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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Igorot MMA Champiom Eduard Folayang to be featured in a documentary.

Cordillera - ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard "Landslide" Folayang will be featured in a documentary film produced by an award-winning Filipino director to show the life story of the Igorot Champion.

The documentary titled Landslide is a breakdown of Folayang's journey from a struggling school teacher to being one of the most decorated world champion in the mixed martial art sport industry.

Directed by award-winning Filipino film director, film producer, screenwriter and cinematography Amable "Tikoy" Aguiluz, the film "Landslide" will take us behind the scenes into the life of Igorot fighter Eduard Folayang.

Aguiluz is known for the Rizal sa Dapital (1997) film that documented the life in exile of Philippine national hero Jose Rizal. The film was shown at numerous film festival in the world including the Toronto International Film Festival and the Brussels International Film Festival.

Eduard Folayang has successfully defended his ONE Lightweight World Championship title against Malaysian fighter Ev Ting during their grueling bout at the SM Mall of Asia Arena  in Manila last month.

The ONE: KINGS OF DESTINY  has captured a record of the most watched MMA event in the country according to ONE Championship chairman Chatri Sityodtong.

"Numbers don't lie. We broke all records with a 26 per cent peak TV ratings share as per Nielsen. Those numbers are massive. It means one in four Filipinos who were watching TV were watching ONE Championship," said Sityodtong.

The record has beaten UFC's best of 7 percent when it showed lightweight championship clash between MrGregor and Alvarez in November.

video credits: Rolando Eucasion 



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