Crisanto Pitpitunge - updates

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Rafols replaces Pitpitunge at Brave CF's maiden event

Sep 07, 2016 - 11:00 PM

Rafols 8 5 is known for his 5 year stint in the Philippine based Universal Reality Combat Championship

REPLACEMENT. Filipino veteran Jessie Rafols will replace Crisanto Pitpitunge in a bout against Mexican stalwart Ivan Lopez at Brave Combat Federation’s inaugural event. Photo from Wikipedia

Pitpitunge out of Brave CF’s maiden event; Loman becomes lone PH delegate

Sep 02, 2016 - 1:09 PM

Pitpitunge was forced to withdraw from his 3 round flyweight bout against Mexican stalwart Ivan Lopez with a knee injury

ANOTHER LOSS. Crisanto Pitpitunge's title hopes have been dashed for the meantime after he lost his second straight fight. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Pitpitunge parts ways with PXC, inks one-bout gig with upstart MMA company

Aug 05, 2016 - 12:19 PM

Team Lakay head coach Mark Sangiao confirms the expiration of Pitpitunge s contract

WEIGHT ISSUES. Crisanto Pitpitunge is once again over the limit on the scale. File photo/Rappler

Crisanto Pitpitunge suffers knockout loss to Kai Kara-France at PXC 52

Mar 18, 2016 - 9:47 PM

Filipino fighter Crisanto Pitpitunge loses his second straight fight after being stopped in the third and final round

ANOTHER LOSS. Crisanto Pitpitunge's title hopes have been dashed for the meantime after he lost his second straight fight. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Crisanto Pitpitunge misses weight for PXC 52 bout in Guam

Mar 17, 2016 - 9:24 PM

Pitpitunge weighs in two pounds over the 126 pound agreed upon limit but his fight with Kai Kara France will go on as scheduled

WEIGHT ISSUES. Crisanto Pitpitunge is once again over the limit on the scale. File photo/Rappler

Crisanto Pitpitunge faces Kiwi fighter at PXC 52

Feb 12, 2016 - 3:07 PM

Pitpitunge aims to make another strong case for a title shot after his split decision setback to Lausa

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 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 strived to make weight for PXC title fight, says coach

Jan 15, 2016 - 4:05 PM

Crisanto Pitpitunge makes sure that he would meet the contracted weight limit this time around

WEIGHTY ISSUE. Crisanto Pitpitunge made sure he didn't miss out on a title opportunity this time around. 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

3 Team Lakay fighters added to PXC 51 card

Jan 07, 2016 - 3:35 PM

Gina Iniong Jon Cris Corton and Stephen Loman will see action in separate fights on PXC s maiden show at Solaire Resort 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

Dy, Pitpitunge miss weight for PXC title fights

Jun 12, 2015 - 3:46 PM

Filipino fighters Rolando Dy and Crisanto Pitpitunge will compete in non title fights after missing weight for their bouts at PXC48

Rolando Dy has a chance at revenge, but won't get a chance at the PXC title. File photo from Rolando Dy's Facebook

Two homegrown Pinoys vie for PXC belts

May 19, 2015 - 4:19 PM

Team Lakay’s Crisanto Pitpitunge challenges Alvin Cacdac for the PXC flyweight belt at PXC 48 while Rolando Gabriel Dy meets bantamweight titleholder Kyle Aguon

Crisanto Pitpitunge will challenge for a world title at PXC 48. File photo by Nevin Reyes/Rappler

Fantasy booking the UFC’s inaugural event in Manila

Jan 31, 2015 - 2:07 PM

UFC is coming to the Philippines but who is coming with them? MMA writer Nissi Icasiano gives his take on who should be showcased at UFC Fight Night 65

The Philippines will see its first UFC show this year after years of stops and starts. Photo from Mall of Asia's Twitter

Pitpitunge tops Somdet by split decision at PXC 46

Nov 15, 2014 - 11:42 PM

With the remarkable outing against Somdet Pitpitunge is now riding high on a two fight winning streak and improves prizefighting record to 7 3

File photo by Nevin Reyes/Rappler

Pitpitunge takes on Somdet at PXC 46

Oct 31, 2014 - 4:10 PM

Team Lakay representative Crisanto Pitpitunge will look to end the year with two consecutive wins as he takes on Rambaa Somdet on November 15

Crisanto Pitpitunge looks to bag back-to-back wins in 2014. File photo by Nevin Reyes/Rappler

MMA: Pitpitunge decisions Duenas at PXC 44

Jun 28, 2014 - 5:12 AM

After falling into a dreadful nightmare last year one time PXC bantamweight champion Crisanto Pitpitunge has put the shimmer back in his career

Crisanto Pitpitunge is back on the winning track after decisioning Duenas. File photo by Nevin Reyes/Rappler

Three Filipinos slated for PXC 44 in Guam

Jun 26, 2014 - 4:26 AM

Three Filipino fighters will don the country’s colors on the undercard of PXC 44 against foreign opponents in Guam

Crisanto Pitpitunge will be looking to put a dismal 2013 behind him. Photo by Nevin Reyes/Rappler