Master Ekin hopes to revive MMA scene in Cebu as Yaw-Yan turns 49

Glendale G. Rosal 08/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — On its 49th founding anniversary, Yaw-Yan ArDigma Martial Arts Federation head Master Benigno “Ekin” Caniga Jr. hopes to revive the once flourishing Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) scene in Cebu, which was halted by…

Cebu MMA gyms bear brunt of COVID-19 restrictions

Glendale G. Rosal 04/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebu is considered a hotbed of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) in the country with a thriving MMA community and more than a dozen MMA gyms operating. Cebu’s pioneer MMA gym, the YawYan ArDigma, regularly…

Nurmagomedov can be greatest of all time, says UFC’s White

Reuters 10/24/2020

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov can take a step closer to becoming the greatest of all time (GOAT) in his class if he beats Justin Gaethje at UFC 254, the mixed martial arts promotion’s chief Dana White…

Mixed martial arts star Georges St-Pierre retires at 37

Inquirer.net 02/22/2019

MONTREAL, Canada—Georges St-Pierre retired Thursday after a career in which he put mixed martial arts on the map in Canada and helped fuel the UFC’s worldwide expansion. The 37-year-old Canadian made the announcement at the Bell Centre.…

Borres improves to 3-0 after win over Guadez

James Nicole Franz R. Savellon 08/27/2017

JB DREAM Fitness striker Tonix “Silent Killer” Borres defeated CITI BJJ grappler Cipoz “Aquaman” Guadez in the main bout of the Cebu Extreme Fight League (CEFL) “Respect” at the Cebu City Sports Institute in Barangay San Nicolas…

Way kiyuray?

Gerard Pareja 08/27/2017

Nakahibawo nagud ta daan nga mapildi g’yud si McGregor pero nanan-aw lang gihapon ta. Tingali nanghinaut ta nga magabaan ning siguristang mangingilad nga si Mayweather ug ma aksidentihan siyag kaigo sa kumo sa iyang binayran. Apan murag…

Bloody MMA duels tonight

Glendale G. Rosal 08/25/2017

Cebuano fight fans will be treated to exciting mixed martial arts (MMA) battles inside the dreaded steel cage as the ‘Cebu Extreme Fight League: Respect’ fightcard unfolds tonight at the Cebu City Sports Institute in Barangay Sawang…

‘No Way Out’ set tonight at Cebu Coliseum

Glendale G. Rosal 02/17/2017

IT’S been almost three years since the last Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight card was held in Cebu. The drought ends tonight with the staging of the “Cebu Extreme Fight League II: No Way Out” at the…

Cebuano Ylanan to rely on grappling skills in CEFL 2

Glendale G. Rosal 02/13/2017

CEBUANO mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Arnel “Project X” Ylanan of Deftac Vagabond Cebu plans to use his grappling skills when he fights YawYan Olonggapo’s Rommel “Axe” Lugo in the flyweight match of the Cebu Extreme Fight…

With enough support, all set for ‘No Way Out’ MMA fight card

Glendale G. Rosal 02/02/2017

GETTING the needed support, everything is looking good for the upcoming “Cebu Extreme Fight League (CEFL) 2: No Way Out” mixed martial arts fight card slated Feb. 18 at the Cebu Coliseum. The event spearheaded by Master…

‘Pinulot Ka Lang Sa Lupa’ REMAKE STARTS AIRING TODAY

Apple Ta-as 01/29/2017

  THE TV REMAKE of the classic film “Pinulot Ka Lang sa Lupa” will start airing in the Kapuso afternoon slot today, featuring rumored couple Julie Anne San Jose and Benjamin Alves. Julie Anne will reprise the…

Joeric Boxing to support CEFL 2 card

Glendale G. Rosal 01/27/2017

MORE help is coming for the Cebu Extreme Fight League (CEFL) 2 after boxing patron Joeric Calisang of Team Joeric Boxing vowed to support the fight card slated Feb. 18 at the Cebu Coliseum. Calisang, who is…

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