Last weekend, Doo Ho Choi ventured into the DEEP arena against Shoji Maruyama, to prove once again why he was the consensus #1 featherweight in Asia. What ensued was one of the most violent, awesome, and frantically paced beatdowns of 2013. If you haven’t seen the fight yet I won’t spoil it for you, but I […]
One of the stand-out kickboxing stars from Romania, Raul Catinas has carved out a name for himself on the international Heavyweight scene with wins over Daniel Sam, Stefan Leko, Mighty Mo, Jairzhino Rozenstruik, and more. The 2012 Superkombat World Grand Prix Champion is only 24 years old, and is still developing into one of the […]
Massive WBC Millennium Muay Thai Event Might Be a Bust: Are Unconfirmed Fight Cards Getting Out of Control?
Here at Fight Sport Asia we take our jobs pretty seriously. We don’t report on rumors without evidence, nor do we publish articles on upcoming cards if there has been no movement from the promoters to release fight posters or directly advertise match-ups through social media. That being said, it’s not uncommon for any news […]
In the last two or three years kickboxing and muay thai has undergone somewhat of an explosion in the western world. With the introduction of massive organizations like GLORY, Lion Fight, Superkombat, MAX, and Thai Fight, kickfighting is experiencing a surge of popularity that nearly rivals its golden age appeal. Contrary to what youtube may […]
As any pre-teen basketball star will tell you, it’s not easy being popular. When the icon of the Philippines, Eduard “Landslide” Folayang, succumbed to the then relatively unknown Lowen Tynanes at URCC 22 in December, it set the rest of the world on edge. Everyone suddenly questioned Folayang’s grappling, his takedown defense, and his ability […]
ONE FC 9: Rise to Power Preview #1: Does Tim Sylvia Still Have What it Takes To Topple Tony Johnson Jr.?
Tim Sylvia’s recent excursions through Heavyweight MMA have not ended well. At his last ONE FC outing back in August, Sylvia took a brutal headkick from longtime UFC rival Andrei Arlovski. It was a move that caused the fight to end via controversial disqualification, but the The Maine-iac was by no-means dominating the fight up […]
Rungsengtawan Sitorbunchop (red) vs Yotpetek Sitdauan (blue) at 130lbs. From Siam Omnoi Stadium on the 2nd February 2013.
A few days ago FSA announced that the LEGEND fight Show happening this weekend in Russia would be streaming online for around $15. At the time there was no word on exactly where or how the stream would be shown. As always, Fight Sport Asia has got you covered. You can find the official LEGEND […]
When you think of famous North American strikers, who comes to mind? Up until very recently, that answer may have given you a bit of head scratching. But in the past few years the Canada has produced some of the best stand-up martial artists in the game today, whether it be world ranked #1 Simon […]
If you know Phil Baroni at all, you also know he’s not the type of guy to hold back on punches or words. With a big fight coming up on ONE FC: “Rise to Power” on May 31 against Karate expert Nobutatsu Suzuki, Baroni is at a point in his career where it’s time to […]