Wednesday, April 23, 2014

ONE FC Fight Breakdown: Kawanago vs. Lisita


We are now less than two weeks away from ONE FC: Rise of Heroes on May 30 in Manila, Philippines.  In one of the most exciting fights on the card, two of Asia’s top featherweights Yusuke Kawanago and Rob Lisita will square off in a long awaited rematch.  In their first fight, Kawanago proved to be the better fighter earning a narrow decision win.  It has been a long time since then, and there is no doubt that both fighters are now much improved. 

Check out the ONE FC Fight Breakdown for Kawanago vs. Lisita below.


Evolve Mixed Martial Arts® is Asia's premier championship brand for martial arts. With World Champions in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Wrestling, and No Gi Grappling, Evolve MMA is the top martial arts training organization in Asia. It ranks among the best martial arts academies in the world.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Countdown to UFC 172: Davis vs. Johnson


UFC 172 goes down this weekend on April 26th in Baltimore, Maryland.  In one of the most exciting match ups on the card, surging light heavyweight fighter Phil Davis will take on Anthony Johnson.  Davis is currently ranked number 4 in the light heavyweight division and riding a 3 fight win streak.  With an impressive win against Johnson, Davis may earn himself a shot at the UFC light heavyweight title.  Anthony Johnson will be making his return to the Octagon after rattling off 6 straight wins fighting outside of the UFC.  Although not currently ranked in the UFC, Johnson is a very dangerous opponent with knockout power.  This fight will be an interesting blend of elite athleticism and brutal power.

Check out the official UFC Countdown video for Phil Davis vs. Anthony Johnson below.


Evolve Mixed Martial Arts® is Asia's premier championship brand for martial arts. With World Champions in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Wrestling, and No Gi Grappling, Evolve MMA is the top martial arts training organization in Asia. It ranks among the best martial arts academies in the world.

Monday, April 21, 2014

2014 World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Cup: Buchecha vs. Rodolfo Vieira


The prestigious World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Cup (WPJJC) was recently held in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.  As one of the biggest professional Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournaments in the world, the WPJJC attracts the best of the best in professional BJJ.  In one of the most highly anticipated match ups of the event, Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida faced off against Rodolfo Vieira in the Absolute division finals.  Both of these guys had already won gold medals in their respective weight divisions the day prior.  As expected, it was an incredibly close match with some truly inspiring BJJ skills on display.  Check out the complete match below.


Evolve Mixed Martial Arts® is Asia's premier championship brand for martial arts. With World Champions in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Wrestling, and No Gi Grappling, Evolve MMA is the top martial arts training organization in Asia. It ranks among the best martial arts academies in the world.

Sunday, April 20, 2014

ONE FC: Honor & Glory First Preview


Check out the first trailer for the upcoming ONE FC: Honor & Glory on May 30th in Singapore.  The complete fight card has not yet been released, but after watching this trailer we can safely say it is going to be completely stacked.  In addition to the much anticipated ONE FC debut of the Evolve Fight Team’s Ben Askren, the card will be stacked with some of ONE FC’s biggest stars.  As is always the case in Singapore, this event is going to sell out fast.  If you plan on attending this event, it would be wise to reserve your tickets now.

Let’s get excited for the return of ONE FC to Singapore!  It is going to be another night to remember in Asian mixed martial arts.


Evolve Mixed Martial Arts® is Asia's premier championship brand for martial arts. With World Champions in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Wrestling, and No Gi Grappling, Evolve MMA is the top martial arts training organization in Asia. It ranks among the best martial arts academies in the world.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Technique of the Week: Muay Thai Fake Setup KO Combination


Check out this all new “Technique of the Week” from Evolve University’s world class Muay Thai program.  In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Attachai Fairtex teaches one of his favorite Muay Thai KO striking combinations.  This combination can be practiced as a striking drill in order to maximize repetitions and learning.

With World Champions in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Submission Grappling, Wrestling, and more, Evolve University is one of the most comprehensive mixed martial arts universities in the world. For more video tutorials by World Champions, please go to ‪http://www.evolve-university.com.


Evolve Mixed Martial Arts® is Asia's premier championship brand for martial arts. With World Champions in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Wrestling, and No Gi Grappling, Evolve MMA is the top martial arts training organization in Asia. It ranks among the best martial arts academies in the world.

