ONE Championship Adds Filipino Faves to ‘Valor of Champions’ in Manila

March 6, 2015
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ONE Championship on Friday announced two additional bouts for ONE FC: Valor of Champions, which is set for the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Manila on April 24. Filipino superstar Mark Striegl will make his promotional debut against the undefeated Casey Suire and Eugene Toquero also returns to action to face Brianata Rosadhi.

Striegl (13-1) is a superstar in the Philippines and has found success in every promotion he has competed in. With a proven grappling pedigree, he has won eleven of his bouts by submission, while American Suire (5-0) has won two fights out of two for ONE Championship.

Toquero (5-1) is an accomplished kickboxer whose charisma and energy has charmed mixed martial arts fans in Asia and his performances have been impressive as well. He is coming off a win over rising prospect Gianni Subba and faces Indonesian Rosadhi (1-1), who returns to the promotion after a two-year absence.

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ONE 26 Valor of Champions Poster“ONE: Valor of Champions is set to be the biggest sporting event to be held in the Philippines this year,” said ONE Championship CEO Victor Cui.

“Mark Striegl is a Filipino MMA superstar who has proven that he has what it takes to compete with the best in the world. He now tests himself against the best in the world in ONE Championship’s stacked bantamweight division, beginning with the undefeated Casey Suire. Both mixed martial artists are known for their exciting styles. Get set for a night of adrenaline pumping mixed martial arts action as ONE Championship goes live around the world on 24 April!”

ONE FC: Valor of Champions will be headlined by a welterweight world title bout between champion Ben Askren (14-0) and challenger Luis Santos in a bout that pits the world-class wrestling of the American against the devastating striking of the Brazilian.

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