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  • 11 days ago
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Brandon Vera earns his first knockout in five years, Alessio Sakara returns, plus Mamed Khalidov and World's Strongest Man Mariusz Pudzianowski--all that and more in this week's Beyond the Octagon. It was a packed weekend, with UFC, Bellator and Strikeforce veterans, a prospect or two, the JMMA oldguard, plus the best giant rock lifter what ever lifted a rock. Let's jump in. First up, at One FC 23, Roger Gracie (7-2, 0-1 UFC, 4-1 Strikeforce, 1-0 Sengoku), exhibited a surprisingly sturdy chin an read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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This past week’s “ONE FC 23: Warrior’s Way” event had some notable names and – thanks to the Asian promotion’s liberal rule set – some absolutely brutal finishes.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Bibiano Fernandes entered his ONE FC title defense as one of the most well-regarded bantamweights on the planet outside the UFC and certainly looked the part, choking out unbeaten challenger Dae Hwan Kim in the second round. "The Flash," a multiple-time BJJ world champion, was keen to get the fight into his world, shooting for a takedown in the opening seconds and, after some struggle, completing it against the cage. Kim looked to dissuade him with elbows, only to earn a yellow card for landing read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Bibiano Fernandes had one goal in mind at ONE FC 23: end his recent rash of decisions. And fortunately that's just what he did. In what was inarguably Fernandes' best ONE FC performance to date, the Brazilian defended his bantamweight title by submitting previously undefeated Dae Hwan Kim with a slick second-round rear-naked choke to cap off the night's main event in Manila, Philippines. Frustrated by fighting to decisions in each of his first four ONE FC bouts, Fernandes (17-3) fished with rene read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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"The Truth" will set you free. Or knock your ass out, depending on the situation. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Brandon Vera got back into the win column inside Mall of Asia Arena (MOA) in Manila, Philippines, earlier this morning (Fri., Dec. 5, 2014) by polishing off Igor Subora in the co-main event of ONE FC 23 "Warrior's Way." Get full results and play-by-play here. Vera (13-7, 1 NC) was controlling the stand up for the majority of the opening frame, sending the Ukra read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Watch how UFC vets Brandon Vera and Roger Gracie won their bouts in Manila. ONE FC hosted another event in Manila, and it featured Brandon Vera's homecoming of sorts as he fought in the Philippines for the first time in his career. He took on URCC heavyweight champion Igor Subora, and after a few good exchanges early, the UFC veteran landed a straight left that dropped the Manila-based Ukrainian and Vera followed up with soccer kicks for the finish. Roger Gracie also showcased a much improved st read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Following a hand injury that sidelined him for several months, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) parted ways with longtime heavyweight and light heavyweight mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Brandon Vera. No hard feelings on either side. But now that Vera (12-7, 1 NC) has found a new place to ply his trade, starting with a heavyweight bangfest against Igor Subora at ONE FC 23 on Friday (Dec. 5, 2014) in the Philippines, "The Truth" insists he wasn't treated with the respect he felt was coming read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Herbert Burns, however, was not as successful. 04 December 2014 - MANILA, Philippines: ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC) announced today that all but one of the mixed martial artists competing tomorrow have made weight and are ready for ONE FC: WARRIOR'S WAY which takes place tomorrow evening at the state-of-the-art MOA Arena. Herbert Burns came in over the featherweight limit and his bout against Honorio Banario will now be a catchweight contest. Tickets for ONE FC: WARRIOR'S WAY on 5 December read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Brandon Vera could not be happier with ONE FC. He's just rubbed the wrong way by how things ended between him and his former employer. Vera told MMA Fighting that after he turned down the UFC's initial contract extension offer earlier this year, he found out from social media that he had been released from the organization. No one from the UFC picked up the phone to call him first. "It wasn't handled the way it should be," said Vera, who had been with the organization for nine years. "I was a lo read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Igor Subora may have already claimed a championship, but believes a win over UFC veteran Brandon Vera at ONE FC: Warrior's Way would be historic. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Brandon Vera spent nearly eight years on the UFC roster. Now that his professional relationship with the organization is over, though, he has mixed emotions about his time there.Filed under: News read news >>

  • a month ago
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MEXICO CITY – Marco Beltran survived a late-fight rally from fellow “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America” contestant Marlon Vera to win two of three rounds on judges’ scorecards. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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30 October 2014 - Manila: Asia's largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC), will return to Manila with its largest fight card to date on 5 December. ONE FC: WARRIOR'S WAY is set to take place at the state-of-the-art MOA Arena in Manila. The main event will feature ONE FC Bantamweight World Champion, Bibiano Fernandes, who will defend his title against the undefeated Korean superstar, Dae Hwan Kim. ONE FC: WARRIOR's WAY will also feature t read news >>

  • a month ago
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One FC 23 will feature the return of bantamweight champion Bibiano Fernandes, and the debut of longtime UFC veteran Brandon Vera. One FC officials announced on Friday that Fernandes will put his 135-pound title on the line in the main event of One FC’s return to Manila on Dec. 5 against undefeated Korean. Dae Hwan Kim. Speaking to MMAFighting.com in September, Fernandes said he expected to meet Kim in his next One FC bout. "I don’t know who I’m fighting next, but there’s this guy, Dae Hwan Kim, read news >>

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