From left: Mark Palomar, Sugar Ray Estroso, Patrick Dos Santos
History was made on November 6, 2016 and FIST Gym’s pro-MMA fighter Patrick Dos Santos was part of it. URCC 28 hosted the first ever 3-on-3 MMA bout in Asia in Marriott Grand Ballroom.
The event featured Team Estroso versus Team Chan. Dos Santos was part of Team Estroso, who eventually won the match. Alongside Dos Santos were team captain Sugar Ray Estroso and Mark Palomar. Team Chan was spearheaded by Arvin Chan, with teammates Iyoy Espinosa and John Rey Larena.
Highlights of the bout included Dos Santos being knocked down read more
From left: Nilo Vidal, Jovan Galarosa, Rosenberg Rosete, Brendo Max Pudan, Alan Permelona
Podium finishes by Fist Gym Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) Team capped off its campaign during the 2016 Asia Pacific All-Submissions International Open. The event was held on November 19, 2016 at SM City Sucat.
The no-points, the submission-only format had these fighters in action every second of the match. Unlike the usual point-based competitions, dominant positions were not awarded any points. This made the bouts more exciting since fighters were always on the hunt for either choke, joint locks, or submission holds.
Purple belts Alan Permelona and Rosenberg Rosete took read more
ONE debut on Saturday in Jakarta versus Egypt’s Sherif Mohamed (8-2).
The first few seconds of the first round saw a takedown from the Egyptian against the Manila-based Ukrainian fighter. Subora was able to avoid damage while on his back and was able to get up and score a takedown in return. Subora had ground control and moved to a mount position where he rained down punches on Mohamed. Due to numerous strikes, Sherif gave his back to avoid more damage and successfully got up back on his feet. But Subora dished out several punches that saw “The Shark” attempting read more