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January 08, 2012

VIDEO: Kendall Grove On Upcoming Fight Against Minowaman

In this interview with Maui Now MMA reporter Lisa Teichner, Kendall discusses his upcoming match against seasoned veteran Ikuhisa Minowa, who has been on a submission tear in Japan and is on a 5 fight win streak.
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October 20, 2011

VIDEO: Maui’s Tyler Kahihikolo Captures Up N Up Featherweight Belt

Maui Now recently caught up with Maui's Tyler Kahihikolo at Wailuku Boxing Club to hear from the horse's mouth what went down October 15, 2011 at the Waikiki Shell...
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August 19, 2011

Five Disciplines of MMA

By Lisa Teichner There are many martial arts disciplines and technically any combination of them would be considered mixed martial arts. However, there are varying opinions as to precisely which combination of disciplines make for the most effective and successful MMA fighter. Let’s start with five of the most common disciplines you will see when... Read more »
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August 03, 2011

VIDEO: Hawaii’s Triple Crown of Jiu-Jitsu Featuring…Abercrombie?

The Big Boys Toys and MMA Hawaii Expo held at the Blaisdell Center this summer was also home to the second leg of this year's Hawaii Triple Crown of Jiu-Jitsu.
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July 14, 2011

VIDEOS: MMA Expo – Kendall Grove, Bully Dogs and Meyers vs Arakaki

Videos from Big Boys Toys and MMA Hawaii Expo June, 2011. Featuring Kendall Grove, Chris Leben, Bully Dog competitors, Destiny and Up N Up including Matt Meyers Vs Brad Arakaki.
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July 05, 2011

VIDEO: Videos, Photos and Results for War on the Valley Isle

By Lisa Teichner The first MMA event Maui has seen in over a year was held this past weekend at the War Memorial Gym. War on the Valley Isle featured 30 Hawaii fighters, many of them were from Maui but other islands were represented as well including Big Island, Oahu and Molokai. The event was... Read more »
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June 30, 2011

Weigh-In Photos for War on the Valley Isle

Here are some images RJ Kessler captured at the weigh-ins tonight (at the Kahului Ale House) for War on the Valley Isle. Come see these boys bang tomorrow night, Friday, July 1 at the War Memorial Gym in Wailuku. Fights start at 6pm, doors open at 5. Tickets will be available until noon tomorrow at West Side Vibes, Uncle Jesse’s Wailuku, Mid Pacific Tattoo Lahaina, Urban City Queen Kaahumanu Shopping Center for $25. Otherwise you can purchase at the door for $35.
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June 28, 2011

VIDEO: Eddie P, Javin Santos and Kris Acang Prepare for War

Maui Now spoke with a few of the fighters scheduled to fight this Friday, July 1, 2011 at War Memorial. Eddie P., Javin Santos and Kris Acang along with Promoter Kiha Kaina told us what they have been doing to prepare for Friday’s event with the biggest card Maui has seen in a long time.
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June 01, 2011

Destiny Fury II at MMA Hawaii Expo

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.
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May 22, 2011

VIDEO: Strength and Conditioning Training with Jake Yasui

Jake Yasui discusses personal training and nutrition and demonstrates Strength and Conditioning exercises for MMA athletes and non-athletes.
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May 19, 2011

MMA on Maui Returns with War on the Valley Isle

MMA on Maui has returned! It has been over a year since the last big MMA event was held on Maui and we have been itching for some action! Fortunately, War on the Valley Isle is coming to the War Memorial Gym on Friday, July 1, 2011.
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March 14, 2011

X-1 Champions III Results and Photos

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.
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March 09, 2011

Maui Fighter Jordan Kekino: Pre-Fight Interview

Maui fighter Jordan Kekino talks about his upcoming fight in X1s Champions III, Saturday, March 12, 2011 at the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu
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February 01, 2011

Places to watch UFC 126

For those of you who will not be mooching off of your 1 rich friend who orders the fights at their house but rather chooses to venture out into the world, make new friends and help keep our local Maui businesses alive, here is the short but awesome list of places that you can go to watch the killer fights on big screen televisions and enjoy a discounted cold one:
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January 29, 2011

Grand Opening, Grand Closing. Maui Elite Fitness Loses its Last Fight

We had planned to tell a story about the huge, successful grand opening event, 1st Jiu-Jitsu tournament and MMA fight night held on Saturday, Jan. 22 at the new Maui Elite Fitness space in Waikapu...This was the story that we had planned to tell.
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