[PHOTOS] Philippines vs USA: Chris Hofmann, Musa Conteh fight at ‘URCC Global: Raw Fury’ at Cove Manila, Parañaque City

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The Philippines, Switzerland and the United States were among the six countries represented at “URCC Global: Raw Fury.” It was the first event of the Philippines-based mixed martial arts promotion URCC Global in 2019.

Featuring 10 MMA matches, “URCC Global: Raw Fury” took place at The Cove at Okada Manila in Parañaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines on April 27, 2019. In the main event of the evening, 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.

Hofmann solely represented Switzerland and was one of the 17 hometown heroes who competed at “URCC Global: Raw Fury” while Conteh solely represented the U.S. The other countries represented were China, Japan and South Korea.

Blue Corner

As an MMA fighter, Conteh has been competing professionally since 2014. “URCC Global: Raw Fury” marked his second URCC Global bout.

Conteh was born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He is training out of Tiger Muay Thai in Phuket, Thailand.

Red Corner

Hofmann, who is of Filipino and Swiss descent, made his professional MMA debut in 2013. “URCC Global: Raw Fury” marked his eighth URCC Global bout.

The Filipino-Swiss fighter is currently based in Switzerland and is training out of DEFTAC Philippines in Parañaque City. He is also reigning as the URCC Global Light Heavyweight World Champion.

Fight Result

The match between Hofmann and Conteh was one of the five title bouts at “URCC Global: Raw Fury.” Joey Lepiten served as the referee.

Lepiten put a stop to the middleweight match after 4 minutes and 34 seconds in the second round when Hofmann knocked out Conteh via strikes. The Filipino champion is now riding an eight-bout winning streak.

Winning at “URCC Global: Raw Fury” improved the professional MMA record of Hofmann to 8 wins and 1 loss. On the other hand, Conteh now has 2 wins, 3 losses, 0 draw and 1 No Contest.

“URCC Global: Raw Fury” Co-Main Event

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.

Check the complete results of “URCC Global: Raw Fury” on Conan Daily. Watch the bout between Hofmann and Conteh here:

[PHOTOS] Philippines vs Japan: Mark Striegl, Shunichi Shimizu fight at ‘URCC Global: Raw Fury’ at Cove Manila, Parañaque City

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The Philippines and Japan were 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, “URCC Global: Raw Fury” took place at The Cove at Okada Manila in Parañaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines on April 27, 2019. In the co-main event of the evening, Shunichi “Rolling Star” Shimizu, 34, of Kuchinoerabu, Japan challenged reigning URCC Global Featherweight Champion Mark “Mugen” Striegl, 30, of Baguio City, Philippines.

While Striegl was one the 17 hometown heroes who competed at “URCC Global: Raw Fury,” Shimizu solely represented Japan. China, South Korea, Switzerland and the United States were also represented.

Blue Corner

Shimizu has been competing professionally since 2005. He made his URCC Global debut at “URCC Global: Raw Fury.”

Born on January 31, 1985, Shimizu is a former UFC athlete. He is training out of Uruno Dojo in Tokyo, Japan.

Red Corner

Competing professionally since 2009, Striegl captured the URCC Global Featherweight Championship belt in 2018. “URCC Global: Raw Fury” marked his sixth URCC Global bout and on his corner were George Castro, AJ “Pyro”Lias Mansor and Jerry Legaspi.

Striegl is training out of Alliance Gym Philippines in Quezon City, Metro Manila. He was born in Tokyo on June 23, 1988 to a German-American father and a Filipino mother.

Fight Result

The match between Striegl and Shimizu was one of the five title bouts at “URCC Global: Raw Fury.” Joey Lepiten served as the referee.

After 2 minutes and 6 seconds, Shimizu asked for a time-out when he received an accidental knee to the groin from Striegl. The Japanese challenger was given 5 minutes to recover.

