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Jan 19, 2016 11:21 am

Catching up with the viral Hawaiian Ilima Macfarlane

Not many fighters first professional fight gets much attention, let alone go viral with over a million views. Ilima Macfarlane’s ten-second knockout over her unfortunate and last-minute opponent Katie Castro dubbed the “soccer mom,” catapulted Macfarlane to internet stardom now finds herself fighting for Bellator MMA. We caught up with the female professional fighter from...

Nov 18, 2015 5:05 pm

UFC Hall of Famer Lights Up Hawaii Nights

By Joe “JD” David Action sequences are nothing new for the former UFC and Pride veteran Frank Trigg. So, when the Director of CBS’s Hawaii Five-O calls for action, Trigg has no problem delivering the goods. On the set as a professional stuntman, Trigg embraces the physical side of his job much like he did as...

Oct 21, 2015 6:08 pm

Exclusive Video: New Main Event Poirier vs Duffy, Hawaii Boy Louis Smolka

Earlier today news broke that Joseph Duffy had been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout against Dustin Poirier after sustaining a concussion in training earlier this week. Following Duffy’s withdrawal the UFC offered Norman Parke as a last-minute replacement opponent for Dustin Poirier, however Poirier turned down the bout. With...

Sep 6, 2015 12:38 am

WATCH! Max Holloway Talks Fighting Jeremy Stephens and Bringing UFC To Hawaii

  UFC featherweight Max Holloway went on and held a Q&A, taking questions from fans and doing his best to answer them. The Hawaiian fighter talked about his newly announced fight with Jeremy Stephens, who he’s trained with before. He said his power is scary, but oh well. He also talked about Conor McGregor saying...

Aug 23, 2015 9:20 pm

Max Holloway calls out Frankie Edgar, wants top-contender fight in Hawaii

Max Holloway’s win over Charles Oliveira at “UFC Fight Night 74” may have been anti-climactic and indecisive, but “Blessed” made it clear he has no interest in a rematch with “Do Bronx”. Instead, Holloway is looking to take a step up in competition by challenging Frankie Edgar for featherweight supremacy at a potential UFC event...

Jun 23, 2015 12:53 pm

BJ Penn Named Hawaii MVP OF The Week, Talks Favorite UFC Moment, More — WATCH!

From KITV.com: HONOLULU —He’s one of only two fighters to win world titles in two separate weight classes. And next month, he’ll be honored for that feature when he is officially enshrined into the UFC Hall of Fame. BJ Penn, now retired, is KITV’s Hawaii MVP this week, but, as our Brandi Higa reports, the...

May 28, 2015 2:49 am

BJ Penn And Max Holloway Join Forces To Bring UFC Fights To Hawaii

In an attempt to get The Ultimate Fighting Championship to host an event in Hawaii, top UFC featherweight Max Holloway has started the #UFCHawaii campaign, and in the process has garnered the support of five-time UFC champion, and future Hall-Of-Famer, BJ Penn.

May 21, 2015 9:45 am

IS IT TIME? Holloway Campaigns For A UFC Hawaii

Max Holloway’s last performance in the octagon was nothing short of outstanding. He walked into the fight with Cub Swanson as a heavy underdog and hushed his doubters by eventually submitting him in the final round. Currently riding a six fight win-streak, Holloway would like nothing more than to keep the ball rolling with a...

Apr 19, 2015 7:09 am

Max Holloway To Dana White: ‘Bring The UFC To Hawaii’

  Hawaiian UFC fighter Max Holloway isn’t interested in choosing his next opponent. After defeating one of the divisions toughest fighters in Cub Swanson, via guillotine choke in the third round, the featherweight is just looking to take out whoever the UFC puts in front of him. He did have one request though… “You know,...

Nov 15, 2014 3:02 am

JUST SCRAP Results – Hawaii Goes 2-1 Versus Alaska In Main Card Pro-Bouts

Tonight (Friday), from a packed out Edith Kanaka’ole Tennis Stadium, in Hilo, Hawaii, the JUST SCRAP MMA promotion returned to action with an entertaining night of fights. The Hawaii vs. Alaska themed fight card showcased both up-and-coming amateur talent, as well as seasoned veterans from the big stage. In the night’s main event, big show veteran,...

Nov 8, 2014 10:12 am

REPLAY! Watch Hawaii’s Smolka Dominate, Take Home Finish At UFC FN 55

A set of exciting exchanges between Smolka and Vaculik #UFCSydney highlights brought to you by @Assassinscreed http://t.co/hSzdoyFtCX — UFC (@ufc) November 8, 2014 Last night in Australia , Louis Smolka earned a much-needed stoppage in the third round of his fight against Rochie Vaculik. If you missed the bout, highlights can be found above. If the...

Nov 7, 2014 5:24 pm

UFC FN 55 Results: Hawaii’s Louis Smolka Lands A Stunning Side Kick, Wins Via TKO

Here come the flyweights! The fourth fight in Sydney featured Louis Smolka and Richie Vaculik. The Hawaiian fighter, Smolka, got caught early with a big combination from the Australian. Smolka looked to recover and started utilizing his kicks. Vaculik landed several body shots, but Smolka kept coming with his own strikes. Smolka’s uppercut began landing....

Sep 5, 2014 12:39 pm

Emergency declared for Hawaii

BJPENN.Com has learned that Hawaii’s Big Island is facing another potential natural disaster, just one month after feeling the effects of Tropical Storm Iselle. An emergency has been declared by Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi. Mayor Kenoi wrote a letter to Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie with a copy provided by the County of Hawaii. Dear...

Aug 16, 2014 11:59 am

Kailin Curran Ready To Make Waves As Hawaii’s First UFC Female – EXCLUSIVE

  Hawaii and the UFC have hooked up once again and this time it’s a history-setting acquisition for the company. Hawaii’s own Kailin Curran has recently inked a deal with the world’s largest MMA giant and in doing so she will become the first female fighter to represent the islands in the UFC octagon. Curran,...