Team Lakay arrives in Tokyo as ONE: A New Era fight week kicks off

first_imgGoogle Philippines names new country director Wintry storm delivers US travel woes before Thanksgiving Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting UAAP volleyball: After another loss to UP, La Salle vents ire on NU Bloomberg: US would benefit from more, not fewer, immigrants Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Members of the famed Team Lakay are in town as they are set to stamp their class once again under the bright lights in ONE: A New Era on Sunday at the historic Ryogoku Kokugikan, where sumo wrestling tournaments are mainly held.Kevin Belingon, the reigning bantamweight world champion, and rising flyweight Danny Kingad at Haneda Airport International Terminal around 2 p.m. (Manila time) while Folayang and the others, were on board a different flight.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsFolayang will be fighting in the main event as he is set to defend his lightweight crown in a title rematch against Japanese legend Shinya Aoki.Belingon, meanwhile, puts his bantamweight world title on the line against Brazilian star Bibiano Fernandes as the two rivals complete their trilogy. And while both Folayang and Belingon are up for tough title defenses, Kingad is still searching for his own gold strap and his quest continues against hometown bet Senzo Ikeda in a Flyweight World Grand Prix quarterfinal.A New Era is the first ONE Championship event in Japan and it features a total of four world title bouts. The card also marks the much-anticipated debuts of superstars Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Trump tells impeachment jokes at annual turkey pardon event Team Lakay leads ONE: New Era fight week. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netTOKYO, Japan—Fight week is in the air.The Philippines’ premiere mixed martial artists have arrived here in this chilly busy capital ahead of ONE Championship’s grandest event yet.ADVERTISEMENT Colombia protesters vow new strike after talks hit snag Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess MOST READ View comments LATEST STORIESlast_img

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