Shimizu decided not to continue after the 5-minute recovery time. In the end, the match was declared a No Contest so Striegl is still the reigning URCC Global Featherweight World Champion.

After “URCC Global: Raw Fury,” Striegl’s professional record is 18 wins, 2 losses and 1 No Contest. Shimizu now has 32 wins, 22 losses, 11 draws and 1 No Contest.

“URCC Global: Raw Fury” Main Event

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. Watch the bout between Striegl and Shimizu here:

[PHOTOS] John Adajar vs Miguel Mosquera at ‘URCC Global: Raw Fury’ at Cove Manila, Parañaque City, Philippines

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The Philippines and South Korea were among the six countries represented at “URCC Global: Raw Fury.” It was the first event of the Philippines-based mixed martial arts promotion URCC Global in 2019.

Featuring 10 MMA matches, “URCC Global: Raw Fury” took place at The Cove at Okada Manila in Parañaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines on April 27, 2019. In the 10th bout of the evening, Miguel Mosquera, 26, challenged reigning URCC Global Welterweight Champion John “The Outlaw” Adajar, 22.

Mosquera and Adajar were among the 17 hometown heroes who competed at “URCC Global: Raw Fury.” China, Japan, South Korea, Switzerland and the United States were also represented.

Blue Corner

Training out of Subsport Philippines Mosquera has been competing professionally since 2013. “URCC Global: Raw Fury” marked his fourth URCC Global bout.

Red Corner

Competing professionally since 2016, Adajar earned the URCC Global Welterweight Championship belt in 2018. He is training out of Hitman MMA and “URCC Global: Raw Fury” marked his sixth URCC Global bout.

Fight Result

The match between Adajar and Mosquera one of the four title bouts at “URCC Global: Raw Fury.” Joey Lepiten served as the referee.

Lepiten put a stop to the welterweight contest after 2 minutes and 56 seconds in the second round. Adajar knocked out Mosquera via strikes.

Winning at “URCC Global: Raw Fury” improved the professional MMA record of Adajar to 6 wins and 1 loss. On the other hand, Mosquera now has 7 wins and 4 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. Watch the bout between Adajar and Mosquera here:

[PHOTOS] Ernesto Montilla Jr. vs Edilberto Coquia Jr. at ‘URCC Global: Raw Fury’ at Cove Manila, Parañaque City, Philippines

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The Philippines was among the six countries represented at “URCC Global: Raw Fury.” It was the first event of the Philippines-based mixed martial arts promotion URCC Global in 2019.

Featuring 10 MMA matches, “URCC Global: Raw Fury” took place at The Cove at Okada Manila in Parañaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines on April 27, 2019. In the ninth bout of the evening, Edilberto “Scooby” Coquia Jr., 19, challenged reigning URCC Global Flyweight Champion Ernesto “Iron” Montilla Jr., 26.

Including Montilla and Coquia, 17 hometown heroes competed at “URCC Global: Raw Fury.” China, Japan, South Korea, Switzerland and the United States were also represented.

Blue Corner

Coquia made his professional MMA debut in 2016. Training out of Team Lakay in Baguio City, Philippines, he made his URCC Global debut at “URCC Global: Raw Fury.”

Red Corner

Training out of Ronin MMA Philippines, Montilla has been competing professionally since 2012. “URCC Global: Raw Fury” marked his fifth URCC Global bout.

Fight Result

The match between Montilla and Coquia was one of the five title bouts at “URCC Global: Raw Fury.” Florence Eusebio served as the referee.

After five five-minute rounds, the bout was left in the hands of the judges. Two judges scored it 48-47 while the third judge scored it 50-45 all in favor of the winner.

In the end, Eusebio raised the hand of Montilla. While it was a very close fight, the defending champion was declared the winner via unanimous decision.

Winning at “URCC Global: Raw Fury” improved the professional MMA record of Montilla to 9 wins and 4 losses. On the other hand, Coquia now has 7 wins and 6 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. Watch the bout between Montilla and Coquia here: