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Pinoy fighter Rolando Dy slated for PXC 55 in Guam

Oct 18, 2016 - 3:50 PM

Dy is slated to lock horns with up and coming Australian combatant Aydin Mrouki in a 3 round featherweight bout

ON TO THE NEXT ONE. Ronaldo Dy will face up-and-coming Australian combatant Aydin Mrouki in a 3-round featherweight bout at PXC 55. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Another PXC champion gets call-up to UFC, makes debut in October

Sep 15, 2016 - 5:45 PM

PXC featherweight champion Alex Volkanovski makes his UFC debut in Manila on October 15 against PXC alumnus Jon Tuck

Pitpitunge out of Brave CF’s maiden event; Loman becomes lone PH delegate

Sep 02, 2016 - 1:09 PM

Pitpitunge was forced to withdraw from his 3 round flyweight bout against Mexican stalwart Ivan Lopez with a knee injury

ANOTHER LOSS. Crisanto Pitpitunge's title hopes have been dashed for the meantime after he lost his second straight fight. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Pacio could be the next big PH MMA star, says Team Lakay coach

Aug 06, 2016 - 9:34 PM

Pacio a 20 year old native of Baguio City may soon be making headlines in the PH MMA scene

Pitpitunge parts ways with PXC, inks one-bout gig with upstart MMA company

Aug 05, 2016 - 12:19 PM

Team Lakay head coach Mark Sangiao confirms the expiration of Pitpitunge s contract

WEIGHT ISSUES. Crisanto Pitpitunge is once again over the limit on the scale. File photo/Rappler

Lausa vs Uyenoyama targeted for PXC 55 in September

Jun 29, 2016 - 7:15 PM

A reliable source within the organization tells Rappler that a 5 round title tilt between Lausa and Uyenoyama is in the works

FIRST TITLE DEFENSE. A flyweight championship clash between Jenel Lausa (pictured) and Darren Uyenoyama is in the works for PXC 55. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Rolando Dy faces Alex Volkanovski for PXC title in September

Jun 29, 2016 - 3:00 PM

The marquee match up will likely headline the event numbered PXC 55

THIRD TITLE CHANCE. Rolando Gabriel Dy will have another opportunity to become a Pacific Xtreme Combat titleholder. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PXC champ Jenel Lausa hopes to be in UFC after meeting John Dodson

Jun 26, 2016 - 9:00 PM

Jenel Lausa felt closer to the UFC when he met Fil Am John Dodson for a friendly grappling session

Rolando Dy finishes Japanese foe in 23 seconds; Kadestam keeps PXC title

Apr 09, 2016 - 9:29 PM

Dy a son of former boxing world champion Rolando Navarrete finishes the job in just 23 seconds by delivering a counter left hook

Abelardo-Park bout scratched off from PXC 53 card

Apr 08, 2016 - 11:55 AM

Abelardo was two pounds heavier than Park who effortlessly came in at 135 pounds

Glen Ranillo pulls out of PXC 53; 3 Pinoys miss weight

Apr 08, 2016 - 12:20 AM

Ranillo tells Rappler that he opted to pull out from the match up versus Mrouki due to viral infection

Veteran referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy tapped for PXC 53

Apr 07, 2016 - 1:00 PM

It is not McCarthy’s first stint under the PXC umbrella

April 2016: A scorching month for MMA in the Philippines

Mar 25, 2016 - 1:19 PM

Three MMA organizations are set to hold stacked fight cards in April

PXC releases full lineup for April 8 card

Mar 24, 2016 - 6:40 PM

The Guam based mixed martial arts MMA organization announced the additional matches on Wednesday March 23 through its official Facebook page

Crisanto Pitpitunge suffers knockout loss to Kai Kara-France at PXC 52

Mar 18, 2016 - 9:47 PM

Filipino fighter Crisanto Pitpitunge loses his second straight fight after being stopped in the third and final round

ANOTHER LOSS. Crisanto Pitpitunge's title hopes have been dashed for the meantime after he lost his second straight fight. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Crisanto Pitpitunge misses weight for PXC 52 bout in Guam

Mar 17, 2016 - 9:24 PM

Pitpitunge weighs in two pounds over the 126 pound agreed upon limit but his fight with Kai Kara France will go on as scheduled

WEIGHT ISSUES. Crisanto Pitpitunge is once again over the limit on the scale. File photo/Rappler

Ex-title contender Glen Ranillo returns to action at PXC 53

Mar 17, 2016 - 8:06 PM

The Baler Aurora native has been out of action since November 2014 after his loss in a PXC lightweight championship fight

BACK IN ACTION. Glen Ranillo is returning to the fight game after more than a year away. Photo from Ranillo's Facebook

Rolando Dy banking on experience to beat Japanese foe at PXC 53

Mar 16, 2016 - 9:27 PM

My advantage coming into this fight is my experience says Dy

TIME TO BATTLE. Rolando Dy will face Japanese Koyomi Matsushima. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Dy, Corton to lead Filipino fighters on PXC’s Manila card in April

