Fil-Am MMA fighter Mark Striegl officially announces UFC signing
Santino Honasan on Aug 14, 2020 05:14 PM
Fil-Am Mark Striegl is UFC-bound
The Philippines will once again be represented inside the UFC Octagon after the signing of Filipino-American MMA fighter Mark "Mugen" Streigl.
A day after reports surfaced that Striegl was UFC-bound, he himself confirmed the news on his Instagram account.
"Today I signed with the UFC! A dream come true. I will be fighting on August 22nd in Las Vegas," Striegl announced.
The 32-year old Baguio-born Striegl, who had stints with PXC, ONE Championship, and was the URCC's Featherweight Champion, is reportedly set to face fellow newcomer Timur Valiev of Russia on the undercard of UFC Fight Night: Munhoz vs. Edgar at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 22nd (August 23rd in Manila).