Astig! Mabilog honors ‘Cyborg,’ ‘Demolition Man’ of Pinoy MMA
The Iloilo City Government led by Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog feted on Monday (May 22) two homegrown Mix Martial Arts (MMA) fighters who recently scored big victories in the international scene.
Given certificates of appreciation and recognition during the weekly flag-raising ceremony were Earnie “Cyborg” Braca and Jenel “Demolition Man” Lausa.
Braca, who competes in World Pacific Exchange Combat, just defeated Brazilian Ary Farias in 19 seconds in Sao Paulo, Brazil on February 11, 2017.
“I am thankful to Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog for welcoming and giving us recognition,” said Braca.
Meanwhile, Lausa is one of only two Filipino MMA fighters in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the premier MMA promotion in the world.
Lausa conquered his Chinese opponent Zhikui Yao during an undercard match in Melbourne, Australia.
“Respect, being humble, and always look back from where you came from are my disciplines in life and that made me who I am today,” he said.
Braca hails from Barangay Ingore in La Paz district while Lausa is a native of Concepcion. #