Bellator welterweight contender Rory MacDonald discusses Georges St-Pierre’s middleweight title fight against champion Michael Bisping.
At UFC 217 on November 4th, legendary former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will return to the Octagon to face middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Not only is it GSP’s first fight since his controversial win over Johny Hendricks in 2013, but it’s the first time he’s ever competed at 185 pounds.
Filipino-Portuguese actor Kiko Matos, who became popular after his highly publicized “bigwasan” match with actor Baron Geisler last year, won his first fight with the Universal Reality Combat Championship (URCC) against Billy Jack Magana Sanchez August 12 at the Araneta Coliseum.
Matos defeated Sanchez via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) on round 1 at the 2:15 mark. URCC President and Founder Alvin Aguilar congratulated Matos, saying he knew the actor would win because he had been taking his MMA and Jiu-jitsu training seriously.
BUOYED by the success of the initial international mixed martial arts event in San Francisco, California last January, the Universal Reality Combat Championship (URCC) is set to conquer new ground next month in Beijing,China.
URCC top brass Prof. Alvin Aguilar said eight of their world class fighters will represent the country in the URCC XXX Philippines vs China Bakbakan Na on July 8 at the Beijing Sports University Stadium.
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz ended his career on a high note, as he choked out Chael Sonnen in the Bellator 170 main event.
Bellator 170’s main event marked the final fight of UFC hall-of-famer Tito Ortiz’s career, and he went out on a high note, submitting Chael Sonnen in the opening round. After enduring heavy-duty trash talk from Sonnen for the duration of the promotion, Ortiz turned in one more winning performance, as well as his trademark gravedigger celebration.
“The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.”
“It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.” – Pope John XXIII
NEW YORK CITY – Carmen’s search for her biological father began when she was eight years old.
“That was the age when my life started to become hell,” Carmen, who turned 65 last October 27, hissed.
Carmen was eight when her mother, Diosdada, married Arnulfo in Jamindan, Capiz.Read more ...
EVER heard of the apocryphal story of how a frog reacts when dumped into a pot of boiling water vs dumped in a pot of simmering water that is slowly brought to a boil?
This story is often told to demonstrate how change that slowly creeps around us (the simmering water brought to a boil) could catch us unawares and end up turning us into cooked frogs.Read more ...
Jakarta—For Ernest John Obiena, the seven-month rehabilitation period and the intense training that came after, all come down to this — the Asian Games.
Obiena, fully healed from a torn ACL injury he sustained prior to the 2017 Southeast Asian Games, will be hoping to duplicate or surpass his 5.6 meters in the pole vault competitions of the Asian Games here today (Wednesday).Read more ...
“Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment.”
NEW YORK CITY -- From the Iloilo Provincial Capitol where the trial courts were located before the construction of the Iloilo Hall of Justice on Bonifacio Drive, City Proper sometime in August 1990, a human rights lawyer from San Joaquin, Iloilo requested me to escort him to his office located in the YMCA building on Iznart St. which is five minutes away by walk.Read more ...
By Michael Angelo S. Murillo
ITS second game against Australia in the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers does not come until after its match against Chinese Taipei on Friday but Gilas Pilipinas has its sights on the Boomers, vowing to give the latter a better showing when they next meet.Read more ...