Friday, April 18, 2014

ONE FC: Rise of Heroes Final Fight Card


The official ONE FC: Rise of Heroes fight card is now complete.   On May 2nd in Manila, Philippines, 20 warriors will do battle in the ONE FC cage.  The entire card is stacked with exciting match ups between fighters from around the globe.  Check out the complete fight card below, and be sure to tune in on May 2nd to show your support for the Evolve Fight Team’s Leandro Ataides.  For more information on how to catch all the action on May 2nd, head on over to www.ONEFC.com.



Evolve Mixed Martial Arts® is Asia's premier championship brand for martial arts. With World Champions in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Wrestling, and No Gi Grappling, Evolve MMA is the top martial arts training organization in Asia. It ranks among the best martial arts academies in the world.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Evolve’s Rafael dos Anjos Returns to the UFC Octagon!







































The Evolve Fight Team’s Rafael dos Anjos will make his return to the UFC Octagon this weekend at UFC on FOX 11 in Orlando, Florida.  Rafael comes into this fight as the number 5 ranked fighter in the UFC lightweight division.  He is also riding an impressive five fight win streak.  With a win this weekend, Rafael dos Anjos may very well earn a shot at the UFC lightweight title.

Standing in Rafael’s way is the incredibly tough Khabib Nurmagomedov.  Nurmagomedov is an undefeated 21-0 fighter currently riding a 5 fight win streak inside the UFC Octagon.  This explosive matchup is definitely a top candidate for fight of night.

Let’s show Rafael the full support of the Evolve Family this weekend.   It is his time, and this is the next big step in his journey to the UFC Lightweight World Championship.


Evolve Mixed Martial Arts® is Asia's premier championship brand for martial arts. With World Champions in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Wrestling, and No Gi Grappling, Evolve MMA is the top martial arts training organization in Asia. It ranks among the best martial arts academies in the world.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

UFC’s Ultimate 8: Jon Jones


In anticipation of the upcoming UFC 172 on April 26th, the UFC has released the latest installment in its Ultimate 8 series.  This time we get a look at the ‘Ultimate 8’ moments of Jon Jones’ UFC career.  At just 26 years of age, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones has put together an impressive resume of spectacular wins and title defenses against MMA legends. 

At UFC 172, Jones will make his seventh consecutive title defense against heavy hitter Glover Teixeira.  As we count down the days in anticipation, let’s take a moment to celebrate the ‘Ultimate 8’ moments of UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones.


Evolve Mixed Martial Arts® is Asia's premier championship brand for martial arts. With World Champions in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Wrestling, and No Gi Grappling, Evolve MMA is the top martial arts training organization in Asia. It ranks among the best martial arts academies in the world.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

ONE FC: Rise of Heroes Press Conference Highlights


ONE FC: Rise of Heroes is fast approaching on May 2nd in Manila, Philippines.  Headlined by the ONE FC Bantamweight World Championship title fight between Bibiano Fernandes and Masakatsu Ueda, it is one of the most stacked cards in ONE FC history.  Also on the card, is the Evolve Fight Team’s Leandro Ataides.  Ataides will take on Japanese MMA veteran Tatsuya Mizuno in the biggest fight of his career thus far.

Check out the highlights from the ONE FC: Rise of Heroes Press Conference below.


Evolve Mixed Martial Arts® is Asia's premier championship brand for martial arts. With World Champions in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Wrestling, and No Gi Grappling, Evolve MMA is the top martial arts training organization in Asia. It ranks among the best martial arts academies in the world.

Monday, April 14, 2014

UFC 172 Extended Preview


UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones is all set to defend his title for the 7th time at UFC 172 on April 26th.  With each successful title defense, Jones takes another step closer to becoming the greatest mixed martial artist of all time.  Standing in the way at UFC 172 is an extremely dangerous Glover Teixeira.  Teixeira comes into this fight riding an impressive 20 fight win streak, and he has developed a fearsome reputation for his one punch knockout power.  This may very well be the most dangerous fight of Jon Jones’s career thus far.

For fans of MMA, this fight is worthy of some serious excitement and anticipation.  Check out the UFC 172: Extended Preview below.  


