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A day by the Bay with UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael dos Anjos

It was an absolute honour for me to meet reigning UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael dos Anjos when he came to Singapore last month to train at Evolve MMA. I met him at the gym, but I also had the opportunity to hang out with his family at Gardens by the Bay one evening. He had […]

UFC Singapore: Square-offs

Pre-fight events continued on Thursday, for the inaugural UFC Fight Night Singapore. It was media day for selected fighters – Royston Wee, David Galera, Shunichi Shimizu, Kang Kyung-Ho, Sean Soriano, Tatsuya Kawajiri, Tarec Saffiedine and Lim Gyun-Hyu – as we went around interviewing whichever fighters we wanted. Closing the session were the square-offs between selected […]

UFC Singapore interview: Kang Kyung-Ho

Kang ‘Mr Perfect’ Kyung-Ho looks like he should be modelling instead of fighting, but the 26-year-old Korean is a respected bantamweight MMA fighter and is one of 20 fighters that will be at the inaugural Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Fight Night Singapore this Saturday. Q: What’s the biggest challenge in this career? A: That you’re actually […]

UFC Singapore 2014: Open Workouts

Kicking off the week for the inaugural UFC Fight Night Singapore was the open workout session on Wednesday, 1 January 2014 at the skating rink of Marina Bay Sands. Fighters that made an appearance include: Leandro Issa – UFC Bantamweight contender Jon Delos Reyes – UFC Bantamweight contender David Galera – UFC Bantamweight contender Will […]

UFC Singapore: Azusa Nishigaki, octagon girl

One of the octagon girls for this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night Singapore, Azusa Nishigaki, made a surprise appearance at the Open Workout session on Wednesday. The 1.69-metre tall former Miss Japan finalist made her UFC octagon girl debut last February when she stepped in as a replacement. Read my interview with her here on Yahoo! or […]