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…

Boxers’ escape from poverty

Glendale G. Rosal 03/17/2017

FOR years, the Team Joeric Boxing Gym has been a refuge for young men who want to escape poverty through their blazing fists. To this day, the small, cramped gym located in Mandaue City continues to mold…

Wenceslao vs. Okada non-title bout tonight in Japan

Glendale G. Rosal 03/03/2017

TEAM Joeric Boxing’s Rodel Wenceslao and his Japanese foe Hiroki Okada will slug it out tonight in an eight-round welterweight non-title showdown at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Both are ready to exchange punches after making…

‘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…

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