MMA

  • BIGDASH RETAINS ONE MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

    Jakarta, Indonesia: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), returned to the Jakarta Convention Center for another evening of world-class mixed martial arts (MMA) action. ONE: QUEST FOR POWER set the tone for what will be an amazing 2017 for ONE Championship with a series of compelling bouts featuring the absolute best in local and international MMA talent. In the main event, ONE Middleweight World Champion Vitaly Bigdash retained his title, defeating top contender “The Burmese Python” Aung La N Sang by unanimous decision after five rounds.

  • Bisping believes Whittaker will beat Romero, will ‘probably’ retire after two more fights

    Michael Bisping isn’t setting his retirement in stone, but he does have a plan for it going forward.

    UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping isn’t a young man. At 38, with 11 years and 27 fights in the UFC under his belt, it’s natural that he would be looking down the road at hanging up the gloves. And on a recent edition of his podcast Believe You Me, he discussed his current plan for that.

  • Bisping vs. Cormier? Michael says he’ll fight ‘DC’ at light heavyweight

    According to Michael Bisping, Daniel Cormier has been calling him out for a fight at light heavyweight.

    Michael Bisping is gearing up to defend his middleweight title against Georges St-Pierre at UFC 217, but after that, the Brit could sail off into the sunset and call it a career.

  • Bisping: I ‘like’ McGregor, but Eddie Alvarez ‘kills him’ at 155

    With Conor McGregor avenging his loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 202, there’s talk of the Irishman taking on Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight title.

  • BJ Penn injured, out of UFC Manila main event vs. Ricardo Lamas

    B.J. Penn’s comeback has had another setback.

    Just under two weeks out from his UFC Manila main event vs. Ricardo Lamas, Penn has withdrawn from the October 15th card due to an undisclosed injury. MMAjunkie broke the news on Tuesday.

  • BJ Penn vs. Ricardo Lamas targeted for UFC Fight Night: Manila

    BJ Penn is not giving up just yet.

    The UFC is currently targeting Penn vs. Ricardo Lamas as the main event of UFN Fight Night 97, which is scheduled to take place at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philipines on Oct. 15. The fight would take place in the featherweight division.

  • Bobby Lashley: ‘Tainted supplements are the real deal,’ it happens a lot

    Former WWE star and Bellator fighter Bobby Lashley speaks about tainted substances in connection to Jon Jones’ recent drug test controversy.

    The main defense of Jon Jones’ camp in relation to his second PED-related drug test failure for UFC 214 is tainted supplements. It was the same reason they gave for Jones’ first controversy of the same nature, which caused his removal from UFC 200 in July 2016, along with a yearlong suspension.

  • Bodybuilder promises to beat up 'b-tch' Cody Garbrandt at Team Alpha Male gym

    Things kicked off between Garbrandt and a bodybuilder on social media.

    Cody Garbrandt may not be fighting at UFC 213, but 'No Love' could end up squaring off against bodybuilder Matthew Kline Kader, who has 121k followers on Twitter.

  • Boracay-based Swedish martial artist feels excited for ONE Championship debut

    Singapore is in for a treat as one of the best welterweights in the Asia Pacific region has directed his career path to ONE Championship, which is widely considered as the mixed martial arts (MMA) juggernaut of Asia.

    Swedish standout Zebaztian “The Bandit” Kadestam will make his promotional debut under the ONE Championship banner on the undercard of ONE: DYNASTY OF HEROES, which takes place at the 12,000-seater Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on 26 May.

  • BOUT UPDATES ANNOUNCED FOR ONE: KINGS OF DESTINY IN MANILA

    12 April 2017 – Manila, Philippines: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced updates to bouts scheduled for ONE: KINGS OF DESTINY. Team Lakay lightweight veteran Honorio “The Rock” Banario will now take on Jaroslav Jartim of Czech Republic as original opponent Rob Lisita has pulled out of the bout due to personal reasons. In addition, top featherweight prospect Christian “The Warrior” Lee of Singapore will now face Wan Jian Ping of China after Lee’s original opponent Keanu Subba suffered an injury during training camp.

