8:09 pm April 16, 2015 | 1 Comment
Singapore-based mixed martial arts organization ONE Championship is looking to up the ante in the Asian market as US rival Ultimate Fighting Championship launches in the Philippines in May. ONE Championship is set to hold its own blockbuster event on April 24 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. Both organizations rule their […]
8:00 am March 6, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. After successfully organizing the World Junior Championships in 2008, Indonesia is slated to host the 2015 World Wushu Championships in Jakarta on Nov. 13-18. International Wushu Federation (IWUF) vice president Anthony Goh acknowledged Indonesia as an important member of the martial arts organization, saying participants of the World Junior Championship six years ago still […]
8:30 am December 13, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta. The Indonesian Muay Thai Association, or PBMI, will stage its first Muay Thai National League next week from Dec. 16-19 in Makassar, South Sulawesi. The league, to be held four times a year, is part of the national governing muay Thai body’s efforts to have the sport included at the 2018 Asian Games. “We […]
9:00 am December 12, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta. Indonesian mixed martial arts veteran Fransino Tirta will get his big break in the scene when he enters the ONE Fighting Championship cage for the second time next year. Fransino will fight former lightweight champion Jens Pulver of the United States in the “ONE FC: Odyssey of Champions” event at Gelora Bung Karno Istora, […]
2:48 pm October 16, 2014 | 1 Comment
The new Maximum MMA Club recently opened its doors on Jl. Wolter Monginsidi in Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta, boasting over 1,000 square-meters of training area in a glitzy four-storey building. Its glass-walled training studios — equipped with state-of-the-art facilities — are located in the second, third and fourth floors.
6:36 pm October 2, 2014 | No Comment
Fidelys Lolobua can breathe a sigh of relief now after successfully meeting his personal goal at this year’s Asian Games. Competing in the karate men’s individual kata (choreographed movements), the three-time Southeast Asian Games champion secured a silver medal at the Games in Incheon, South Korea, on Thursday. For Fidelys, that was as good a […]
2:17 pm August 26, 2014 | 1 Comment
Seoul. Rival taekwondo governing bodies have reached a breakthrough agreement paving the way for North Koreans to compete in the sport at the Olympic Games, officials said Tuesday. Following years of talks, the Seoul-based World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) and the North Korea-led International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) reached a memorandum of understanding last Thursday, WTF Spokesman […]
9:18 pm June 14, 2014 | No Comment
Desi Rahayu shrugged off her nerve and took first win in her professional debut as she defeated Malaysia's Ella Tang in unanimous decision at ONE FC: Era of Champions at Jakarta's Mata Elang International Stadium on Saturday.
3:32 pm June 13, 2014 | No Comment
13 June 2014 – Jakarta, Indonesia: ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC) announced today that all mixed martial artists competing tomorrow have made weight and are ready for ONE FC: ERA OF CHAMPIONS which takes place tomorrow evening at the state-of-the-art Mata Elang International Stadium. The card will be headlined by a flyweight main event featuring top Brazilian prospect Adriano […]
2:47 pm June 13, 2014 | No Comment
It will be a brand new start for Yohan Mulia Legowo when he steps into the ONE Fighting Championship cage at Jakarta’s Mata Elang International Stadium on Saturday.
5:50 pm June 12, 2014 | No Comment
After losing in his ONE Fighting Championship debut last year, Brazilian fighter Adriano Moraes managed to bounce back and is ready for the big prize when he fights Kosuke Suzuki of Japan in the flyweight championship in the “ONE FC: Era of Champions” event at Jakarta’s Mata Elang International Stadium on Saturday.