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Durant, Rousey win top athlete honors at ESPYs

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NBA forward Kevin Durant won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest category at the show honoring the year’s best performances Wednesday.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Julaton to face Mazepa in MMA duel in Dubai

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Former WBO and IBA boxing world champion Ana Julaton will take on decorated wushu and kickboxing champion, Irina Mazepa in Dubai on Aug. 29.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

Filipino fighters Eddiva, Muñoz defeated in separate UFC events

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Filipino mixed martial arts fighters Mark Muñoz and Mark Eddiva suffered defeats in separate Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events early Sunday (Manila time).

Posted: June 1st, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Filipino MMA fighter taps out vs unprepared foe

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Filipino fighter Mike Pantangco voluntarily tapped out against replacement fighter Jeremy Rasner whom he has dominated in the match. Screengrab from AXS TV Fights Youtube account.

Is there room for mercy in the physical and often violent world of mixed martial arts (MMA)? For a Filipino fighter, there is.

Posted: May 23rd, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Elorde’s UKC XVI May 31

Forty boxing gyms will be joining in over 300 bouts in Elorde’s Ultimate Knockout Challenge (UKC) XVI “Afterburn,” featuring amateur mixed martial arts, Muay Thai and boxing matches.

Posted: May 11th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Tale of the Tape: Julaton’s MMA debut on May 2 vs. Saber

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Ana “The Hurricane” Julaton’s mixed martial arts debut is on May 2 at “One FC: Rise Of Heroes.” It will be broadcast live from Manila.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

PXC43 stunner: Montilla fashions out quick conquest of Cali

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Unable to cause a ripple in previous fights, Ernesto Montilla Jr. has now become a hot topic for the vacant Pacific Xtreme Combat flyweight title after downing former champion Ale Cali in PXC43 Saturday night at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Cali comeback PXC fight up

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Vulnerable on the ground, Ale Cali has been working intensely on this weakness in his comeback fight in the Pacific Xtreme Combat 43 against unpredictable Ernesto Montilla Jr. at the Ynares Sports Arena on Saturday night.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Bay Area’s Ana Julaton mulling jump into MMA

Ana Julaton. PHILBOXING.COM PHOTO

Bay Area boxing star Ana “The Hurricane” Julaton is planning to test her fighting skills in the tougher and more rugged mixed martial arts (MMA).



Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

UFC fighter Thiago Silva accused of threatening wife with gun

In a Saturday, Nov.10, 2012 file photo, Thiago Silva of Boca Raton, Fla., left, fights with Stanislav Nedkov of Bulgaria during the Light Heavyweight match of the Ultimate Fighting Championship UFC in Macau. Ultimate Fighting Champion fighter Thiago Silva is being held in a Broward County, Fla., jail on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, accused of threatening his wife with a gun. Jail records show 31-year-old Silva was being held without bond Saturday. The Brazilian mixed martial artist was arrested on Thursday on charges that include attempted murder, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and obstruction without violence. But his attorney, Scott Saul, says the charges were downgraded during a Friday court appearance to aggravated assault with a firearm and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

An Ultimate Fighting Champion fighter was being held in a Florida jail Saturday, accused of threatening his wife with a gun, authorities said.

Broward County jail records show that Thiago Silva, 31, was being held without bond following his arrest Thursday on charges that included attempted murder, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and obstruction without violence. But his attorney, Scott Saul, told The Associated Press that the charges were downgraded during a Friday court appearance to aggravated assault with a firearm and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

Posted: February 9th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

Iniong: From a kitten to a tigress

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Looking at Gina Iniong, one would never guess she’s a mixed martial arts fighter.

Posted: November 13th, 2013 in Commentary,In Huddle | Read More »

Gustafsson holds open workout

SWEDISH striker Alexander Gustafsson is in town to share a few valuable tricks to Filipino fighters who wish to contend on the world stage.

Posted: November 9th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

UFC: Mark Muñoz takes on Lyoto Machida in England

UFC Star Mark Muñoz  AP FILE PHOTO

Mark “The Filipino Wrecking Machine” Muñoz will face Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida at the main event of UFC Fight Night 30 in Manchester, England on Saturday, October 26 (Sunday in Manila).

Posted: October 22nd, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

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