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Some of the Bikes at the Big Boys Toys and MMA Hawaii Expo. Photo by Laurie K
VIDEO: Big Boys and MMA Hawaii Expo: Cars, Bikes and Fights
June 23rd, 2011 · 1 Comment · MMA
 

Check out these videos from The Big Boys and MMA Hawaii Expo including Elijah Manners vs Ikaika Tampos for the Up N Up Featherweight Belt. If you made it to the event, remind yourself what fighter-heaven felt like and if you didn’t make it this year, have your friend punch you in the eye and see (with the other eye) what you missed. This is Part I of III stories to be published with videos from the Expo.


Destiny Fury II at MMA Hawaii Expo
Destiny Fury II at MMA Hawaii Expo
June 1st, 2011 · Comments Off · MMA
 

It is that time of the year again for the MMA Hawaii Expo to hit the Honolulu Blaisdell Center and it is going to hit hard. MMA Hawaii and Big Boys are pulling out all the stops for this year’s Expo which is coming up June 17, 18, 19. Below are just some of the events taking place during this action packed weekend including Destiny Fury II. Other featured MMA events include Up N Up – On the Rise and Man Up Stand Up – Girl Fights.


Big Boys and MMA Hawaii Expo Poster, courtesy of MMA Hawaii
Big Boys and MMA Hawaii Expo Announced
April 25th, 2011 · Comments Off · MMA
 

The Big Boys and MMA Hawaii Expo will be held this year on June 17, 18, 19 at the Neal Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. This annual mixed martial arts exposition, otherwise known as “The Ultimate Guy Show” gets bigger every year with more vendors, more fights and more spectators. This summer they are expecting approximately 8,000 attendees over 3 days.


X-1 Champions III Results and Photos
X-1 Champions III Results and Photos
March 14th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Maui Sports
 

Fight Results of X-1 Champions III held on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, HI. Main Event Falaniko Vitale vs Dylan Clay.


VIDEOS: X-1 Champions III Weigh-In, Pre-Fight Interviews
VIDEOS: X-1 Champions III Weigh-In, Pre-Fight Interviews
March 12th, 2011 · 2 Comments · MMA
 

The weigh-ins for Champions III were held at the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu on Friday, March 11 at 2pm. Here are videos of the weigh-ins as well as pre-fight interviews with Maui fighters 170 State Title Contender Jordan Kekino and 185lb World Title Challenger and Main Event, Dylan Clay.


Kekino at Destiny Event where he defeated Ben Santiago by Rear Naked Choke. War Memorial, Maui 3/27/10. Photo courtesy of Uproar.
Maui Fighter Jordan Kekino: Pre-Fight Interview
March 9th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui Sports
 

Maui fighter Jordan Kekino talks about his upcoming fight in X1s Champions III, Saturday, March 12, 2011 at the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu


X-1 World Events is “not the end of the rainbow, just the means to get you there.”
X-1 World Events is “not the end of the rainbow, just the means to get you there.”
February 28th, 2011 · Comments Off · MMA
 

By Lisa Teichner After the unfortunate events which led to the cancellation of Atomic Aftermath and the demise of several other MMA organizations and event efforts in the islands, Maui Now was interested in interviewing Danny Padeken, Operations Manager for X-1 World Events about X-1 to find out the secrets behind why X-1 is able […]


Dylan Clay at Nations Collide Weigh-Ins
Dylan Clay Challenges Falaniko Vitale for 185 Belt
February 11th, 2011 · 1 Comment · MMA
 

By Lisa Teichner Dylan Clay is the current 170lb X-1 Champion and has yet to defend his belt, so why is his upcoming fight against Oahu’s Falaniko Vitale for the 185lb Championship Belt? This was one of the questions we wanted to know the answer to. Clay answers this question and shares his thoughts on […]


Photo courtesy Aerosmith by Ross Halfin.
Aerosmith Maui Concert Expected to Draw Thousands
October 20th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

Aerosmith is expected to draw a crowd of thousands tonight in Wailuku.  The rock group made its first stop on Oahu on October 18th for a concert at the Blaisdell; Tonight (Tuesday, October 20, 2009) they play at Maui’s War Memorial Stadium.  (The Maui concert begins at 7 pm; gates open at 4 pm.; and […]