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Exclusive: Askren plans to dominate Suzuki on the ground; unsure if he will ever fight for UFC

Chris Taylor - August 25, 2014

Former Bellator title holder Ben Askren (13-0 MMA) will attempt to dethrone current ONE FC welterweight champion Nobutatsu Suzuki (11-1-2) at this weekends “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions” event in Dubai. The welterweight showdown is a true clash of styles, pitting Askren’s elite grappling abilities against Suzuki’s high-level Karate striking.

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Roger Gracie Signs With One FC

BJPENN.COM News - August 21, 2014

ONE Fighting Championship, Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, has bolstered its ranks with the signing of seven of the best mixed martial artists in the world. Grappling superstar Roger Gracie has joined ONE FC on a multi-fight contract, while six other mixed martial artists with impressive records have also been signed to exclusive contracts.

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ONE FC 19 set with three title fights

Chris Taylor - August 6, 2014

This month’s “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions” event has been finalized with a total of nine exciting bouts we can look forward to watching, including three title fights.

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

Chris Taylor - July 30, 2014

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.

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Amir Khan Set To Make ONE FC Debut

BJPENN.COM News - June 16, 2014

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 is not a public gym, and fighters can only train there if they are invited to do so.

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Rory MacDonald, Mike Ricci Engage in Twitter Beef with Askren & War Machine

BJPENN.COM News - June 2, 2014

Tristar teammates Rory MacDonald and Mike Ricci teamed up on Twitter after MacDonald questioned War Machine’s manhood due to the fact that War Machine cried after a recent fight of his. After that, Ben Askren jumped in to talk some smack, which led Mike Ricci to get involved and tell Askren to behave himself.

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Askren Takes Home Submission Win In OneFC Debut

BJPENN.COM News - May 30, 2014

ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC), Asia’s largest Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) organization with a 90% market share, impressed the sold-out crowd in attendance at the iconic Singapore Indoor Stadium with another night of world-class mixed martial arts action. In the main event of the evening, Ben Askren proved once again why he is considered the best welterweight in the world by submitting Bakhtiyar Abbasov and extending his undefeated professional mixed martial arts record to thirteen wins.

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One FC 15 results; Bibiano Fernandes retains title

Chris Taylor - May 2, 2014

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.

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“ONE FC 15: Rise of Heroes” finalized with 10 bouts‏

Chris Taylor - April 15, 2014

Next month’s “ONE FC 15: Rise of Heroes” event is officially finalized with 10 spectacular bouts we should look forward to watching.

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Three Time Boxing Champ, Ana Julaton, Makes Jump To MMA

BJPENN.COM News - March 27, 2014

Ana “The Hurricane” Julaton, the first Filipino-American female boxing champion, is reportedly thinking of competing in mixed martial arts (MMA).