ONE Championship making waves on martial arts scene

More Sports Jun 6, 2018

ONE Championship making waves on martial arts scene

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Atomweight champion Angela "Unstoppable" Lee and Japanese veteran Mei Yamaguchi fought another closely contested main event before a sellout crowd of 12,000 during a ONE Championship at Singapore Indoor Stadium. At the end of the fight, the winner was the same as two years previously, ...

UFC plots growing presence in Asia, beyond

More Sports Jul 18, 2017

UFC plots growing presence in Asia, beyond

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is returning to Japan after a two-year absence on Sept. 23, when it will host UFC Fight Night Japan at Saitama Super Arena. UFC events were held in Japan every year between 2012 and 2015 under the organization's previous ownership. Now, ...

UFC returning to Saitama on Sept. 20

More Sports Jun 26, 2014

UFC returning to Saitama on Sept. 20

by Jason Coskrey

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is bringing its brand of mixed-martial arts back to Japan with not only one of the most highly anticipated heavyweight bouts in recent memory, but also what may be among the most important UFC debuts by a Japanese fighter in ...