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LEADING BRITISH K-1 RULES CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCED IT WILL HOLD A BIG TOURNAMENT

LEADING BRITISH K-1 RULES CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCED IT WILL HOLD A BIG TOURNAMENT

Leading British K-1 Rules promotion Superfightseries Championship announced it will hold a big tournament at the Dunstable Conference Centre near Luton on 5 December. Eight of the UK’s top fighters will compete in a single night eight-man GP to be fought at a weight limit of 75 kg (165.34 lbs). The winner will be crowned SFS Super Grand Prix Champion and earns the SFS GP Title belt and..

18/05/2020
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GLORY LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION SITTHICHAI SITSONGPEENONG SIGNED WITH ONE

GLORY LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION SITTHICHAI SITSONGPEENONG SIGNED WITH ONE

Two fighters with notable careers in the GLORY Kickboxing organisation have signed contracts with rising Asian promotion ONE Championship. Former GLORY Lightweight Champion Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong signed with ONE. The news was announced on Twitter earlier today. Yesterday, former WGP Champion and GLORY Heavyweight Title challenger Guto Inocente announced he was heading to ONE in a story on..

15/05/2020
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53-YEAR-OLD MIKE TYSON SHOWS POWER AND SPEED IN NEW TRAINING

53-YEAR-OLD MIKE TYSON SHOWS POWER AND SPEED IN NEW TRAINING

Tyson recently revealed that he wants to return to the ring in a string of charity exhibition matches. Speaking to rapper T.I on Instagram Live, the 53-year-old explained per Metro: "I've been hitting the mitts for the last week. That's been tough, my body is really jacked up and really sore from hitting the mitts. I've been working out, I've been trying to get in the r..

04/05/2020
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FEDOR EMELIANENKO PRAISED BY SCOTT COKER: “THE GUY IS STILL DANGEROUS”

FEDOR EMELIANENKO PRAISED BY SCOTT COKER: “THE GUY IS STILL DANGEROUS”

Fedor Emelianenko praised by Scott Coker: “The guy is still dangerous” Bellator president Scott Coker praised the legendary Fedor Emelianenko, gushing over the Russian’s recent KO win over Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. Emelianenko is one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time and is still fighting at a high level. In a legends’ match at the Bellator and..

27/04/2020
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CORONAVIRUS KO: THAI FIGHTERS DESPAIR AS RINGS FALL SILENT

CORONAVIRUS KO: THAI FIGHTERS DESPAIR AS RINGS FALL SILENT

Thousands of Muay Thai fighters have been left out of work by the coronavirus. KANCHANABURI: Training in masks, two metres apart, Thailand's professional fighters are battling a new reality -- shuttered gyms and cancelled tournaments after the coronavirus pandemic left them suddenly out of work. Thailand's strict social-distancing rules mean former world champion Sarawut Prohmsut c..

21/04/2020
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BUAKAW TO NEGOTIATE WITH ONE CHAMPIONSHIP ONCE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS IS OVER

BUAKAW TO NEGOTIATE WITH ONE CHAMPIONSHIP ONCE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS IS OVER

During a Facebook live session recently Chatri Sityodtong revealed that he had approached Buakaw Banchamek about fighting for his promotion. The ONE Championship CEO / Founder said that he was still waiting for a response. Buakaw is best known for winning the K-1 Max tournament twice but has not faced a high level opponent for many years. While he has been facing relatively unknown fighters ONE..

16/04/2020
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UFC 249 CANCELED, ALL UPCOMING UFC CARDS POSTPONED INDEFINITELY

UFC 249 CANCELED, ALL UPCOMING UFC CARDS POSTPONED INDEFINITELY

The day that many in the community feared would come has now arrived: the Ultimate Fighting Championship has postponed all upcoming fight cards. According to ESPN on Thursday, the UFC has been forced to shut down its upcoming UFC 249 event on April 18. Additionally, all upcoming cards will not be taking place as scheduled and have been indefinitely postponed, per UFC President Dana White in an ..

10/04/2020
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KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV CONFIRMS TONY FERGUSON FIGHT OFF: ‘I CAN’T CONTROL IT ALL’

KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV CONFIRMS TONY FERGUSON FIGHT OFF: ‘I CAN’T CONTROL IT ALL’

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the two were scheduled to compete in a highly-anticipated lightweight title fight at UFC 249 on April 18. However, on Monday it was revealed that Nurmagomedov was stuck in Russia because of a cross-border travel ban. There was some hope earlier today as it was revealed that “The Eagle” could still travel to the United States on a private flight. But..

02/04/2020
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UFC CHAMP JON JONES ARRESTED, CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED DWI, NEGLIGENT USE OF FIREARM

UFC CHAMP JON JONES ARRESTED, CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED DWI, NEGLIGENT USE OF FIREARM

The Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight champ has a slate of charges to deal with stemming from his recent arrest. On Thursday morning, KOAT 7 News in Albuquerque, New Mexico, reported that Jon Jones has been arrested and charged with multiple offenses. Those charges include an aggravated DWI, the negligent use of a firearm, possession of an open container of alcohol in his vehicle..

