Eduard Folayang on brutal loss: My journey doesn’t end here

Eduard Folayang on brutal loss: My journey doesn’t end here

first_imgEduard Folayang vows he will bounce back. Photo from ONE CHAMPIONSHIPMANILA, Philippines—Eduard Folayang is no stranger to bouncing back from bad losses.He’s done it twice before with both occasions he wound up winning the ONE lightweight world title.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess “I’ve experienced it all and I’ve learned a lot. But the journey doesn’t end here,” Folayang said.“What’s good about this setback is it will make me feel more motivated to train and improve and someday be a specialist like Shinya. We have the opportunity to do it.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Eduard Folayang says he’s not done yet. | @MarkGiongcoINQ pic.twitter.com/BOixwVgJqq— INQUIRER Sports (@INQUIRERSports) April 3, 2019 Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. And the Filipino star has no doubt he would be able to redeem himself and reign once again.“I know I’m not done yet. This is just the beginning of a third chapter that will be written and I’m excited to write one again,” Folayang told Filipino scribes at his hotel room hours after losing the lightweight crown to Shinya Aoki Sunday in Tokyo, Japan.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics MOST READ Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles In 2014, Folayang took a brutal first round loss to Timofey Nastyukhin, who hit him with a flying knee.But that loss only paved way for Folayang’s journey to winning the lightweight belt for the first time in 2016 when he stopped Aoki in the third round of their first title bout.Folayang won four straight fights after losing to Nastyukhin but he stumbled upon another road block in 2017 when he got knocked out by Martin Nguyen to yield the lightweight title.Then, he went on another streak and recaptured the belt to become a two-time lightweight world champion.ADVERTISEMENT Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Isa Molde could return sooner than expected as UP fights for Final 4 spot SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte View commentslast_img

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