Thursday, January 26, 2017

Eduard Folayang to defend ONE Lightweight title in Manila on April 21st

Eduard Folayang of the Philippines is set to defend his title against "yet to be known" opponent on April 21, 2017, in the Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City, Philippines.

"April 21st in Manila is going to be a massive, massive event, we’re gonna have Ben Askren defending his title, we also have Eduard Folayang defending his title, and we’ll have a bunch of other Filipino superstars on the card," Sitdyodtong said. - ABSCBN news.

The top Filipino warrior of Team Lakay upsets Shinya Aoki of Japan via 3rd round TKO in his last fight to grabbed the lightweight title.

It was a dream come true for Folayang and now he is excited to defend his title in the Philippines.

Aside from him, ONE welterweight champion Ben Askren will also join the card.

Askren decisions Nikolay Aleksakhin last April of 2016.