ONE Championship: Dawn Of Heroes Results: Eddie Alvarez Choked Out Eduard Folayang! (Highlights)

Eddie Alvarez
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Eddie Alvarez Secures A Rear-Naked Choke Win Against Dangerous Eduard Folayang, Advances To The Final!

ONE Championship: Dawn of Heroes is happening now (Friday, August 2, 2019) at Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines.

The former UFC 155-pound champion Eddie “The Underground King” Alvarez squares off against the ex-ONE FC kingpin and Wushu black belt Eduard “Landslide” Folayang. Our referee for this Lightweight World Grand Prix semi-final is Olivier Coste. Can Eddie score a win behind the enemy lines? We’ll see!

Round 1

Fighters swing early on, Folayang clips Eddie with a nasty left hook, this was powerful! Alvarez knocked Eduard off-balance, then looked for a choke. Spinning back kick Eduard Folayang!

Left hook Folayang, followed by a spinning back fist and a great leg kick, Wushu master fires at will! The low kick sends Alvarez to the floor, now Folayang looking to finish. Alvarez survives the onslaught and sweeps to the top half guard.

Great transition to the back, Alvarez secures the rear-naked choke! That’s it, the Filipino surrenders, Alvarez wins!

Final Result: Eddie Alvarez submits Eduard Folayang (rear-naked choke, round 1, 2:16)

Here are the highlights:

Eddie Alvarez improves his score to 30-7, 1 NC MMA, 1-1 ONE FC, Eduard Folayang drops to 21-8 MMA, 11-6 ONE FC.

Published on August 2, 2019 at 7:53 am
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