MMA athlete Jamie Stephenson will return to the octagon for the first time in over three years – after a battle with cancer and a snapped ACL. The Bishop Auckland fighter last competed in May 2014 and it was around this time he started having breathing problems. But what he first thought was asthma turned out to be far more serious.
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Mixed martial arts fighter Angela Lee has had a busy month. The Hawaii-based 20 year old flew into Singapore last week, doing last-minute training sessions and media interviews ahead of her fight Friday, where she defended her ONE Championship atomweight title against Brazilian challenger Istela Nunes in a bout that ended in the second round with Nunes submitting to a choke from Lee.
Ask One Championship chief executive officer Victor Cui how his mixed martial arts (MMA) organisation maintains its superiority in Asia over rivals Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). His answer is simple: Just look at the fighters’ post-match conduct. Last month, after beating Ronda Rousey, UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes infamously said: “F*** Ronda Rousey.
“Being on the all-women’s wrestling team, every day I was surrounded by all these strong, empowered women, and it just changed everything,” said Carla “Cookie Monster” Esparza to about 75 girls and woman during a MMA seminar last weekend at Team Oyama MMA and Fitness in Irvine. “I notice that…