Category Archives: mixed martial arts

Phoenix Petroleum backs UFC Fight Night Manila

Phoenix Petroleum President and CEO Dennis Uy (3rd from left) and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Executive Vice President and General Manager of Asia Kenneth Berger (2nd from left) seal the partnership on March 19, 2015 in Taguig. With them are UFC Partnership Activations Manager Jamie Eng (left) and Phoenix Chief Operating Officer Romeo de Guzman (right).(pr photo)
Phoenix Petroleum President and CEO Dennis Uy (3rd from left) and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Executive Vice President and General Manager of Asia Kenneth Berger (2nd from left) seal the partnership on March 19, 2015 in Taguig. With them are UFC Partnership Activations Manager Jamie Eng (left) and Phoenix Chief Operating Officer Romeo de Guzman (right).(pr photo)
Phoenix Petroleum supports UFC Fight Night Manila on May 16
Independent oil company Phoenix Petroleum Philippines backs up the first ever UFC event in the Philippines on May 16, 2015 as the event’s official fuel partner.
The UFC Fight Night Manila which will be held at the SM Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City, will feature the much awaited featherweight bout between former UFC Lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and former WEC Featherweight champion Urijah Faber.
Aside from the main event, Filipino UFC fans also look forward to witnessing live the other matchups most especially the fight of Filipino-American Mark “The Filipino Wrecking Machine” Munoz with Luke Barnatt of England.
Win or lose, Muñoz has announced that this will be his last bout.
Before the big night, Phoenix Petroleum also presented the UFC Fighter Tour: Alistair ‘The Reem’ Overeem on April 19, 2015 at SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City, where UFC fans, mall goers, and lucky Phoenix Petroleum Facebook page fans got the chance to meet and greet Overeem, one of the most powerful UFC heavyweight fighters.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is the fastest growing sports organization in the world and is viewed as the pinnacle of MMA by both athletes and fans. With more than 40 fights every year, the UFC hosts most of the top-ranked fighters in the world.
Phoenix Petroleum Philippines is the number one independent and fastest growing oil company today with an expanding network of operations nationwide. It is engaged in the business of trading refined petroleum products and lubricants, operation of oil depots and storage facilities, shipping/logistics and allied services.(pr)
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Davao bets win medals in Pan Asian Int’l Challenge

Mixed Martial Arts of Davao grabbed two gold, one silver and seven bronze medals in the recent Pan Asian International Grappling Challenge and Pan Asian Brazilian Jiu Jitsu International at the Mall of Asia.

Mars Cenojas won a gold in the No-Gi masters absolute class and added a bronze in the 72-kilogram division with Gi while Paolo Tancontian captured the gold in the 88-kilogram with Gi division.

Juanito Estimada contributed a silver medal in the 76-kilogram with Gi and clinched a bronze in the 85-kilogram with No-Gi while Marco Cenojas settled for the bronze medal in the No-Gi and 76-kilogram No-Gi.

Thirdy Escovilla won a bronze medal in the 88-kilogram with Gi and another bronze in the 85-kilogram No-Gi intermediate division even as Julius Macasaet took a bronze in the 60-kilogram with Gi.

The mixed martial artists thanked their sponsors led by Councilor Paolo Z. Duterte for backing their participation.

4th Digmaan at Pop’s Resto Bar

 DSA FORUM.Organizer Mike Aportadera announces the Digmaan IV Mixed Martial Arts competition on Saturday night at the Pop’s Resto Bar. To his left is Paolo Ouano, who is organizing the Pamaskong Handog ni Mayor RRD Triathlon Meet on Sunday at the Waterfront Hotel.(Davao Sportswriters Association)

The 4th Digmaan is on December 15 at the Pop’s Resto Bar featuring the best mixed martial artists from Cagayan de Oro and Davao cities.

Organizer Mikee Aportadera said that Fernan Piccio of Davao will square off with Charlemagne Sabuya of Cagayan de Oro and two more pairs, Louie Abucayan vs. Jeffrey Alcaraz and Jubert Minguito against Jason Ang.

Team event between the Jujitsu de Davao and Beefit Bad Boyz will also spice up the competition that starts at 9 p.m., he said on Thursday’s Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at the Tower Inn.

Weigh-in is scheduled on Friday night at 6 p.m.

Tickets are sold at P120.