It appears Nate Diaz is taking his return to the UFC very seriously.
UFC Stockholm saw a stunning upset in the headliner and a stunning head kick KO in the co-main. Other than that, it didn’t see much at all from a rankings standpoint. There were only two other ranked fighters on the card below the top two fights, and they met each other in a bout that went to a one-sided unanimous decision.
29 April 2019 – Singapore: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has increased requirements and standards for the ONE Agent Certification program. The ONE Agent Certification was originally created to establish uniform standards of eligibility and conduct for all Agents, Managers, and/or Advisors seeking to work with ONE athletes. This program ensures that minimum requirements are met and maintained before an Agent, Manager, and/or Advisor is eligible to work with a ONE athlete.
The restraining order case against Tony Ferguson has come to an end.
The wife of the UFC star, Cristina Ferguson, filed a request for a temporary restraining order against Ferguson for her and their 2-year-old son March 13 in Orange County (Calif. ) family court, citing “threatening and violent behavior.” A hearing in the case was scheduled for April 5, but that did not happen, per Cristina Ferguson’s counsel’s request, and the temporary restraining order has expired, per court documents obtained by MMA Fighting.
Filipino Brave Combat world champion Stephen Loman pulled off a bell-beating knockout win against Elias ‘The Smile’ Boudegzdame of Bahrain and retained his bantamweight title in the Brave 22: Storm of Warriors – Brave Combat Federation’s debut in Manila -- Friday night at the MOA Arena in Pasay City.
"Boxing is a sport. We allow each other to hit each other, but I'm not treating my opponent like my enemy. We're doing a job to entertain people."
By Alex P. Vidal
WE have no idea if the wishes of Iloilo Governor Arthur "Toto" Defensor Jr. that the proposed Panay-Guimaras-Negros bridge project be specifically mentioned by President Duterte during his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 22 was fulfilled.
“In sport, you only see the fighter, but it’s teamwork. Without a good team, you will never be the best. In boxing, you have to work with the best coach, the best lawyer, the best manager, the best doctor. Exactly the same principle applies in politics.”
By Alex P. Vidal
SENATOR Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao’s (62-7-2, 39 KOs) 12-round split decision win over hitherto WBA welterweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman (29-1, 22 KOs) on July 20 in Las Vegas was considered to be more glorious and exciting compared to his victories over Lucas Martin Matthysse (TKO7) and Adrien Broner (UD12) combined.Read more ...
By Alex Vidal , Sportsmanila
NEW YORK - 1 Power: Thurman is clearly the bigger man and a better pure power puncher, thus his "One Time" moniker. The problem, however, has been his inability to sit down on his punches and finish opponents the more he has evolved as a boxer. Not counting fights that were stopped due to cuts or injury, Thurman hasn't recorded a true knockout since 2013.Read more ...