Subtitled “Rise to Power,” One FC 9 takes place May 31 from Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, Philippines. The event streams live via online pay-per-view and is headlined by a featherweight title tilt between Honorio Banario and Koji Oishi.
Sylvia, 37, exited the Octagon in 2008 and has never returned. The former two-time UFC champion made his One FC debut last August at “Pride of a Nation,” squaring off with nemesis Andrei Arlovski in the fourth meeting of their career, which ended in a no-contest after Arlovski landed a series of kicks to the head of a downed Sylvia before the referee had called “open attack.” Most recently, Sylvia was outpointed by Olympic judo gold medalist Satoshi Ishii, falling to the Japanese talent on New Year’s Eve at Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2012.
Johnson, meanwhile, returns to competition after nearly two years on the shelf. The heavyweight was last seen in June 2011, when he took a unanimous decision from Derrick Lewis at Bellator 46. Johnson bested Tony Lopez to became the KOTC heavyweight champ in March 2010 but was relieved of the title in his first defense, falling via first-round submission to future Strikeforce and UFC talent Daniel Cormier.view original article >>
The preliminary card for Saturday’s UFC 211 event in Texas has (hopefully) finished shuffling, and the lineup once again is complete. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Check out James Vick's first round knockout of Marco Polo Reyes at UFC 211: Miocic vs. dos Santos 2 on Saturday in Dallas, Texas. read news >>
In the featured bout on the UFC 211 preliminary card, we should’ve gotten some clarity in the lightweight pecking order.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
On Saturday, MMA fighter Cris "Cyborg" Justino revealed on Twitter that she would like to try boxing before her fighting career is over, adding that she would "love a chance" to make her boxing debut read news >>
A pair of title bouts top the lineup for Victory Fighting Championship’s VFC 57 slated for Friday, May 5 at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka, Kansas. read news >>
Bellator MMA today confirmed the main card for its second pay-per-view event while confirming additional bouts for its Spike-televised lead-in, Bellator 180. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>
The biggest night in Bellator history continues to grow, as the fight promotion on Tuesday firmed up addition bouts for Bellator NYC and Bellator 180. read news >>
When UFC was sold in July 2016 to WME-IMG for a staggering $4.2 billion, longtime president Dana White inked a five-year deal to remain with the fight company. read news >>
Newly signed Bellator fighter Valerie Letourneau announced her first fight with the promotion on Monday and laid our her timeline for retirement. read news >>
Chas Skelly will might Jason Knight on the FX prelims at UFC 211 in Dallas on May 13. read news >>