1. One FC Set to Rock Manila with Biggest MMA Show the Philippines Has Ever Seen

    The Philippines is home to more MMA fans than any other country in Asia, apart from Japan, and why the UFC decided to go to Macau first is a mystery...

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  2. Roger Huerta: One FC Is the Perfect Place to Rediscover Early Promise

    Roger Huerta was the UFC's golden boy, and there was a time when the UFC was looking to build its entire brand around him...

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  3. ONE Fighting Championship 4 in Malaysia This Month and the Card Is Stacked

    Dream is dead if the reports are to be believed but it is still a very exciting time for Asian MMA . Why? Because ONE Fighting Championship is gaining momentum and putting on some of the most stacked card the continent has seen since the days of Pride...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Steve Sadoka about 2 years ago 796 reads 2 comments

  4. One FC 4: Renato Sobral, Masakazu Imanari, Gregor Gracie and Eddie Ng in Action

    After a slow start One Fighting Championship is going full speed ahead booking the best fighters out there and making the sort of fights the fans want to see...

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  5. UFC: A Decisive Anderson Silva Win Should Shut Chael Sonnen Up Forever

    Chael Sonnen is a good fighter who has talked people into believing he is a great fighter despite having a record which is not impressive by UFC standards. His wins to losses ratio is not even 3-to-1, and he's been beaten 11 times...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Steve Sadoka about 2 years ago 1,288 reads 1 comments

  6. Why the Super Fight League Disaster Will Scare the UFC Away from India

    The Super Fight League is a disaster. I made my opinions clear in a previous article and a few people did not agree with them, but SFL 2 proved me right...

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  7. UFC 146: Mark Hunt vs. Junior Dos Santos Is the Fight the Fans Want to See

    The UFC isn't able to replace Alistair Overeem. The fight between him and Junior Dos Santos was the best fight there has ever been in the heavyweight division, and once Overeem ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Steve Sadoka about over 2 years ago 2,489 reads 4 comments

  8. India's Super Fight League: So Bad It Is Damaging the Image of MMA

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced an Indian TV deal today and, with the Super Fight League, exposing the entire country to some of the most dreadful MMA fights imaginable, it cannot come soon enough...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Steve Sadoka about over 2 years ago 3,436 reads 7 comments

  9. UFC Shouldn't Ban Nick Diaz Because Marijuana's Not a Performance Enhancing Drug

    If a fighter tests positive for performance enhance drugs, I say throw the book at them. It is cheating to get an unfair advantage and it should not be tolerated...

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  10. One FC's Eddie Ng Is Ready to Start Fighting the Best Fighters in Asia

    There were plenty of talking points at One FC 3: Eduard Folayang and Ole Laursen 's fight of the night, Zorobabel Moreira's submission of Felipe Enomoto and the brutal cuts ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Steve Sadoka about over 2 years ago 850 reads 0 comments

  11. ONE Fighting Championship: A Preview of the Stacked Main Card

    Unless you have been living under a rock for the last week, you will probably have heard by now that Asia's biggest mixed martial arts organization is putting on its best card ever and will be letting fans watch all 11 fights for free...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Steve Sadoka about over 2 years ago 516 reads 2 comments

  12. One Fighting Championship 3 to Be Shown Completely Free of Charge on YouTube

    ONE Fighting Championship "War of the Lions" is the biggest and best card in the history of the promotion. And for fight fans all around the world, the news just got better because the entire show will be available to view completely free of charge...

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  13. UFC 148: A Shot at Cung Le Is Rich Franklin's Reward for Years of Service

    Rich Franklin has never been a light heavyweight. Before he signed with the UFC, he did well fighting at 205 lbs., but that was before the modern era of extreme weight-cutting began...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Steve Sadoka about over 2 years ago 3,186 reads 9 comments

  14. One FC: Zorobabel Moreira Is Becoming One of the Best Lightweights in the World

    Zorobabel Moreira is not a top-10 ranked lightweight yet but he is on his way. After being knocked out by upstart American Joe Ray in 2010, he has put together wins against better ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Steve Sadoka about over 2 years ago 51 reads 0 comments

  15. UFC 146: Breaking Down the Battle Between Alistair Overeem and Junior Dos Santos

    Junior Dos Santos said something interesting this week. “I think it’s the ultimate test for my striking," Dos Santos said. "He’s a very strong guy, good, but I trust in myself a lot and I try for the knockout in all of my fights...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Steve Sadoka about over 2 years ago 2,933 reads 24 comments

  16. Five Reasons to Watch One Fighting Championship 'War of the Lions' Next Weekend

    If you are one of the many people on BR who think that MMA = UFC, then this article is for you! Next weekend is the fourth event by One Fighting Championship, and it might well be the best non-UFC card of the year...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Steve Sadoka about over 2 years ago 1,026 reads 3 comments

  17. UFC: Has the Time Finally Come for Fedor Emelianenko to Enter the Octagon?

    Fedor Emelianenko might finally be set to sign for the UFC, three years too late. Everything was in place for him to join in 2003, but the greed of his M-1 management pushed him to ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Steve Sadoka about over 2 years ago 6,624 reads 16 comments

  18. UFC 146: Main Card Packs Plenty of Weight, but How Good Will the Fights Be?

    For the first time ever the UFC has filled an entire main card with heavyweights. It might help with pay-per-view sales, but perhaps one issue Dana and Co. haven't considered is that heavyweight fights are not always entertaining...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Steve Sadoka about over 2 years ago 1,233 reads 4 comments

  19. Power Ranking the Top Asian MMA Organizations

    Asian MMA took a major hit when Pride was swallowed up by Zuffa in 2007. It seemed like the glory days were over, but in the last couple of years the scene has exploded with new promotions popping up all over the place...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Steve Sadoka about over 2 years ago 5,388 reads 32 comments

  20. UFC: 7 Fights to Watch While You Are Waiting for UFC 145 'Jones vs. Evans'

    UFC 145 is an incredible six weeks away, an absolute lifetime for MMA fans fed on a diet of monthly UFC events...

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  21. Shinya Aoki to Fight for ONE Fighting Championship, Who Should Face Him?

    Shinya Aoki is going to be headlining a ONE Fighting Championship show before the end of the year. After signing up Renato Sobral, Melvin Manhoef and Phil Baroni, the newest elite-level ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Steve Sadoka about over 2 years ago 630 reads 1 comments

  22. One Fighting Championship Is Taking over Asian MMA One Country at a Time

    One Fighting Championship today announced details of their second show. It is taking place at the 4,000 capacity BritAma Arena in Jakarta and will be broadcast by the biggest media company in Indonesia, 'Global TV'...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Steve Sadoka about over 2 years ago 626 reads 0 comments

  23. Shannan Taylor Overdose Highlights the Link Between Boxing and Addiction

    The critical condition of World Middleweight Boxing Champion, Shannan Taylor, from a suspected drug overdose, highlights the prevalence of drug and alcohol abuse within the sport of boxing...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Steve Sadoka about over 2 years ago 1,362 reads 0 comments

  24. Mizuto Hirota Bounces Back from Broken Arm to Conclude a Busy Week for Asian MMA

    Exciting things are happening in Asian MMA , both inside the cage and out. The most exciting event of the week was Mizuto Hirota bouncing back from a broken arm at the hands of Shinya ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Steve Sadoka about almost 3 years ago 300 reads 0 comments