Saturday, August 18, 2018

Filipino ONE Championship stars extend support to PH Wushu team in Asian Games


Many of the celebrated superstars in the constantly-evolving world of mixed martial arts have come from different martial arts backgrounds such as boxing, Muay Thai, wrestling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

However, the extraordinary Chinese discipline of Wushu has given birth to many of the most talented athletes in the sport today, particularly in the Philippines, where its practitioners such as Eduard Folayang, Geje Eustaquio, Kevin Belingon and Rene Catalan smoothly transitioned to mixed martial arts.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Roman Alvarez and Daichi Takenaka are looking to make mighty splash in ONE Championship’s Bantamweight Division


A pair of bantamweight prospects will try to make an impact in ONE Championship’s 65.8-kilogram division when former Pacific Xtreme Combat standout Roman “Sonic Boom” Alvarez of Guam meets former Shooto Pacific Rim featherweight champion Daichi Takenaka at ONE: BEYOND THE HORIZON on Saturday, 8 September at the Baoshan Arena in Shanghai, China.

Born and raised in Guam, Alvarez began his professional mixed martial arts career with a bang, emerging victorious in his first seven matches in regional promotions such as Trench Warz and Pacific Xtreme Combat.

Diamantaire opens a luxurious new boutique


Cullinan Group, Inc.’s premium jewelry brand, Diamantaire, has opened its second flagship at the posh Newport Mall in Resorts World Manila, Pasay City.

Diamantaire, a name associated with skilled diamond artisans and experts, brings decades of experience and an award-winning team of in-house designers. 

Show and Stay for Side Show Manila


Discovery Suites Manila in partnership with Atlantis Theatrical offers Show and Stay for the Broadway musical “Side Show” that runs from August 31 to September 23, 2018 at the Carlos P. Romulo auditorium, RCBC Plaza in Makati City.

Guests checking in between now and September 22, 2018 will get a unique promo code that entitles them to a 20% discount when they buy tickets to Side Show Manila, the heart-warming Tony award-nominated Broadway musical about love, loss, sisterhood and what it truly means to be unique.

Citi sees sustained economic growth and investment opportunities despite global market volatility


Citi, the country’s leading foreign bank, remains positive about economic growth in the Philippines despite current global market volatility. At a series of mid-year outlook events, Citigold clients heard expert views on the current market environment and implications for investment strategy shared by Citi and guest speakers. 

Citi’s consumer banking head Manoj Varma opened the sessions and explained the importance of understanding risks and opportunities when investing. Varma said, “Citigold clients look for trusted advice and up-to-date information, especially during times of market volatility.”

All-women crew got balls in intense heist action-thriller "WIDOWS" latest trailer


Academy Award winner filmmaker Steve McQueen and writer Gillian Flynn (author of Gone Girl) team up to give the audience a gripping intense action thriller in “Widows” starring a heavyweight cast – Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia Erivo, Liam Neeson, Colin Farrell, Robert Duvall, Jon Bernthal, Daniel Kaluuya and Brian Tyree Henry.

20th Century Fox has just released its official trailer in 20thcenturyfoxph - Youtube and 20th Century Fox PH - Facebook

Chen Lei uses humble beginnings as drive to achieve maximum potential in martial arts


“Rock Man” Chen Lei has persevered through many of life’s toughest obstacles when others have counted him out.

Now, the stage is set for him to make another mark on the world as Chen will make a quick return to the five-rope ONE Championship ring in September.

Nearly three months after his remarkable conquest of previously-unbeaten Indian sensation  Ahmad Qais Jasoor, the undefeated Chinese bantamweight will enter the Baoshan Sports Center in Shanghai, China to clash with Malaysian dynamo Muhammad Aiman on the undercard of ONE: BEYOND THE HORIZON on 8 September.

Junior New System Did It Again! Pinoy Dance Crew Joins Asia’s Got Talent Alum in America’s Got Talent Live Shows


It’s a round of resounding yeses for Pinoy dance crew Junior New System as they head to the Live Shows in America’s Got Talent! 

They roused the audience off their seats with their high-octane routine that involved flips in golden stilettos and wowed all the judges! Junior New System will join comedy duo Yumbo Dump from season 2 who impressed the judges with their act of making silly noises with their bellies, and winner of season 2 The Sacred Riana who managed to achieve over 12 million views on YouTube with her scary illusions in the Live Shows. 

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