Author Archives | Daniel Fletcher

Returning Somrak Wants Kem or Buakaw at the Lumpinee

Boom shakalak rude boy. The star of the sport returned on that most cockblocked of cards at the Rajadamnern; set to be a spectacular filled with star names, the majority of the big fights ended up being nixed one way or another. But one man who returned to shine was Somrak (or Somluk, depending on […]

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One FC Rise of Kings: Weigh in Results

5 October 2012 – Singapore: ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), announced today that all fighters have made weight and are ready for ONE FC: RISE OF KINGS which takes place tomorrow evening at Singapore Indoor Stadium. The entire card, which is headlined by DREAM Lightweight Champion Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki and French Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) […]

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DARE Fightsports Underground P1: Machine vs. Battery

The Underground show has begun! There is a plethora of unofficial video blogs, pictures and assorted bits and bobs to come from the half dozen cameras quietly used in the Kumite Hall, including my own, but for now, enjoy the first official edition of the KUMITE Underground event put out by DARE Fightsports. Mike “The […]

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One FC Release Full Fight Card: “Rise of Kings”

And whoomp – here it is. With two inaugural One FC championship titles up for grabs, the opening round of the Bantamweight Grand Prix and a lightweight super-fight featuring the man with more top 10 victories in the division than any fighter in MMA’s twenty year history, Rise of Kings is set to rock your […]

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DARE Fightsports Kumite!

It’s just gone down in Chinatown. Stay tuned for the official broadcast on DARE’s website and some assorted footage and whatnot from FightSportAsia, as you gain a glimpse into the new look DARE following the nationwide ban on professional Mixed Martial Arts’, by royal decree and whatnot, all hail. The results shall not be revealed […]

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Sittichai vs. Petmongkon: Thailand welterweight title (fight video)

Sittichai is one of the premiere 67-70kg fighters in the world, along with bigger marquee names who fight international competition such as Aikpracha (whom he beat), Singmanee (whom he beat), and of course Saiyok, Buakaw and Kem. Here is his rematch with Petmongkon from the Lumpinee Stadium for the vacant Thailand welterweight title. . . […]

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Singaporean Fighter Added to One FC: Rise of Kings

The following piece of prose regarding “Rise of Kings” will be somewhat less biblical in its references; I confess to being somewhat carried away by the “Three Kings / three title fights” analogy. Plus it was an excuse to announce my own godliness. One FC have added a Singaporean prospect to their Rise of Kings […]

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The One FC Title Picture: “Rise of Kings”

Much like the trio who visited the infant Christ in Israel, there will be three kings in Singapore on October 6th as One Fighting Championships are set to crown a trifecta of inaugural champions at the Rise of Kings event. Unlike two of those royal men of ancient times, the three combatants will not come […]

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Monchailek vs. Chartchay: Thrilling Fight from the Ladprao Stadium

Fantastico! The elbow is just about the hardest part of the human body; nothing good can possibly come from it connecting with the human head unless you are the person throwing it, or the paying public watching it transpire for entertainment’s sake. In Muay Thai, the elbow is one of the higher scoring and – […]

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Aikpracha vs Johan Lidon: Fight Video (Despite the Broadcast Dying!)

Boom shake shake shake the room! Aikpracha, along with Sittichai, and the established veteran stars who now fight exclusively foreign opponents such as Buakaw, Singmanee, Sudsakorn, Saiyok and Kem, is one of the Thai stars who fights between 67-72kg. Unfortunately, the Thai Channel 3 broadcast of his recent appearance on Thai Fights: Lyon died during […]

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