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Despite shouldering double duty, Rene Catalan keeps himself laser-focused for upcoming bout

Filipino martial artist Rene “The Challenger” Catalan has a unique predicament on Friday, 18 August as he will be dividing his time between being a cage competitor and acting as a chief cornerman. Catalan will be sharing the ONE Championship … Continue reading

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Baguio-based MMA star Mark ‘Mugen’ Striegl gets third URCC win

Mark “Mugen” Striegl, 29, fought his third URCC bout on Aug. 12, Saturday, at “URCC: XXX” at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Metro Manila. He defeated Andrew Benibe, 41, via scarf hold armlock submission at 0:53 of Round 1. … 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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