27/03/2020
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MUAY THAI SHORTS NOW ON THE GLOBAL RUNWAY

MUAY THAI SHORTS NOW ON THE GLOBAL RUNWAY

Muay Thai shorts are one of the most iconic clothing items of Thailand. It is also one of the top 10 most purchased souvenirs by tourists that visit the nation every year. The shorts have gained popularity from the art of Muay Thai, which is a Thai martial art with an international reputation. Muay Thai can be studied by all citizens for self-protection as it can be used at any time, especially in..

19/03/2020
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DANA WHITE SAYS THE UFC FIGHTS WILL CONTINUE

DANA WHITE SAYS THE UFC FIGHTS WILL CONTINUE

Even as virtually every other major sporting organization in the world is shutting down, the show must go on for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. On Saturday, UFC president Dana White revealed that the promotion will relocate its next three events due to recent developments in the coronavirus outbreak. That begins with UFC Fight Night 171, which was slated to take place at the O2 Arena in Lo..

16/03/2020
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YODWICHA SHINES ON HIS RETURN TO ELITE MUAY THAI

YODWICHA SHINES ON HIS RETURN TO ELITE MUAY THAI

It was a glorious and triumphant return to elite Muay Thai for Yodwicha Por Boonsit when he defeated his compatriot, Satanfaa Rachanon, to become the new WBC Muay Thai super-welterweight world champion.  The showdown for the covered WBC 154 pound world title took place on Sunday the 23rd of February, on the AMMA promotion, in what was the French based promotions inaugural event, an event w..

10/03/2020
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TINA KANDELAKI IS A FOOL. A COMPLETE FOOL SAYS ALEXANDER EMELYANENKO

TINA KANDELAKI IS A FOOL. A COMPLETE FOOL SAYS ALEXANDER EMELYANENKO

MMA heavyweight Alexander Emelianenko commented on the statements by Match TV CEO Tina Kandelaki regardingthe relationship between the fighter and the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov. ..

04/03/2020
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THAI MARTIAL ARTS GAMES AND FESTIVAL MARCH 8-16 IN PATTAYA.

THAI MARTIAL ARTS GAMES AND FESTIVAL MARCH 8-16 IN PATTAYA.

Tourism advisor Rattanachai Sutidechanai and Chinawut Sirisamphan, President of the Khru Muay Thai Association announced the fifth-annual event Jan. 28 at the Mytt Beach Hotel.The festival will include 200 booths spread along Pattaya Beach offering everything from boxing lessons and memorabilia to food and drink.The week-long competition will include Muay Thai boxing, Thai sward-fighting, Muay Tha..

18/02/2020
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SAENCHAI DEFEATS  CANGELOSI IN THE REMATCH

SAENCHAI DEFEATS CANGELOSI IN THE REMATCH

Saenchai is a former Lumpinee Boxing Stadium champion in four different weight classes. The famed Muay Thai fighter Saenchai kicked off 2020 with a trip to Italy, where he faced Shan Cangelosi in the rematch. The contest headlined the co-promotion between Thai Boxe Mania 2020 and Yokkao 45-46, taking place at PalaRuffini in Turin on January 25 (Jan. 26 AEDT).Saenchai and Cangelosi first met i..

03/02/2020
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IFMA SECRETARY GENERAL MEETS THAI SPORTS MINISTER IN LAUSANNE

IFMA SECRETARY GENERAL MEETS THAI SPORTS MINISTER IN LAUSANNE

An Important meeting took place in Lausanne during the Youth Olympics 2020, where the IFMA Secretary General met Thailand’s Sports Minister, Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, Thailand’s Governor of the Sport Authority, Kongsak Yodmanee, Thailand’s honourable IOC Member, Khunying Patama Leeswadtrakul and notable officials which included the Vice President of the National Olympic Committee of Thailand, Char..

29/01/2020
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CONOR MCGREGOR: 'I'M MORE RUSSIAN' THAN KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV

CONOR MCGREGOR: 'I'M MORE RUSSIAN' THAN KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV

"Notorious" will say anything to get under his rival's skin.Dana White didn't waste time rejecting Conor McGregor's idea for Moscow to host a highly anticipated rematch between him and rival Khabib Nurmagomedov.But that didn't stop "Notorious" from taking shots at Khabib in the interim. Fresh off his 40-second destruction of Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 on Saturday night, McGregor took the ..

20/01/2020
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ONE, SAT INK DEAL TO PROMOTE MUAY THAI

ONE, SAT INK DEAL TO PROMOTE MUAY THAI

ONE Championship announced on Monday its partnership with the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT).The collaboration aims to further develop the country's traditional martial art of Muay Thai on a global scale.The partnership will see both organisations work together to establish ONE Hero Series Muay Thai in Thailand, which seeks to discover grassroots Muay Thai talent at both the local and internat..

09/01/2020
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