Headstart to 2017: What you need to know

HAPPY New Year and welcome 2017! How’s your year going so far?

Now that we’re on another cycle around the sun, here are some of the highlights of the things that you need to know about this New Year for a headstart of what’s to come.


2017 is the year of the Fire Rooster

The Rooster Year will officially begin on Chinese New Year which will be on January 28, 2017. Cheers to the Rooster babies! (me lol)

Chinese Horoscope calendar says that 2017 is the Female Fire Chicken year. Greenery is Pantone’s color of the year 2017’s color of the year has been announced by Pantone early in December and it is Greenery.

The color has been described as “symbolic of new beginnings.” A perfect description for the New Year which is the season of new beginnings.
Last year’s color of the year was the blend of Rose Quartz and Serenity which was the first time for Pantone to choose two colors for one year.MORE

Jenel Lausa aspires to become an inspiration thru his MMA rise

FOR someone then fighting for the first time outside of the Philippines and making his UFC debut, Jenel “The Demolition Man” Lausa was a picture of a fighter who was simply ready to rise to the occasion. If he had any form of nerves, it didn’t show at all. Using his superior striking game, he dominated Yao Zhikui and earned the unanimous decision win in their flyweight showdown at UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs Brunson in Melbourne, Australia, back in November.

Jenel "The Demolition Man" Lausa
Jenel “The Demolition Man” Lausa

Lausa notched his first win inside The Octagon and now rides a 5-fight winning streak in professional mixed martial arts (MMA). It also bookended a good year for Lausa in the world of combat sports. He won a regional MMA title earlier this year and a Philippine boxing title prior to his UFC call up. After his successful debut in the world’s premiere MMA organization, Lausa says, he wants to make the most out of the opportunity.

It has been a huge dream to get into the UFC and as he continues to fight, he hopes to be an inspiration to others-especially those from his hometown of Concepcion, Iloilo.

Lausa narrates that people from his hometown aren’t strangers to the concept of fighting — it’s what they do every day to make ends meet — something he himself lived through.MORE