It was an honour to meet Mark Sangiao in FEB 2017 at Kota Kinabalu, as he came here invited by Coach Antonio Battistessa, to give a MMA seminar at Sabah Top Team.
Coach Mark is considered as the trainer of champions in the martial arts circle. Himself a former wushu and kickboxing exponent and later on fought as a pro MMA, he now is the head coach of Team Lakay; Philipines most decorated martial arts team which has produce a UFC fighter and many champions for Philipines top MMA promotion – URCC and most recently, ONE Championship Lightweight Champion, Eduard Folayang.
I was able to spend some time interviewing coach Mark on a few topics
catch the interviews here: ( much apologies for the low sound quality of my videos )
Mark talks about his martial arts journey
He talks about forming Team Lakay
About the early days of Team Lakay
He talks about his own personal MMA experience