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In the athletic wear world the Under Armour brand has almost become synonymous with training gear. Kind of like how Tupperware can stand in for just about any plastic food container, how Colgate is shorthand for just about any toothpaste (for Pinoys, at least), or any tissue is a Kleenex. It’s a testament to the subliminal skill and power of their marketing push.

Their “Earn Your Armour” tagline has certainly inspired many a couch potato to get to the gym, go on a run, or try out that free martial arts class. Read the rest of this entry »

Looks like a great card, though!

Despite the loss of Filipino fighters Rocky Batolbatol and Cary Bullos. Congrats to IGOR SVIRID for capturing the middleweight belt IN THE FIRST ROUND.

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There goes that BJJ black belt.

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Brandon Vera is out of the UFC and has signed to ONE FC. How now, Ochopuss? 

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Being articles on the visit of Olympian and new One FC weltwerwright Ben Askren in Manila.  Read the rest of this entry »

Last week on MMA in Manila. Aka my coverage of the Rise of Heroes tournament.

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The view from cage-side at the MOA Arena. Read the rest of this entry »

Continuing my side career as an MMA journo/analyst. Likely the only sports beat I can cover.  Read the rest of this entry »

WORDS WITH “THE ROCK”

August 24, 2013

Continuing my un petit side-career in the MMA beat. Read the rest of this entry »