ONE Championship partners with Cignal, TV5

ONE Championship and Cignal TV, the leading Pay TV provider in the Philippines, and TV5, one of the largest free-to-air television networks in the Philippines, announced a partnership to include the world’s most exciting martial arts action as well as a variety of sports and entertainment content verticals. The partnership kicks off with the broadcast…

Underground Battle MMA to invade Puerto Galera

Summer is just about to get hotter as Underground Battle MMA takes over Puerta Galera on April 28 and 29. Dubbed as “UGB20: Rambulan sa Galera Beach Battle II,” mixed martial arts aficionados will get to witness world-class action from local and foreign fighters in the first MMA event to be held in the island.

Stacked card for ONE Championship’s Manila event on April 21

  ONE Championship (ONE) recently announced a spectacular fight card for ONE: KINGS OF DESTINY, which takes place Friday, April 21 at the Mall of Asia Arena. The action-packed evening promises to feature the absolute best in local and international mixed martial arts talent. In the main event, ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang…

2016: The year Filipino fighters stood tall

The Philippines has produced many notable boxers throughout the years, including Francisco “Pancho Villa” Guilledo, Gabriel “Flash” Elorde and eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao. Although the country has become a breeding ground of world-class boxers, it is quickly carving a niche in other combat sports, particularly in mixed martial arts (MMA). The nation has been…

George Castro to visit PH to teach combat sports training

Former professional mixed martial artist turned fight coach, George Castro, is set to arrive in Manila the first week of January to make good on Brandon Vera’s promise to bring the world-famous Alliance MMA gym to Philippine shores. Castro, who has worked with Vera for the past four years, previously served as the strength and…