Sunday, February 12, 2017

Ev Ting: “Eduard Folayang, I am coming to your home to take your belt. See you on April 21st,”

After EV Ting won his fight against Kamal Shalorous via Split decision last Friday, February 10, 2017. The Malaysian superstar showed interest in fighting the current ONE Lightweight champion Eduard Folayang of the Philippines.

He said in the post-fight interview: “Eduard Folayang, I am coming to your home to take your belt. See you on April 21st,” 

EV Ting has a record of 13 wins with only 3 defeats. He is a flexible and smart fighter. He fought Marat Gafurov for featherweight title eliminator in 2015 but he was submitted by the Russian who is now a current champion.

After that lost, Ting came back with his 4 wins and now looking again for an opportunity to become a champion.

Meanwhile, Eduard Folayang is a Filipino MMA fighter from Team Lakay. He is a former URCC champion and now the current ONE Lightweight Champion.

Folayang was defeated badly by Timofey Nastyukhin in 2014 but came back after two years layoff and won his last three fights.

Folayang upsets the BJJ expert Shinya Aoki last year. Folayang knocked out the former champion via with the barrage of punches in the 3rd round.

With that win, Folayang won the Fighter of the Year 2016 in ONE Championship.

Ting vs Folayang is not yet booked but if both parties agreed it will be possible to play on April 21st in MOA Arena in the Philippines.