Next Friday, 8 November, ONE Championship will bring a stacked card of athletes who have recorded some remarkable statistics throughout their careers to Manila, Philippines.
At ONE: MASTERS OF FATE, the bill will feature a slew of record-breakers, athletes that can set new landmarks, and other competitors that have posted some jaw-dropping numbers in their martial arts journeys so far.
Ahead of the final event in the Mall Of Asia Arena of 2019, here are some of the facts and stats that define the careers of the heroes that will compete.
18th: This will be the 18th ONE event in the Philippines. The first was ONE: PRIDE OF A NATION in August 2012.
2-2: Joshua “The Passion” Pacio’s record in World Title bouts. He lost to, then defeated, both Yoshitaka Naito and Yosuke Saruta.
2003: Year in which Rene “The Challenger” Catalan won his first Wushu World Title. He won a second in 2005.
17 years, 1 month, 9 days: Age difference between the two main event athletes.
16: Number of ONE bouts featuring Eduard “Landslide” Folayang. He will tie the promotional record with his 17th on 8 November.
11-6: Folayang’s record when he has competed in his home country.
4: Number of World Titles “The Million Dollar Baby” Sangmanee Sathian MuayThai won in 2012, which earned him Sports Writers of Thailand Fighter Of The Year award.
99: Azize “The Magician” Hlali’s total career wins. He will reach his century if he can defeat Sangmanee.
3 hours, 46 minutes, 9 seconds: Total time Geje “Gravity” Eustaquio has spent in the ONE Circle, which is seven seconds more than his Team Lakay stablemate, Folayang.
3:55: Time on the clock when Toni “Dynamite” Tauru submitted Eustaquio in their first match in December 2016
19 seconds: Length of Stamp Fairtex’s mixed martial arts debut – she beat Rashi Shinde at ONE Warrior Series 2.
13 December 2018: The day Alma Juniku won both the WBC and IPCC Muay Thai World Championships, just 17 days after her 18th birthday.
10 seconds: “The Underdog” Li Kai Wen’s KO of Roel Rosauro last year was the fastest in ONE featherweight history, and fourth quickest finish in The Home Of Martial Arts, overall.
694 days: Yoshitaka “Nobita” Naito’s time as ONE Strawweight World Champion over two reigns – a record in the division.
90%: Pongsiri “The Smiling Assassin” Mitsatit’s mixed martial arts finishing rate – eight knockouts and one submission from 10 wins.
242-33-2: Tukkatatong Petpayathai’s Muay Thai record – more bouts than all the mixed martial artists on the card, combined.