Jenel Lausa future Pinoy UFC star if path continues to go the way it has

Filipinos have long been fond of basketball and boxing, but one of the sports also that Filipinos are excelling: Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).

The six years of hardwork or more and an undefeated professional boxing record gets this Filipino warrior earn his way into the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

The former Pacific Xtreme Combat (PXC) flyweight champion will be back in the Octagon for his second UFC fight on April 8 in Buffalo, New York. Jenel “The Demolition Man” Lausa (7-2-0) vs. Magomed “Gladiator” Bibulatov (13-0) is set for UFC 210. It will be headlined by Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson for a championship rematch at light heavyweight.

Jenel is in for what could be the toughest test of his rising career so far. Magomed Bibulatov is Russia’s former flyweight champion at World Series of Fighting (WSOF). He will make his octagon debut with 13 wins pro MMA record. Bibulatov will put his unbeaten record on the line.

Lausa is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Yao Zhikui on his UFC debut at UFC Fight Night 101: Whittaker vs. Brunson back in November of last year. The Pinoy UFC fighter was scheduled to make his promotional debut on October 15, 2016 in front of his hometown crowd. However, due to the cancellation of the event, Lausa’s match with Zhikui was moved in Melbourne, Australia’s fight card.

Related link: Homegrown Fighter Jenel Lausa at UFC Melbourne: Whittaker vs. Brunson Ready to Make His Debut Successful

The 28-year old pride of Concepcion, Iloilo has won 5 of his last bouts in his pro MMA record of 7 wins. He is a very accomplished striker. He has footwork and effortless forward movements as well which struck fight fans the most.

Related link: Pinoy Jenel Lausa and other Fighters Score Victories at UFC Melbourne: Whittaker vs. Derek Brunson

Jenel Lausa has established himself as the next big thing! The future looks very bright for this talented martial artist.

There aren’t many Filipino fighters in the UFC. He represents in this sports. Another Pinoy athlete we should be proud of. Jenel Lausa will be the one to look out for at UFC Buffalo.

Explosive Night of MMA at PXC Laban MMA Tomorrow!

Ten pairs of local mixed martial artists have stepped on the scale and faced for the weigh in and a press conference today, November 10, 2016, for their scheduled cage match at the Metro Tent, Metrowalk in Pasig City tomorrow November 11, 2016. PXC Laban MMA, the provincial MMA development league of Pacific X-treme Combat (PXC), the top professional MMA league in the Philippines.

At first not all of the feature fighters on the upcoming card were in attendance. Two pairs made it to the given thirty minutes before the match be scrapped out of the card. The media Q&A quickly followed. Press con includes TV5’s head of sports Patricia Hizon, match maker Rob San Diego, main event fighters Raymond Doliguez (Submission Sports Philippines), Camilo Seneres (Mindanao Ultimate Mixed Martial Arts/Fight Factory), 
co-main event fighters Jimboy Panlita (Submission Sports Philippines) and Jonjer Torbiso (Team Insider).

The undercard features six more local fighters who could climb up the ladder to professional ranks, be a champion and even go international one day.

Flyweight: Eddie Amora vs. Arnel Olivero’s

Flyweight: Dhon Dhon Gonzales vs. Adonis Sevellino
Bantamweight: Jayson Margallo vs Crisz Aplicador
Bantamweight: Michael Mondragon vs. Rainer Biron
Bantamweight: Rommel Lugo vs. Renee Gervacio
Flyweight: Danny Dilag vs. Joemy Miado
Flyweight: Wallen Del Rosario vs. Mark Fabriga
Women’s straw weight: Krishna Lumbaga vs. Krystelle Sadablab

Tickets are still available at any SM Ticket outlets. 

Ticket Prices: 

Cage Side – P 500
Patron – P 200
General Admission – P 100

PXC Laban MMA Manila sponsors are Hayabusa, Beer Below Zero and Premiere Condoms. Official media partners are, V81 Radio, Aktivmall and Aktivshow.