Evolve Mixed Martial Arts® is Asia's premier championship brand for martial arts. With World Champions in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Wrestling, and No Gi Grappling, Evolve MMA is the top martial arts training organization in Asia. It ranks among the best martial arts academies in the world.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

UFC on FOX 11: Event Preview


UFC on FOX 11 is now just one week away on April 19th in Orlando, Florida.  The stacked fight card is headlined by the heavyweight number one contender bout between Fabricio Werdum and Travis Browne.  In the co-main event of the evening, Liz Carmouche and Meisha Tate will fight to climb their way back to title contention.  Also on the card is the explosive match up between Donald Cerrone and Edson Barboza.

Check out the first preview for UFC on FOX 11 below.


Evolve Mixed Martial Arts® is Asia's premier championship brand for martial arts. With World Champions in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Wrestling, and No Gi Grappling, Evolve MMA is the top martial arts training organization in Asia. It ranks among the best martial arts academies in the world.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Fight Breakdown of ONE FC: Rise of Heroes


ONE FC: Rise of Heroes is set to go down on May 2nd in Manila, Philippines.  The card is stacked from top to bottom with world class mixed martial artists from all corners of the globe.  In this ONE FC breakdown, ONE FC color commentator Jason Chambers gives an in depth look at the main and co-main events of the evening.  Mark your calendars now, and be sure to tune in for one of the most exciting events of the year!


Evolve Mixed Martial Arts® is Asia's premier championship brand for martial arts. With World Champions in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Wrestling, and No Gi Grappling, Evolve MMA is the top martial arts training organization in Asia. It ranks among the best martial arts academies in the world.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Technique of the Week: Muay Thai Jump Switch Knee


Check out this all new “Technique of the Week” from Evolve University’s world class Muay Thai program.  In this video, Muay Thai World Champion Saenghirun Lookbanyai teaches the Muay Thai jump switch knee.  When executed properly, the jump switch knee can be one of the most devastating attacks in Muay Thai.  It can often catch an opponent off guard and end the fight with a powerful KO.

With World Champions in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Submission Grappling, Wrestling, and more, Evolve University is one of the most comprehensive mixed martial arts universities in the world. For more video tutorials by World Champions, please go to ‪http://www.evolve-university.com.


Evolve Mixed Martial Arts® is Asia's premier championship brand for martial arts. With World Champions in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Wrestling, and No Gi Grappling, Evolve MMA is the top martial arts training organization in Asia. It ranks among the best martial arts academies in the world.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

ONE FC Fight Preview: Subba vs. Toquero


We are now less than 4 weeks away from ONE FC’s return to Manila, Philippines on May 2nd.  ONE FC: Rise of Heroes is one of the most stacked cards in ONE FC history, and it is sure to deliver a memorable night of world class martial arts.

In one of the most exciting match ups of the night, rising stars Gianni Subba and Eugene Toquero will square off in a huge flyweight match up.  Expect this one to bring the 20,000 fans at the Mall of Asia Arena to their feet with some electrifying exchanges.

Check out the ONE FC fight preview for this exciting flyweight match up below.


Evolve Mixed Martial Arts® is Asia's premier championship brand for martial arts. With World Champions in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Wrestling, and No Gi Grappling, Evolve MMA is the top martial arts training organization in Asia. It ranks among the best martial arts academies in the world.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

ONE FC Returns to Singapore!

ONE FC has announced its return to Singapore!  On May 30th, ONE FC: Honor & Glory will rock the Singapore Indoor Stadium with another epic night of world class mixed martial arts. 

Although the official fight card has not yet been released, three fighters from the Evolve Fight Team have been confirmed for the event.  Ben Askren will make his ONE FC welterweight debut against a very tough Bakhtiyar Abbasov.  We will also see the return of Jake Butler and Bruno Pucci.  Stay tuned for more big announcements in the very near future.  Let’s rally the entire Evolve Family together for a big showing on May 30th!

Pre-sale tickets are on available now at http://sportshub.com.sg/onefc.  



Evolve Mixed Martial Arts® is Asia's premier championship brand for martial arts. With World Champions in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Wrestling, and No Gi Grappling, Evolve MMA is the top martial arts training organization in Asia. It ranks among the best martial arts academies in the world.