Vitor Belfort dropped out of his upcoming UFC middleweight title shot shortly after the Nevada Athletic Commission banned testosterone replacement therapy.
When in the top position, you are always looking to drop bombs in order to finish the fight. But there is something in the way of that outcome- your opponent’s defense.
BY NICOLE KATO
Hawaii’s Michael Balasi will take part in the opening bout for ESPN2’s “Friday Night Fights” March 7 (Friday) event in Pala, Calif. “Michael Balasi is a huge underdog,” says trainer Bruce Kawano. “The guy has a minor title (WBC Youth Champion) and undefeated in 21 bouts with 11 wins by knockout. He’s not [...]
Rousey successfully defended her Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight title Saturday night at Mandalay Bay, delivering a left knee to challenger Sara McMann’s stomach area, a notoriously painful liver shot that ended the bout by technical knockout 1 minute 6 seconds into the first round.
BY NICOLE KATO
Destiny MMA has announced an April 12 event: “Fight teams and fans get ready.” … Waipahu’s Brian “Hawaiian Punch” Viloria, former world champion, will box at the Texas Station Gambling Hall March 29 in the super flyweight division. He is slated to box 10 rounds against his opponent, who is yet to be [...]
The straight cross is one of the most powerful punches in boxing.
A few hours before the Sochi Games wrap up halfway across the world, Ronda Rousey and Sara McMann will meet in a cage in Las Vegas for the UFC’s celebration of its own Olympic spirit.
When at the back, the primary goal is to sink that choke and put the opponent away.
Waipahu native Brian Viloria announced his return to the ring on March 29 against a yet-to-be-determined opponent.
Congratulations to Kahala Jiu Jitsu, who celebrated its grand opening last Saturday. The facility is located within Kahala Crossfit. “We have the back section of the building,” explains owner Daynin Dashefsky, who has been training in the sport for 13 years.