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Joshua Pacio named among 10 Best MMA fighters in the World by Black Belt Magazine

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Cordillera - Igorot mixed martial artist Joshua "The Passion" Pacio was recently included in the list of top 10 "Best MMA Fighters in the World Right Now" by Black Belt Magazine.

Black Belt is an American magazine covering martial arts and combat sports. It is based in Valencia, California, and is one of the oldest titles dedicated to martial arts in the United States.

The 24-year old Pacio of Benguet has been dubbed "one of the most exciting athletes of today" because of his impressive performance every time he steps inside the cage.

WATCH: Igorot fighter Joshua Pacio submits dangerous Thai fighter via "The Passion Lock"

"ONE Strawweight World Champion Joshua "The Passion" Pacio is one of the most exciting athletes in the sport today. Each time the Filipino steps inside the ONE Circle, he is looking to add another finish to his impressive highlights reel as he continues to help grow the sport in The Philippines with each and every performance. The Team Lakay representative is not just building his legacy in ONE, but in his homeland, as he becomes a bigger star and inspires a new generation," the magazine quoted.

The US-based publication also recognized the Igorot warrior in his contribution in inspiring the younger Filipino generation.

Here are the top 10 Best MMA Fighters in the World right now:

Demetrious Johnson

Jon Jones

Khabib Nurmagomedov

Angela Lee

Christian Lee

Amanda Nunes

Israel Adesanya

Joshua Pacio

Adriano Moraes

Stipe Miocic

Pacio was also named among ESPN's  top MMA fighters under 25.



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