Light heavyweights Ovince Saint Preux and Ilir Latifi will clash at UFC on FOX 27 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The UFC’s first event in Charlotte, North Carolina since 2010 now has its first confirmed matchup.
Conor McGregor was apparently supposed to be part of UFC 219, but his recent controversy at Bellator 187 forced UFC executives to scrap these plans.
The repercussions of Conor McGregor’s actions at Bellator 187 in Dublin late last week are getting worse by the day. Now, his supposed MMA return at UFC 219 in Las Vegas has apparently been scrapped, upon the decision of UFC executives.
UFC welterweight Diego Sanchez released a short statement following his brutal knockout defeat vs. Matt Brown.
One of the defining aspects of Diego Sanchez’s career was his ability to take insane amounts of punishment in his fights, but avoid getting knocked out. His only stoppage loss prior to the start of 2016 was the infamous cut he suffered against B.J. Penn at UFC 107 back in 2009.
All the best, most interesting, and unquestionably coolest fights the UFC should make following their latest event in Norfolk, VA.
The UFC’s latest ‘Fight Night’ event in Norfolk, VA ended up being something of a strange affair. An evening of great individual performances vexed by odd scores, freak injuries, weird reffing, and some tragically bad showings as well; a mixed bag for the promotion if ever there was one. But, Dustin Poirier came away with a good head of steam, as did Clay Guida and Raphael Assuncao.
After pulling out of his UFC 218 fight against champ Max Holloway, UFC featherweight contender Frankie Edgar expects to get back to full-contact training in six weeks.
Frankie Edgar’s fight-cancelling injury is only a “minor setback,” he said.
The UFC featherweight contender released a statement on Instagram less than two hours after his withdrawal from an upcoming title fight against Max Holloway at UFC 218.
By Jose Bayani Baylon
IN May of 1983 I had the privilege of visiting the Federal Republic of Germany upon the invitation of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung as the 21-year old news editor of the Philippine Collegian, UP’s student organ. I was with Jesse John Gimenez, then chair of the UP Student Council; Marlon Cruz, president of the Inter-Frat Council also of UP, and Raymond Co from DLSU.Read more ...
His death seems to have touched a different nerve.
When 17-year-old Kian Delos Santos was shot dead by Caloocan City policemen during an anti-drug war operation, not one among the cops
involved could have figured how different this one death would be.Read more ...
By Jose Bayani Baylon
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I READ somewhere that the DPWH is allocating mega billions for infrastructure projects designed to ease the traffic problem besetting much of urban Philippines. I can imagine how a big chunk of that moolah will be devoted to infra projects within Metro Manila - more street widenings, more flyovers, maybe more pedestrian overpasses and underpasses as well as flood control.Read more ...