The Philippines was among the six countries represented at “URCC Global: Raw Fury.” Hosted by Boyet Sison, it was the first event of the Philippines-based mixed martial arts promotion URCC Global in 2019.
Featuring 10 MMA matches, which included five title bouts, “URCC Global: Raw Fury” took place at The Cove at Okada Manila in Parañaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines on April 27, 2019. The second bout of the evening was between Filipino fighter Arvin “Asintado” Chan and Patrick dos Santos.
Chan and dos Santos were among the 17 hometown heroes who competed at “URCC Global: Raw Fury.” China, Japan, South Korea, Switzerland and the United States.
Training out of Ronin MMA Philippines, Chan has been competing professionally since 2012. “URCC Global: Raw Fury” marked his 11th URCC Global bout.
Training out of F.I.S.T. Gym Philippines, Dos Santos has been competing professionally since 2013. He previously competed in URCC Global in the 3 vs 3 division but “URCC Global: Raw Fury” marked the first time he competed in the promotion as an individual fighter.
Chan and dos Santos competed in the welterweight division. Joey Lepiten served as the referee of the bout.
Lepiten put a stop to the contest after 52 seconds in the first round. Chan knocked out dos Santos.
Winning at “URCC Global: Raw Fury” improved the professional MMA record of Chan to 6 wins and 8 losses. On the other hand, dos Santos now has 0 win and 2 losses.
“URCC Global: Raw Fury” Main Events
Shunichi “Rolling Star” Shimizu, 34, of Kuchinoerabu, Japan challenged reigning URCC Global Featherweight Champion Mark “Mugen” Striegl, 30, of Baguio City, Philippines in the co-main event. It ended in a No Contest due to an accidental low blow from Striegl, who is still the reigning champion.
Musa Conteh, 32, of Atlanta, Georgia, United States challenged two-division champion Chris Hofmann, 29, of the Philippines and Switzerland for the URCC Global Middleweight Championship title in the main event. The Filipino-Swiss defending champion knocked out his American challenger.
Check the complete results of “URCC Global: Raw Fury” on Conan Daily. Meanwhile, here is a clip from Chan and dos Santos’s bout: