3 fighters outside of ONE the organization could sign

Over the past decade, ONE Championship has emerged as the flag bearer of Asian mixed martial arts, continuously unearthing world-class athletes in Asia while putting on some of the best mixed martial arts shows in recent years. .....»»

Category: sportsSource: thestandard thestandardAug 17th, 2021

WHO lauds BTS for using sign language in & lsquo;Permission To Dance& rsquo;

World Health Organization’s (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus commended BTS for incorporating international sign language for the music video of its latest single, “Permission To Dance.”.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 17th, 2021

Bakit pinuri at pinasalamatan ng WHO ang BTS?

ISANG bonggang papuri at pasasalamat ang ipinaabot ng World Health Organization (WHO) sa sikat na sikat ngayong Korean boy group na BTS. Ito’y matapos ngang isama ng award-winning K-pop group ang sign language sa music video ng kanilang latest English hit single na “Permission to Dance.” Sa ulat ng GMA, nagpasalamat ang mga taga-WHO sa BTS dahil […] The post Bakit pinuri at pinasalamatan ng WHO ang BTS? appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 13th, 2021

ONE Heavyweight Champ Brandon Vera talks fatherhood, family life, and fighting

It’s not easy being a world champion, also one of the most dominant fighters in a global martial arts organization like ONE Championship, and balancing that with personal life. For reigning ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon “The Truth” Vera, this has become extra challenging, having become a new father after welcoming his son Atreyu Timothy […] The post ONE Heavyweight Champ Brandon Vera talks fatherhood, family life, and fighting appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Lakay& rsquo;s early 2021 success sign of good things to come

The success of Team Lakay in the early months of 2021 is an inspiration to Filipino fighters, who are getting ready for big fights in the coming weeks. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

Former MMA world champion Pettis joins PFL

Two-time MMA world champion Anthony Pettis has jumped ship and becomes the next superstar fighter to sign a multi-year deal with Professional Fighters League (PFL). .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 25th, 2020

Fil-Am MMA fighter Mark Striegl to kick-off UFC Fight Night card in Las Vegas

Filipino-American mixed martial artist Mark "Mugen" Striegl will be kicking off the upcoming UFC Fight Night: Munhoz vs. Edgar fight card in the UFC Apex in Las Vegas this coming Saturday, August 22nd (August 23rd, Manila time).  The UFC posted the event's full fight card on their official website, and it shows Striegl in the opening fight of the preliminary card against fellow newcomer Timur Valiev of Russia, confirming earlier reports.  Valiev owns a 16-2 professional record with previous stints in the World Series of Fighting and the Professional Fighters League.  The 32-year old Striegl officially signed his UFC contract last week, calling the jump to the world's biggest MMA organization "a dream come true."  The Baguio-based Striegl owns an 18-2-0, 1 No Contest professional record with stints in the PXC, ONE Championship and the URCC, where he was most recently the promotion's featherweight titleholder.  Striegl owns a submission victory over #7-ranked UFC flyweight contender Kai Kara-France. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 17th, 2020

Professional Fighters League launches OTT platform

NEW YORK – Professional Fighters League (PFL), the first organization ever to present MMA through a Regular Season, Playoffs, and Championship format, today rolled out a new OTT platform, providing fight fans with access to hundreds of hours of premium PFL content wherever they are, with no restrictions. The PFL MMA app is available now for free on Apple TV, Roku, Fire, Android, and iOS devices. “With the launch of our first OTT platform, we’re excited to fulfill the growing global demand for our product by providing fight fans around the world with free access to premium PFL content wherever, whenever and however they want to consume it,” said PFL CEO Peter Murray. “Professional Fighters League is a media and content company. As we continue to grow, innovate, and reimagine MMA, we have placed an emphasis on engaging fans all year long through impactful storytelling and unprecedented access to the sport, our fighters, and the action inside the cage. As the app continues to evolve, this will especially be a destination for international fans outside the US.”  PFL Unlocks Its Vault – Access Classic Fights On Demand  Professional Fighters League is delivering a full fight library, from classic matchups to million-dollar championship fights, featuring PFL stars such as Kayla Harrison, Ray Cooper and Emiliano Sordi. Fans will also gain access to never-before-seen World Series of Fighting matchups. Relive all the memorable moments in one location, at your fingertips.  Enjoy Original Programming From PFL Studios  In addition to event replays, fans will enjoy original storytelling from PFL Studios, a fully integrated global media division of the Professional Fighters League producing original MMA content for all platforms including television, digital and mobile. Murray drew inspiration for PFL Studios from his time with NFL Films and has assembled a top executive team, including Executive Producer and 16-time Emmy winner George Greenberg and Chief Digital Officer Dan Ghosh-Roy, to lead the effort.  Go Behind-The-Scenes  PFL MMA will feature exclusive, never-before-seen interviews and footage that will provide fans with unprecedented access to the league. Hear from PFL stars like Rory MacDonald and personalities like MMA legend Randy Couture, in addition to celebrity fans.  The league will monetize the OTT platform through sponsorship and advertising opportunities for leading brand partners, in addition to microtransaction purchases for fans tied to gaming and exclusive content.  Professional Fighters League partnered with ViewLift to bring the PFL MMA OTT platform to life. ViewLift offers end-to-end solutions for creating, launching, and monetizing video applications across mobile, over-the-top, connected TV and game consoles. For more info visit and follow PFL on Instagram (@PFLmma), Twitter (@ProFightLeague), and Facebook (/PFLmma)......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 5th, 2020

