Mixed Martial Arts Cage Fighting in Hawaii

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X1 # 45 Jan 28 at the Blaisdell Arena

Pro MMA Honolulu Hawaii

Live Pay-Per-View on Oceanic Cable channel(s) 260 (SD) 1260 (HD)

Mixed Martial Arts MMA Hawaii Cage Fighting


From New Year’s Eve with Fireworks blowing up into the next year 2017, X-1 World Events brings you more Fireworks, and Action-packed fights LIVE on Pay Per View and at the Blaisdell Arena.

If you missed the September 2016 event, you Do Not want to miss this event on January 28, 2017, with 8 Pro & 10 Amateur All MMA with 2 World & 4 State X-1 World Events Titles on the line.

The Main Event Ray Braddah Cooper III at 10-2 Pro fights on a 7 Win Streak with 6 wins being either a TKO or KO in the first round. He will face up against Matthew Colquhoun from Jamaica, Now Living and Training in Miami, Florida with 14 Amateur fights and 3-0 Pro fight record. Matthew is an excellent striker and coming to Hawaii to take the X-1 World Events World Title back to Florida, and Braddah plans on keeping the World Title at home Hawaii. Who would you take Hawaii vs. Jamaica?

The Co-Main Event features Chris Cisneros from Big Island now living and training on Oahu. He Is an Excellent Striker with great ground skills, Chris is a veteran in the cage and looking at making his way back to Bellator. He will be fighting Duke Saragosa who has never backed away from any fight. Duke fought 2 of Hawaii’s toughest, Shane Nelson former X1 World Champion, Muay Thai Champion Kana Hyatt, and Max Holloway the current UFC Champion. He took on the best, and once again he going up against a tough fighter, Duke is making a comeback and is training very hard to show that he belongs in UFC, Bellator or OneFC. This bout will be for the X-1 World Events State Title. This fight is guaranteed to be action-packed and will keep you on your feet.

The whole card is stacked make your plans now to come down to get loud and cheer on Hawaii’s Warriors. A night of fights for the entire family.


X-1 World Events
January 28,2017
Blaisdell Arena

Top is Red Corner
Bottom is Blue Corner

Main Event
Ray Braddah Cooper III
Matthew Colquhoun
Pro Mma 170lbs 5X5 Minute Rounds X-1 World Events / World Title

Co Main Event
Duke Saragosa
Chris Cisneros
Pro Mma 170lbs 3X5 Minute Rounds X-1 World Events / State Title

Canaan Kawaihae
Danny Elliot
Pro Mma 145lbs 5X5 Minute Rounds X-1World Events / World Title

Micah Mahikoa
Scotty Hao
Pro Mma 155lbs  3X5 Minute Rounds X-1World Events / State Title

Cheyden Leialoha
Jordan Macking
Pro Mma 135lbs 3X5  Minute Rounds X-1 World Events / State Title

Tipo Lafaele
Raymond Lopez
Pro Mma HW 3X5 Minute Rounds

Puna Seriano
John Ferrell
Pro Mma 185lbs  3X5 Minute Rounds X-1World Events / State Title

Paul Lopes
Flavian Pilgrim
Pro Mma 155lbs 3X5 Minute Rounds

Under card

Jace Kaopua
Shane Nozaki
Amateur Mma 170lbs 3X3 Minute Rounds

Joey Vonblankenburg
Polulu Nakawelua
Amateur Mma 125lbs 3X3 Minute Rounds

Marcus Gamble
Justus Faaiu
Amateur Mma Heavyweight 3X3 Minute Rounds

Lawrence Yap
Sergio Momone Jr
Amateur Mma 155lbs 3X3 Minute Rounds

Bryson Bolohao
Adam Azimov
Amateur Mma 155lbs 3X3 Minute Rounds

Jeremy Harris
Sandy Aviguetero
Amateur Mma 145lbs 3X3 Minute Rounds

Swaye Makana
Davin Yamada
Amateur Mma 140Lbs 3X3 Minute Rounds

Card Subject To Change Due to fighters pulling out Sick or Injured.**Card Subject to Change due to fighters pulling out sick or injured

Jan 28 2017 5pm doors open. 5:45 prelim matches start. 7:30 main card starts.

