Eustaquio carries PH in One-FC-A A +A
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
GEJE Eustaquio once again raises the banner for the Philippines in the international MMA stage as he takes on Japanese Kentaro Watanabe in the undercard of ONE FC—Era of Champions on June 14 at the Mata Elang International Stadium (MEIS) in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Eustaquio of the dreaded Team Lakay is gunning for his second straight win and position himself in the flyweight division of the ONE FC, the biggest MMA organization in Asia.
Eustaquio walked away with a unanimous decision over Cebuano striker Eugene Toquero in his last fight last December in Manila. Before that, he suffered a unanimous decision loss to American Andrew Leone on that same year.
Watanabe is making his ONE FC debut in this fight. He has fought all of his fights in the Shooto organization.
Like Eustaquio, He split his fights last year. He is coming off a split decision victory over Kiyotaka Shimizu but lost to Yosuke Saruta via a first round knockout before that.
Eustaquio is 5-2, while Watanabe is 10-4.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on May 21, 2014.