Category Archives: PRESS RELEASE

ONE CHAMPIONSHIP RENEWS PARTNERSHIP WITH BROADCAST GIANT ABS-CBN

ONE CHAMPIONSHIP RENEWS PARTNERSHIP WITH BROADCAST GIANT ABS-CBN ONE CHAMPIONSHIP RENEWS PARTNERSHIP WITH BROADCAST GIANT ABS-CBN   28 June 2017 – Manila, Philippines: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced that the company has renewed its partnership with ABS-CBN, the Philippines’ leading media and entertainment organization. The multimedia conglomerate, with a reach that spans the entire nation and millions of homes all around the globe, will have access to all ONE Championship content, including live events in the Philippines.   ONE Championship is the largest sports media property in Asian history and the largest media broadcast in Asia, streamed to a potential one billion homes in over 118 countries worldwide. Among the best Asian martial artists and world champions in ONE Championship are Filipino athletes who have exemplified courage and honor inside the ONE Championship cage.   ONE...

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The Region’s Top Two Featherweight Pro Fighters Collide on July 22nd at Rumble 93

The Region’s Top Two Featherweight Pro Fighters Collide on July 22nd at Rumble 93 The Region’s Top Two Featherweight Pro Fighters Collide on July 22nd at Rumble 93  On Saturday, July 22nd the FCFF will blow-the-lid off the Roseland Theater in what could be the best line-up of mixed martial arts (MMA) fights in Portland in 2017. Rumble @ The Roseland 93 will feature a Featherweight Pro Fight, with the region’s top two 145-lbers: Cris “Sunshine” Williams and Dylan “The Bull” Atkinson. In addition, two FCFF champions will return to the 25-foot steel cage, known to fight fans as “The Slammer,” in the 125-pound and 135-pound divisions. Plus, two FCFF Superfights will take place at 145-pounds and 170-pounds. The undercard is brimming with talent and new arrivals on the MMA scene – including a female fight. General admission tickets begin at $29, with no processing...

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ONE: KINGS & CONQUERORS SET FOR 5 AUGUST IN MACAO

ONE: KINGS & CONQUERORS SET FOR 5 AUGUST IN MACAO ONE: KINGS & CONQUERORS SET FOR 5 AUGUST IN MACAO ONE BANTAMWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION BIBIANO FERNANDES TO DEFEND TITLE AGAINST ANDREW LEONE 27 June 2017 – Macao, China: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has announced its second blockbuster event in Macao, China. ONE: KINGS & CONQUERORS will once again light up the glamorous Cotai Arena of The Venetian Macao with a showcase of authentic martial arts action. In the main event, ONE Bantamweight World Champion Bibiano Fernandes of Brazil will take on top contender Andrew Leone of the United States. Ticket information for ONE: KINGS & CONQUERORS is available at www.onefc.com Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship, stated: “ONE Championship is thrilled to announce another amazing extravaganza at the world-class Cotai Arena in Macao. Our last show...

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“Smile” premiers: Film captures Brave champ Elias Boudegzdame’s rise to stardom

“Smile” premiers: Film captures Brave champ Elias Boudegzdame’s rise to stardom “Smile” premiers: Film captures Brave champ Elias Boudegzdame’s rise to stardom Elias “Smile” Boudegzdame made history at Brave 4, when he defeated Masio Fullen and was crowned the first ever Brave champion, and his life story is the subject of Brave Films’s first ever feature. “Smile” is now available on Youtube, exclusively on Brave’s official channel at youtube.com/BraveMMAF. Directed by Loyed Oppen, “Smile” was filmed in Montpellier (France) and Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates). The story follows Boudegzdame on his journey from contender to world champion as he reflects on his mixed martial arts career and what it means to be a Brave titleholder. During the days leading up to his historic performance, “Smile” lets Brave Films in on his daily routine as he prepares for the fight of his life, in Montpellier, where...

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XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 ANNOUNCEMENT MYUNG HYUN-MAN VS CHRIS BARNETT IN OPENWEIGHT REMATCH

XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 ANNOUNCEMENT MYUNG HYUN-MAN VS CHRIS BARNETT IN OPENWEIGHT REMATCH XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 ANNOUNCEMENT MYUNG HYUN-MAN VS CHRIS BARNETT IN OPENWEIGHT REMATCH     For immediate release, June 26, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces that Myung Hyun-Man and Chris Barnett and lined up for a rematch on Xiaomi ROAD FC 041, which will take place onAugust 12, 2017 in Wonju, South Korea, the hometown of ROAD FC, at the state-of-the-art Wonju Gymnasium.   Myung Hyun-Man vs Chris Barnett Rematch   Myung Hyun-Man (4-3-0-1, Team Gangnam/Apgujeong Gym) is a heavyweight Muay Thai standout of over 30 wins who transitioned to MMA in 2013. He KOed Liang Lingyu in the 2015 ROAD FC Openweight Tournament quarterfinals and met Mighty Mo in the semis. The fight nearly went the distance with a thrilling stand up display from both knockout artists, but Mo got...

