Training out of Team Lakay in Baguio City, Philippines, undefeated Filipino mixed martial artist Jerry “The Bokodian Warrior” Olsim, 24, was one of the winners in “Rich Franklin’s ONE Warrior Series” Season 5. It was his third victory in the subsidiary of ONE Championship headed by mixed martial arts veteran Rich Franklin, 44.
“ONE Warrior Series” Season 5 took place in Singapore on April 25, 2019. In the 11th bout of the evening, Olsim faced Hiroyasu Sakurai, 25, who is training out of Never Quit in Koto, Tokyo, Japan.
Olsim and Sakurai competed in the featherweight division. They were both undefeated prior to “ONE Warrior Series” Season 5.
After three five-minute rounds, the featherweight contest was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, the referee raised the hand of Olsim, who was declared the winner via unanimous decision.
This made the Team Lakay fighter the first one to defeat Sakurai in a professional MMA bout. The Never Quit athlete now has 2 wins and 1 loss.
On the other hand, Olsim now has 5 wins and 0 loss. Before facing Sakurai, the Team Lakay fighter defeated two opponents in “ONE Warrior Series.”
When Olsim made his professional MMA debut at “Team Lakay Championship 10” at the La Trinidad Municipal Gymnasium in La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines on March 26, 2016, he knocked out Yong Jian Ma of Singapore. On February 25, 2017, Olsim defeated his fellow Filipino fighter Aldwin Nicdao via unanimous decision at “Team Lakay Championship 12” at the Baguio Convention Center in Baguio City.
On March 31, 2018, Olsim earned another unanimous decision victory. He defeated Shahid “The PWNR” Siddiqui, 27, of Lahore, Pakistan at “ONE Warrior Series” Season 1 at Zepp@Big Box in Singapore.
On October 11, 2018, Olsim competed at Zepp@Big Box again. He knocked out Ernest Tang of Hong Kong at “ONE Warrior Series” Season 3.
Before joining Team Lakay, Olsim trained out of Tribal Torogi in Baguio City. Meanwhile, watch all the bouts in “ONE Warrior Series” Season 5 here: