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GOOD FOR THE GRIND | SAGUPA SIGNATURE FIGHT SHORTS DRAWS BOTH FIGHTERS AND FANS

They’ve likely caught your eye while training—the sleek design and snug fit in basic black and white—easily worn by a homegrown Pinoy MMA fighter and your gym buddy.

The crossover appeal of Sagupa Signature Fight Shorts (www.sagupa.com) has made it one of the brand’s bestsellers, according to owner Alberto Bayot.

“We highly recommend it for both pro fighters and practitioners because of the value for money you’ll get from the shorts. We provide good quality shorts at a much lower price than the international market,” he says. “It’s very comfortable to wear and will last long to boot.”

The use of a read more

REDMAN RISES TO OCCASION BUT FALLS SHORT VS. NEW LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION IN URCC 27

Journeyman Richie Redman found a second home in Fist Gym shortly before taking on the challenge of fighting former UFC veteran Will ‘The Kill’ Chope for the vacant lightweight belt in the Universal Reality Combat Championship (URCC) last April 23, 2016 at the Marriot Grand Ballroom in Resorts World Manila.

Photo credits: Yin Quintin

With 29 fights under his belts, Chope displayed both skills and savvy, making short work of Legacy Gym Boracay’s ‘Cannibal’ and submitting Redman via rear-naked choke in just under three minutes of the first round.

The latter shares on his prefight preparation in addition to cross-training at read more

GALAROSA WINS VIA TRIANGLE CHOKE

Photo credits: Yin Quintin

It took Jovan Galarosa of FIST Gym to modify his triangle choke submission attempt to win his MMA bout against Paulo Reyes of Subsport PH at the first-ever FightCon event held on July 2, 2016 at the Amoranto Theater.

The first round saw Galarosa pouncing on Reyes with precise jab and straight cross. But Reyes was able to close the distance and took down Galarosa within the one-minute mark. The rest of the round had Reyes on top side control, as he nullified Galarosa’s armbar submission attempts.

The second round had the same story, with Reyes closing the read more

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