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The China Issue: Contending Dragon, Fighting Tiger

The growth of MMA in China is seen as a ‘no brainer’ as MMA promotions around the world line up to compete for the hearts and minds of the Chinese people. The landscape is no picnic though. Fight Sport Asia looks at what it will take for the sport to flourish in the home of traditional […]

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TUF: China Finale fight card breakdown and analysis w/ Mike Haskamp

The Ultimate Fighting Championship makes its return to Macau, China on Saturday night with an eight bout fight card, headlined by an intriguing Welterweight contest between John Hathaway and Dong Hyun Kim, and a co-main event pitting the two 170-lbs tournament finalists from the TUF: China series, Wang Sai and Zhang Li Peng, against one […]

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Jumabieke Tuerxun’s road to MMA stardom starts in Macau, March 1st

You can be forgiven for not knowing who Jumabieke Tuerxun is. After all, having competed primarily in mainland China throughout his career, the 27-year-old has chosen to remain quiet on what has been an immaculate rise in his quest for Mixed Martial Arts stardom. But what you do need to know is this – he […]

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ONE FC signs former Legend FC champ Ji Xian

ONE Fighting Championship continues to bolster its fight roster with the latest addition of one of China’s hottest prospects. Ji Xian (11-2), one of the most highly regarded Bantamweights in the region, will next ply his trade in the ONE FC cage. Xian, 26, who most recently fought under the now defunct Legend FC banner […]

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Legend Fighting Championship officially ceases operations

It was a good run for the Hong Kong-based promotion which held shows in Macau, Malaysia and Hong Kong. Legend FC was considered as one of the region’s top promotions in past years, and has to date, provided the platform for some of Asia’s biggest MMA fighters today. Mark Striegl, Rob Lisita, Jumabieke Tuerxuan. Bae […]

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Asian MMA Throwback – Legend FC 3: Adam Kayoom vs. Bae Myung Ho

Adam Kayoom met South Korean sensation Bae Myung Ho at Legend FC 3 in September of 2010, making just his second professional appearance in the Mixed Martial Arts scene. Ho, in the meantime, entered the bout with over 10 fights to his credit, establishing himself as a favorite to garner a victory that night. And […]

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A Look Inside China’s Largest MMA Camp

In early 2012, a 20-month MMA training program was established by Legend FC and the Xian Physical Education University to provide one-of-a-kind intensive training to advance Chinese MMA to the next level and create world-class fighters. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at the daily life of Coach Anderson and his students at the largest MMA camp […]

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Legend FC 11 in Malaysia!

On April 27, 2013, Malaysia will play host to the eleventh installment of the hugely successful Legend Fight Championship at Chinwoo Stadium in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. The tournament will bring in national champion Mixed Martial Artists from throughout the region in the Asia-Pacific Championship of MMA. Featuring twelve action-packed fights including three Asia-Pacific […]

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Pane “The Punisher” Haraki – Open Challenge at 84kg

The man is of few words… we tried to catch an interview with him and got very little. Having said that, what we did get was highly interesting. Since re-locating to Asia to ignite his MMA career & train in Thailand, Pane has put himself on what he refers to as ‘a mission’. We asked […]

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Legend FC ink’s a good deal (or 2)

On the 22nd of October Legend FC released information about a signed deal with AXN. AXN will be showing Legend FC in 21 territories across the Asia-pacific region. The deal grants AXN the first and exclusive rights to broadcast all Legend Fighting Championship events from October 2012 through August 2013. In addition, four of the […]

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