Rick Olivares – Philstar.com
January 14, 2022 | 2: 51pm
MANILA, Philippines — If all goes in accordance to notion — COVID-19 protocols and hiss integrated — Universal Fact Strive against Championship (URCC) will kick off its 20th anniversary with a giant event in March.
“I will no longer sing mighty in regards to the March event thanks to the uncertainties going on, nevertheless if it pushes by despite the COVID-19 hiss, Filipino sports followers and mixed martial arts followers will be treated to a few if truth be told correct action,” said URCC founder Alvin Aguilar in an interview with Philstar.com.
Chris Hoffman, the Filipino-Swiss mixed martial arts fighter who holds two title belts within the URCC — the sunshine heavyweight and middleweight belts — may per chance silent be within the thick of it.
“What we hope is for Chris to protect his titles staunch away,” pointed out Aguilar.
As for Hoffman’s opponent, the date, as properly because the venue, the match-making is silent being finalized.
“We imagine that Chris has the instruments, the flexibility, and the work ethic to create it to the UFC,” added Aguilar. “He goes the additional mile. He doesn’t need anyone to yell him to put together because he’ll.”
The 32-year primitive Hoffman is 7-0 within the URCC (7-1) total and final fought on April 27, 2019 the build he defeated American Musa Conteh.
“We held a shrimp event this previous December, nevertheless it indubitably is so laborious to defend an event with the entire regulations. Everyone is attempting to reinvent the wheel with COVID-19. But we, devour everybody else, indulge in learned so mighty about what we can or can no longer attain. Now we can safely attain our events without compromising our warring parties. But one thing is for definite URCC will be alive and properly in 2022.”
This 2022 is the 20th year for the Philippines’ first and most life like likely knowledgeable MMA group. It’s first ever event — URCC 1: Mayhem in Manila — was as soon as held on November 23, 2002 on the On line casino Filipino.
Including Mayhem in Manila, the URCC has staged 77 MMA events.
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