INTELLIGENCE is underrated, especially if you're limited to barking out instructions from the sidelines. Yet the great ones stand out from the rest, flexing their minds with strategies that lead their teams to great heights.With that, Spin.ph gives ...
Dec 26, 2019
MMA
MARK Sangiao is confident Team Lakay will quickly bounce back after a dismal first quarter of 2019.Entering the year with four world champions, one-by-one, the Igorot fighters fell and lost their belts.Joshua Pacio surrendered the strawweight title in ...
Apr 10, 2019
MMA
TEAM Lakay head coach Mark Sangiao could have decided to focus on his fighting career, but ultimately decided to hang up his gloves to focus on coaching.Eight years later, Sangiao is reaping the rewards of his leap of faith.Team Lakay ...
Nov 25, 2018
MMA
JAKARTA -- Just last week, Typhoon Ompong ravaged the northern part of the Philippines, including Baguio City.Not spared were Team Lakay bets Joshua Pacio and Danny Kingad, who were at the homestretch of their training as they prepare for their fights at ...
Sep 22, 2018
MMA
JAKARTA -- Team Lakay coach Mark Sangiao is optimistic of Joshua Pacio's chances when he takes a second crack at the ONE Strawweight Championship against Yoshitaka Naito in the main event of ONE: Conquest of Heroes at Jakarta Convention center on ...
Sep 22, 2018
MMA
IF there's anyone who knows Eduard Folayang the most in the fight game, it's his head coach in Mark Sangiao.From their days as Wushu practitioners to forming the now highly touted Team Lakay in Baguio, the power pair has ...
May 18, 2018
MMA
LAKAY ringmaster Mark Sangiao admits his fighters have been a little bit relaxed after a stellar 2016, but he is confident they will bounce back from that slump.Team Lakay wasted chances to end the year on a bright note, with Gina ...
Dec 11, 2017
MMA
MARK Sangiao took pride in seeing his ward Eduard Folayang make a complete turnaround from a fighter with an uncertain future to become the ONE lightweight champion raring to make his title defense in front of the home crowd in ONE: Kings ...
Apr 21, 2017
MMA
A career with more ups and downs than the roads leading to his hometown of Baguio City finally reached its pinnacle when Eduard Folayang pulled off one of the biggest upsets in ONE history. Truly a man of indomitable spiritEDUARD Folayang is ...
Feb 4, 2017
MMA
SINGAPORE - Team Lakay coach Mark Sangiao is confident his ward Eduard Folayang's polished ground game can be the difference maker against ONE Championship lightweight titleholder Shinya Aoki when both men face off on Friday in the main event of ONE: Defending ...
Nov 11, 2016
MMA
AFTER steering his team to an impressive outing in ONE FC two weeks ago, Lakay coach Mark Sangiao tries to lead another prized ward in the biggest stage of mixed martial arts.Sangiao, who was at the corner of Eduard Folayang and ...
May 14, 2014
MMA
THE quality of the match against former champion Kotetsu Boku showed the vast progress made by Eduard Folayang in ground fighting, and the Filipino mixed martial artist attributes part of that to former Olympic wrestling coach Ali Heydarabadi of Iran."Malaking tulong ...
May 3, 2014
MMA
LIKE an overseas Filipino worker, Dave Galera will make a bit of a sacrifice as he flies to Singapore on Tuesday afternoon ahead of his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut on January 4.That means he will spend New Year outside the Philippines - ...
Dec 30, 2013
MMA
FOR most people, the holiday season is a welcome development, a time to relax from the daily stress of work.For others, particularly mixed martial artists preparing for a big, historic fight, it's definitely a distraction.Lakay coach Mark Sangiao ...
Dec 26, 2013
MMA
AFTER steering his team to an impressive performance in ONE FC: Moment of Truth on Friday, Lakay coach Mark Sangiao is now shifting his focus to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).He is, after all, guiding Dave Galera during the UFC Fight ...
Dec 7, 2013
MMA
PHILIPPINE rise to power? More like a Japanese invasion.Regarded as one of the best mixed martial arts teams in the Philippines, Team Lakay went winless in five fights, mostly against Japanese opponents, on Friday night in ONE FC: Rise to Power ...
Jun 3, 2013
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