involving James McSweeney and Jake Butler.

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Bibiano Fernandes to Defend Bantamweight Ti...

Oct 29, 2014Comments off918 Views

ONE FC: Warriors Way now has a main event with Bibiano Fernandes set to defend his bantamweight title against undefeated challenger Dae Hwan Kim.

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ONE FC Reschedules Friday’s Event, Sh...

Oct 27, 2014Comments off1080 Views

ONE FC CEO Victor Cui on Monday announced that he would be rescheduling this Friday's ONE FC: Dynasty of Champions until December.

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Will Chope Submits Matt Pellino in Malaysia...

Oct 25, 2014Comments off1508 Views

Malaysian Invasion’s Season 2 Grand Final in Kuala Lumpur was headlined by a grudge match between Will Chope and Matt Pellino.

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Prabu Somainaidu Says Becoming Inaugural MI...

Oct 21, 2014Comments off2435 Views

MIMMA may not yet be well known around the globe, but the burgeoning Malaysian fight promotion changed the life of bantamweight champion Prabu Somanaidu.

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Evolve MMA Founder Chatri Sityodtong on Why...

Oct 21, 2014Comments off3746 Views

He once managed a 500-million-dollar hedge fund on Wall Street, so why did Chatri Sityodtong decide to invest in Asian mixed martial arts and create

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Brandon Vera to Face Igor Subora at ONE FC:...

Oct 18, 2014Comments off3419 Views

UFC veteran Brandon Vera is set to return on Dec. 5, when he takes on URCC heavyweight champion Igor Subora at ONE FC: Warriors Way.

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Marat Gafurov Scores Quickfire Submission O...

Oct 17, 2014Comments off2354 Views

Marat Gafurov signed for ONE FC with a perfect professional record. He extended his winning streak to ten with an impressive first-round submission win.

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Former Muay Thai Champ Dejdamrong Sor Amnu...

Oct 16, 2014Comments off2055 Views

After more than 300 fights, most fighters would call it a day, but former champion Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichok has decided to swap Muay Thai for

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Ev Ting Excited to be Fighting for ONE FC i...

Oct 15, 2014Comments off1781 Views

The hunt is on to find the first Malaysian MMA champion and one New Zealand based featherweight appears to have jumped straight to the head

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Malaysian Invasion MMA Grand Finals to be S...

Oct 15, 2014Comments off2430 Views

The biggest amateur tournament in Asia will reach its conclusion at the Malaysian Invasion MMA Season 2 Finale. All the action will be available to

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Deep Plans to Keep Japanese NYE MMA Traditi...

Oct 14, 2014Comments off2911 Views

Deep took the MMA world by surprise this week with the announcement that it would be reviving the tradition of holding a New Year’s Eve

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After Frustrating Few Months, Marat Gafurov...

Oct 12, 2014Comments off2053 Views

After a few frustrating months, undefeated M-1 champ Marat Gafurov is finally making the move to ONE FC.

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ONE FC: Battle of Lions Gets Three More Fig...

Oct 09, 2014Comments off1995 Views

Three more fights were recently added to the ONE FC: Battle of Lions card, including bouts for top featherweight prospects Amir Khan and Major Overall.

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Full Metal Dojo 3 Set for Bangkok on Novemb...

Oct 05, 2014Comments off4091 Views

Full Metal Dojo continues to spread its brand of MMA across Thailand, taking its next event to Bangkok for the first time.

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MIMMA Founder Jason Lo Talks Season 2 Final...

Oct 04, 2014Comments off3219 Views

Malaysian Invasion founder Jason Lo talks about building the MMA scene in Malaysia, and what he expects in the future.

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Zorobabel Moreira Returns to Face Koji Ando...

Oct 03, 2014Comments off2399 Views

Zorobabel Moreira returns this October after a two-year absence, as the former 155-pound title challenger is booked to face Koji Ando at ONE FC: Battle