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Moraes-Suzuki headlines ONE FC 17, Fransino Tirta takes on Sami Amin

Two match-ups are now official for ONE FC’s return to Indonesia this summer. Officials recently announced that a headlining tilt between Flyweights Adriano Moraes (10-1) and Kosuke Suzuki (10-3-2), and a Lightweight bout between Indonesia’s own Fransino Tirta (15-0-1) and Sami Amin (4-1) have been slated to ONE FC 17: Era of Champions. The event takes place June 14 at […]

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Fransino Tirta returns to Mixed Martial Arts, signs with ONE FC

Some big news out of Asia today, as ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC) have announced the signing of undefeated Mixed Martial Artist Fransino Tirta. Fransino Tirta (14-0-1) makes a return to the sport following a three-year hiatus. The 32-year-old from Indonesia has long been one of Asia’s hottest commodities, and now ONE FC have secured Fransino […]

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Ex-world Boxing champ Chris John retires after 48-1-3 run

With eighteen successful defenses of his WBA Featherweight Championship strap to his credit, Indonesia’s Boxing icon, Chris John, announced his retirement from the sport on Thursday. Just two weeks ago, John’s exquisite winning streak was halted by IBO champ Simpiwe Vetyeka in what was widely considered a huge upset. That sixth round stoppage defeat also […]

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ONE FC 10: Kotetsu Boku vs. Vuyisile Colossa Set

Former ONE FC Lightweight Champion Kotetsu Boku returns this September to face off with Vuyisile Colossa. The card takes place in Jakarta, Indonesia at the Istora Senayan on September 13th. Boku will look to get back on winning ways after being shut down by Shinya Aoki this past April costing him the belt in the process. With his aggressive […]

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ONE FC Jakarta Main Event Announced: Andrew Leone vs. Shinichi Kojima

Earlier today, ONE FC announced the main and co-main events for their upcoming show in Jakarta, Indonesia, planned for September 17. Headlining the card will now be none other than Phuket Top Team member and highly ranked flyweight, Andrew Leone, taking on the experienced Shinichi Kojima for title contender ship. The co-main event bout will […]

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ONE FC Jakarta Poster Released; Andrew Leone Among 3 New Confirmed Fighters

ONE FC is coming to Jakarta on September 17, and the largest MMA organization in Asia has revealed some big names from their newest fight poster. The poster features top flyweights Andrew Leone and Shinichi Kojima, Pakistani featherweight Bashir Ahmad, and budding light heavyweight talent, Jake Butler. Kojima was previously announced to be taking on […]

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Aikpracha vs. Warren Stevelmans, Sitthichai vs. Juri Kehl Headline MAX Jakarta

Earlier today, rising promotion MAX Muay Thai unveiled four more fights for their second show in Jakarta, scheduled for June 29th. As on every MAX card, a 4 man tournament composed of the top 67kg international talent in the world tops off the event, and is complimented by three to four bouts featuring Muay Thai […]

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No More Exhibition Bouts for Buakaw: Set to Perform “Weapons of the Unarmed” at MAX Jakarta

It appears that MAX has done something very few professional combat sports organizations do- They listened to their fans. Earlier last month, Buakaw headlined the first ever MAX Muay Thai card in Surin, Thailand against USA’s Malik Watson. While many people thought the fight was going to be a normal muay thai bout, in reality, […]

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ONE FC Scheduled to Hit Jakarta, Indonesia in September: Shinichi Kojima vs. Yasuhiro Urushitani Headline

ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC) returns to Indonesia on Friday, 13 September, with a fight card headlined by the highly anticipated ONE FC Flyweight World Championship title bout which will be contested by Japanese veterans Shinichi Kojima and Yasuhiro Urushitani. Plus, the fierce sporting rivalry between Indonesia and Malaysia is reignited as Indonesia’s Stefer Rahardian […]

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Buakaw On Trial: Court Date Set For July 15

We’ve reported rumors on a variety of lawsuits involving Buakaw, MAX, and Thai Fight recently, but as of today we now have an official stamp on the matter. Yesterday in Thailand, Buakaw Banchamkek announced that Thai Fight was pressing charges against his person in the amount of 50 million baht (Roughly $1.5 million USD) in […]

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