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Prochazka takes on Rakic in UFC 300
by Rick Olivares - April 11, 2024 - 2:54pm
Czech mixed martial arts fighter Jiri Prochazka knows his place.
Oliveira seeks UFC 300 win for another shot at Makhachev
by Rick Olivares - April 10, 2024 - 1:24pm
Charles Oliveira will go up against Georgian-Russian Arman Tsarukyan in a lightweight match in the milestone UFC 300.
Curtis shoots for Top 10 ranking vs Allen in UFC
by Rick Olivares - April 3, 2024 - 2:31pm
When the year 2024 began, mixed martial arts fighter Chris Curtis had one goal.
Weidman scores controversial eye poke win in UFC Fight Night
by Rick Olivares - April 1, 2024 - 11:44am
Chris Weidman might have staved off retirement and gotten back into the win column this past UFC Fight Night last Sunday, March 31.
Can any team topple the Pasig Pirates in PCAP?
by Rick Olivares - March 23, 2024 - 3:06pm
It’s a new fourth season for the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines.
Ribas-Namajunas clash headlines UFC Fight Night
by Rick Olivares - March 21, 2024 - 12:45pm
Expect an electrifying battle between the eighth-ranked flyweight Amanda Ribas against former strawweight champion Rose Namajunas.
Quarantillo-Zalal: A dangerous UFC fight with serious implications
by Rick Olivares - March 20, 2024 - 12:44pm
When Billy Quarantillo takes on Youssef Zalal in a featherweight match, he is in for a dangerous fight.
4 Filipinos to follow in UFC
by Rick Olivares - March 19, 2024 - 3:45pm
Here are four Filipinos to follow in the world’s top combat sports organization, the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Culibao falls short vs Silva via split decision in UFC
by Rick Olivares - March 18, 2024 - 9:08am
The good vibes and start of Filipino-Australian Joshua Culibao has faded as he lost to UFC debutante Danny Silva via split decision.
Tuivasa aims to shift to 'Bam Bam' mode in UFC Fight Night
by Rick Olivares - March 15, 2024 - 12:52pm
Australian mixed martial arts fighter Tai Tuivasa is an uncomplicated man. His brawling Hulk Smash tactics have made him fearsome in the UFC. In fact, “Bam Bam” is his nickname for obvious reasons.
Bryan Battle gets UFC push; Fight Night to be shown live in Philippines
by Rick Olivares - March 14, 2024 - 2:03pm
This Sunday, March 17, the Ultimate Fighting Championship is giving welterweight Bryan Battle a push when he takes on Ange Loosa (10-3-0) in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night: Tuivasa vs Tybura.
Redemption for O’Malley, Poirier, Yan in UFC 299
by Rick Olivares - March 11, 2024 - 11:10am
UFC 299 had all the drama, the sensational fights and knockouts, but it was also about redemption and the all-time greats staving off the challengers from talented newcomers and Father Time.
Saint-Denis vs Poirier bout candidate for UFC 299 'Fight of the Night'
by Rick Olivares - March 6, 2024 - 11:41am
The co-main event of UFC 299 on Sunday, March 10, at the Kaseya Center in Miami in the US finds up-and-coming French lightweight Benoit Saint-Denis against Dustin Poirier.
Rozenstruik forces Graziev to quit in UFC Fight Night
by Rick Olivares - March 5, 2024 - 11:58am
In a heavyweight battle of heavyweight in the main event of UFC Fight Night last Sunday, March 3, at the Apex in Las Vegas, No. 12-ranked heavyweight Jairzinho Rozenstruik claimed a huge win over Shamil Graziev...
Philippine-born Eryk Anders in must-win UFC bout vs Jamie Pickett
by Rick Olivares - February 28, 2024 - 11:30am
It will be a battle for survival when Eryk Anders (15-8-0) takes on Jamie Pickett (13-10-0) in the preliminary card of UFC Fight Night on Sunday, March 3.
Royval gets back at Moreno in UFC Fight Night
by Rick Olivares - February 26, 2024 - 3:32pm
The home sons and daughters generally fared well in the UFC’s return to Mexico City for UFC Fight Night last Sunday.
Royval seeks redemption vs Moreno in UFC Fight Night
by Rick Olivares - February 22, 2024 - 2:35pm
The rematch between the two Brandons is the main event of the evening and is a sequel of sorts to their November 21, 2020 battle in UFC 55.
Fil-Am Ricky Turcios returns to the Octagon
by Rick Olivares - February 21, 2024 - 2:35pm
It has been a little over a year since 30-year-old Filipino-Ecuadorian-American Ricky Turcios fought inside the octagon.
Topuria knocks out Volkanovski to grab UFC featherweight belt
by Rick Olivares - February 19, 2024 - 11:17am
Ilia Topuria ended Alexander Volkanovski’s four-year reign atop the UFC’s featherweight division with a combination of strikes then a debilitating punch to the jaw to complete the stunning knockout and...
Survival or advancement? De Lima, Tafa lock horns in UFC 298
by Rick Olivares - February 15, 2024 - 2:08pm
There are two questions being asked when heavyweights Marcos Rogerio de Lima and Justin Tafa collide in UFC 298 on Sunday, February 18, at the Honda Center in Arizona.
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