PXC Laban MMA Manila Gets Blood Pumping at the Heart of the Metro

PXC Laban MMA Manila Gets Blood Pumping at the Heart of the Metro
The search for the next Filipino mixed martial arts superstars continues as Pacific X-treme Combat’s amateur league unveils another night of sizzling MMA action right at the heart of Metro Manila. 
Slated on November 11 at Metrotent, Metrowalk Complex in Ortigas, PXC Laban MMA Manila will showcase some of the best amateur fighters in the country who are all eager to prove that they are ready to take the next step towards the professional ranks.
Making PXC Laban MMA Manila even more exciting to watch is the women’s match that serves as the event’s curtain raiser. It pits Dumaguete City’s Krishna Limbaga from Team Camp Vallega against debuting Krystelle Sabadlab of Makati City and fighting from the Mumma/Fight Factory.
Highlighting the full-stacked card are the co-main events that feature top amateur fighters who could very well end up moving onto the professional ranks and making a name for themselves in the PXC, Asia-Pacific’s top MMA company. Getting on the ring first is Agusan del Norte’s Jimboy Panlita of Submission Sports Philippines, who will be staking his 9-1 win-loss record against equally tough Jonjer Torbiso of Lapu-Lapu City, who totes a 6-2 record and fights out of Team Insider.
Capping off a night of slambang action is the main event that features fan favorite Reymond Doliguez of Sarangani Province going up against Iloilo City’s Camilo Rey Seneres. Aiming to improve his 5-3 record, Doliguez, who is fighting out of Submission Sports Philippines, will try to prove that his MMA fighting style is superior over the freestyle technique of Seneres, who has a 3-1 win-loss record and is representing Team Mumma.
Of course, the rest of the matches are must-watch affairs too, with Team Camp Vallega’s Danny Dilag from Aklan tangling with Lions Den MMA’s Joemy Miado, and Cavite’s Wallen del Rosario of John Baylon Clube de Jiujitsu mixing it up with Davao’s Mark Fabrigra from Safehouse Gym. Then it’s Leyte’s Eddie Amora of Submission Sports Philippines pitting his wrestling style with the freestyle of Manila’s Team Biagtan Muaythai MMA.

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Fighting next is Iloilo City’s Michael Mondragon of the Catalan Fighting System against Camarines Norte’s Rainier Brion of Team Fight Factory/Mumma. Then it’s Jayson Margallo of Naga City and CBD MMA gym going at it with Crisz Aplicador of Cavite and Hitman Training Camp.

Two more thrilling undercards get underway, with Dhon Dhon Gonzales of Albay and IchigekiMMA gym roughing it up with Cebu City’s Adonis Sevellino of Team Yawchedelic MMA, followed by Lipa City’s Rommel Lugo of Novofitness Lipa/Submission Sports Philippines taking the measure of Cavite’s Renier Gervacio representing De Tomas MMA.
Presented by Red Horse Extra Strong (The #1 Beer—Ito ang tama!) and Sports 5, PXC Laban MMA Manila is also sponsored by Beer Below Zero (The COLDEST beer ever.), Premiere Condoms, and Hayabusa. Official venue partner for Presscon and Weigh In – Moonshine Pub Urban Bar. Its official media partners are V81 Radio, – Sports Hub, Aktivmall, and Aktivshow (your portal to unlimited events).
Tickets are available at any SM Ticket outlet or through online at Doors open at 6pm, fight starts at 8pm.
For more information and updates, visit the PXC Laban MMA Facebook page or follow at IG:pxclabanmma.


