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Fighting spirit: (far left) Rebel FC chief executive Justin Leong with renowned Japanese MMA Takeshi 'Lion' Inoue (centre) and Rebel FC matchmaker Chad Sanderson

Rebel takes on MMA giants

The legacy of World Wrestling Entertainment has in ways spurred the local 'live' fight sports industry, with mixed martial arts and white collar boxing becoming alternatives for fans of bloodsports to not only catch all the action up close and personal but also to get in the ring themselves
May 9, 2014 6:00 AM

ANY sportsperson will tell you never to underestimate the underdog. So even though Rebel Fighting Championship (Rebel FC), a one-year-old homegrown MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) promotion, might be the new kid on the block, it's gamely stepped into the ring for a three-way bout with giants Ultimate