Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Watch Edward Folayang wins Fighter of the Year Award

Filipino ONE lightweight champion Edward Folayang grabbed the fighter of the year award in ONE Championship. This will be another night to remember by the Filipino world champ.

Folayang is a 33 years old MMA fighter from Team Lakay of Baguio City. He was a former URCC world champion and now the current ONE Lightweight Champion.

Before chasing MMA, Folayang is a highschool teacher in Baguio City, He is also won several international Wushu tournaments, including a gold medal at the 2011 South East Asian Games which he won with a spinning back kick KO in the final, a silver medal in the 2006 Doha Asian Games, and bronze medals in both the 2005 World Wushu Championship and the 2002 Busan Asian Games.

He started to join MMA in 2008.

Folayang won the tough fight against Adrian Pang last August 2016 and got his chance to fight the world champion Shinya Aoki in November.

Folayang shows power and striking skills in the fight and Aoki the BJJ expert hurt and lost in the 3rd round of their clash.

Folayang really deserves the Award and now he is looking to protect his belt against any challenger in his next fight.