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Philippine-born Eryk Anders in must-win UFC bout vs Jamie Pickett
by Rick Olivares - February 28, 2024 - 11:30am
It will be a battle for survival when Eryk Anders (15-8-0) takes on Jamie Pickett (13-10-0) in the preliminary card of UFC Fight Night on Sunday, March 3.
Royval gets back at Moreno in UFC Fight Night
by Rick Olivares - February 26, 2024 - 3:32pm
The home sons and daughters generally fared well in the UFC’s return to Mexico City for UFC Fight Night last Sunday.
Royval seeks redemption vs Moreno in UFC Fight Night
by Rick Olivares - February 22, 2024 - 2:35pm
The rematch between the two Brandons is the main event of the evening and is a sequel of sorts to their November 21, 2020 battle in UFC 55.
Fil-Am Ricky Turcios returns to the Octagon
by Rick Olivares - February 21, 2024 - 2:35pm
It has been a little over a year since 30-year-old Filipino-Ecuadorian-American Ricky Turcios fought inside the octagon.
Topuria knocks out Volkanovski to grab UFC featherweight belt
by Rick Olivares - February 19, 2024 - 11:17am
Ilia Topuria ended Alexander Volkanovski’s four-year reign atop the UFC’s featherweight division with a combination of strikes then a debilitating punch to the jaw to complete the stunning knockout and...
Survival or advancement? De Lima, Tafa lock horns in UFC 298
by Rick Olivares - February 15, 2024 - 2:08pm
There are two questions being asked when heavyweights Marcos Rogerio de Lima and Justin Tafa collide in UFC 298 on Sunday, February 18, at the Honda Center in Arizona.
Lazio, Bayern collide in crucial Champions League match
by Rick Olivares - February 14, 2024 - 2:13pm
It’s SS Lazio versus Bayern Munich on Thursday, February 15, in the first leg of the Round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League.
Cebu native Hyder Amil wins 1st UFC fight
by Rick Olivares - February 13, 2024 - 9:52am
Thirty-three-year-old Filipino-American Hyder Amil made his UFC debut a memorable one. He also served notice to the featherweight division that he is coming.
Ige-Fili Could be the bout of Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 
by Rick Olivares - February 7, 2024 - 12:49pm
The co-main event of UFC Fight Night on Sunday, February 11, is an intriguing one.
Dynasty vs destiny anew for Super Bowl LVIII
by Rick Olivares - February 6, 2024 - 11:01am
Super Bowl LVIII between the Chiefs and the 49ers will be televised live in the Philippines on Monday, February 12, at 7:30 a.m. on the Premier Sports Channel on Sky Cable and Cignal as well as on streaming application...
Imamov defeats Dolidze in UFC Fight Night
by Rick Olivares - February 6, 2024 - 10:23am
French mixed martial arts fighter Nassourdine Imavov climbed a huge hurdle on his way up the UFC’s middleweight standings.
Roman Dolidze eyes win over Nassourdine Imavov in UFC Fight Night
by Rick Olivares - January 31, 2024 - 2:53pm
The main event of UFC Fight Night this Sunday, February 4, is a fascinating one between eighth-ranked middleweight Georgian Roman Dolidze and 11th-ranked Nassourdine Imavov.
AFC Championship Preview: Kansas City and Baltimore Ravens
by Rick Olivares - January 25, 2024 - 1:29pm
Since Patrick Mahomes joined Kansas City, he has led the Chiefs to a 3-1 record against the Baltimore Ravens.
Du Plessis takes UFC middleweight belt from Strickland
by Rick Olivares - January 23, 2024 - 12:47pm
Sean Strickland bombed out in his first middleweight title defense when he surrendered the title belt to Dricus Du Plessis in UFC 297 last Sunday, January 21, at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Canada.
Strickland defends UFC middleweight title vs Du Plessis
by Rick Olivares - January 19, 2024 - 12:52pm
Sean Strickland defends his middleweight championship for the first time against a highly dangerous challenger in Dricus Du Plessis in the main event of UFC 297.
Pennington, Silva clash for vacant UFC women’s bantamweight title
by Rick Olivares - January 18, 2024 - 3:38pm
In UFC 297 on Sunday, January 21, at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Canada, Raquel “Rocky” Pennington will battle Mayra Bueno Silva for the vacant UFC women’s bantamweight crown.
Jim Miller wins in his 43rd match, positions himself for UFC 300
by Rick Olivares - January 15, 2024 - 10:15am
It was a Jim Miller fight all right.
Miller hopes for early win to get into position for UFC 300
by Rick Olivares - January 12, 2024 - 3:41pm
For 40-year-old Jim Miller, he will go down as a legend and probably a Hall of Famer in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Andrei Arlovski hopes to summon old fire vs Cortes-Acosta
by Rick Olivares - January 11, 2024 - 3:51pm
Andrei Arlovski was late for the interview.
Ankalaev-Walker: Bad blood, unfinished business mark UFC Fight Night
by Rick Olivares - January 9, 2024 - 2:56pm
The Ultimate Fighting Championship kicks off 2024 with a literal kicker.
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