Eduard “Landslide” Folayang, 37, of Baguio City, Philippines is one of the five Filipino athletes on the fight card of the ONE Championship event “ONE: X“. He is set to fight John Wayne “The Gunslinger” Parr, 45, of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.
Gold Coast is around 1,550km away from Shepparton, Victoria, Australia. Shepparton is one of the sister cities of Baguio City.
Folayang trains at Team Lakay in La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines, which is around 10km away from Baguio City. He held ONE Championship’s lightweight championship belt from November 11, 2016 to November 10, 2017 and from November 23, 2018 to March 31, 2019.
“ONE: X” in Singapore
Featuring 11 mixed martial arts fights, three Muay Thai matches, three kickboxing contests, two submission grappling contests and one hybrid MMA-Muay Thai fight, “ONE: X” will be held at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore in three parts on March 26, 2022. The first part will start at 1:00 p.m. and the second part will start at 5:00 p.m.
The third part, which is the grand finale, will start at 8:00 p.m. One of the fights in the third part is a Muay Thai match between Folayang and Parr in the lightweight division.
Eduard Folayang vs John Wayne Parr
“ONE: X” marks the first Muay Thai fight of both Folayang and Parr in ONE Championship. The Australian contender had one kickboxing fight in the organization’s striking-only league ONE Super Series.
As a professional MMA fighter, Folayang has been competing since 2007. Here is a comparison between Folayang and Parr’s numbers:
|EDUARD FOLAYANG||JOHN WAYNE PARR|
|pro fight debut||2007 |
|pro fight record||22 wins, 12 losses |
|99 wins, 34 losses |
|ONE Championship debut||2011||2021|
|ONE Championship record||12 wins, 10 losses||1 win, 1 loss|