UFC® officials have confirmed two additional bouts for UFC FIGHT NIGHT® Manila: LAMAS vs PENN. First is a Flyweight matchup featuring local rising star Jenel “The Demolition Man” Lausa (6-2-0, fighting out of Iloilo, Philippines) taking on Yao “The Conqueror” Zhikui (2-4-0, fighting out of Beijing, China).
A regional flyweight titleholder, Lausa has just fulfilled his life-long dream of signing with the UFC, becoming the first homegrown title-holder to fight for the world’s premier MMA organization. A former boxing champion and jiu-jitsu practitioner as well, Lausa is currently riding high on a four-fight winning streak and will now look to duplicate his success on fight night in front of the thousands of passionate Filipino fans.
His first test is China’s Zhikui who is no stranger to the Philippines, having earned his first UFC victory during UFC FIGHT NIGHT® Manila: EDGAR vs FABER last May 2015. A ranked wrestler in China, Zhikui is extremely confident with his striking abilities and looks forward to using his aggressive fighting style to earn his second win in Manila.
Also confirmed is a Middleweight clash between Alex “The Spartan” Nicholson (7-2-0, fighting out of Orlando, Florida USA) and Sam “Smile’N” Alvey (28-8-0, fighting out of Temecula, California USA). A hard-hitting striker with a background in Boxing, Muay Thai and Tae Kwon Do, Nicholson has finished all seven of his professional wins, six of which coming via knockout. The former Golden Gloves boxing champion is recently coming off a first round knockout victory last July.
His opponent is the heavy-handed and always smiling Alvey who is currently on a two-fight winning streak after finishing his last couple of opponents in convincing fashion. A knockout artist with a strong wrestling base, Alvey is comfortable wherever the fight goes and is always ready to put on a great show for Filipino fans.
UFC FIGHT NIGHT® Manila: LAMAS vs PENN will be headlined by former UFC Lightweight and Welterweight champion B.J. “The Prodigy” Penn who will face No.4 ranked UFC Featherweight contender Ricardo “The Bully” Lamas in an explosive five round featherweight fight. In the co-main event, Heavyweights Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis (16-4-0, fighting out of Houston, Texas USA) and Marcin Tybura (14-2-0, fighting out of Warszawa, Poland) will clash in the first UFC Heavyweight fight in the Philippines.
Other bouts include:
·        Flyweight showdown between Japan’s own title contender No. 3 ranked Kyoji Horiguchi (17-2-0, fighting out of Coconut Creek, Florida USA) and No. 8 ranked Ali Bagautinov (14-4-0, fighting out of Dagestan, Republic of Russia).
·        A Strawweight bout between Seo Hee Ham (16-7-0, fighting out of Busan, South Korea) and Danielle “Dynamite” Taylor (7-2-0, fighting out of Van Nuys, California USA) in what will be the first-ever women’s bout UFC will hold in the Philippines.
·        A Featherweight clash featuring Cole “Magrinho” Miller (21-10-0, fighting out of Coconut Creek, Florida USA) taking on Mizuto “Pugnus” Hirota (18-7-2, fighting out of Tokyo, Japan).
·        A Lightweight battle between Medhi “The Sultan” Baghdad (11-4-0, fighting out of Los Angeles, California USA) and Jon “Super Saiyan” Tuck (9-3-0, fighting out of Hagatna, Guam).
·        A Welterweight bout between James “Moon Walker” Moontasri (9-4-0, fighting out of Los Angeles, California USA) and Alex “The Great White” Morono (12-3-0, fighting out of Houston, Texas USA).
·        A Middleweight bout between Dongi “The Ox” Yang (12-3-0, fighting out of Seoul, South Korea) and Ryan Janes (8-1-0, fighting out of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada).
·        A Lightweight bout between Yusuke Kasuya (9-2-2, fighting out of Kanagawa, Japan) and Damir Hadzovic (10-3-0, fighting out of Copenhagan, Denmark).



Due to an injury, Mehdi Baghdad, who was set to face Jon “Super Saiyan” Tuck, will be replaced by Alex “The Hulk” Volkanovski (13-1-0, fighting out of Phuket, Thailand) in UFC FIGHT NIGHT® Manila: LAMAS vs PENN. Both fighters have verbally agreed to the new match up.
Volkonovski is widely considered to become the No. 1- ranked pound-for-pound fighter from Australia. A world mixed martial arts (MMA) champion, Volkonovski is currently on a ten-fight winning streak, nine of which coming either via knockout or submission. He is excited to put on a show for fight fans as he makes his UFC debut and will be looking for another finish using his trademark overhand right.
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Nielsen MMA TV Ratings for April. URCC, UFC, One Championship and PXC Results

The Results is in! Nielsen MMA TV Ratings for April. And your winner is URCC!
Nielsen MMA TV Ratings for April. And your winner is URCC! 

Last April, four leading MMA promotions in the Philippines and around the world held a major MMA fight event within the same month. All of which successful in their own ways, but who was the most successful capturing TV viewers in the Philippines? While the percentage doesn’t seem to be astonishing as the sport is still growing according to the latest Nielsen MMA TV Ratings, URCC lord over his rivals doubling viewership shares.

