Filipino ONE FC fighters ready to defend their honor

Atrium, SM Mall of Asia , Pasay City-Philippines

Filipino fighter Mr. Eugene Toquero and Malaysian counterpart Mr. Gianni Subba

Flyweight bout: Mr.  Eugene Toquero (56.7 kg/ 125 lbs)  versus Mr. Gianni Subba (56.7 kg/ 125 lbs) from Malaysia

 media , bloggers and photo- journalists together with thousands of adoring fans, passers-by were treated by the organizers to a special weight-in , a day before the actual fight commence.  The venue is the sprawling SM – Mall of Asia -atrium area, where 1 month ago a press conference was held .

Ms. Ana” The Hurricane ” Julaton and Ms. Aya Saeid Saber of Egypt

Flyweight bout: Ms. Ana Julaton (56.7 kg/ 125 lbs) vs. Aya Saeid Saber (56.4 kg/ 124 lbs)

Mr. Eduard Folayang versus Mr. Kotetsu Boku of Japan

Lightweight bout bout:  Eduard Folayang (70 kg/ 154 lbs) versus Mr. Kotetsu Boku (69.7 kg/ 153 lbs) of Japan.

Ms. Jujeath Nagaowa vs.  Ms. Jeet Toshi from India

Atomweight Bout: Ms. Jujeath Nagaowa (48 kg / 105 lbs) versus Ms. Jeet Toshi (47 kg / 104 lbs) from India

Mr. Leandro Ataides and Mr. Tatsuya Mizuno

Middleweight bout:  Mr. Leandro Ataides (83.6 kg/ 184 lbs) versus Tatsuya Mizuno (83.6 kg/ 184 lbs)

Heavyweight bout:  Mr James McSweeney (109 kg/ 240 lbs) versus Chris Lokteff (114.5 kg/ 251 lbs)

Mr. Rey Docyogen and Mr. Joshua Alvarez from Guam

Flyweight bout:  Rey Docyogen (56.1 kg/ 124 lbs) versus Joshua Alvarez (55.9 kg/ 123 lbs)

Mr. Yusuke Kawanago  (Japan ) and Rob Lisita ( Australia )

Featherweight bout:  Mr. Yusuke Kawanago (65.3 kg/ 144 lbs) versus Mr. Rob Lisita (65.5 kg/ 144 lbs)

Mr. Bibinano Fernandes of Brazil  ( defending champion)  and Mr. Masaketsu Ueda 

ONE FC Bantamweight World Championship bout: Bibiano Fernandes (61.0 kg/ 134 lbs) vs. Masakatsu Ueda (61.2 kg / 134 lbs)

A Filipino ONE FC fan holding several tickets for redemption ( Petron )

Everyone is excited for the weight-in of the fighters , long queues of fans awaiting for the ticket redemption at the secretariat area.

long lines of fans eagerly waiting for their tickets 

The much anticipation and the loud screaming voices at the SM Atrium can foretell tomorrow’s event will surely mark an indelible ink in ONE FC’s history.

ONE FC ringside ladies

To add more heat to the event, beautiful ONE- FC ladies were on hand to for photo opportunities and autograph signing opportunities .

a lucky Filipino fan was able to lined-up and take a souvenir shot with his favorite ring side ladies

Japanese ONE FC  fighters -gamely pose for a souvenir shot

Mr. Ronny Turiaf of NBA was spotted

This is also the time for fans to have their posters and limited edition souvenir magazine to be autograph by their favorite fighters . Try to buy tickets in all SM tickets outlets, While there are still some left !

Fan Favorite Edward Folayang, Jujeath Nagaowa and Eugene Toquero media workout

Ultimate Fitness, G/F Metrowalk, Ortigas Avenue Pasig City – Philippines

signage

Mr. Eduard Folayang made his professional debut in the Universal Reality Combat Championship (URCC), on June 30, 2007 ,  the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in the Philippines. The Baguio native fought undefeated welterweight champion Allan Co and defeated him by TKO in round 1. With the win, Folayang became the new title holder.

Mr. Eduard Folayang showing his fighting form

Eduard “Landslide” Folayang is the URCC Welterweight Champion and is
beloved in the Philippines for winning numerous gold medals at Wushu and for representing Filipino warriors on the largest stage in Asian MMA. Known for his fearless fighting style and indomitable spirit, he is a fan-favorite with multiple come-from-behind wins.

Mr. Eduard Folayang with his sparring partner

Mr. Eduard Folayang and Mr. Eugene Toquero training

He has beaten top fighters such as A Sol Kwon, Vincent  Latoel and Felipe Enomoto since joining ONE FC, and is now looking to take a step further in his MMA career by facing former ONE FC Lightweight WorldChampion, Kotetsu “No Face” Boku, in front of  over 20,000 home fans at ONE FC: RISE OF HEROES.

Mr. Eugene Toquero

Mr. Eugene Toquero told the media groups , freelance journalists and social media writers that he had more fighting experience compared to Mr. Gianni Subba of Malaysia.

Ms. Jujeath Nagaowa 

Ms. Jujealth Nagaowa is also training very hard , She will face a heavy opponent from India.

Mr. Geoff Eigenman

We saw Mr. Geoff Eigenman and he gladly pose for us a souvenir shot. Aside from Mr. Geoff Eigenman, We also saw Ms. Bella Padilla, Ms. Sharah Lahbati, Mr. Luis Manzano.

Fans in Asia can catch all the action live on STAR Sports. Check your local
listings. Also, fans from around the world can witness the action online
via live streaming at http://www.onefc.livesport.tv.

