Nilo “The Rock” Vidal is one of the veterans in the Philippine MMA Circuit today. With over 20 fights under his belt all throughout his MMA career.
Nilo Vidal first started fighting in is hometown of Samar, Philippines. He then, moved to Manila with hopes of being a professional prizefighter. On August 12, 2017 he finally gets to fulfill his dream to compete in one of the legendary arenas of all time, The Araneta Coliseum.
During his early days, he took on boxing as a sport and competed at small promotions. Then, after a few years spent competing in boxing, Nilo trained Muay Thai for a couple of months and then everything changed when he met his coach, Jerry Legaspi, now his head coach, in FIST Gym.
During his amateur days, he had a notable win over Title Challenger, Jiar “The Twister” Castillo.
On August 12, 2017 on URCC XXX… He will be facing fellow MMA veteran, Ernesto “Iron” Montilla Jr. of D’Elements MMA/Ronin BJJ. Who you got?!?!
Are you #TeamTheRock or #TeamIron?
PHOTOS BY: Yin Quintin & Alvin S. Go