Friday Fight Facts #3





W – Could November 2011 go down in history as monumental for a resurgence of MMA?
MMA in Asia: The Month of Rebirth for MMA in ASIA

W – ONE Fighting Championship‘s announcement of a partnership with DREAM stormed the MMA community in all of Asia. with additional partnerships already in place with URCC, Dare Championship, Road Fc and CFC – Cage Fighting Championship, CEO Victor Cui proves he has big things in mind.
MMA in Asia: ONE FC: Potential to Change the Whole Game

W – Victor Cui of ONE Fighting Championship interviewed by Eddie Goldman on No Holds Barred: Victor Cui of ONE Fighting Championship

W – From City Fight Club: a great turnout at Vuyisile Colossa‘s White Collar MMA City Fight Club charity event Silent Auction at Privé.

W – An article on Trench Tech‘s Trench Warz 15 in the Saipan Tribune:

W – Photos are up from the Pacific Xtreme Combat 28’s show.

W – John Olav Einemo and crew training at Golden Glory Pattaya, where Golden Glory fighters have their camp for Japan fights and where Jon Olav is preparing for UFC FOX 2

W – Ben Henderson is at Korean Top Team Highlights of training with Chan Sung Jung

L – From URCC: We just got word from the Balls (ABS CBN) Camp that BJ Penn won’t be able to make it to the seminar at BAMF MMA Center due to unavoidable circumstances. We’re just as bummed as you are but we have no control over these things. The URCC was just contacted by the ABS CBN group to organize the seminar for BJ Penn. Here’s BJ Penn’s post on Twitter to verify the cancellation. You can also check his twitter account

W – From Wesley De Souza: The new The Fight Nation site is up! Do have a look when you’re free! Thank you!

W – From Mark Striegl: It’s official, I will be fighting WMC and WPKA muay thai world champion Daniel “Black Diamond” Mashamaite at PRO Fighting MMA, Taipei, Dec 18. People say Yusuke Kawanago was the most dangerous striker I’ve faced but I believe that title goes to Mashamaite. Stay tuned for my training video-blog! #Team Buffet

W – From: Kyrios SeverusTeam Buffet’s Mark “Mugen” Striegl and Will “The Kill” Chope gearing up for their up coming fights by  Striegl and Will Chope had trained together with Eric Kelly in Baguio, Philippines, but they’ve made the trip to Manila, and have recently trained together with the guys from DEFTAC Makati.

W – Denis Kang versus Shungo Oyama at Road Fc 5 this weekend. Here’s a teaser interview with Shungo Oyama: MMAOrient exclusive interview with Road FC’s Shungo Oyama

W – Also Polar Bear’ Brian Choi at ROAD FC 5: an informative article in Mfight about Evolve Mixed Martial Arts‘ ‘ : 엠파이트 – 믿을 수 있는 격투기 뉴스 신세기 격투스포츠 길라잡이

W – The trailer is out for RUFF锐武终极格斗 2 – the second MMA event from RUFF (Ranik Ultimate Fighting Federation), China’s first ever government-sanctioned MMA organization.

W – From Kenji Amano – LOCKED ON! Amateur MMA in Okinawa on December 17th.

W – From Dare Fight Sports: DARE 1/12 tickets are now available!

W – UFC 144 Japan UPDATE:

W – Here is the big news from ONE Fighting Championship that we’ve been waiting for:
ONE FC – News – ONE FC and DREAM announce Strategic Partnership: Asia’s largest MMA promotions, ONE Fighting Championship™ and DREAM, have entered into a mutually exclusive partnership, signifying another monumental inflection point for the sport of MMA in Asia.

W – Anton Tabuena’s Asian MMA Update: Tuck vs. Arenal PXC 28 Video, Striegl vs. Mashamaite in Taipei, RUFF 2 China Card on  updates on ONE Fighting Championship, Pacific Xtreme Combat, Legend Fighting Championship and RUFF锐武终极格斗:

W – From Luke ChayaBJJ-ASIA PHOTO CONTEST SPONSORED BY REDSTAR BJJ: While this is BJJ based, we’re opening this up to MMA photos as well as long as it’s placed within Southeast Asia. Show off your best pics from ONE FC, Legend FC, DARE MMA, Ruff and URCC!!! All the best to MMAinASIA blog!!!

W – From Patrick Pengosro Mariano4th Team Lakay Elimination This month will be a red December! 

W – Seminar with DREAM FC Champion Shinya Aoki | MMA Events DREAM FC Lightweight World Champion Shinya Aoki from the Evolve Mixed Martial Arts Fight Team will be giving a special MMA seminar.



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