Hybrid Yaw-Yan’s amateur mixed martial arts league called “Balikatan” is set for their 8th installment on August 9, 2014, at Hybrid Yaw Yan Mixed Martial Arts Training Center in Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines.
Balikatan MMA Tournament through Hybrid Yaw-Yan MMA has been hosting amateur MMA and kickboxing events for six years now and they plan to keep it going for the betterment of the sport in the archipelago.
Balikatan 8 also features different amateur MMA events like:
1. Amateur MMA rules for agest seven to 12 years old. All kinds of punches, kicks, and submissions apply in this event. (Elbow strikes, knees and poundings are not allowed)2
2. Teen MMA Rule for ages 13 to 17 years old.
All kinds of Punches, Kicks, Knee and Submission apply in this event. (Elbow Strikes and Pounding is not allowed)
3. Adult MMA Rules for ages 18 years old above without any professional MMA record.
All kinds of Punches, Kicks, Knee, Submission and Pounding allowed in this event.
The said amateur event will also have a Yaw-Yan kickboxing bouts and a no-gi grappling tourney for 60 to 63 kgs weight category.
Balikatan 8 Fight Card