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FFC 6 Results: Hesdy Gerges Defeats Pavel Zhuravlev, Jurkovic Victorious Against Dzeved Poturak

It’s no secret that Hesdy Gerges has been struggling against high level competition lately. The Egyptian bruiser once ranked in the top ten heavyweights in the world, but after dropping three fights in a row to Rico Verhoeven and Daniel Ghita, Gerges seemed to be out of form in lackluster wins against American Carter Williams […]

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Massive WBC Millennium Muay Thai Event Might Be a Bust: Are Unconfirmed Fight Cards Getting Out of Control?

Here at Fight Sport Asia we take our jobs pretty seriously. We don’t report on rumors without evidence, nor do we publish articles on upcoming cards if there has been no movement from the promoters to release fight posters or directly advertise match-ups through social media. That being said, it’s not uncommon for any news […]

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Female MMA Promotion Jewels Is Closing It’s Doors For Good, Merging with DEEP

Last Saturday in Japan, Seo Hee Ham fought Naho Sugiyama in the main event of Jewels- 24th Ring in a Featherweight Title bout that took home fight of the night honors. Despite the performance, the big news out of Jewels was a press release distributed after the event, announcing that the Jewels promotion will officially […]

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Muay Thai in the Olympics? “Not in the Near Future” Says IOC

When wrestling was surprisingly put on the chopping block for the next Olympics games, combat sports enthusiasts began to wonder if another martial art could potentially take it’s place. For a few months there have been rumors that Muay Thai was a likely candidate. Matches would function very similar to the padded amateur Muay Thai championships, in […]

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4 Reasons Combat Sports Are Dying in Japan

“What’s going on in Japan?” As a martial arts writer and fan, I couldn’t count on two hands the number of times I’ve been asked that question. It’s a reasonable thing to ask. At one point in history Japan was at the top of the mixed martial arts and kickboxing world. Kazushi Sakuraba and Masato […]

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Ever Watched Indian MMA? Well Tomorrow’s Your Chance to Catch SFL Live and Free on Youtube

Super Fight League is back in action on Friday May 10th, 2013 for another packed Friday Fight Nights event. The Indian promotion will be streaming live and free on Youtube here: http://www.youtube.com/SFL for your viewing pleasure. It’s rare that the West gets a glimpse into Indian MMA, so much so that certain Internet forum-goers have […]

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