Eduard Folayang and Joshua Pacio have landed in the USA. The former ONE Championship champions are set to train at Jackson’s Wink MMA after landing in the states.
Folayang had earlier revealed that they will be travelling to the USA to train in the country. He also revealed that he will be attending the first-ever ONE Championship event in the United States.
And now, Joshua Pacio has shared some pictures after landing in the States. Pacio shared the picture through his Instagram page. You can see the post below.
The illustrious careers of Folayang and Pacio
Eduard Folayang is a Filipino mixed martial artist who has made a name for himself in the world of MMA. He was born on November 22, 1984, in Baguio City, Philippines. Folayang started his career as a wushu athlete and won multiple gold medals in the Southeast Asian Games and Asian Games.
Folayang made his professional MMA debut in 2007 and quickly rose to prominence in the Asian MMA scene. He signed with the Singapore-based promotion, ONE Championship, in 2011 and became one of its most popular fighters. Folayang won the ONE Lightweight World Championship in 2016.
Meanwhile, Joshua Pacio is a Filipino mixed martial artist who currently competes in ONE Championship's strawweight division. Born on January 10, 1996, in La Trinidad, Philippines, Pacio started his martial arts journey at the young age of 12, training in wushu under the guidance of his uncle.
Pacio made his professional MMA debut in 2013 and quickly caught the attention of ONE Championship. He signed with the promotion in 2016 and has since become one of its top fighters. In 2018, Pacio won the ONE Strawweight World Championship with a stunning knockout victory over Yoshitaka Naito.