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Eduard Folayang was born on 22 November, 1984 in Baguio, Philippines, is a Filipino mixed martial arts fighter. Discover Eduard Folayang's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 36 years old?
|Age||37 years old|
|Born||22 November 1984|
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Eduard Folayang Height, Weight & Measurements
At 37 years old, Eduard Folayang height is 5′ 7″ and Weight 168 lbs.
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Who Is Eduard Folayang's Wife?
His wife is Genevieve A. Folayang (m. 2015)
|Wife||Genevieve A. Folayang (m. 2015)|
Eduard Folayang Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Eduard Folayang worth at the age of 37 years old? Eduard Folayang’s income source is mostly from being a successful Fighter. He is from Filipino. We have estimated Eduard Folayang's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2021||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Salary in 2020||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2019||Pending|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Fighter|
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Afterwards, Folayang was originally scheduled to face Ahmed Mujtaba at ONE Championship: Fire & Fury. However, Mujtaba would later be replaced by Pieter Buist. On January 31, 2020, Folayang lost to Buist by split decision.
Folayang's next fight was at ONE Championship: Dawn of Heroes on August 2, 2019. He faced former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez. Folayang lost the fight via submission in the first round.
Folayang is now expected to face Amarsanaa Tsogookhuu at ONE Championship: Masters Of Fate on November 8, 2019. After dominating early in the fight with his kicks, an accidental clash of heads in the second round cut Folayang open and rendered him unable to continue. The fight would go to a technical decision and Eduard Folayang won by unanimous decision.
After picking up two consecutive wins in 2016, Folayang faced Shinya Aoki for the ONE Championship Lightweight title at ONE Championship: Defending Honor on November 11, 2016 in Singapore. Folayang won the bout and the title via TKO in the third round. On April 21, 2017, Folayang successfully defended his title against Ev Ting at ONE 54: Kings of Destiny. On November 10, 2017, Folayang lost the lightweight title at ONE Championship 64: Legends of the World to Martin Nguyen via second round KO, Nguyen would then vacate the title due to injury. After losing his title, Folayang picked up a couple of wins against Kharun Atlangeriev and Aziz Pahrudinov in 2018 and was given a chance to reclaim the belt at ONE Championship: Conquest of Champions on November 23, 2018 against Singaporean knockout artist Amir Khan. Folayang recaptured the lightweight title by defeating Khan via unanimous decision. On March 31, 2019 Folayang lost the lightweight title again in a rematch with Shinya Aoki at ONE Championship: A New Era via technical submission.
In his next fight, Folayang faced former ONE FC lightweight champion Kotetsu Boku on May 2, 2014 at ONE FC: Rise of Heroes. He won the bout by unanimous decision.
Folayang faced Russian fighter Timofey Nastyukhin on December 5, 2014 at ONE FC 23: Warrior's Way. Despite entering the fight as a favorite, Folayang lost the fight via KO in the first round after being dropped by a flying knee and then finished by Nastyukhin's soccer kicks.
On May 31, 2013 Folayang fought UFC and WEC veteran Kamal Shalorus at ONE FC 9: Rise to Power. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.
Coming from a two-fight losing skid, Folayang faced Dutch fighter Vincent Latoel on December 6, 2013, at ONE FC: Moment of Truth. The event took place at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Philippines. For the majority of the fight, Folayang used his takedows and ground striking offense but was unable to finish his opponent, eventually winning by unanimous decision.
Despite having a contract with ONE FC, Folayang was allowed to return to the URCC to fight Brazilian Muay Thai champion Wadson Teixeira at URCC Cebu VII: Dominate on January 13, 2012. He won by submission due to elbows in the first round.
On December 1, 2012, Folayang returned in the promotion facing Lowen Tynanes. Eduard Folayang loss by a doctor stoppage due to a big cut delivered by Tynanes' elbow.
A rescheduled bout with Ole Laursen took place on March 31, 2012. In a back-and-forth fight, Folayang lost via a controversial split decision, resulting to the crowd booing Laursen after the decision was announced.
On July 18, 2012 Folayang defeated Felipe Enomoto via unanimous decision at ONE Fighting Championship: Pride of a Nation in Manila, Philippines. Right after the fight ONE FC President Victor Cui announced that Folayang will earn a shot for the first ever ONE FC lightweight belt on October at ONE Fighting Championship: Rise of Kings against Zorobabel Moreira. Despite the announcement, Folayang had to pull out of the title fight due to URCC commitments. He was later replaced by former foe Ole Laursen who was again replaced by Kotetsu Boku who eventually became the first ever One FC lightweight champion. However, One FC officials mentioned that Folayang will retain his no.1 contender status and should face the eventual winner Boku.
Folayang has won several international Wushu tournaments, including a gold medal at the 2011 South East Asian Games which he won with a spinning back kick KO in the final, a silver medal in the 2006 Doha Asian Games, and bronze medals in both the 2005 World Wushu Championship and the 2002 Busan Asian Games.
He was originally scheduled to make his ONE Championship debut against Muay Thai champion-turned MMA fighter Ole Laursen at ONE Fighting Championship: Champion vs. Champion at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on September 3, 2011. Laursen, however, suffered a knee injury in training and was replaced by A Sol Kwon, a South Korean on a six fight winning streak. Folayang won the fight via unanimous decision.
Prior to joining Team Lakay Wushu, Folayang was a high school teacher in the Mountain Province. The Baguio native made his first Martial Combat debut on June 17, 2010, defeating Slovakian fighter Egon Racz via guillotine choke early in the first round.
Folayang entered the Singapore-based promotion Martial Combat in 2010. On June 17, the multi-titled wushu expert took on Slovakian fighter Egon Racz in the MC – Martial Combat 5 event. Folayang won the match via guillotine choke early in the first round.
On July 14, 2010, Folayang fought Mongolian Bao She Ri Gu Leng in a lightweight fight, with the latter's Superfight lightweight title at stake; the event was held at the Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore. The Filipino fighter won by unanimous decision after 5 round, to become the new champion.
On October 16, 2010 Folayang fought South African Muay Thai specialist Vuyisile Colossa at Martial Combat 12. Folayang won a decision after scoring multiple takedowns in the first two rounds even though Colossa dominated the third round.
After 5 wins, Folayang suffered his first defeat at the hands of Guam's Jon Tuck via knockout in just 8 seconds on November 21, 2009. This was his second bout in the Gorilla Warfare promotion.
On June 30, 2007, Folayang made his professional debut in the Universal Reality Combat Championship (URCC), the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in the Philippines. The Baguio native fought undefeated welterweight champion Allan Co and defeated him by TKO in round 1. With the win, Folayang became the new title holder.
Folayang graduated from the University of Cordilleras in 2006, and passed his exam to become a teacher. He began teaching English and Physical Education, but six months in, decided to quit to pursue his dreams in martial arts.
Eduard Folayang (born November 22, 1984) is a Filipino mixed martial artist and wushu practitioner who fights in ONE Championship, where he is a two-time ONE Lightweight Champion. He also competed for Universal Reality Combat Championship, where he was the last welterweight champion.
Folayang was born in Baguio City on November 22, 1984. His parents are natives of Mountain Province. He endured a very tough childhood with his family living in dire poverty for much of his youth. Folayang even lost five of his siblings due to a lack of access to healthcare.