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Friday, May 28, 2021

"The Ferocious" Igorot Edward Kelly outpoints Egyptian Faress, victorious via split-decision

Photo Courtesy || One Championship

Cordillera - Team Lakay's Edward"The Ferocious" Kelly outsmarted the highly-touted Ahmed "The Prince" Faress of Egypt to win via Split-decision at the previously-recorded ONE: Full Blast aired on 28th May 2021.

Kelly proved that he has an unfinished business in the Mixed Martial Arts cage as he came strong and took everything he can to outpoints Faress. 

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The first and second rounds had been discouraging upset for Kelly as he was caught with a right hook that quickly sent him to the mat followed by a leg triangle that nearly choked him out in the second.

However, Kelly bounced back in the later rounds with tremendous take downs and big shots from his own as he took advantages of Faress getting weary and tired.

WATCH: Team Lakay's Joshua Pacio Chokes Rene Catalan in Round Two

After 15 minutes of action, the two judges who scored the bout and gave the victory to the Cordilleran fighter. 

Congratulations Edward Kelly.



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