Archive: one fc

Jul 30, 2014 10:38 am

Exclusive: Roger Huerta talks his return to ONE FC and more

One of the most exciting lightweight fighters in mixed martial arts storied history, Roger Huerta (21-7-1 MMA), is set to make his long-awaited return to the ONE FC cage this August in Dubai. The former UFC star and “Sports Illustrated” cover athlete has been out of action for almost 2 years now, this after suffering...

Jul 30, 2014 5:01 am

Rich Franklin Wants One More UFC Fight

Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin wants one more UFC fight before he hangs the gloves up, but he understands that if he is to take one more fight, it needs to be soon. With his new position as an Executive for ONE FC, Franklin is quite busy and he knows that may play a...

Jul 18, 2014 5:30 am

Exclusive: Phil Baroni plans to put “The Heat” on Ice at Bellator 122 (Video)

Former UFC and PRIDE veteran, Phil “The New York Bad Ass” Baroni, returns to the cage next Friday (July 25) to face Karo “The Heat” Parisyan on the main card of Bellator 122 in Temecula, California. Baroni has been out of action ever since May of 2013, when he suffered a gruesome leg injury (dislocated ankle and...

Jul 13, 2014 9:55 am

Brandon Vera Signs With ONE FC

Asia’s One FC promotion just inked their first household name to a multi-fight deal. UFC veteran Brandon ‘The Truth’ Vera has signed on with the promotion, where he will continue his successful career as a prize-fighter. Vera was released from his longtime home at the UFC following several disappointing outings. A timetable for his One...


Jun 17, 2014 11:09 am

Phil Baroni vs. Karo Parisyan official for Bellator 122

We reported a couple of weeks ago that a welterweight bout between MMA veterans Phil Baroni and Karo Parisyan was in the works for July’s Bellator 122 event in Temecula, California. Today, that bout became official, as Bellator executives announced that “NYBA” and “The Heat” will meet on the main card of Bellator 122. Phil Baroni was last...

Jun 16, 2014 5:22 pm

Amir Khan Set To Make ONE FC Debut

Undefeated amateur fighter Amir Khan is set to make his promotional debut with ONE FC according to Yahoo. Khan was competing in the US, but returned to his native country of Singapore to train with Evolve MMA which is home to the legendary Shinya Aoki, as well as Ben Askren and Leandro Ataides. Evolve MMA...

Jun 16, 2014 6:21 am

Ben Askren Would Fight Nick Diaz If He Could ‘Stay off the pipe’

  Who’s up for some fictional and totally irrelevant match making? Today we’re going to talk about a fight between two former welterweight champions. One was the Bellator champion until he left the promotion in order to go on to bigger and better things. He was not offered a UFC contract, so now he fights...

Jun 5, 2014 7:58 am

Rumor: Phil Baroni vs. Karo Parisyan in the works for Bellator 122

According to sources close to BJPENN.com, a bout featuring MMA veterans Phil Baroni and Karo Parisyan is in the works for July’s Bellator 122 event in Temecula, California. Phil Baroni was last seen in action over a year ago at May 2013’s “ONE FC: Rise to Power” event, where he suffered a gruesome leg injury...

Jun 1, 2014 10:32 am

Exclusive: Phil Baroni talks returning to MMA as a lightweight, Penn vs. Edgar 3 and More!

Former UFC fighter and MMA veteran, Phil Baroni, is getting set to return to the cage this time as a lightweight. The news is pretty remarkable considering the “New York Bad Ass” was last seen leaving on a stretcher from May 2013’s “ONE FC: Rise To Power” event, after he suffered a gruesome injury in the opening round of his...

May 2, 2014 3:19 pm

One FC 15 results; Bibiano Fernandes retains title

ONE FC 15 took place earlier today live from the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines and aired live in North America via online PPV. Here are the complete ONE FC 15 fight card results: Main Card -Bibiano Fernandes defeated Masakatsu Ueda by Unanimous Decision -Eduard Folayang defeated Kotetsu Boku by Unanimous Decision -Rey Docyogen defeated Joshua...

Feb 21, 2014 3:00 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Adriano Moraes discusses his upcoming fight at “ONE FC: War of Nations”

Adriano “Mikinho” Moraes (9-1 MMA) will make his long-awaited return to the ONE FC cage this March when he faces Yasuhiro Urushitani (21-6-6 MMA) in a key flyweight battle. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor recently caught up with Adriano Moraes to discuss his upcoming “ONE FC: War of Nations” bout:   Chris: First off, how excited are you...

Feb 19, 2014 10:50 am

EXCLUSIVE | Herbert Burns aims to keep his perfect record intact at “ONE FC: War of Nations”

Former World “No Gi” Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion, Herbert “The Blaze” Burns (2-0 MMA, 1-0 ONE FC), will make his return to ONE Fighting Championships this March, when he faces  promotional newcomer Harris Sarmiento (36-25 MMA) at the “ONE FC: War of Nations” event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Herbert recently spoke with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor about his...