Do you agree on these ratings?
Who had the best MMA event last April?

PXC 53: Rolando Dy Message to Matsushima: Train well and lets put a show this april 8.

Motivated as ever, Rolando Dy from Davao is looking to improve his current record of 6-4 when he faces his Japanese foe Matsushima on April 8 at the Solaire Resort and Casino Ballroom.

Dy has been working a lot on his craft in preparation for the fight and just like his idols Jose Aldo, GSP, Conor McGregor and the only one 8-division champion in boxing Manny Pacquiao, he realize that he needs to train hard in order to be at his best during fight night.

Dy understands what is at stake on April 8, he knows that Matsushima is a heavy puncher and this is why he is working extremely hard in every aspect of his training.

 Dy want’s to achieve his goal to be a world champion and someday earn big money to support his family.

Photo Courtesy of Rolando Dy

Pacific Xtreme Combat 45: Full Fight card featuring Filipino Rolando Dy

PXC 45 will showcase a total of 9 fights inlcuding Ronaldo Dy whose biological father just happens to be a boxing legend in the Philippines, ranked the 9th best Super-Featherweight Champion in history by the World Boxing Council, Rolando Navarette. 

Bantamweight Championship
Rolando Dy vs. Kyle Aguon
Alex Volkanovksi vs. Kyle Reyes
Darren Uyenoyama vs. Shane Alvarez
Yoo Jin Jung vs. Brogan Walker
Toby Misech vs. Trevin Jones
Mike Sanchez vs. Scott Eclavea
Tyrone Jones vs. Hong Seung Chan
McKlane Alfred vs. Vince Masga

Poster for PXC 37 fight card

Interesting matchups for the upcoming PXC 37 event. 
While I ussually post OneFC event, this PXC event looks intriguingly good to watch.
Pacific X-treme Combat (PXC) unveiled the poster for the PXC 37 fight card set for May 18 at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City. The card will feature a bantamweight title fight between 135-lb. division champion Crisanto Pitpitunge and top contender Michinori Tanaka as well as the four-man featherweight tournament featuring Filipino rising star Mark Striegl and fellow 145-pounders Yusuke Yachi, Jang Yong Kim and Nate Thorell. Flyweight champion Ale Cali will also defend his title against Louis Smolka.

PXC 35 Harris Sarmiento vs Isaiah Ordiz result

So What happened in the recently concluded PXC 35, MMA event in Ynarez Sports Arena in Pasig? The main even of the PXC 35 are Harris Sarmiento who actually lost his previous fight and the superstar potential Isiah Ordiz. While everyone expect the fight to be stand up battle, Harris Sarmiento plan differently, it was  that plan that ultimately gave him the edge. Both fighters are well known stand up fighters but to the surprise of many and including Isaiah Ordiz, Harris Sarmiento slam him into the ground in the first round and gave him Kimura lock. 
The fight is over, Isaiah Ordiz tapped out. Harris Sarmiento submits Isaiah Ordiz to retain lightweight title. 

PXC ring girl Abby Poblador Hot Photos

PXC 34 is just around the corner while all fighter are all preparing for their fights the ring girls are also making sure that the intermission between rounds are as entertaining. Check photos of one of PXC ring girl Abby Poblador. If you can’t get enough of Abby Poblador then go ahead  and watch PXC34 on  November 17 at the SMART-Araneta Coliseum. PXC ring girl  Abby Poblador Hot Photos

PXC 34 Video, Harris Sarmiento and Russell Doane

One of the few mainstream MMA promotion in the Philippines, PXC is set to feature another exciting card  of MMA featuring two of the hottest star in MMA today, Sarmiento and Tagle. PXC 34

  • Start of Main Card:Saturday 11.17.2012 at 07:00 AM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast:
  • Name:PXC 34
  • Promotion: Pacific X-treme Combat
  • Ownership:
  • Venue:Smart Araneta Coliseum
  • Location:Quezon City, National Capital Region, Philippines
  • Enclosure:Cage 

Filipino-American fighter Harris Sarmiento and Russell Doane, both from 808 Top Team, are gearing up for their respective bouts in PXC 34 on November 17 at the SMART-Araneta Coliseum.