Donglay beats Nawen in Martial Rule undercard-A A +A
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
FRANKLIN "Mr. Lights Out" Donglay swiftly eliminated Delfin Nawen as he finished the highly anticipated part two of their mixed martial arts bout via technical knockout in their recent fight at the Baguio Convention Center Saturday evening.
Donglay did not delay his victory, as he quickly knocked-out his opponent during the first round to summon a sweet payback and get even from his loss against the fighter from Team Lakay.
Donglay practically turned the lights off against his opponent after delivering a vicious knee to the abdomen that left Nawen down the canvass with 1:16 in the first round.
During their last fight December 2012, Nawen won over Donglay via submission as he delivered a deadly rear naked choke to send his opponent a taste of his first amateur MMA loss.
Dubbed as "Martial Rule – In Search for Glory," the event was organized by Full Contact Kick Boxing Inc. (FullCon) in cooperation with the local government as part of Baguio City’s 104th charter anniversary.
Thousands of spectators went to witness the event aiming to promote Cordillera, specifically Baguio, as the center for combative sports of the country.
FullCon secretary- general and organizer, lawyer Kissack Gabaen said many of the Cordilleran fighters are quiet good when it comes to combat sports.
"As we see, all of our fighters especially here in the Cordillera who is in line with combative sports show great potential," said Gabaen.
Organizers said the success of the event is credited to the spectators and sports fans that came to watch the show.
Also winning in the udercards are Stephen Luman (Pro-Kickboxing), Wilbert Madriaga (Pro-Am boxing), Julius Sumingao (Pro-Am boxing), Eman Valdez (Pro-Am boxing), John Eric Angyab (Pro-Am muaythai), Bernice Samidan (Pro-Am muaythai), Danny Kingad (amatuer kickboxing),Brandon Berad (amatuer kickboxing), and Shadrick Mero (amatuer kickboxing).
Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on October 02, 2013.