Category Archives: EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS

Is Baguio man Caesar Dulay outperforming Kim Henares as BIR Commissioner?

Hailing from Baguio City, Caesar “Billy” R. Dulay is a lawyer appointed as the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner in June 2016 by Rodrigo “Digong” Roa Duterte, the 16th President of the Philippines. The two have known each other … Continue reading

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Kiko Matos calls out Polo Ravales after beating Billy Jack Sanchez at ‘URCC: XXX’

Kiko “Badass” Matos defeated Billy Jack “The Ruler” Sanchez via rear-naked choke at 2:50 of Round 1 at “URCC: XXX” on Aug. 12, Saturday, at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Metro Manila. This marks Matos’s first URCC win and … Continue reading

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Mark Striegl’s ‘URCC: XXX’ opponent Andrew Benibe: I’ve prepared for him

MMA fighter Andrew Benibe has been fighting professionally for almost 12 years. Three years ago, he was supposed to battle it out with Mark Striegl but the bout did not materialize. This is why Benibe was happy when he was … Continue reading

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Mark Striegl’s MMA mentors: AJ Pyro, Yuji Hoshino

As an MMA fighter, Mark “Mugen” Striegl trains with different gyms to make sure he gets the best there is. But there are two veteran fighters that he considers his main mentors, one from Malaysia and one from Japan. “I … Continue reading

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The Striegl is real: Meet Mark Striegl, MMA fighter-model-PE teacher based in Baguio City

Mark Edward Martinez Striegl was born in Tokyo, Japan, on June 23, 1988. His American father is from New York while his Filipino mother is from Calapan, Mindoro, Philippines. Striegl finished grade school and high school in Japan where his … Continue reading

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URCC fighter Mark Striegl: Team Lakay is a strong team

On Feb. 19, 2011, Mark “Mugen” Striegl entered the cage at “URCC Baguio 3: Invasion” as an undefeated professional MMA fighter with 2 wins. He left the cage then with his third win after defeating Team Lakay fighter Crisanto Pitpitunge … Continue reading

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Cinemalaya 2017 screening schedule: ‘Bagahe’ by Zig Dulay

Written and directed by Zig Dulay, “Bagahe” is one of the official entries to the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival 2017. Led by Angeli Bayani, the ensemble cast consists of Shamaine Buencamino, Boots Anson-Roa, Sue Prado, Bing Pimentel, Raquel Villavicencio, … Continue reading

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