Weigh-ins are on Friday Jan 27 2017 4pm press n weigh in for main card and 5pm for rest of undercard weigh-inns.

Watch X1 Live Pay Per View on oceanic cable



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10 Facts about MMA

MMA Training
MMA Training

outdoor training, mixed martial arts

MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) has ended up being a substantial worldwide phenomenon over a short area of time. It is widely supported by millions and at the same time seen as a type of sport to be banned.
1. It is not a new sport. Throughout the ages, different designs of martial arts, boxing and wrestling have competed versus each other to see which style is best. Unarmed fight sports were a typical part in Roman times, ancient Greece and Egypt, so MMA is undoubtedly not a brand-new sport!

2. Mixed Martial Arts today integrates elements of different martial arts. Rather than fighters being highly proficient in just one martial art, MMA fighters require knowing numerous to be an efficient fighter. A successful MMA fighter will have to have the ability to punch and obstruct using boxing methods, grapple like a wrestler and carry out submission moves like a judo gamer.

3. Depending upon an MMA fighter’s background and abilities, s/he may require discovering additional skills to be successful against any challenger. A fighter from a Jiu-Jitsu background will have a hard time against a boxer if s/he cannot take the boxer to the ground where the Jiu-Jitsu fighter can use their flooring and submission abilities. Similarly, a fighter, or somebody with a Thai boxing or Karate background will not desire to be taken to the ground.

4. An MMA fighter with great wrestling and submission abilities will often plan to take his/her opponent to the flooring. An upright fighter will use kicks, obstructs and punches to keep his/her opponent from getting close enough to require them to the flooring. Each fighter will fight to his/her strengths and will try and stop their challenger from fighting to their strengths.

5. As an outcome of this, MMA fighters will learn skills and techniques from other martial arts. This permits them to carry on combating even if they are out of their convenience zone. MMA fighters have to understand elements of lots of martial arts to be effective. Bruce Lee is famous of integrating components of various martial arts to adjust to any design, depending on the challenger.

6. Mixed Martial Arts have assisted martial arts in developing training, physical fitness and efficiency. Formerly less attractive or reasonably unidentified battling styles have become more popular thanks to their success in MMA competitions. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai (Thai Boxing) are two of the most reliable all round martial arts and are part of the training regime for many MMA fighters.

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indoor Jiu-Jitsu warm up for extensive MMA training

7. Better guidelines and policies have actually seen the track record of MMA improve from what was perceived as “street combating” or “battle to the death” contests to correct organized occasions.

8. MMA fighters are not permitted to strike to the groin, gouge eyes, or strike an unconscious opponent for example. Each country and federation have its guidelines, however, overall, the rules exist to safeguard the fighters. Some rules are designed to make the battle more enticing for the spectators, and motivate the fighters to combat instead of avoiding each other.

9. Mixed Martial Arts were considered as a new addition for the 2004 Olympics under the banner Pankration, which was the ancient Greek name for a combined fumbling and boxing design of unarmed fight. Nevertheless, due to a large variety of new sports recommended, there were no new sports presented to make it reasonable for all worried.

10. The UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) was founded in 1993 to discover the most efficient martial art for genuine unarmed fight situations. The various competitors and weight classifications have seen some fantastic fights and champions. UFC has become so popular that some MMA events have generated Pay Per View viewers and profits that rival boxing and football.

Here is one of the best motivational MMA video exist in youtube

Know you understand more about it, why not try MMA for yourself and see what all the fuss is about.


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Poster for Martial arts competition in hawaii

X1 is proud to announce the 2016 Hawaii Jiu Jitsu tour. Get ready for the fun!!