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  • 22 days ago
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With interest from the UFC and ONE FC floating in the air, top prospect Mark Striegl is joining the Evolve MMA fight team. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Timofey Nastyukhin announced himself to Asian mixed martial arts (MMA) fans in the most dramatic way possible when he knocked Eduard Folayang out cold with a flying knee followed by a couple of soccer kicks to stun the fans at the SM Mall of Asia Arena into silence. It was my "Knockout of the Year" and a win which took the Russian's record to 8-1 and extended his winning streak to eight, but he says the switch-kick style flying knee, which involved changing stances and striking with the lead fro read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters typically seem to peak once they start approaching the age of 30, so any young combatant enjoying competitive success in their teens is well ahead of the curve. Here are seven Asian teenagers to keep an eye out for in 2015. Kento Kanbe (125 pounds) Kento Kanbe made his pro debut at the age of 16 and only turned 18 last month but already has a pro record of 7-0. He's a southpaw who is primarily a grappler and is very aggressive with submission attempts and danger read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Zuffa has appointed Ken Berger as the EVP and Managing Director of UFC Asia Four months after letting Mark Fischer go, the UFC has appointed a new Executive Vice President and Managing Director for Asia. Joining the Zuffa ranks is Ken Berger, a 49-year-old who's resume includes several years of holding top positions at companies such as sports agency SMJ, ISL Marketing, and IMG. "The UFC welcomes a leader like Ken to drive increased brand growth in Asia and take the sport and the UFC to the next read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Asian MMA continues to expand at a remarkable rate with small promotions popping up all over the place while ONE FC has been to eight different countries in 2014 and the UFC has put on an unprecedented five events there this year. On top of that there have been numerous shows from promotions old and new with Pancrase, Shooto and Deep continuing to keep the flame alive in Japan where IGF has also emerged as a serious force to be reckoned with while Road FC has been a massive success in Korea and read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The two most recognizable brands in Asian MMA teamed up for a press conference recently at the grand opening of the brand new Evolve MMA academy on Singapore’s upscale Orchard Road. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Major Asian MMA developments were taking place in Singapore earlier this week at a press conference held to commemorate the official opening of Evolve MMA's brand new academy at Orchard Central, in the heart of Singapore’s most luxurious and effervescent shopping boulevard. Evolve MMA CEO Chatri Sityodtong and Head Coach Heath Sims were both in attendance as well as ONE FC CEO Victor Cui and Vice President Rich Franklin and they were joined by Roger Gracie who has been training in Singapore ahea read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Top prospect Mark Striegl is fresh off a first-round submission win in his bantamweight debut, and announced he is moving to Evolve MMA in Singapore. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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On the latest Asian MMA Update, Watch videos from MIMMA 2 and PXC 45, and find out when Kron Gracie will finally make his MMA debut. There's a bunch of news coming from the region, so here's another Asian MMA Update to get you all up to date: KRON GRACIE SET TO MAKE MMA DEBUT THIS DECEMBER China-based Real Fight Championship is heading to Japan, and as announced earlier they will be featuring the Mixed Martial Arts debut of BJJ royalty, Kron Gracie. Although there wasn't an opponent mentioned ye read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Check out BloodyElbow.com's photo gallery along with results from URCC 25. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Join us starting 8 a.m. ET for a free live stream of PXC 45 headlined by a bantamweight championship bout between Rolando Dy and Kyle Aguon. Pacific X-treme Combat hosts their 45th major event at the UOG Fieldhouse in Guam and it will be headlined by a bantamweight championship bout between Filipino striker Rolando Dy and Guam's Kyle Aguon. The promotion is known to have a UFC-out clause for its fighters, and the title up for grabs here was last held by UFC prospect Michinori Tanaka. Also on the read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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He once managed a 500-million-dollar hedge fund on Wall Street, so why did Chatri Sityodtong decide to invest in Asian mixed martial arts and create Evolve MMA? read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Get up to date with the latest in the Asian MMA scene. Here's a round up of news coming from the Asian MMA scene: The Ultimate Fighter: China Featherweight Finalist, Yang Jianping competed (once again) outside the UFC. After a terrible performance at the TUF Finale where he lost an uneventful decision against Ning Guangyou, the popular Chinese star rebounded at Kunlun 11 in Macau this past weekend. He defeated yet another over matched opponent in Yi-Sak Kim by decision.There's no word on whether read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Check out the full URCC 25 fight card featuring a 2 title fights, the return of Filipino fan favorites, along with a few prospects and rivalries. After the Universal Reality Combat Championship re-launched last August where they moved away from a traditional ring, South East Asia's longest running promotion will be returning on October 23 for their first major event in a cage. BloodyElbow.com has learned of the full line up for URCC 25, and the show dubbed as the 'Takeover' will feature two titl read news >>

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