ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), Asia’s largest Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) organization with a 90% market share, impressed the sold-out crowd in attendance at the state-of-the-art Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena with ONE FC: RISE OF HEROES. Fans were treated to an unforgettable night of mixed martial arts action, culminating in a successful title defence of the ONE FC Bantamweight World Championship by Bibiano Fernandes.
ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC) has announced three new bouts for their “Rise to Power” card taking place May 31 from the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila Philippines. Kevin Belingon will battle Masakatsu Ueda in the final of the Bantamweight Grand Prix. Eduard Folayang takes on Kamal Shalorus and fan favorite Phil Baroni faces Japanese KO artist Nobutatsu Suzuki.
So you’ve read our preliminary card predictions for the biggest MMA event you’ll see in the Philippines this year, “ONE FC: Pride of a Nation”. Now we take you into the main card.
We’ve got U.K. MMA news, post-fight analysis of the Henderson-Edgar rematch, why you shouldn’t get too excited about the possibility of seeing MMA in the Olympics, interviews with Eduard Folayang and Daron Cruickshank, and a Ronda Rousey impression you won’t soon forget, all in this week’s Independent MMA Link Club.
It was almost one year ago now when ONE Fighting Championship was beginning its quest to bring back martial arts to Asia in the grandest fashion possible and to ignite the Bushido spirit of best mixed martial artists from around Asia. ONE FC had a very bold goal and it was simply to be the biggest and best mixed martial arts promotion in Asia.
Former high school teacher, Wushu champion and current URCC welterweight champion, Eduard Folayang discusses his return to ONE FC this Saturday in Singapore.