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In the first ONE Championship event in Manila for this year, ONE Championship comes back to the SM Mall of Asia Arena, this Friday, April 23, 2015. In an eight deep card, the headliners brings us the brightest young stars in MMA today. Co-headlining the Valor of Champions card is the ONE Championship debut of Mark Striegl as he takes on the undefeated American, Casey Suire. In the main event, ONE Championship Welterweight Champion and former Bellator Welterweight Champion, Ben Askren, defends his belt against a Brazilian veteran, Luis Santos.

But before the fights, the fighters have to make weight. Here are the results for the Valor of Champions official weigh-in.

ONE Championship 26: Valor of Champions weigh-in results
April 23, 2015 – City of Dreams Grand Ballroom, Pasay City


ONE World Welterweight Championship
Ben Askren – USA, 14 wins – 0 loss
Weight: 77 kg.
vs.
Luis Santos – BRA, 61 wins -9 losses -1 draw
Weight: 77 kg.

Bantamweight Bout
Mark Striegl – PHI, 13 wins -1 loss
Weight: 61 kg.
vs.
Casey Suire – USA, 5 wins – 0 loss
Weight: 61.1 kg.

Catchweight Bout:
Geje Eustaquio – PHI, 6 wins -3 losses
Weight: 57.2 kg.
vs.
Anatpong Bunrad – THA, 4 wins – 1 loss
Weight: 56.6 kg.

Flyweight Bout:
Eugene Toquero – PHI, 6 wins – 1 loss
Weight: 56.7 kg.
vs.
Brianata Rosadhi – INA, 1 win – 1 loss
Weight: 55.4 kg.

Featherweight bout
Edward Kelly – PHI, 5 wins – 2 losses
Weight: 65.8 kg.
vs.
Jimmy Yabo – PHI, 4 wins – 0 loss
Weight: 65.7 kg.

Catchweight Bout:
Amir Khan – SIN, 2 wins – 1 loss
Weight: 68 kg.
vs.
Bashir Ahmad – PAK, 3 wins – 1 loss
Weight: 67.8 kg.

Flyweight Bout:
Nicholas Lee – SIN, 3 wins – 2 losses
Weight: 56.7 kg.
vs.
Liu Xiao Yang – CHI, 1 win – 2 losses
Weight: 56.7 kg.

Featherweight bout
Wang Ya Wei – CHI, 1 win – 1 loss
Weight: 65.8 kg.
vs.
Sunoto – INA, 0 wins – 0 loss
Weight: 65 kg.


Quotes from the fighters:

Edward Kelly: “This fight is important. I have to win this to get back to the championship ladder.”
Mark Striegl: “I had no problem with this weight cut unlike the last time. Now I have to eat the healthy stuff to replenish the weight I lost.” Moreover, “I’m just so excited to represent and show the Filipino Fighting Spirit. I’m hoping for a sweep for the Philippines tomorrow.”
Luis Santos: “I want to take the belt and be champion.”
Ben Askren: “I want to show to all the fans how I fight and Santos will be just like the 14 others who fell.”


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