3 Filipinos Added in ONE Championship: Tigers of Asia

3 Filipinos are scheduled to fight on October 9, 2015 in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. The three Filipinos are Honorio Banario, Eric Kelly and Ruel Catalan.


Igorot fighter Honorio Banario (8W-5L) faces Ev Ting (9W-3L) of Malaysia for a 3-round non title fight. Honorio Banario loses his last four fights but still never backing up and hoping for a great win this time while Ev Ting wants to comeback after a big defeat from Marat Gafurov. Ting is very confident in this fight and he wants to make a big impact infront of his countrymen.

Filipino fighter Eric Kelly (11W-1L) will face Hiroshige Takana (10W-1L) of Japan for a 3 rounds non-title fight. Kelly who had been inactive for almost 1 1/2 years will try to comeback for another opportunity. Kelly won his last fight against Rob Lisita while the Japanese fighter lost against Hurbert Burns via UD.

Ruel Catalan (2W-6L) of the Philippines battles Almiro Barros (1W-0L) of Brazil for a 3 rounds non-title fight in the Flyweight Division. Catalan from Philippines lost in his last 2 fights and his opponent Almiro Barros won his debut fight against Kian Pham on 2013.

These fights are included in the fight card of Igor Svirid vs Vitaly Bigdash.