Mar 12, 2016 - 1:26 PM

Two Filipino fighters are set to be the country’s flag bearer on PXC 53’s main card

Crisanto Pitpitunge faces Kiwi fighter at PXC 52

Feb 12, 2016 - 3:07 PM

Pitpitunge aims to make another strong case for a title shot after his split decision setback to Lausa

PXC stands firm with conventional weigh-in procedure

Feb 04, 2016 - 6:07 PM

PXC chief executive officer EJ Calvo says that the Guam based promotion will remain adherent to the Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts

Lausa shuts door on possible PXC title rematch vs Pitpitunge

Jan 20, 2016 - 12:45 PM

Lausa captured the organization’s vacant flyweight championship by narrowly defeating Pitpitunge

Rolando Dy eyes title fight vs PXC’s Australian champion

Jan 20, 2016 - 10:51 AM

Rolando Gabriel Dy sets his sights on a heftier prize

Jenel Lausa clears phone lines for possible call from UFC

Jan 17, 2016 - 11:12 PM

Jenel Lausa hopes to join the list of PXC alumni who made the jump to the UFC

PINOY CHAMP. Jenel Lausa (R) is the 4th Filipino fighter to become an MMA world champion. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Mosquera apologizes for being overweight vs Rolando Dy at PXC 51

Jan 17, 2016 - 10:55 PM

Miguel Mosquera says his 15 month layoff was to blame for coming in 5 pounds overweight for his decision loss to Rolando Dy

WEIGHTY ISSUE. Rolando Gabriel Dy had no issues dealing with Miguel Mosquera's weight advantage. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PXC fighter Rolando Dy stays at featherweight for good

Jan 17, 2016 - 4:17 PM

Rolando Dy regains his winning form as he secures a unanimous decision victory at PXC 51

FEATHERWEIGHT. Rolando Gabriel Dy will continue his mixed martial arts career as a featherweight competitor. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Jenel Lausa becomes 4th homegrown Pinoy to win MMA world title

Jan 17, 2016 - 3:38 PM

Lausa a native of Concepcion Iloilo captures the vacant flyweight championship via a split decision victory over compatriot Crisanto Pitpitunge at PXC 51

PINOY CHAMP. Jenel Lausa (R) is the 4th Filipino fighter to become world champion. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Jenel Lausa expected judges’ unanimous verdict at PXC 51

Jan 17, 2016 - 1:29 PM

Lausa who edged out Crisanto Pitpitunge via split verdict at PXC 51 thinks he did enough to get a unanimous decision from the 3 cageside officials

DIFFERENT RESULT. Jenel Lausa (L) expected a unanimous decision victory instead of the split decision. He won the PXC flyweight title at PXC 51. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lausa edges Pitpitunge, bags vacant PXC title

Jan 17, 2016 - 1:16 AM

3rd UPDATE Filipino fighter Jenel Lausa captures the vacant PXC flyweight title at PXC 51

CHAMPION. Jenel Lausa (R) defeats Crisanto Pitpitunge to become PXC flyweight champion at PXC 51. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Team Lakay bets Iniong, Corton win on PXC 51 undercard

Jan 17, 2016 - 12:30 AM

Two of Team Lakay s 3 representatives walk away with impressive victories at PXC 51

VICTORS. Team Lakay's Gina Iniong (L) and Jon Cris Corton come up with remarkable wins at PXC 51. Photos by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Rolando Dy decisions Miguel Mosquera on PXC 51 undercard

Jan 16, 2016 - 11:16 PM

UPDATED Dy sweeps the cageside officials’ scorecards with 3 30 27 scores across the panel

BOUNCE BACK. Rolando Gabriel Dy is back on the winning track with a dominant decision victory over Miguel Mosquera at PXC 51. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Rolando Dy has no problem facing overweight opponent at PXC 51

Jan 15, 2016 - 6:10 PM

“I will never back down on any challenge I trained for this fight He trained for this Let’s do it ” Dy told Rappler

ON WEIGHT. Rolando Gabriel Dy will be facing an opponent who didn't undergo the stress of making the contracted weight. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Pitpitunge strived to make weight for PXC title fight, says coach

Jan 15, 2016 - 4:05 PM

Crisanto Pitpitunge makes sure that he would meet the contracted weight limit this time around

WEIGHTY ISSUE. Crisanto Pitpitunge made sure he didn't miss out on a title opportunity this time around. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Pitpitunge, Lausa make weight for title fight at PXC 51

Jan 15, 2016 - 1:57 PM

They get the green light for Saturday night’s main attraction at Solaire

PXC boss promises to grow MMA in Philippines

Jan 15, 2016 - 11:07 AM

You will see fighters at the top level of the world from the Philippines says PXC chief EJ Calvo

GROUND AND POUND. Crisanto Pitpitunge, seen knocking out Alvin Cacdac at PXC 48 in June, is one of the rising Filipino MMA fighters who will appear on PXC's next show. File photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Lausa shrugs off Pitpitunge’s experience, seeks KO win at PXC 51