Monkeypox not global health emergency right now: WHO

GENEVA -- The World Health Organization on Saturday said the rapid spread of monkeypox across dozens of nations does not represent a global health emergency at this time.WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus described monkeypox as an evolving health threat......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News12 hr. 19 min. ago

WHO: Monkeypox ‘di pa health emergency

LONDON – Hindi pa maituturing ang monkeypox na isang global health emergency, ayon sa World Health Organization (WHO) nitong Sabado, bagama’t sinabi ni WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus na labis siyang nababahala sa outbreak. “I am deeply concerned about the monkeypox outbreak, this is clearly an evolving health threat that my colleagues and I in […] The post WHO: Monkeypox ‘di pa health emergency appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated News21 hr. 59 min. ago

Taiwan scrambles jets and missiles over Chinese flight

PLA fighters and bombers were spotted southwest of the islandTaiwanese interceptors took to the air on Tuesday as 29 Chinese fighters, bombers and support aircraft were reported off the southwestern coast of the island, the defense ministry in Taipei said. Six bombers and their fighter escorts flew into the Pacific Ocean through the channel between Taiwan and the Philippines and back again, in t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2022

How Agriculture Reduces Food Insecurity

Food insecurity has been defined as a lack of reliable access to enough food. Food security on the other hand, as defined by the Food and Agriculture Organization is when all people, at all times, have physical, social, and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences […].....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 19th, 2022

WHO working on changing name of monkeypox virus

ANKARA - The World Health Organization (WHO) is working to change the name of the monkeypox virus, which has been spreading in many parts of the world in recent months, it said on Tuesday.The "WHO is also working with partners and experts from around the world on changing the name of monkeyp.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 16th, 2022

Comelec-Cebu eyes offsite list-up centers for village, SK polls

CEBU CITY - The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is mulling putting up offsite registration centers in Cebu province to ramp up sign up before the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections in December, an election official said on Monday.Lawyer Jerome Brillantes, the Comelec-Cebu sup.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2022

Comelec eyes resumption of voter sign up in July

MANILA - The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is looking to resume the voter registration next month as part of the preparation for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE) on Dec. 5, 2022.In a statement, acting Comelec spokesperson John Rex Laudiangco said the proposal is to.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2022

ILO warns of rising tide of child labor across globe

GENEVA - Since the Covid-19 pandemic, the globe has seen a rise in the use of child workers, the International Labor Organization (ILO) warned on the eve of June 12 World Day Against Child Labor.ILO figures from numerous countries indicate a rising trend in child labor in the post-pandemic p.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 12th, 2022

Tens of thousands rally across US against gun violence

WASHINGTON - Tens of thousands of people demonstrated Saturday against gun violence across the US after a series of mass shootings in recent months.The protests, which call for action on gun control, were organized by the March For Our Lives organization, which was founded by students who su.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 12th, 2022

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development approves plans to join Peru and Brazil. Leave Argentina out

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) announced on Friday that it will begin the accession process Five more countries will join the membership,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 11th, 2022

Husband-wife NPA fighters yield to gov t troops in NegOcc

BACOLOD CITY - A married couple, combatants of the Communist Party of the Philippines - New People's Army (CPP-NPA) in Negros Occidental since 2019, surrendered to government troops in Himamaylan City on Thursday.The surrenderers, whose identities were not revealed due to security reasons, b.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2022

PRRD asked to sign law requiring firms to manage plastic waste

MANILA - A lawmaker on Friday asked President Rodrigo Duterte to sign into law a measure seeking to make producers and their distributors responsible for proper management and disposal of their plastic packaging waste.In a statement, Camarines Sur Representative Luis Raymund Villafuerte said.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 10th, 2022

UAE, Philippines sign agreement on mutual promotion and protection of investments

DUBAI, 9th June, 2022 (WAM) -- As part of its endeavours to boost and protect investments from all non-commercial risks, the UAE, represented by the Ministry of Finance (MoF), signed an agreement to promote and protect mutual investments with the Republic of the Philippines. The agreement, which was signe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 9th, 2022