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Rene “The Challenger” Catalan

Weight Limit
56.7 kg
Height
157 cm / 5'1" ft
Country
Philippines
Age
44 Y
Team
Catalan Fighting System

About Rene Catalan

Status: Former ONE Athlete

 

Multiple-time Wushu World Champion Rene Catalan of the Philippines is one of the most decorated wushu artists ever to make the transition to the cage. Having won both the Wushu World Championship and Wushu World Cup two times each, he is undoubtedly one of the very best in the world to have taken up the discipline. He has also won gold medals for wushu at the Asian Games, South East Asian Games, and Asian Championships.

Catalan inevitably made the transition to the cage following ONE Championship’s impact on the region, and he made his professional debut as a flyweight. But after struggling as one of the shortest athletes in the division, he made the decision to drop down to strawweight, a weight class more suited to his compact and powerful physique.

It proved to be a wise decision, with Catalan beginning his run in the division with three consecutive wins over tough opponents, including an armbar submission that showcased the elite striker’s evolving skill set. Now, he is set on adding the most important World Title of all to his trophy cabinet – the ONE Strawweight World Championship.

ONE Championship Records

Event Results

Result Method Round Method and round Opponent Opponent and event Country Date Event
LOSS
Submission SUB
R1 (3:35)
Submission
R1 (3:35)
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Alex Silva
Brazil
NextGen III
Nov 26, 2021
Brazil Nov 26, 2021
NextGen III
Nov 26, 2021
LOSS
Knockout KO
R1 (0:37)
Knockout
R1 (0:37)
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Bokang Masunyane
South Africa
Big Bang
Dec 4, 2020
South Africa Dec 4, 2020
Big Bang
Dec 4, 2020
LOSS
Submission SUB
R2 (2:29)
Submission
R2 (2:29)
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Joshua Pacio
Philippines
Masters Of Fate
Nov 8, 2019
Philippines Nov 8, 2019
Masters Of Fate
Nov 8, 2019
WIN
TKO TKO
R1 (4:32)
TKO
R1 (4:32)
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Yoshitaka Naito
Japan
Reign Of Valor
Mar 8, 2019
Japan Mar 8, 2019
Reign Of Valor
Mar 8, 2019
WIN
Unanimous Decision UD
R3
Unanimous Decision
R3
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Stefer Rahardian
Indonesia
Reign of Kings
Jul 27, 2018
Indonesia Jul 27, 2018
Reign of Kings
Jul 27, 2018
WIN
TKO TKO
R2 (4:22)
TKO
R2 (4:22)
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Peng Xue Wen
China
Kings of Courage
Jan 20, 2018
China Jan 20, 2018
Kings of Courage
Jan 20, 2018

Breakdown

Wins - 6
Losses - 5
0
Knockout KO
2
2
TKO TKO
0
1
Submission SUB
3
3
Unanimous Decision UD
0

Finish Rate

Finishes
3
Finish Rate
50%
Wins
6
Total Bouts
11

Bout Duration

Avg. Bout Duration
04m : 04s
Total Duration
0h : 44m : 47s

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