Buhay ni Yassi sinagip ng pagboboksing at MMA; nakipaglaban sa matinding anxiety

Ervin Santiago 09/21/2021

NANG dahil sa pagboboksing nalampasan ni Yassi Pressman ang aniya’y “pinakamadilim” na bahagi sa kanyang buhay. Buong-tapang na inamin ng actress-TV host na malaki ang naitulong sa kanya ng boxing para maka-move on sa pinagdaanan niyang pagsubok…

GAB to train personnel on proper handling of hematoma machines for contact sports

Glendale G. Rosal 08/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) will soon train and distribute personnel who will demonstrate the proper use of their newly procured hematoma screening machines that are to be distributed to several areas…

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…

YawYan master holds free martial arts clinic in Day-as

Glendale G. Rosal 07/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The chief of the YawYan ArDigma Martial Arts Federation, Master Benigno “Ekin” Caniga Jr. is holding a free martial arts clinic for the youth to keep them fit and active amidst the pandemic.…

Yaw-Yan fighters show soft side, distribute goods to 150 poor families

Glendale G. Rosal 06/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite being badly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Yaw-Yan ArDigma, Cebu’s vaunted Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) team, still found a way to extend a charitable hand to the needy. This after the…

Cebuana bags gold in tough Jiu-jitsu meet in UAE

Glendale G. Rosal 04/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Angel Sanchez proved that being a frontline worker, a mother, and a wife can’t stop her from reaching the zenith of her very demanding sport – Brazilian Jiu-jitsu (BJJ). Earlier today, April 9, 2021,…

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…

Former Olympic wrestler Pliev loses finger during MMA fight

Reuters 04/02/2021

Canadian MMA fighter Khetag Pliev had his finger surgically re-attached after it was severed during his co-main event bout with Devin Goodale at the Cage Fury Fighting Championship in Philadelphia on Thursday night. Pliev, the former Olympic…

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.…

Young karter, MMA legend to receive SAC awards

POOLED REPORT 03/20/2018

NINE days after receiving a perpetual trophy in the Golden Wheels Award, promising Cebuano karter William John Riley Tiu Go will return to the stage, this time in the Sportswriters Association of Cebu (SAC) San Miguel Sports…

YawYan ArDigma Cebu, Southside Fitness Center forge partnership to teach more Cebuanos in MMA

Glendale G. Rosal 03/20/2018

THE YawYan ArDigma Cebu will open a new branch in April in partnership with the Southside Fitness Center at the E-Zone Paseo along F. Cabahug St. in barangay Kasambagan, Cebu City to cater kickboxing and Mixed Martial…

Cebuano MMA fighters see action today

Glendale G. Rosal 12/12/2017

  Cebuano mixed martial arts fighter will try to defend their turf against visiting foes when they compete in the Universal Reality Combat Championships (URCC) fight night dubbed “Battle Extreme Tournament of Superstars IV” at the Waterfront…

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