January 2012

Legend Fighting Championship Signs Distribution Agreement With ESPN International

30th January 2012
ESPN and Legend to bring the best of Asia-Pacific MMA to a global audience. read more

Sung Ming-Yen Looks To Spoil Agustin Delarmino, Jr.’s, Legend Debut

29th January 2012
Undefeated Sung Ming-Yen aims to preserve his perfect record against dangerous Filipino striker Agustin Delarmino, Jr. read more

South Korea’s Choi Yeong Gwang Returns To The Ring Against Filipino Mark Striegl

28th January 2012
Sidelined by an injury for six months, South Korea’s Choi Yeong Gwang steps back into the Legend Ring to take on undefeated Filipino Mark Striegl. read more

Japanese Lightweight Koji Ando Looks To Spoil Australian Prospect Damien Brown’s Legend Debut

27th January 2012
Integrated MMA’s Damien Brown replaces injured South Korean Song Un Sik against gritty Japanese fighter Koji Ando. read more

Australia’s Michael Mortimer Takes On Sengoku Bantamweight Title Contender Taiyo Nakahara

26th January 2012
Michael Mortimer seeks to move himself one step closer to the Legend Title by notching a victory against top Japanese Bantamweight Taiyo Nakahara. read more

Wushu & Muay Thai Stylist Leonard Delarmino Faces Off Against Chinese Phenomenon Ji Xian

25th January 2012
Dynamic Filipino striker Leonard Delarmino makes his Legend debut against undefeated Chinese submission specialist Ji Xian. read more

New Zealand’s Gareth Ealey Squares Off Against Chinese Sanda Champion Wang Sai

24th January 2012
Strike Force Auckland’s Gareth Ealey drops to Welterweight to take on dangerous Chinese striker Wang Sai. read more

Heavy-Handed Strikers Hideto Tatsumi & Yang Hae Jun Take Each Other On In A Battle Of Brawlers

23rd January 2012
Power-punching Hideto Tatsumi of Japan looks for a win in his first Legend outing, but South Korean knockout artist Yang Hae Jun seeks to spoil his debut. read more

Fighter Signing: Damien Brown (Australia)

22nd January 2012
Dangerous lightweight prospect Damien Brown joins Legend’s roster as the latest signing from elite Australian academy Integrated MMA. read more

Matt Cain Returns To The Legend Ring To Take On Chinese Striking Specialist Liu Wenbo

19th January 2012
Australia’s Matt Cain ends an 18-month break from fighting and returns to action against Chinese Boxing Champion Liu Wenbo in highly anticipated Middleweight match-up. read more

Fighter Signing: Ji Xian (China)

18th January 2012
Undefeated submission specialist Ji Xian further deepens Legend’s featherweight talent pool and Chinese fighter roster. read more

China’s Yao “The Master” Honggang Defends Legend Bantamweight Title Against Compatriot Jumabieke Tuerxun

17th January 2012
Yao Honggang makes his first defense of the Legend Bantamweight Title against the man who handed him his first ever MMA defeat: Xian Physical Education University’s undefeated Jumabieke “Bieke” Tuerxun. read more

Li “The Leech” Challenges “Wolverine” Bae For The Welterweight Title

16th January 2012
Top Chinese Welterweight Li Jingliang seeks to bring the Legend Welterweight Title back to Beijing, but he’ll need to hand Team MAD’s Bae Myung Ho his first Legend defeat to get it. read more

Fighter Signing: Leonard Delarmino (Philippines)

12th January 2012
Filipino Muay Thai champion and featherweight MMA contender Leonard Delarmino joins his younger brother Agustin on the Legend roster. read more

Fighter Signing: Agustin Delarmino, Jr. (Philippines)

11th January 2012
Standout Filipino flyweight prospect Agustin Delarmino, Jr., steps up to 61 kilograms to join Legend’s bantamweight roster. read more

Legend Fighting Championship 7

10th January 2012
Welterweight champ Bae Myung Ho defends title against China's Li Jingliang at Legend 7 at City of Dreams Macau on February 11. Main event also features second showdown between Legend belt holder Yao Honggang and undefeated Jumabieke Tuerxun. read more

Fighter Signing: Hideto Tatsumi (Japan)

6th January 2012
Power-punching Japanese prospect Hideto Tatsumi looks to continue his win streak as part of the Legend middleweight roster. read more

Fighter Signing: Taiyo Nakahara (Japan)

5th January 2012
Legend signs Japan’s Taiyo Nakahara, former number one contender for the Sengoku Bantamweight Title. read more

Fighter Signing: Jumabieke Tuerxun (China)

4th January 2012
Legend signs unbeaten Xian Physical Education University standout Jumabieke "Bieke" Tuerxun to its bantamweight roster. Bieke is considered one of China's best fighters in the 61-kilogram weight division. read more