After a tension-filled press conference on Wednesday, September 26, the featherweight showdown between two equally strong fighters—top Filipino pick Mark ‘Mugen’ Striegl versus South Korean’s defending URCC Global Featherweight Champion Do Gyeom Lee is happening tonight at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, 7pm.
The ‘colossal’ fight between two gorgeous and fierce men is the main event of the Universal Reality Combat Championship (URCC) Global Featherweight Championship Bout. Both Striegl and Lee are of the same height, weight and age as well. They are perfect for the said match.
Also, this year, the URCC marks its foray towards global domination in the mixed martial arts (MMA) scene with the creation of URCC Global. Arnold Vegafria stand as the new chairman and said sports competition was founded by Filipino-Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Alvin Aguilar; with an inaugural event at the Casino Filipino Amphitheater in Parañaque City in November 2002.
The event will also feature some of the country’s best MMA fighters, including four female competition and a three-on-three match-up.
URCC’s ‘Colossal’ is presented by Global Crypto Offering Exchange (GCOX) with sponsors like Phoenix Petroleum, Bench, Red Horse Beer, Cobra Energy Drink and SEDA Hotel. Tickets are available at the Smart Araneta Coliseum and TicketNet with telephone number (632) 911-5555.
The House Bill No. 7877, authored by Congresswoman Florida ‘Ate Rida’ P. Robes, was recently approved by the Senate Committee on Local Government, chaired by Senator Juan Edgardo ‘Sonny’ Manalang Angara.
The said bill is an act that divides Barangay Muzon in the City of San Jose del Monte, Province of Bulacan into four districts and independent barangays to be known as follows: Barangay Muzon Proper, Barangay Muzon East, Barangay Muzon West and Barangay Muzon South.
Currently, San Jose, known to be #TheRisingCity is 18th most populated city in the Philippines. It is also the home to some of the biggest resettlement areas in the Philippines like the Sapang Palay resettlement area spread over 36 Barangays, Pabahay 2000 in Barangay Muzon and Towerville in Barangay Minuyan Proper. Most of the city’s population came from former informal settlers along the creeks, esteros, riverbanks and railway tracks of Metro Manila.
San Jose del Monte was founded on March 2, 1752 and was granted its cityhood status on September 10, 2000. Today, the city also known for its second year of Tanglawan Festival is headed by Arthur Robes as mayor, Efren Bartolome as vice mayor and ‘Ate Rida’ Robes as congresswoman.