Feb 10, 2014 9:35 am

QUICK TWITT | Phil Baroni Calls Out CM Punk for a Fight in Bellator

Phil Baroni (above) called out former WWE star CM Punk this weekend, asking to be the former wrestler’s first professional MMA opponent inside Bellator. By Christopher Murphy | Twitter Former Pride and UFC fighter Phil Baroni took to Twitter this weekend to call out former WWE star CM Punk. CM Punk has made headlines in...

Feb 7, 2014 4:32 pm

Ben Askren to fight for ONE FC Welterweight World Title in May

In an interview with Yahoo Sports, former Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren (12-0 MMA) announced that he will fight for ONE FC gold in May. “Funky” went on to say that he will face the winner of ONE FC’s inaugural welterweight world title bout which features Brock Larson taking on Nobutatsu Suzuki. The Larson vs....

Jan 30, 2014 6:22 am

‘ONE FC: War of Nations’ Video Preview

As previously reported, ‘The ONE FC: War of Nations” fight card is now complete, with 10 exciting bouts to look forward to this March. The much anticipated fight card, which goes down March 14 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is headlined by a bout between Brock Larson and Nobutatsu Suzuki, who will square off for the...

Jan 30, 2014 5:29 am

‘ONE FC: War of Nations’ fight card complete with 10 bouts

The first ONE FC event of the 2014 year, “ONE FC: War of Nations“, is now complete with 10 exciting fights we can look forward to watching. The much anticipated fight card, which goes down March 14 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is headlined by a bout between Brock Larson and Nobutatsu Suzuki, who will square...

Jan 29, 2014 8:50 am

ONE FC signs former Legend FC Champ Ji Xian

ONE FC, Asia’s largest mixed martial arts promotion, has inked former Legend FC bantamweight champion Ji Xian (11-2 MMA). ONE FC CEO, Victor Cui, announced the news via twitter yesterday evening: @victoronefc: NEWS ALERT: Legend FC Champion Ji Xian, the best MMA fighter in China in his weight category, has officially signed with #ONEFC #MMA...

Jan 23, 2014 6:27 am

Ben Askren Will Pull A Minimum $50K Purse Under OneFC Contract

Ben Askren has been in a sort of limbo over the last few weeks, after leaving Bellator and attempting a talk with the UFC, Askren felt as though his future plans were shifting and his career may have been coming to an end. “World Series of Fighting had already made me an offer and they...

Jan 11, 2014 11:46 am

Pic: New ONE FC Ring Girl Mila G. Poses in Bikini

ONE FC owner, Victor Cui, recently posted a photo of the organizations newest acquisition, ring girl Mila G. Check her out: Mila is expected to make her debut as a ONE FC ring girl in March of 2014!

Dec 24, 2013 9:41 am

Askren: ‘The Bald-Headed Fat Man Won’t Let Me In’ The UFC

“They essentially told my manager, ‘We’re going to get something done,’ and six hours later, when I’m not in the meeting and not in the UFC office, I get a call saying, ‘It’s not going to happen. It is their business, and they can run their business however they want to run their business. But...

Dec 13, 2013 3:18 pm

Dana White Tells Ben Askren To Take His “Stupidness” And Go Fight On Pluto

You know. Pluto. The former 9th planet of our solar system? Yeah. A few weeks ago, Askren seemed to be positioning himself for a run at the UFC welterweight division. He was a free agent, released from Bellator, and was looking to set up a meeting with UFC brass so he could move forward with...

Dec 13, 2013 7:28 am

Ben Askren Is Excited To Fight For ONE FC & Millions Of Asian Fans

Although the UFC decided against signing 13-0 Ben Askren, the former Bellator welterweight champion said he is excited to compete for his new employers, the Singapore based ONE FC promotion. Askren has been consistently ranked in the top 10 of the welterweight division, and many were perplexed as to why the UFC didn’t sign the four-time...

Dec 6, 2013 8:10 am

ONE FC 13 Results: Oishi KO’s Banario to retain Featherweight strap

ONE FC 13, also known as “ONE FC: Moment of Truth,” took place yesterday live from MOA Arena in Manila, Philippines. The packed crowd in attendance were treated to a night of thrilling fights, which culminated in a much anticipated rematch between the Philippines’ first ever MMA world champion Honorio Banario (8-3 MMA), taking on...

Dec 5, 2013 8:34 am

Ben Askren And Phil Baroni Verbally Spar On Twitter

Ladies and gentlemen, it looks like we might finally get our superfight… no more arguing with your friends over who would beat who; no more crossing your fingers, hoping that these two MMA giants eventually meet in the cage – the wait is over. Phil Baroni and Ben Askren are (probably) going to get it on....