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 […]

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 […]

Train like a warrior with Brad Robinson

ONE FC’s Brad Robinson of Oklahoma, now based in Singapore, underwent an incredible transformation to lose nearly half of his weight (from 150kg to 84kg) and become the professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter he is today. With a passion in martial arts, fitness and nutrition, the 34-year-old ‘Vanilla Gorilla’ left his high-ranking position in […]

[PHOTOSHOOT] Malaysia’s first female MMA fighter Ann Osman

Typically, my advice is to avoid approaching any fighters during the 24-hour window before the weigh-in. At this point, they are either grumpy, sleepy or angsty and probably not a lot of fun due to the lack of food and water – well, except for one. She was in a pretty white dress in full […]

Best of ONE FC: Battle of Lions 2014

ONE FC Middleweight World Championship bout: Igor Svirid defeats Leandro Ataides by Knockout at 0:17 minutes of Round 1   Lightweight bout: Koji Ando defeats Zorobabel Moreira by TKO (Strikes) at 4:21 minutes of Round 3 Welterweight bout: Luis Santos defeats Bakhtiyar Abbasov by Submission (Strikes) at 0:53 minutes of Round 1 Middleweight bout: Tatsuya […]

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 […]

8 life lessons we can learn from Mixed Martial Arts

If you haven’t already noticed, I have been pretty involved in mixed martial arts (MMA) lately, mainly following Asia’s largest MMA promotion ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC) on its multi-city tour to places like Malaysia, Cambodia, Dubai, Taiwan and Indonesia. I have the absolute privilege of being their official photographer and watching some of the […]

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 […]