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Veteran Filipino martial arts (FMA) teacher Nate Defensor is in a position to offer a unique perspective on the growth of kali, escrima and arnis having experienced learning and teaching these arts in its country of origin and in America. In an interview with FIGHT Times, Defensor talks about the…

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Defending against assailants with weapons is a very dangerous situation. Often, I would advise that if all the assailant wants is your money or your belongings, then just give it to him for it’s not worth risking your life for the sake of material things.  Remember that facing an assailant…

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BACOLOD City:  Baguio City banked on the prowess of Ma. Kaye Romvar and Alfritz Arevalo to win five gold, six silver and two bronze medals to dominate the tae kwon do competition in the last day of the Batang Pinoy national finals on Saturday at the Pana-ad Sports Park and…

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Two former Filipino world boxing champions see Manny Pacquiao winning against World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight titlist Timothy Bradley when the two clash for the second time on April 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas Nevada, USA. “Manny’s skills are still far greater than Timothy Bradley. You can…

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PARIS: Top seed Maria Sharapova set up a clash with fellow Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova as they both advanced to the semifinals of the Paris Indoor Open on Friday (Saturday in Manila). Sharapova eased past Kirsten Flipkens 6-2, 6-2 for her fourth victory in as many matches over the Belgian who…

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ONE Fighting Championship head honcho Victor Cui said that ONE FC returns to the iconic city of Kuala Lumpur on March 14 with what is expected to be the biggest sporting event held in Malaysia this year. One FC War of Nations will see the inaugural ONE FC welterweight world…

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NEW YORK: Tony Dungy, the first African-American coach to win a Super Bowl, is among 17 finalists to be considered Saturday for election into the American Football Hall of Fame. Dungy guided the Indianapolis Colts to victory over Chicago in 2007 behind quarterback Peyton Manning, whose new team Denver will…

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When “The Axe Murderer,” Wanderlei Silva gets really agitated, nobody wants to be near him. Except maybe for somebody who have the guts to trash talk anybody to their faces, like Chael Sonnen. An incident happened during the filming of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Ultimate fighter 3 in Brazil. This…

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NEW YORK: NBA scoring leader Kevin Durant’s streak of games with 30 or more points ended at 12 on Friday but only because Oklahoma City routed the Brooklyn Nets 120-95. With former US President Bill Clinton in attendance, Durant scored 26 points while Serge Ibaka added 25 on 12-of-12 shooting…

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Balls Channel (available on SkyCable ch.34/Destiny Cable ch.36) airs The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 169, today February 2, at 11:30 a.m with same-day replay on ABS-CBN Sports+Action at 9 p.m. UFC 169 features undisputed bantamweight Brazilian champion Renan Barao vs. “The California Kid” Urijah Faber. In the co-main event, pound-for-pound…