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Phuket grappling superfight announced for April 24

MARTIAL ARTS: A grappling superfight between Phuket-based mixed martial artist Andrew Leone and Eric Kelly from the Philippines has been confirmed for the Kata Beach Open on April 24.


By James Goyder

Friday 12 April 2013, 12:19PM


Phuket-based MMA veteran Andrew Leone from New York.

Phuket-based MMA veteran Andrew Leone from New York.

Kelly, a Filipino, is the URCC Featherweight Champion and a ONE FC title contender who has seven submission wins in his professional fighting career.

Leone, an American based in Phuket, is a Road FC and ONE FC title contender who has won numerous grappling competitions.

Leone’s record stands at 5-2, while Kelly’s is 9-1 and the Filipino normally competes as a featherweight – while the American has spent the majority of his career at 135 lbs but will be dropping down to flyweight for his ONE FC debut next month.

QSI International School Phuket

The Kata Beach Open is an outdoor Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Submission Grappling tournament.

For more information visit: katabeachbjjopen.com

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