Website: http://onefc.com/

 

One Fighting Championship in Manila to be held on May 2, 2014

SM MOA Atrium, Pasay City-Philippines

press conference crowd

One Fighting Championship ( ONE FC) is considered as one of the most popular and largest mixed martial arts organization with about 90% market share returns to the Philippines for another round of blockbuster event .

Mr. Anthony Suntay

The program emcee is a well-known sports commentator, columnist and television personality

L-R Mr. Gianni Subba, Mr. Yusuke Kawanago, Mr. Masakatsu Ueda, Mr.Victor Cui -CEO  of One Fighting Championship , Mr. Bibiano Fernandes , Mr. Rob Lisita and Mr. Eugene Toquero

Mr. Bibiano Fernandes

He had a record of 15- 3-0 , His nickname is ” The Flash ” , and Nationality is Brazilian . He is one of the best bantamweights in the world. He is currently ranked as the #4 Bantamweight in the world by MMA Weekly.

 

 Mr. Gianni Subba and Mr. Eugene Toquero

Mr. Eugene Toquero is a hometown fan favorite who hails from the province of Cebu.  He has impressed since making his debut in 2012. A keen martial artist, Toquero was a member of the Muay Thai national team before his transition to mixed martial arts. He has a penchant for finishing his opponent and has won all of his bouts by TKO. Fighting in his home country in front of about 22,000 screaming fans at the Mall of Asia Arena will give Toquero added motivation to defeat Subba in their Flyweight contest.

Mr. Gianni Subba

Mr. Gianni Subba can be mistaken for K-POP or J-Pop artist. This was according to some media reporters .  But, his cute face and pretty smiles will not fool anyone !  He knocked down Singaporean veteran Mr. Bruce Loh out cold, silencing the home crowd at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.  He is from Malaysia and he started his training barely 3 years ago , He had a record of 3-0-0 , standing 175cm or 5’8 feet . He trained at Klinch MMA.

  L-R Masakatsu Ueda , Mr. Victor Cui and Mr. Bibiano Fernandes

Masakatsu Ueda is the former Shooto Featherweight Champion, He defended successfully three times. He has an outstanding 18-2-2 record which marks him out as being one of the best Bantamweights in the world. He was also a very successful collegiate wrestler who won numerous national wrestling competitions in Japan as well as the All Japan Shooto Grappling Championship.

Mr. Bibiano Fernandes

 Mr. Bibiano Fernandes  is  the most decorated mixed martial artist in the world today with a record of 15-3-0 tuck into his belt . A Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt with multiple world Jiu-Jitsu tournament wins. He acquired his nickname ” The Flash” . He is 170 cm or 5’7 feet . He added the title of One FC bantamweight World Champion to the list with a victory over previous champion Mr. Soo Chul last October 2013.

Mr. Yusuke Kawanago and Mr. Rob Lisita face -off

Mr. Rob Lisita is the best Featherweight to emerge from Australia. He has fought in numerous smaller organizations and after chalking up an impressive record of six wins and only 1 loss or 13-5-0 record . He will now face a step up in competition as he steps into the cage of Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization for the first time.

Fans in Asia can catch all the action live on STAR Sports. Check your local listings. Also, fans from around the world can witness the action online via live streaming at www.onefc.livesport.tv. The event will be available for purchase at just US$9.99.
For more updates on ONE Fighting Championship, please visit www.onefc.com and follow Instagram and Twitter @ONEFCMMA and Facebook @ www.facebook.com/ONEFCMMA.

Pre-sale tickets for ONE FC: Rise of Heroes are available now at www.smtickets.com – See more at: http://www.heliconprojects.com/search?updated-max=2014-03-25T16:08:00-07:00&max-results=2#sthash.3gMlAWDS.dpuf

Fans in Asia can catch all the action live on STAR Sports. Check your local listings. Also, fans from around the world can witness the action online via live streaming at http://www.onefc.livesport.tv. The event will be available for purchase at just US$9.99.

For more updates on ONE Fighting Championship, please visit http://www.onefc.com and follow Instagram and Twitter @ONEFCMMA and Facebook @ http://www.facebook.com/ONEFCMMA.

Pre-sale tickets for ONE FC: Rise of Heroes are available now at http://www.smtickets.com

Note: I would like to ” Thank” Mr. Fidel Asor , Ms. Tammy Chan ( Public Relation officer ) for the accommodation extended to us during the press conference.

Fans in Asia can catch all the action live on STAR Sports. Check your local listings. Also, fans from around the world can witness the action online via live streaming at www.onefc.livesport.tv. The event will be available for purchase at just US$9.99.
For more updates on ONE Fighting Championship, please visit www.onefc.com and follow Instagram and Twitter @ONEFCMMA and Facebook @ www.facebook.com/ONEFCMMA.

Pre-sale tickets for ONE FC: Rise of Heroes are available now at www.smtickets.com – See more at: http://www.heliconprojects.com/search?updated-max=2014-03-25T16:08:00-07:00&max-results=2#sthash.3gMlAWDS.dpuf

Fans in Asia can catch all the action live on STAR Sports. Check your local listings. Also, fans from around the world can witness the action online via live streaming at www.onefc.livesport.tv. The event will be available for purchase at just US$9.99.
For more updates on ONE Fighting Championship, please visit www.onefc.com and follow Instagram and Twitter @ONEFCMMA and Facebook @ www.facebook.com/ONEFCMMA.

Pre-sale tickets for ONE FC: Rise of Heroes are available now at www.smtickets.com – See more at: http://www.heliconprojects.com/search?updated-max=2014-03-25T16:08:00-07:00&max-results=2#sthash.3gMlAWDS.dpuf

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