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With two title fights, Brave CF confirms events in Mexico and Brazil

With two title fights, Brave CF confirms events in Mexico and Brazil With two title fights, Brave CF confirms events in Mexico and Brazil Brave CF president Mohammed Shahid announced today that Brave Combat Federation will go back to Latin America for a doubleheader in Mexico and Brazil. After the success of Brave 3: Battle in Brazil, which took place in March, the promotion will look to further establish itself in the country with Brave 8, scheduled for August 12th, also in Curitiba.   And Brazil’s second Brave Combat Federation will feature two titles on the line. The deep Welterweight division at the promotion will finally have a king, as Lebanon’s Mohammad Fakhreddine and England’s Carl Booth will fight on the co-main event for the inaugural 77 kg. belt.   The main event will feature yet another title on the line, as Light Heavyweights Klidson...

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PIECHOTA STUNS RADCLIFFE IN 32 SECONDS TO CLAIM MIDDLEWEIGHT GOLD AT CAGE WARRIORS 85

PIECHOTA STUNS RADCLIFFE IN 32 SECONDS TO CLAIM MIDDLEWEIGHT GOLD AT CAGE WARRIORS 85 PIECHOTA STUNS RADCLIFFE IN 32 SECONDS TO CLAIM MIDDLEWEIGHT GOLD AT CAGE WARRIORS 85 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, June 24th, 2017 Undefeated Pole claims quickfire victory to capture vacant Cage Warriors middleweight title in Bournemouth Undefeated Pole Oskar Piechota stunned Jason Radcliffe in the main event of Cage Warriors 85, stopping the Brit in just 32 seconds to capture the vacant Cage Warriors middleweight world title in Bournemouth. The fight started with Radcliffe stalking Piechota around the cage, but when he stepped in to land his first serious strikes of the bout, the Pole struck, connecting with a perfectly-timed short left hook shot that dropped Radcliffe to his knees. A flurry of ground strikes from Piechota was enough to force referee Marc Goddard to stop the fight. The night’s co-main event...

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‘THE BADDY’ IS BACK: PADDY PIMBLETT TO FIGHT AT CW88 IN OCTOBER

‘THE BADDY’ IS BACK: PADDY PIMBLETT TO FIGHT AT CW88 IN OCTOBER ‘THE BADDY’ IS BACK: PADDY PIMBLETT TO FIGHT AT CW88 IN OCTOBER  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, June 24th, 2017 Liverpudlian star and former Cage Warriors featherweight champion inks new deal with Europe’s top promotion Cage Warriors star Paddy ‘The Baddy’ Pimblett is back and with a point to prove. Pimblett, who rose to fame with a string of impressive victories and an infectious, larger-than-life personality, captured Cage Warriors featherweight gold in 2016 with a first-round TKO of Johnny Frachey at Cage Warriors 78. He made a successful first defence of his belt at Cage Warriors Unplugged with a unanimous decision victory over former TUF finalist Julian Erosa, but lost his title to Bristol’s Nad Narimani at Cage Warriors 82. But now Pimblett is back and has his sights set on championship gold once...

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Eryk Anders and Roberto Sanchez Crowned LFA Champions on AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 14

Eryk Anders and Roberto Sanchez Crowned LFA Champions on AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 14 Here are the highlights from tonight’s live broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 14 where two new LFA champions were crowned. In the main event, Eryk Anders (8-0) and Brendan Allen (7-2) delivered a five-round slug-fest, with Anders, a former Alabama football star, winning the inaugural LFA middleweight title by unanimous decision.   In the co-main event, Roberto Sanchez (7-0) caught fellow undefeated prospect Jerome Rivera (7-1) in an armbar in the third round to win the inaugural LFA flyweight belt.   Full highlights from tonight’s broadcast are available to embed here: http://bit.ly/LFA14_Highlights   Photos for media use are available to download here (credit Mike Jackson/Legacy Fighting Alliance): http://bit.ly/LFA14_Photos   Other highlights include:   Colbey Northcutt (0-1), sister of UFC fighter and Legacy Fighting Championship alum Sage Northcutt, and Courtney King...

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President Mohammed Shahid to announce next two Brave CF events

President Mohammed Shahid to announce next two Brave CF events President Mohammed Shahid to announce next two Brave CF events This Saturday, June 24th, Brave Combat Federation president Mohammed Shahid will host a Live Video Streaming on Facebook to deliver big announcements on the future of the biggest MMA promotion in the Middle East. The executive will take time off his busy schedule to announce, exclusively to Brave fans around the world, the next two events in the company’s calendar, which are due to take the organisation’s quest to become a global brand closer to reality. Visits to Latin America are expected to be revealed this Saturday and fight fans will be wanting to see the surprises Mohammed Shahid has in store for the next couple of months. In order to see what the executive has to say about the promotion’s second semester calendar, log...

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