Jan 14, 2016 - 5:39 PM

Jenel Lausa expects a barnburner in his flyweight championship clash against former bantamweight titleholder Crisanto Pitpitunge on Saturday January 16

Pitpitunge aims to be first Pinoy two-division MMA champ

Jan 14, 2016 - 3:34 PM

Pitpitunge can become a two division titleholder when he faces Jenel Lausa for the vacant flyweight belt in the main event of PXC 51 on Saturday January 16

TITLE FIGHT. Crisanto Pitpitunge (L) will try to make a bit of Philippine history, but Jenel Lausa is waiting in the way. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Pitpitunge, Lausa to face off at PXC 51’s press conference

Jan 11, 2016 - 1:45 PM

Crisanto Pitpitunge and jenel Lausa are booked to fight for the Guam based organization’s flyweight belt in the main event of PXC 51 on January 16

3 Team Lakay fighters added to PXC 51 card

Jan 07, 2016 - 3:35 PM

Gina Iniong Jon Cris Corton and Stephen Loman will see action in separate fights on PXC s maiden show at Solaire Resort on January 16

Top 10 Philippine MMA moments of 2015

Dec 28, 2015 - 8:38 PM

Rappler lists down the top 10 moments that left an indelible mark on Philippine MMA in 2015

Rolando Dy returns to action at PXC 51 in January

Dec 04, 2015 - 2:53 PM

Filipino fighter Rolando Gabriel Dy seeks to revitalize his young mixed martial arts career by returning to action as part of the PXC 51 undercard

BACK IN ACTION. Rolando Dy has had an up-and-down career in recent times. Photo from Rolando Dy's Facebook

PXC partners with Solaire for 4-event deal in 2016

Nov 27, 2015 - 3:09 PM

The Guam based MMA promotion will host 4 shows at Solaire Resort which will include in venue betting stations and a premium VIP experience

HIGH STAKES FIGHTING. PXC will host 4 events at Solaire in 2016.

Filipino fighters Pitpitunge, Lausa to battle for vacant PXC flyweight title

Nov 27, 2015 - 3:01 PM

Two homegrown talents will slug it out for Pacific Xtreme Combat’s vacant flyweight championship at PXC 51 in January

CIVIL WAR. Crisanto Pitpitunge (L) and Jenel Lausa (R) will decide the vacant PXC flyweight championship. Pitpitunge file photo by Nevin Reyes/Rappler; Lausa's photo from PXC promotional poster

Gina Iniong returns to action at PXC 50 in Guam

Oct 20, 2015 - 6:50 PM

Iniong 3 2 was last seen in action in November 2014 when she yielded to current UFC strawweight competitor Cortney Casey

File Photo from Gina Iniong's Facebook account

Davao City gov’t on top of Ale Cali’s murder case

Aug 17, 2015 - 11:31 AM

The 25 year old fighter was shot in the head by an unidentified gunman in Ulas Davao City on Sunday morning

SHOT DEAD. MMA fighter Ale Cali was gunned down Sunday, August 16. Photo from Ale Cali's Facebook account

PXC mourns Ale Cali’s tragic passing

Aug 16, 2015 - 4:40 PM

The 25 year old fighter was shot in the head by an unidentified gunman in Ulas Davao City at around 10:30 am on Sunday August 16

SHOT DEAD. MMA fighter Ale Cali was gunned down Sunday, August 16. Photo from Ale Cali's Facebook account

MMA fighter Ale Cali shot dead in Davao City

Aug 16, 2015 - 2:58 PM

The motive could have been a personal vendetta arising from a business deal or a traffic altercation according to a source

SHOT DEAD. MMA fighter Ale Cali was gunned down Sunday, August 16. Photo from Ale Cali's Facebook account

Pinoy MMA vet Jessie Rafols loses comeback bout at PXC 49

Aug 08, 2015 - 2:14 PM

Shane Alvarez forces Jessie Rafols who was sidelined for nearly two years due to injuries to wave the white flag

SPOILED COMEBACK. Filipino veteran Jessie Rafols suffered a defeat at the hands of Shane “Pikaboo” Alvarez in his return to active competition. Photo from Wikipedia

Pinoy MMA vet Jessie Rafols returns to action at PXC 49

Jul 27, 2015 - 3:29 PM

Filipino fighter Jessie Rafols returns to active competition on August 7 against Shane Alvarez after sitting on the sidelines for nearly two years due to injuries

Filipino veteran Jessie Rafols returns to action on August 7. Photo from Wikipedia

PXC confirms interest in Eric Kelly

Jul 27, 2015 - 2:28 PM

Filipino fighter Eric Kelly who has been fighting for ONE Championship in recent years has garnered interest from Guam based Pacific Xtreme Combat

Eric Kelly, seen after his victory over Rob Lisita, has garnered interest from PXC. File photo by ONE FC