PINOY MMA CHAMP FOLAYANG’S FIRST DEFENSE OF ‘ONE CHAMPIONSHIP’ BELT AIRS LIVE ON S+A

The Philippine mixed martial arts (MMA) scene is about to hold its biggest and most explosive event yet with ONE Championship’s “ONE: Kings of Destiny” mega fight card airing this Friday (April 21) LIVE simultaneously on S+A and S+A HD starting at 8:30pm from the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

Headlining the card will be none other than the defending Lighweight division champion, and Pinoy cage pride, Eduard “Landslide” Folayang (17-5, 6KOs) against Malaysian star Ev Ting (13-3, 4KOs). It will also be Folayang’s first title defense after brutally wrenching the title from MMA legend Shinya Aoki’s hands and is elated to be doing it on home ground.

The “Landslide” also leads four more Filipinos raring to make themselves heroes in front of their compatriots. Folayang’s Team Lakay teammates like Kevin Belingon (14-5, 5KOs) and the Honorio Banario (11-6, 6 Submissions) takes on submission artists Toni Tauru (11-4, 8 Submissions) and Rob Lisita (14-9, 7 Submissions), respectively.

Another stablemate of the champion, Danny Kingad, stakes his 4-0 record against Ting’s fellow countryman Muhammad Aiman (2-1). Knockout artist Eugene Toquero (8-4, 7KOs) completes the cast of Filipino warriors fighting in the “Kings of Destiny” card as he goes up against unbeaten Stefer Rahardian (4-0).

Meanwhile, rising boxing star “King” Arthur Villanueva (30-1, 16KOs) sets foot into a title eliminator match for the WBO Bantamweight belt as he goes up against former IBF Junior Bantamweight champion Zolani Tete (24-3, 20KOs) of South Africa this Sunday (April 23) in “Pinoy Pride Presents: Arthur Villanueva” airing on S+A and S+A HD at 6:30pm. Whoever wins gets a date with current belt holder Marlon Tapales (29-2, 12KOs).

Don’t miss the explosive MMA fights headlined by ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang on “ONE: Kings of Destiny” LIVE on S+A and S+A HD this Friday (April 23), 9:30pm beaming straight from the Mall of Asia Arena while “Pinoy Pride Presents: Arthur Villanueva” goes on air this Sunday (April 23) at 6:30pm.  For more information and stories, go online visit ABS-CBN’s sports hub sports.abs-cbn.com, and follow their official social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter (@ABSCBNSports).

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King Arthur Villanueva, sasabak sa “Pinoy Pride Presents”

UNANG DEPENSA NI FOLAYANG SA “ONE CHAMPIONSHIP,” LIVE EERE SA S+A

Umaatikabong aksyon sa loob ng ring ang handog ng “ONE: Kings of Destiny” fight card ng ONE Championship na mapapanood ng LIVE sa S+A at S+A HD ngayong Biyernes (April 21) simula 8:30 ng gabi mula sa Mall of Asia Arena sa Pasay City.

Binabandera ng ONE Lightweight division world champion at mukha ng Pinoy MMA na si Eduard “Landslide” Folayang (17-5, 6KOs) ang kartada kung saan dedepensahan niya ang kanyang sinturon laban sa Malaysian challenger na si Ev Ting (13-3, 4KOs). Ito ang unang beses na sasabak sa sagupaan si Folayang pagkatapos niyang pabagsakin ang alamat ng MMA sa Asya na si Shinya Aoki.

May apat ding Pilipino, na pawang mga kasamahan ni Folayang sa Team Lakay, na lalaban sa harap ng kanilang mga kababayan at nagnanais na mag-uwi ng kani-kanilang mga panalo. Haharapin nina Kevin Belingon (14-5, 5KOs) at Honorio Banario (11-6, 6 Submissions) ang mga submission artist na sina Toni Tauru (11-4, 8 Submissions) at Rob Lisita (14-9, 7 Submissions).

Isang perpektong record naman ang subok na pananatilihin ni Danny Kingad (4-0) laban kay Muhammad Aiman (2-1) habang si Eugene Toquero (8-4, 7KOs) pipiliting dungisan ang 4-0 record ni Stefer Rihardian.

Samantala, ipapalabas din sa S+A at S+A HD ang “Pinoy Pride Presents: Arthur Villanueva” ngayong Linggo (April 23) ng 6:30pm. Haharapin ni Villanueva (30-1, 16KOs) ang South African na si Zolani Tete (24-3, 20KOs) sa isang title eliminator sa WBO Bantamweight division para sa karapatang harapin ang WBO Bantamweight champion na si Marlon Tapales (29-2, 12KOs).

Huwag palampasin ang eksplosibong sagupaan ng MMA sa “ONE: Kings of Destiny” na pinangungunahan ni ONE Lightweight division champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang sa S+A at S+A HD ngayong Biyernes (April 21) ng 8:30pm LIVE mula sa Mall of Asia Arena. Panoorin din ang “Pinoy Pride Presents: Arthur Villanueva” ngayong Linggo (April 23) sa ganap na 6:30pm. Para sa karagdagang impormasyon, bumisita lamang sa online sports hub ng ABS-CBN Sports na sports.abs-cbn.com, at sundan ang social media accounts nila sa Facebook at Twitter (@ABSCBNSports).

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