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Philippines’ Lito Adiwang earns 3rd ONE Warrior Series win in Singapore

Lito Adiwang, Isaac Yap, Anthony Do (©ONE Championship)

Lito Adiwang, Isaac Yap, Anthony Do (©ONE Championship)

Fighting out of the Philippines, Lito Adiwang, 26, was one of the winners at “Rich Franklin’s ONE Warriors Series” Season 7. It was his third bout in the ONE Championship subsidiary headed by mixed martial arts veteran Rich “Ace” Franklin, 44, of the United States.

ONE Championship held “ONE Warrior Series 7” in Singapore on August 6, 2019 featuring one Muay Thai contest and 14 professional MMA matches. In the 15th bout of the evening, Adiwang competed in an MMA match in the strawweight division against Anthony “The Antidote” Do, 26, of Vietnam with Isaac Yap as the referee.

After three five-minute rounds, the bout was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, Yap raised the hand of Adiwang, who was declared the winner via unanimous decision.

Winning at “ONE Warrior Series 7” improved the professional MMA record of Adiwang to 9 wins and 2 losses. He is training out of Team Lakay in La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines.

On the other hand, Do now has 7 wins and 3 losses. He is training out of American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose, California, USA.

“ONE Warrior Series 7” marked Adiwang’s third win in ONE Warrior Series. When he made his debut at “ONE Warrior Series 3” on October 11, 2018, he knocked out Jose “Tick” Huerta, 27, of the U.S. via punches.

Lito Adiwang, Isaac Yap, Anthony Do (©ONE Championship)

Lito Adiwang, Isaac Yap, Anthony Do (©ONE Championship)

On February 28, 2019, Adiwang earned his second ONE Warrior Series win. He knocked out Alber “War Machine” Correia, 22, of Brazil via punches at “ONE Warrior Series 4.”

Including the Philippines and Vietnam, 16 countries were represented at “ONE Warrior Series 7.” The others are Australia, Brazil, Brunei, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Northern Ireland, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and the U.S.

The Philippines had five representatives namely Adiwang, Ismael Bandiwan, 23, Jenelyn Olsim, 22, Dave “Kintas” Bangguigui, 23, and Allan Albindo, 22. Vietnam had two representatives namely Do and Uyen Ha, 22.

Check all the official results of “ONE Warrior Series 7” on Conan Daily. Watch all the 15 bouts here:

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