Photo Courtesy of mmafighting.com

Mark “Mugen” Striegl is a Filipino-American featherweight fighter with an impressive professional mixed martial arts record of 18 wins, 4 losses, and 1 No Contest. Even so, he’s already lost his first two UFC bouts. The 33-year-old professional fighter has 3 more upcoming fights for his UFC Vegas 48 contract.

Mark Striegl, Photo Courtesy of rappler.com

In his latest fight against the 36-year-old Chas “The Scrapper” Skelly, the bout was looking in favor of Striegl in the first round. Striegl was leading in the scoreboards, 10-9. His leg kicks were pretty good, which made Skelly very wary.

“I thought Mark was going to do a lot of naked kicks and what I wanted to do was to counter them”, Skelly said in the post-game interview

Then, the second round kicked in. In the second minute of the second round, Skelly put on a show. He continuously hit Striegl with his best moves. First, a nice elbow to set up his offense and then a combo right hook. Finally, a knee to the jaw dropped Striegl on the floor. Chas was ferocious as he gave severe punches to Striegl after he dropped.

Striegl loss via TKO, Photo Courtesy of rappler.com

The referee stopped the matched and ruled Skelly as the winner via technical knock-out.

Although Striegl suffered a heart-breaking loss to the great Skelly, the battle was well fought between the two fighters. Chas Skelly previously announced that this will be his last fight, and is looking to retire from Pro MMA. His professional fighting record is 19 wins and 3 losses.

Mark Striegl’s previous fight was against the young Russian professional fighter, Said Nurmagomedov (Oct 2020). He also suffered a terrible loss in this bout, losing via knockout in just 51 seconds of action.

Striegl loses to Nurmagomedov, Photo Courtesy of scmp.com

Mark Striegl is yet to win his first battle in the UFC. As he starts his UFC career 0-2, the Fil-Am fighter will take his two first losses as a challenge to step us his game.

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