Folayang, Kingad highlight Pinoy contingent in ONE’s biggest Manila card

30 July 2019

By Kevin Estrada

On Friday, ONE Championship will bring the biggest card in Manila as the Dawn of Heroes will have a tasty quintet of bouts in the main event.

A trio of World Grand Prix semifinals and a pair of title bouts will be on hand at the Mall of Asia Arena, as the fifteen-bout card is keen to break records in all sorts.

Pinoy MMA Powerhouse Team Lakay are looking forward for a star-studded homestand, which was headlined by former ONE FC Lightweight king Edward “Landslide” Folayang, as he battled American grappler Eddie Alvarez in one of the three World Grand Prix semis bouts, with the winner set to face Turkey’s Saygid Arslanaliev in the finale.

Danny “The King” Kingad will take on Australian Reece Mclaren in the Flyweight WGP tiff, with USA’s Demitrious Johnson and Japan’s Tatsumitsu Wada in the other match.

Geje “Gravity” Eustaquio headlines the undercard, as he has set its sights against Yuya Wakamatsu in the Flyweight WGP Reserve bout.

In the prelims, Edward Kelly face off with China’s Xie Bin, while Honorio Banario battle South Korea’s Dae Sung Park.

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