Author Archives | Thinesh John

AFC 9 Results: Nelson, Falciroli bag championship titles

Two championship titles were up for grabs on Saturday night, as Australian Fighting Championship hosted its ninth installment at the Big Top Marquee in North Albury Football Club, Albury, New South Wales. While this was the promotion’s first caged event, it was also the first time that AFC ventured outside of its home state of Victoria as […]

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Phuket Top Team’s Ian Entwistle rumored to face Dan Hooker at UFC Fight Night 43

The UFC has a brand new UK fighter on its ever-expanding roster of talents and his name is Ian Entwistle (8-1). While the 27-year-old today announced on his personal Facebook account of his signing with the promotion, The MMA Corner, meanwhile, confirmed with sources close in New Zealand, that he will be facing Dan Hooker (10-4) at UFC Fight […]

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Full Metal Dojo announces first MMA event in Thailand

Full Metal Dojo, Thailand’s latest Mixed Martial Arts promotion, is set for its inaugural event next month on June 7. The event is set to be staged in Phuket, and will feature seven fights both on a professional and amateur level. In recent times, Phuket has seen a boom in MMA with renowned gyms such as Tiger Muay […]

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Red Card Sports Radio w/ Arvind Lalwani, Rob Lisita and Will Chope

Up for some chatter and opinions on Asian MMA? Red Card Sports Radio, Singapore’s first Mixed Martial Martial Arts radio show, has you covered. A recently launched monthly initiative, Red Card Sports Radio will be bringing you some unique and appealing content on all things Asian MMA for your listening pleasure. In this edition, host Andy […]

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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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BRACE 27 Results

BRACE’s string of multi-divisional championship tournaments continued with BRACE 27 on Saturday night, at the Canberra Australian Institute of Sport Arena in Canberra, Australia. Only two fights on the running order went to a decision, with the rest ending in the first stanza. The event was headlined by a Welterweight tilt between Canberra’s own Ali Kocak and Sydney’s Regan […]

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AFC 9 set with 10 match-ups, watch it LIVE on GFL.tv

Australian Fighting Championship makes its first venture into Albury, New South Wales later today and with the promotion’s home state of Victoria still in the midst of facing Mixed Martial Arts cage ban laws, this will be the AFC’s inaugural caged event as well. AFC 9 goes down at the North Albury Football Club in Albury, New South Wales. […]

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RUFF Fu set for June 7 in Shanghai, China

China’s leading Mixed Martial Arts organization and Fight Sport Asia’s 2013 Asian MMA promotion of the year, RUFF, has its full fight card in place for its upcoming 13th installment this fall. The event, stated as RUFF Fu (12 +1) in a recent press release, is set to carry a staggering 12-bout line-up filled with a […]

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Lion Fight 16 announced for UFC’s International Fight Week

CEO Scott Kent continues to keep the surprises coming by most recently announcing the biggest and boldest move for both the sport of Muay Thai and his Lion Fight promotion. In a recent press release, Kent stated that for the first time ever, a Muay Thai event is set to be apart of the UFC’s upcoming International Fight […]

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It’s Muay Thai vs. Shaolin Kung Fu in the main event of Yokkao 9

A match-up between two revolutionary martial artists is set to go down at Yokkao 9 later this month. Officials recently announced that Sudsakorn Sor Klinmee is set to face off against the ‘Shaolin Monk’, Yi Long, in the main event of Yokkao’s ninth installment. Yokkao 9 takes place May 24 at the Henan Province in Xinyang City. Only three bouts […]

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