The second Philippine Martial Arts Hall of Fame (PhilMaHoF) will hold its awards on April 27 at the Manila Hotel.
The recipients of the Top 10 Martial Artists plum are Jefferson Banaag, Godofredo Fajardo, Joemar Obejas, Alex Ortega, Mitze Secopito Palattao, Brian Plaza, Jaime Quizanna, Jaomico Salamon, Pepito Sabalberino and Arnel Zamuco.
Other awards like the Filipino Martial Arts (FMA) Student of the Year Award, Rookie Instructor of the Year Award, Rookie FMA Instructor of the Year Award, Male Instructor of the Year Award and Female Instructor of the Year Award, among others, will also be given to deserving martial artists.
All inductees were nominated and thoroughly adjudged by the Board of Evaluation Committee of the PhilMaHoF under its Executive Director Garitony Nicolas.
PhilMaHoF Tournament Director Maetro Ronaldo Baxafra, whose wife is also among the awardees, Prof. Armando Soteco, Dr. Alejandro Dagdag and The Manila Times Sports Editor Perry Gil Mallari will present the awards.