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 four 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 first bout of the evening was between Filipino fighters Adonis “The Cebuano Warrior” Sevilleno and Mark Valerio.
Sevilleno and Valerio 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.
Competing professionally since 2013, Valerio made his URCC Global debut at “URCC Global: Raw Fury.” He is training out 1Revolt Fight Camp MMA Philippines in Meycauyan, Bulacan, Philippines.
Sevilleno has been competing professionally since 2016 and is training out of Yawchadelic MMA in Bantayan, Cebu, Philippines. “URCC Global: Raw Fury” marked his second URCC Global bout.
Sevilleno and Valerio competed in the bantamweight division. JR Rulloda served as the referee.
After three five-minute rounds, the bantamweight contest was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, Rulloda raised the hand of Sevilleno, who was declared the winner via unanimous decision.
Winning at “URCC Global: Raw Fury” improved the professional MMA record of Sevilleno to 2 wins and 2 losses. On the other hand, Valerio now has 6 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. Meanwhile, watch the bout between Sevilleno and Valerio here: