Friday, March 31, 2017

LOOK: This Igorot MMA fighter is also a painter

Benguet - A mixed martial arts fighter shows how his artistry goes beyond sports.

Netizens have expressed admiration for 23 year-old Harold Banario for his "Beauty and the Beast" painting which featured Hollywood actress Emma Watson.

Harold was was part of the Philippine team in 2012 for wushu and is also a member of Team Lakay, one of the most well known mixed martial arts groups in the Philippines.

He is the younger brother of former ONE featherweight champion Honorio Banario and has another brother Dario, who also fights professionally.

Even as a child, Harold already exhibited a talent in painting.

He has done many paintings, most of which carry the theme of war set in Mankayan, Benguet, his hometown.

"Iyun kasi yung other side ko, fighter," he said.