ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC) announced the five remaining bouts for its return to Singapore on April 5. Singaporean fighter Ronald Low makes his ONE FC debut against Malaysia’s Chen Yun Ting on the undercard while NCAA Division I wrestler and Princeton graduate Jake Butler faces Nuur Muhammad of India.
Yusup Saadulaev will take on Leandro Issa in a bantamweight bout while Wushu World Champion and former SEA games and Asian games gold medalist Rene S. Catalan faces Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion Alex Silva.
Also on the card, Pakistani MMA pioneer Bashir Ahmad meets Shannon Wiratchai of Thailand.
CEO of ONE Fighting Championship Victor Cui stated, “ONE FC will make history again on 5 April when we go live on STAR Sports for the first time across 28 countries to an estimated 500 million viewers. This is a huge step in the progress of ONE FC and is a testament to our ever-increasing following all across Asia. This event will be the biggest in ONE FC history and features the top names in MMA, headlined by a Lightweight World Championship showdown between submission ace Shinya Aoki and our reigning Lightweight World Champion Kotetsu Boku. The five fights added today feature Asia’s top fighters ensuring that this fight card is filled with exciting fights from the top to bottom. Close to 12,000 fans will pack the Singapore Indoor Stadium, making it the biggest fight card in Asia this year. Don’t miss it!”
ONE FC: KINGS & CHAMPIONS will be broadcast live on STAR SPORTS across Asia. This historic moment will mark the first time ever a live Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event will be broadcast on the network. ONE FC: KINGS & CHAMPIONS will be available in 28 countries to an estimated 500 million viewers.
Fans from around the world can also witness the action online via livestreaming at www.onefc.livesport.tv. The undercard fights are available for viewing free-of-charge and the main card fights will be available for purchase at just US$9.99.
Tickets for ONE FC: KINGS & CHAMPIONS are now on sale at SISTIC (www.SISTIC.com.sg). Ticket categories begin with the full Red Carpet and Cage-side experience for VIPs at $S348 followed by Arena – $S148, Terrace – $S68 and Balcony – $S38.
The entire ONE FC: Kings & Champions card can be found below:
- Kotetsu Boku vs. Shinya Aoki (Lightweight Title Fight)
- Brock Larson vs. Melvin Manhoef (Middleweight Title Fight)
- Jens Pulver vs. Masakatsu Ueda (Bantamweight GP Semifinals)
- Thanh Vu vs. Kevin Belingon (Bantamweight GP Semifinals)
- Arnaud Lepont vs. Eddie Ng
- Yusup Saadulaev vs. Leandro Issa
- Rene Catalan vs. Alex Silva
- Bashir Ahmad vs. Shannon Shannon Wiratchai
- Nuur Muhammad vs. Jake Butler
- Chen Yun Ting vs. Ronald Low