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Dy, son of boxing great Navarette, loses but wins P2.6 million bonus

Jun 24, 2018 - 12:49 PM

Rolando Dy falls short to a Kiwi fighter but gets cool consolation prize as UFC 132 Fight of the Night

BIG BLOW. Rolando Dy (left) loses to New Zealand's Shane Young via technical knockout. Photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

Filipino fighters Rolando Dy, Jenel Lausa added to UFC Japan card

Aug 03, 2017 - 8:52 PM

Rolando Gabriel Dy will face Teruto Ishihara while Jenel Lausa faces Naoki Inoue at UFC Fight Night 117

ROAD TO REDEMPTION. Rolando Gabriel Dy will try to show UFC fans what he's capable of with a full training camp against a tough UFC veteran. File photo from Dy's Facebook

Magomed Bibulatov dominates Filipino fighter Jenel Lausa at UFC 210

Apr 09, 2017 - 1:57 PM

Jenel Lausa was in over his head against Russian Magomed Bibulatov losing a 3 round decision in his second UFC outing

GROUNDED. Jenel Lausa was kept grounded for much of the fight by the versatile Magomed Bibulatov en route to a decision loss. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Filipino fighter Jenel Lausa promises 'demolition' at UFC 210

Apr 07, 2017 - 7:20 PM

Jenel Lausa held boxing and MMA titles simultaneously before the UFC came calling Now the Iloilo born fighter looks to taint Magomed Bibulatov s record

CONFIDENCE. Lacking no confidence, Jenel Lausa promises to hand his opponent his first defeat at UFC 210. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Filipino fighter Jenel Lausa faces Magomed Bibulatov at UFC 210

Feb 17, 2017 - 4:00 PM

The Ilolilo native will try to make it 2 0 in the UFC when he faces the unbeaten Russian in Buffalo

NEW YORK BOUND. Jenel Lausa will take his talents upstate when he faces an unbeaten Russian who is making his UFC debut. File Photo by Nissi Icasiano/Rappler

Pinoy fighter Lausa triumphs in UFC debut

Nov 27, 2016 - 1:50 PM

Jenel Lausa dominates his Chinese foe Yao Zhikui through 3 rounds and gains all 30 27 tallies from the judges scorecards

TRIUMPHANT. Jenel Lausa has a triumphant UFC debut, defeating Chinese flyweight Yao Zhikui. File Photo by Nissi Icasiano/Rappler

Jenel Lausa’s UFC debut moved to November 27

Oct 11, 2016 - 5:50 AM

Lausa will face Chinese flyweight Yao Zhikui at UFC Fight Night 101 in Melbourne Australia

RESCHEDULED. As UFC's Manila card gets canceled, Jenel Lausa will instead make his UFC debut on November 27 in Australia. Photo by Nissi Icasiano/Rappler

LOOK: Jenel Lausa pays courtesy call on Manny Pacquiao

Sep 28, 2016 - 3:28 PM

Lausa pays a private courtesy call on Pacquiao at the Senate

COURTESY CALL. MMA fighter and former boxer Jenel Lausa (L) meets Senator Manny Pacquiao for a courtesy call before Lausa makes his UFC debut next month. Photo from UFC

Jenel Lausa seeks to break homegrown Filipinos’ losing spell in UFC

Sep 20, 2016 - 4:00 PM

A sweet victory inside the Octagon has been elusive to homegrown MMA talents since Mark Eddiva’s successful UFC debut in March 2014

END OF LOSING SKID? Will Jenel Lausa end a string of homegrown Filipino losses in the UFC? Photo by Nissi Icasiano/Rappler

Being UFC fighter hasn’t sunk in yet, says Jenel Lausa

Sep 18, 2016 - 9:00 PM

Lausa 28 used to think becoming a UFC fighter was a far fetched dream

UFC-BOUND. Jenel Lausa signs a multi-fight deal with the UFC and becomes the lone Filipino representative on the UFC Fight Night Manila 2 card. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Jenel Lausa makes first media appearance as UFC fighter

Sep 18, 2016 - 6:35 PM

Lausa served as the curtain raiser of No 3 UFC featherweight contender Max Holloway’s open workout on Saturday September 17

FIRST DAY OUT. Filipino fighter Jenel Lausa (L) makes his first media appearance as a UFC fighter in an open workout. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Jenel Lausa aims for statement win in UFC debut vs Chinese foe

Sep 16, 2016 - 7:00 PM

A triumphant UFC debut is in the mind of Jenel Lausa as he is set to make his first Octagon appearance on October 15

UFC-bound Jenel Lausa credits MMA success to 3-year PXC stint

Sep 14, 2016 - 1:00 PM

Lausa the current PXC flyweight titleholder inks a 20 month exclusive deal with the UFC that will guarantee him 4 fights under the promotion’s banner

THANKFUL. Jenel Lausa is thankful for all of the opportunities that Pacific Xtreme Combat has given him in his professional career. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Jenel Lausa ends boxing career to focus on UFC

Sep 14, 2016 - 11:46 AM

The 28 year old native of Concepcion Iloilo owns an immaculate boxing record of 7 0 with 4 victories by way of knockout

UFC-BOUND. Jenel Lausa (R) signs a multi-fight deal with the UFC and becomes the lone Filipino representative on the UFC Fight Night Manila 2 card. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Filipino fighter Jenel Lausa makes UFC debut in October

Sep 14, 2016 - 10:44 AM

Lausa inks a 20 month exclusive deal with the world’s premier MMA promotion that will guarantee him 4 fights under the UFC banner

UFC-BOUND. Jenel Lausa signs a multi-fight deal with the UFC and becomes the lone Filipino representative on the UFC Fight Night Manila 2 card. Photo by Josh Albelda/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

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

LIVE BOXING: Mike Plania vs Lorence Rosas, John Moralde vs Jimmy Aducal

May 17, 2016 - 8:18 PM

Rappler brings the boxing action from the ring to your screen with Magic Mike Plania vs Lorence Rosas John Vincent Moralde vs Jimmy Aducal and more

BRAWL AT THE MALL. 'Magic' Mike Plania (L) and Lorence Rosas (R) traded leather for 10 rounds in the main event. Someone's '0' had to go.

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

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

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

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

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

PXC 48: Pitpitunge knocks out Cacdac; Dy yields to Aguon

Jun 14, 2015 - 1:13 AM

Crisanto Pitpitunge didn t earn the flyweight title after missing weight but he picked up a dominant win in Pasig City

GROUND AND POUND. Crisanto Pitpitunge leaves little doubt as to who is the victor while standing over a vulnerable Alvin Cacdac. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Montilla faces Lausa in rematch at PXC 48

May 23, 2015 - 4:04 PM

Filipino fighters Ernesto Montilla Jr and Jenel Lausa will meet with another shot at the PXC flyweight title at stake

Ernesto Montilla won a unanimous decision over Jenel Lausa in their first meeting. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler