Official Description from the website:
Led by two thrilling title bouts, Asia’s biggest Fight Night returns to Macao on 5 August with ONE: KINGS AND CONQUERORS!
In the headlining spot is ONE Bantamweight World Champion Bibiano Fernandes, the most dominant champion in promotional history, who will be making a record seventh title defense, this time against wrestling sensation Andrew Leone. The undisputed ONE Flyweight World Champion will also be crowned, with reigning kingpin Kairat Akhmetov taking on interim titleholder Adriano Moraes in an epic rematch.
What’s more, with several of the world’s finest martial artists battling for glory alongside the most promising young stars in Asia today, fireworks are all but guaranteed. Get ready for another night of the world’s most exciting martial arts action at the Cotai Arena, and you may book your tickets at this link.
Filipino Fighter bouts are:
Eric Kelly “The Natural” a fighter that is sponsored by http://www.CageGladiators .com will have a comeback fight for this event.
UPDATE: CageGladiators will have a viewing party for all to see the fight of Eric Kelly:
Join as us we watch Live and support our very own CageGladiator as he faces off again Japanese fighter Kotetsu Boku in Macau on Saturday night.
#UfC fighters #CJdeTomasand #RonaldoDy will be attending to show their support along with some of the biggest names in Philippines MMA. Enjoy drink specials and meet and greet with local MMA warriors and Fans as we broadcast the OneFC event live! Support MMA and our local warriors as they represent the Philippines on Asia’s biggest MMA stage this Saturday night starting at 8pm, at Cheers Sports bar on Burgos st. Makati.
Video link here for his previous fight.
The Team Lakay standout, Joshua Pacio (9-1), will march into the cage and clash with unbeaten promotional newcomer, ex-Grachan Flyweight Champion Hayato Suzuki (16-0-2), in a strawweight encounter at ONE: KINGS AND CONQUERORS.
Article about Joshua from One Championship site:
The event will be held in the Cotai Arena at The Venetian Macao, and if successful, the 21-year-old Filipino could earn a highly-anticipated rematch against ONE Championship Strawweight World Champion Yoshitaka “Naito” Nobita.
Link here for his previous fight:
August 12 – we have a major URCC event at the Araneta Coliseum
URCC XXX will feature the second title defense of URCC’s two-division Champion, Chris Hofmann of DEFTAC Philippines who will go up against Dragon Warrior MMA’s, Robert Sothmann.
To buy tickets:
VIP – 1060
Patron – 850
Lowerbox – 265
Upperbox – 110
GA – 55
Then, on the Co-Main event, URCC Flyweight World Champion, Derrick Easterling will clash with URCC’s #1 contender and Hitman MMA’s, Jiar “The Twister” Castillo!
Including, the much-awaited return of Asian MMA Star, Mark “Mugen” Striegl inside the URCC cage, URCC Strawweight Champion, Fritz “Kid Tornado” Biagtan, URCC Featherweight Champion, Do Gyeom Lee and the 3V3 Team Championship…
URCC Strawweight World Champion, Fritz “Kid Tornado” Biagtan will be making his return on August 12, 2017 at the Araneta Coliseum against URCC Strawweight Title Contender, Solomon “The Prodigy” Dultra.
Several years ago, Biagtan was a big fan of Dultra in the Amateur MMA Circuit way back in 2012-2013.
But, years later… Biagtan found an early success in his career and became a URCC champion when he was only 20 years old.
Dultra, coming off a 4-fight win streak in the URCC will now vie for the title and finally make his childhood dream come true if he gets past Biagtan on August 12, 2017.
Two-Division URCC World Champion, Chris Hofmann of DEFTAC will be making his much-awaited return on URCC XXX against Canadian MMA star, Robert Sothmann of Dragon Warrior MMA who will be challenging Hofmann for his coveted World Title!
Mark “Mugen” Striegl is one of the notable names in Asian MMA. Mugen has world-class wrestling and technical ground game and has fought some of the best fighters here in Asia and garnered big wins over most of them.
On August 12, 2017 at the Araneta Coliseum, he will be facing former URCC Bantamweight Champion, Andrew G. Benibe. A veteran in the field of MMA, Benibe is determined to get back in the win column and solidify his place at the upper echelons of the URCC roster.
Will Benibe negate the explosive wrestling game of Mugen and use his elusive striking game? Or will Striegl bring down the vet to the mat at ease and get another submission victory?
After having a huge win over former URCC Flyweight Title Contender, Alvin Ramirez. Jiar “The Twister” Castillo of Hitman MMA will now be fighting current URCC Flyweight World Champion, Derrick Easterling on August 12, 2017 at the Araneta Coliseum…
August 12 in Ibalong, Bicol
Eruption Mixed Martial Art’s, IBALONG MMA event on August 12, 2017 at the Ibalong Centrum for Recreation.
The event starts at 5PM. This is a new FIGHT promotion and there will be official fights and bouts as well at this event in bicol.
In Brazil a Filipino fighter will be representing our nation once again: Jeremey Pacatiw.
August 18 : One Championship Event:
From Coach Mark Sangiao’s FB page :
3 Filipino fighters from Team Lakay will be fighting there in Kuala Lumpur
This is the description from the website:
Malaysia is in for another explosive night of the world’s most exciting martial arts action, as ONE Championship returns to Kuala Lumpur’s Stadium Negara with ONE: QUEST FOR GREATNESS.
In the main event is a highly-anticipated contest featuring reigning ONE Featherweight World Champion Marat Gafurov (15-0), who rematches surging challenger Martin Nguyen (8-1) for the title. Furthermore, several thrilling bouts on the night could produce the next world title challengers, as Ev Ting takes on former welterweight titleholder Nobutatsu Suzuki, Kevin Belingon faces Reece McLaren, while Gianni Subba battles Riku Shibuya.
Malaysian superstars Agilan Thani, Ann Osman, and Keanu Subba will be also be battling for national glory alongside the finest martial artists in Asia today, so don’t miss your chance to catch the biggest Fight Night Malaysia has ever witnessed. Get your tickets now!
The nationalities of our fighters for this event are
Martin Nguyen – Australia / Vietnam
Ev Ting – New Zealand / Malaysia
Suzuki – Japan
Kevin, Rene, Robin, Edward – Philippines
Dejdamrong – Thailand
Christian Lee- Singapore
Finally on UGBMMA around the end of the month: Still to be confirmed:
August 30 – Blaze Fighting Championship 2 will resume at Resorts World Manila (tentative date) It will be a monthly event when it resumes.
Here is the trailer about Blaze FC:
The previous champion of Blaze was Jeremy Miado and he is now with One Championship.
There you have it. The latest events and Fight promotions for the month of August.
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