Plenty of fighters have called out Georges St-Pierre in the nearly three years since he has been away from the UFC. One of the most recent ones is notable: longtime St-Pierre rival and fellow MMA legend B.J. Penn.
Considered as one of the best female Filipino fighters that the local Philippine mixed martial arts (MMA) scene has ever produced, Gina “Conviction” Iniong has finally found her way to ONE Championship.
Iniong will make her much-awaited promotional debut at ONE: KINGS OF DESTINY in Manila, Philippines on 21 April as she is booked to square off with Filipino-English stalwart Natalie Gonzales Hills in a three-round atomweight contest.
Previously, considering the possibility of Gina “Conviction” Iniong squaring off with ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angel “Unstoppable” Lee inside the ONE Championship cage seemed to be a far-fetched dream.
However, tides have overturned after Asia’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) organization acquired Iniong from the free agent market earlier this year.
Former UFC title challenger, Glover Teixeira, doesn't see himself re-matching Jon Jones in the near future.
It has been almost three years since Glover Teixeira challenged Jon Jones for the light heavyweight championship back at UFC 172. Much has changed in both his and Jones' careers since that fight, and as Teixeira told Tatame, he doesn't believe he'll ever get a chance to rematch Jones again.
Georges St-Pierre says he returned to the UFC for one reason: legacy, and hinted that he could perhaps fight in three divisions.
Georges St-Pierre has had a lot of time to reflect on his career since he vacated the welterweight title after beating Johny Hendricks at UFC 167.
UFC is close to finalizing the main event for its return show in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
13 July 2016 – Singapore: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with a consortium-led by Heliconia Capital Management (“Heliconia”) for an investment into the company.
With this new partnership, ONE Championship will continue to expand and break new ground, and increase the number of live Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) events across Asia, especially in China.
Honorio Banario Says Renewed Confidence Is Biggest Difference
Former ONE Featherweight World Champion Honorio “The Rock” Banario dropped five straight losses following his title-clinching performance over compatriot Eric Kelly in 2013, but has recently turned a new leaf, impressively winning three straight over top flight opponents. A renewed wave of confidence he says is what made a world of difference.
Baguio City’s veteran striker Honorio “The Rock” Banario (10-6) is ready to return to the ONE Championship cage next Friday, 2 December at ONE: AGE OF DOMINATION. The 27-year-old lightweight standout is scheduled to face Indian boxer Rajinder “Knockout” Singh Meena (8-2) in a three-round undercard bout.
After a changing of the guard in the UFC’s welterweight division, Tyron Woodley is the new 170-pound champion.
ONE Championship light heavyweight fighter Igor Subora might have been born and raised in Ukraine.The 36-year-old Ukrainian is set to return to action on 14 January as he makes his light heavyweight debut against Egyptian combatant Sherif “The Shark” Mohamed on the undercard of ONE: QUEST FOR POWER in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Invicta FC has upped the ante for its main event Friday night.
The promotion announced Thursday at weigh-ins that Barb Honchak has been stripped of the flyweight title and the interim tag is off the Invicta FC 19 headline bout. Jennifer Maia is the new undisputed champion and she'll defend that belt against Roxanne Modafferi. Both women made weight, making the fight official Thursday morning.
Not even one week after his first-round submission win over Tim Boetsch, at UFC 208, Ronaldo Souza is already planning the next step of his career. As the middleweight contender told Estadao, he would like to rematch Luke Rockhold in July, as Jacare believes he was robbed of his win back when they first fought in Strikeforce, in 2011.
Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza knows it’s going to be a while before he gets a title shot, and he’s not going to wait around on the sidelines for it.
Unlike a lot of UFC fighters, Ronaldo Souza doesn’t want to rest on his laurels. The longtime middleweight contender has somehow not been granted a shot at the 185-pound UFC title yet, and even with his win over Tim Boetsch at UFC 208 last night, he knows it’s going to be a while until he gets one.
Jimmie Rivera suffered a severe eye injury in his bantamweight clash with Urijah Faber at UFC 203, and he’s not sure the eye poke was unintentional.
Joe Rogan announces his latest UFC deal on the Joe Rogan Experience.
Joe Rogan announced today that he has re-signed with the UFC for an additional year. He made the announcement on his podcast, the Joe Rogan Experience, after his guest, UFC Featherweight Jeremy Stephens, questioned him on his standing with the UFC.
According to Joe Rogan, Nick Diaz turned down a rematch with Robbie Lawler.
UFC 209 happens this March. With the pay-per-view number coinciding with the area code for Stockton, California, fans have been clamoring for one, or both Diaz brothers to be on the card.
UFC commentator Joe Rogan would love to see McGregor take on Nick Diaz.
The Conor McGregor-Nate Diaz rivalry turned out to be one of the biggest talking points of 2016.
Diaz submitted ‘The Notorious’ at UFC 196 but McGregor walked away with a majority decision in the rematch at UFC 202, and both bouts generated some of the highest pay-per-view numbers in the promotion’s history.
UFC Fight Night 96 has its main event with the announcement that John Dodson will meet John Lineker in a fight with significant implications in the bantamweight division.
Heading into his rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 on Saturday night, Conor McGregor made some wholesale changes in his training regimen. Namely, he and his Straight Blast Gym coach John Kavanagh have added structure to his Dublin-based training camp. They have structured the workouts to help maximize his endurance come fight night on Aug. 20 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
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