MMA: Russian fighter tests positive for Covid-19, but Dec 18 One Championship event in Singapore to proceed

SINGAPORE – One Championship’s Collision Course event at the Indoor Stadium will proceed as scheduled on Friday (Dec 18) night despite one of the athletes involved testing positive for Covid-19, the mixed martial arts organisation and the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) said on Wednesday. It is the third One event since it returned to staging shows in October, where a

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Khan's hard work pays off

He usually has his next opponent in his cross hairs but on the first weekend of Singapore’s move to Phase 2 on June 19, local mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Amir Khan’s sights were set on something else: a thick, juicy burger and some golden fries. And who could blame him? The 25-year-old One Championship fighter had gone over 100

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MMA: S'pore's Tiffany Teo fighting for a shot at One Championship world title

SINGAPORE – Three weeks before her One Championship flyweight bout against Maira Mazar last November, Tiffany Teo received news that she would not be able to compete because of a slight tear in her retina. While she did not feel any physical discomfort, the Singaporean fighter could not get medical clearance from the doctors, who recommended corrective surgery. The 29-year-old

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Mixed martial arts: 'Notorious' Conor McGregor announces UFC return on Jan 18 in Las Vegas

MOSCOW (REUTERS) – Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor plans to return to the UFC octagon in Las Vegas on Jan 18, he told a media conference in Moscow on Thursday, against an opponent he declined to name. McGregor said he wants three fights in 2020, including rematches with Nate Diaz and Khabib Nurmagomedov, who defeated the Irishman in

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MMA: Angela Lee loses to Michelle Nicolini via unanimous decision in One strawweight bout

SINGAPORE – She lost her perfect professional 9-0 mixed martial arts record in March 2019, after a TKO loss to China’s Xiong Jingnan in the One Championship strawweight title bout in Tokyo. Angela’s wretched 2019 season continued on Friday (July 12) night, after the 23-year-old notched another defeat, this time by unanimous decision in the strawweight bout against Brazil’s Michelle

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