  • Boxing coach: Conor McGregor ‘will slip and fire and Floyd Mayweather will be on wobbly legs’

    Conor McGregor’s boxing coach Owen Roddy gives his take on the Floyd Mayweather superfight.

    Not many people are giving Conor McGregor a chance against Floyd Mayweather in their upcoming boxing match on August 26th. But as expected, his team is banking on him to win, and win big.

  • Brandon Vera will make special appearance at ONE Championship’s maiden event in Shanghai

    ONE Championship is ensuring a festive week heading to its much-awaited inaugural card in Shanghai, China as Asia’s premier martial arts organization is bringing one of its top superstars to grace the event on 2 September.

    Filipino-American sensation Brandon “The Truth” Vera, who is the reigning ONE Heavyweight Word Champion, will be making a special appearance during the event week of ONE CHAMPIONSHIP: SHANGHAI.

  • Brock Lesnar re-enters USADA testing pool, is a UFC return on the horizon?

    Rumors are starting to crop up that WWE superstar and former UFC heavyweight champion may make yet another return to MMA competition. And his recent re-entry in the USADA testing pool only adds fuel to the speculation.

  • Brooks/Oliveira, Pettis/Smolka among fights added to UFC Fight Night 96

    The UFC added a gaggle of fights to their October event in Portland today. Here's the run down.

  • ​​Burmese countrymen motivate Aung La N Sang to win world title

    Burmese mixed martial arts (MMA) superstar Aung La N Sang will have the opportunity of a lifetime as he gets a deserving shot at the ONE Middleweight World Championship belt.

    Aung La challenges division kingpin Vitaly Bigdash in the main event of ONE: QUEST FOR POWER, which takes place at the Jakarta Convention Center in Jakarta, Indonesia on 14 January.

    Marcin Prachnio was originally penciled to lock horns with Bigdash for the gold-plated strap, but the highly-touted Polish combatant was forced to withdraw from the middleweight championship clash due to an injury.

  • Burn Soriano feels more motivated under the tutelage of new trainer

    It was a bitter pill to swallow for a dedicated cage competitor like Burn “The Hitman” Soriano when he yielded to Malaysian sensation Saiful “The Vampire” Merican nearly ten months ago.

    Soriano suffered a first-round technical knockout loss to Merican at ONE: THRONE OF TIGERS in the Malaysian’s hometown of Kuala Lumpur this past February, failing to accomplish a follow-up victory to his scintillating 15-second knockout of Mario Satya Wirawan in August 2016.

  • By The Numbers: Ben Askren

    American stalwart Ben Askren needed less than four years to conquer ONE Championship and become the biggest star in the constantly-growing world of martial arts. 

    Known by the moniker “Funky,” Askren made an impact in his first two assignments in ONE Championship, submitting Bakhtiyar Abbasov with an arm-triangle choke in his May 2014 promotional debut before thwarting Nobutatsu Suzuki in the first round to claim the organization’s coveted welterweight crown three months later. 

  • Cain Velasquez isn’t surprised ‘massive’ Brock Lesnar failed drug test

    Earlier this year, it was revealed that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. The WWE-UFC hybrid flagged for Hydroxy-clomiphene, the same anti-estrogen agent that Jon Jones tested positive for.

  • Cain Velasquez won’t return in 2017: ‘I’m not there yet, but I’m close’

    The former UFC Heavyweight Champion is taking his time returning to the cage.

    It’s been a while since we’ve seen Cain Velasquez in a cage or out in public. Since his TKO of Travis Browne in 2016 and his removal from UFC 207, Velasquez has kept quiet.

  • Cain Velasquez would fight in Mexico City again ... but change his training plans

    It went down as one of the most fateful training camp decisions in mixed martial arts history.

    Fabricio Werdum chose to train in the mountains above Toluca, Mexico, elevation 8,730 feet, for six weeks before his UFC 188 matchup with Cain Velasquez.