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ONE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP

CHAMPION vs CHAMPION

Singapore Indoor Stadium

ONE Fighting Championship is Asia’s largest and most prestigious mixed martial arts event.  ONE FC features the best Asian fighters and the largest pan-Asian media broadcast.

Mixed martial arts (MMA) is the fastest growing sport in the world today. In true Darwinian fashion, the sport of MMA allows for any martial arts style to compete against any martial arts style in the freest form of artistic expression for martial artists. MMA athletes utilize the best techniques from any and all martial arts in order to compete standing up or on the ground.

CHAMPION vs CHAMPION features 16 World Champions and National Champions who will compete in mixed martial arts to be crowned the best in Asia.

Fight Card

ONE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP: CHAMPION vs CHAMPION

Fighters

Eduard Folayang
Eduard Folayang
A Sol Kwon
A Sol Kwon
Filipino Welterweight Champion Credentials HEAT FC Champion
Team Lakay Team CMA
70.3kg Weight 155lbs / 70.3kg
Philippines Country South Korea

Story

A Sol Kwon (19-6) is a HEAT FC Champion and one of the top champions from Korea. He is known by many as the Korean Wanderlei Silva due to his wild and aggressive striking style. Eduard Folayang (9-1) is the reigning URCC welterweight champion, a MC Superfight Champion and a Wushu gold medallist.

It will be a clash of styles with Folayang's unorthodox Wushu pitted against Kwon's more wild and aggressive striking. Kwon will be looking to finish the fight on the feet. Although Folayang loves a stand up scrap, his best chance of success is probably to use his Wushu-based wrestling skills to take the fight to the floor.

Kwon is on a six fight win streak and Folayang has won his last four. So both fighters carry a lot of momentum and confidence heading into this flight. Both warriors will be looking to steal the other man's thunder. Kwon and Folayang are regularly a mentioned as being among the top lightweight contenders and the winner can lay a legitimate claim to being one of the best 155 Ibs fighters in the region.

Fighters

Mitch Chilson
Mitch Chilson
Eric Kelly
Eric Kelly
MC Champion Credentials Philippines Featherweight Champion
Evolve MMA Team Muayfit
65.8kg Weight 65.8kg
USA Country Philippines

Story

Mitch Chilson is probably one of the most recognizable fighters in Singapore. He is a 2 x MC Superfight Champion who is 9-1 in pro and amateur MMA fights. Eric Kelly is the reigning URCC Featherweight champion and has a perfect record of 5-0.

Both men are unbeaten is pro MMA, meaning that at ONE Fighting Championship: CHAMPION vs CHAMPION, something will have to give. Kelly's ground game is outstanding and he has submitted every fighter he has ever faced. A technical Muay Thai striker, Chilson has dangerous strikes, but he has also been working tirelessly on all aspects of his game. He could make an enormous statement by defeating URCC Champion, Kelly.

This fight will be a battle for featherweight supremacy between two of the top 145 Ibs fighters in the region. Absolutely anything could happen, but one thing is for certain; only one man will emerge with his perfect record intact. Experts predicts a KO or submission in the late rounds.

Fighters

Eddie Ng
Eddie Ng
Yuan Chun Bo
Yuan Chun Bo
Top Ranked ONE FC Lightweight Credentials Sanda Champion
Evolve MMA Team Extreme Sanda
70.3kg Weight 160lbs / 72.6kg
Hong Kong Country China

Story

Eddie Ng is a Total Combat champion from Hong Kong. He is used to facing much more experienced opponents and this fight will be no exception. As the best MMA fighter to have ever emerged from Hong kong and/or China, he carries the hopes of an entire nation on his shoulders. He will be looking for an emphatic win on his first ever appearance on Asia's biggest stage.

A Sanda Champion, Yuan Chun Bo has the edge in experience in professional fighting as a veteran of numerous Sanda competitions in China. With his Sanda background, Yuan feels confident that he has the advantage in the striking department. If Ng can take the fight to the floor, his superior ground game could make the difference. Ng has a world-class ground game, routinely beating BJJ Black Belts on the mat. Many experts believe that this fight will not go the distance.
These fighters may not be the best known fighters on the card, but this matchup is possibly the most eagerly awaited of any of the contest at ONE Fighting Chamionship: CHAMPION vs CHAMPION. Rahman is Singapore's first ever professional mixed martial arts fighter and will have the support of a raucous home crowd behind him.

Fighters

Vuyisile Colossa
Vuyisile Colossa
Ma Xing Yu
Ma Xing Yu
Muay Thai World Champion Credentials Sanda Champion
Team Colossa Team Extreme Sanda
70.3kg Weight 155lbs / 70.3kg
South Africa Country China

Story

Vuyisile Colossa is a Muay Thai world champion and one of the most exciting stand up fighters ever to make the transition to MMA. The only blemish on the MMA career of the Hong Kong-based South African was a controversial decision loss to Eduard Folayang. Many experts at ringside felt Colossa had done enough to at least get the draw.

Ma Xing Yu is a Sanda champion with world class stand up from China.

This matchup will be another classic clash of styles between two fighters who have won numerous titles between them. Colossa has impressed a lot of people in his MMA career, but Ma will be looking to prove that his Sanda is superior to the Muay Thai of his Hong Kong-based opponent. Experts believe that this fight will end in a KO.