Eduard Folayang’s ’20 year challenge’: From national champ to ONE lightweight king

/ 05:42 PM February 20, 2019

Eduard Folayang won’t be left out when it comes to the recent social media craze.

The “10-Year Challenge” was one of the first trends to start the year with Instagram users posting decade-old pictures of themselves side by side with present-day photos that often bring out extraordinary results.


READ: Eduard Folayang regains ONE lightweight crown

Folayang, however, decided to double it up with a 20-year challenge post.


After 2 decades doing what i am passionate with. #MartialArts 20years challenge. Grateful to all the people i met in…

Eduard "The Landslide" Folayang 发布于 2019年2月19日周二

But while many join in on the 10-year challenge to show how much they’ve changed physically, Folayang did his to somewhat remind himself how far he’s come.

True enough, Folayang has come a long way from being a national champion as a teenager to a two-time ONE world lightweight champion at 34.

READ: Shinya Aoki excited to fight for ONE lightweight belt vs Folayang

The Filipino MMA superstar is scheduled to defend his world title in a rematch with Japanese legend and former champion Shinya Aoki in Tokyo next month.


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