[FITSPO] Kirstie Gannaway of Evolve MMA

Only about less than a year ago, I met Kirstie Gannaway for the first time at Evolve MMA when she was first signed to the Evolve Fight Team. The news was not out officially yet and I was the first to interview her, as well as photograph her. She had the entire package – the […]

The rise of Asian MMA

Mixed martial arts is undoubtedly the fastest growing sport in the world and Asia has enjoyed much success with the efforts of ONE Fighting Championship By James Goyder Mixed martial arts (MMA) is the fastest growing sport on the planet for the simple reason that people like to see a fight – and the less […]

Evolve Orchard Central, Singapore

Asia’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) academy Evolve MMA officially opened Evolve Orchard Central, on the sixth level of Orchard Central, today. This makes the fourth academy Evolve MMA since its inauguration in January 2009, with two more at PoMo Mall and Far East Square, and another online martial arts university Evolve University. The expansion […]

Where to learn MMA in Asia

By James Goyder 1) Evolve MMA Over the last few years, Evolve MMA has consistently been ahead of the game in terms of winning percentage and big name fighters. However, what sets this Asian MMA camp truly apart from the rest is its stable of world champions. Bar none, Evolve MMA has the largest collection […]

Lethal Weapon: Bruno Pucci

ONE FC’s Bruno Pucci of the Evolve Fight Team intends to fight as hard as he can for the Featherweight World Championship title belt, even if it means scarring his pretty face His baby-faced exotic looks and cover-worthy sculpted physique could easily pass him off as a model, but Bruno Pucci is a professional mixed […]

The Fighter Series: 5 tips to help you overcome adversity in life

In life, we inevitably face adversity. It could be the loss of a loved one or being in a financially challenging position. As a mixed martial artist, Eddie Ng, ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC) top lightweight contender and Berocca ambassador, faces adversity such as injury and defeat. How does he overcome them and stay strong? […]

The Fighter Series: Refuel right for your workout!

What we eat before and after training are equally important. A solid nutrition programme (which includes supplementation) works synergistically to provide the body with all the right macronutrients and micronutrients, not only just to help recover from each training session but to also thrive in each training session and get the best performance possible. As […]

The Fighter Series: A day in the life of Eddie Ng

A fighter’s life is not simply about training and fighting. Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of a fighter is like? There are a lot more intricate details that go into their nutrition, diet, sleeping habits, recovery periods and other lifestyle elements that we are not aware of. To make sure […]

[BEHIND THE SCENES] FHM Upgrade SINGAPORE cover shoot of Bruno Pucci

Bruno Pucci is easily one of the most good-looking fighters on the roster of Asia’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) organisation, ONE Fighting Championship. The 24-year-old Brazilian featherweight from the prestigious Evolve Fight Team is gracing the cover of September’s FHM Upgrade Singapore magazine and I had the absolute privilege of writing the cover story! […]

[PHOTOSHOOT] ONE FC’s first official couple

The recent signing of Singaporean Kirstie Gannaway means the crowning of ONE FC’s first official couple! Kirstie’s boyfriend Herbert Burns made his ONE FC debut last December and has clocked 2-0 in the ONE FC cage. Nicknamed ‘The Blaze’, he just gave his girlfriend the nickname ‘Baby Blaze’ in an Instagram post of his about […]