Category Archives: Legend FC

LEGEND FC: “Hungry” Yang Hae Jun Sets Sights on Light Heavyweight Title with Weight Class Shift

“Hungry” Yang Hae Jun Sets Sights on Light Heavyweight Title with Weight Class Shift After narrowly losing the Legend Middleweight Title to Liu Wenbo at Legend 10, Yang hopes a shift in weight classes will rekindle his shot at a belt   In preparation for his last fight at Legend 11, “Hungry” Yang Hae Jun prepared himself for Sam Brown’s notorious knockout power. Yang’s strategy against Brown was to unpredictably mix wrestling and striking, and rely on his ground-and-pound to do damage and score points. Although at one point Yang found himself bleeding from the ear after a devastating combination from Brown, in the end Yang’s strategy paid off as he took home the win by unanimous decision. Yang also gives credit to the training regime put together by Master Baek at Korea’s Nova MMA. “Even though I beat Sam Brown, I know he is...

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Aleksander Emelianenko, Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovich Part 2. November 2013. Moscow.

Aleksander Emelianenko, Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovich Part 2. November 2013. Moscow. Aleksander Emelianenko, Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovich 2. November 2013. Moscow   At the end of autumn in Russia will be one of the most anticipated rematches in the history of mixed martial arts. In November, the “Legend” will return to Moscow for the Small Sports Arena “Luzhniki” with a new tournament, the highlight of which will be the battle of the famous Russian heavyweight  Alexander Emelianenko  vs. Legends of MMA and K-1 from Croatia  Mirko “Cro Cop” Povich .   Aleksander Emelianenko  (22-6 MMA)  is well known to fans of mixed martial arts promotions performances in PRIDE FC and M-1 Global, where he earned a name for himself, having spent a lot of entertaining fights and won victories over such fighters as James Thompson, Sergei Kharitonov and Konstantin Gluhov . In November last year, Emelianenko announced his retirement. However, after 6 months in an...

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LEGEND FC 11 RESULTS

Koji Ando takes the Legend Lightweight Championship Title at Legend 11 China’s Li “Leech” Jingliang and Ji “The Executioner” Xian win Welterweight and Bantamweight titles Legend Fighting Championship, the Asia-Pacific championship of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), held its Malaysian debut with Legend 11 at Chin Woo Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, on Saturday night.   The intimate venue allowed Malaysian MMA fans the unique opportunity to get closer than ever before to the legends of Asia-Pacific MMA, providing a remarkable contrast to the event’s broadcast reach of one billion viewers in 152 countries around the world.  The main event of the evening, the Legend Lightweight Title fight between Jadamba Narantungalag of Mongolia and Japan’s Koji “The Commander” Ando, was as tactical as it was physical. The obvious mutual respect between the combatants led to each stalking the other throughout the battle, with the bout tied at 19-19...

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LEGEND FC: Legend 11 Weigh In Results Out: Three Championship Finals Set

Legend 11 Weigh In Results Out: Three Championship Finals Set Legend 11 fighters weigh in at Swiss Garden Hotel   International MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) organization Legend Fighting Championship held their pre-event weigh-in for Legend 11 today at the Swiss Garden Hotel in Kuala Lumpur.   All twenty-four fighters made weight and are now in final preparations for the tournament in 24 hours’ time, which will showcase Lightweight, Bantamweight and Welterweight Title fights.   Legend 11 will take place at Chin Woo Stadium on Saturday, April 27, with the first fight the main card beginning at 8 PM.     MAIN EVENTS: Lightweight Championship: Koji Ando (70.38 kg.) vs. Jadamba Narantungalag (70.24 kg.) Welterweight Championship: Luke Jumeau (77.16 kg.) vs. Li Jingliang (77.02 kg.) Bantamweight Championship: Agustin Delarmino Jr. (60.96 kg.) vs. Ji Xian (61.24 kg.) OTHER MAIN CARD FIGHTS:   Yang Hae Jun (93.12...

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Legend FC: Full Fight Card Released For Legend 11

Legend FC: Full Fight Card Released For Legend 11 Legend Fighting Championship, the Asia-Pacific Championship of MMA, has finally released the confirmed fight cards for Legend 11 today. Legend 11 will take place on April 27 at the Chin Woo Stadium in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Featuring twelve action-packed fights including three Asia-Pacific title bouts, Legend 11 promises to be an unforgettable night of world-class martial arts. Please see below and attached for our full fight card: LEGEND LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE FIGHT KOJI ANDO VS. JADAMBA NARANTUNGALAG   Undefeated for almost seven years, Legend Lightweight Champion Jadamba Narantungalag has cemented his status as one of Asia’s top pound-for-pound fighters by defeating elite lightweights such as Akihiro Gono, Adrian Pang, and Nam Yui Chul. But he faces his toughest challenge to date in Japan’s Koji Ando, a ground-and-pound specialist who will be looking to take...

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LEGEND FC: Legend 11 focuses a billion pairs of eyes on Malaysia

Legend 11 focuses a billion pairs of eyes on Malaysia Local fighters Muhammad Hanif and Sam Chan to make their Legend Fighting Championship Malaysian debut in front of a global audience from over 150 countries International MMA (mixed martial arts) tournament Legend Fighting Championship has announced that syndication of the tournament is set to have a global reach of over 150 countries when Legend 11 takes place on the 27thApril, 2013.  Malaysia’s Muhammad Hanif and Sam Chan will have the eyes of the world as well as the Malaysian partisan crowd on them for their fights at Chin Woo Stadium, Kuala Lumpur.   Sam Chan and Muhammad Hanif’s martial arts roots are typical for Malaysians: with limited exposure to MMA in their childhoods, both came from specialized martial arts backgrounds.  Chan’s journey has been from Muay Thai to MMA, whereas Hanif spent his childhood practicing...

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Legend Fighting Championship 11

Legend Fighting Championship 11   TICKETS ON SALE TODAY FOR LEGEND 11 IN KUALA LUMPUR! Three Asia-Pacific Championships will be on the line at Kuala Lumpur’s Chin Woo Stadium on Saturday, April 27. Mongolia’s Jadamba Narantungalag takes on Japan’s Koji “The Commander” Ando. China’s “The Executioner” Ji Xian battles Filipino knockout artist Agustin Delarmino, Jr. And China’s Li “The Leech” Jingliang squares off against New Zealand’s Luke “The Jedi” Jumeau. Buy your tickets now at Air Asia Redtix!   ?????11?????????????? ???????????4?27?(???)?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Air Asia RedTix???????   CHAMPION BAE MYUNG HO CALLED IN FOR MILITARY SERVICE Legend Welterweight Champion “Wolverine” Bae Myung Ho has received his conscription notice for the South Korean military, and will be enlisting this summer. We caught up with the champion as he prepares to take a two-year break from his MMA career. Read the article here.   ?????????????????? ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????...

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