Hailing from Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Krisna Limbaga, 28, will make her ONE Championship debut on February 23, 2018. After enjoying her success as a kickboxer, the Filipino fighter will face Priscilla Hertati Lumban “Thathi” Gaol, 19, of Jakarta, Indonesia at “ONE: Quest for Gold.”
“Fighting is my life, and I love competing,” Limbaga stated. “A victory means that I’ll be facing tougher opponents in the future. I’m hungry for success.”
The challenge of entering the mixed martial arts world seems to be inevitable for Limbaga, who is always looking for something to improve as a competitor and as a person. She stated, “It’s an honor to represent the Philippines and to showcase my skills inside the cage.”
Currently, Limbaga is a resident of Marikina City, Metro Manila. She is focused on learning all the disciplines that are necessary in her new martial arts journey.
Limbaga is in deep training for her cage encounter with Gaol. The Filipino fighter said, “I’m getting better, getting stronger and learning more as day goes by.”
According to Limbaga, her training camp is progressing very well. She said. “I’ve had to learn how to mix up the different martial arts and how to put it all together into cohesive movements and strategies”.
While Limbaga pins her hopes on a triumphant transition to mixed martial arts, her Indonesian opponent seeks the spoil the party by furnishing a statement win over the Filipina striker.
Gaol is an Indonesian national Wushu champion who has trained in various striking disciplines such as kickboxing and Wushu.