The lineup for ONE Championship’s return to Shanghai, China is complete thanks to the confirmation of two more matches that will showcase two of the country’s most exciting martial arts stars.
Two-sport ONE World Champion Stamp Fairtex defends her ONE Atomweight Muay Thai World Title against Australia's hottest striking sensation, Alma Juniku! Plus, the ONE debut of martial arts superstar Yoshihiro "Sexy Yama" Akiyama!
15 JUNE IN SHANGHAI! Two-sport ONE World Champion Stamp Fairtex defends her ONE Atomweight Muay Thai World Title against Australia's hottest striking sensation, Alma Juniku! Plus, the ONE debut of martial arts superstar Yoshihiro "Sexy Yama" Akiyama!: Shanghai | 15 June | 5PM | ONE: LEGENDARY QUEST: Get your tickets at http://bit.ly/onequest19: Check local listings for global TV broadcast: Watch on the ONE Super App http://bit.ly/ONESuperApp : Prelims LIVE on Facebook | Prelims + 2 Main-Card bouts LIVE on Twitter
Posted by ONE Championship on Monday, 27 May 2019
One more mixed martial arts contest will also take place on the prelims on Saturday, 15 May as Niu Kang Kang aims to build on his sensational debut in The Home Of Martial Arts when he faces Eric “The Natural” Kelly in the featherweight division.
Zhang debuted in ONE in February, and already has two impressive wins under his belt.
The Top King Muay Thai World Champion followed his split-decision defeat of Kong Sambo with a come-from-behind win against Panicos Yusuf at ONE: WARRIORS OF LIGHT.
It was a tough match for the representative of Shengli Fight Club for the first two rounds, but two knockdowns in a fantastic final round earned him a clear unanimous decision.
Chinese phenom Zhang Chenglong turns in a spectacular striking display to clinch a unanimous decision win over Panicos Yusuf!Watch the full event on the ONE Super App http://bit.ly/ONESuperApp | TV: Check local listings for global broadcast
Posted by ONE Championship on Friday, 10 May 2019
The 21-year-old will face Australia’s Hardcastle, who will make his second appearance in the world’s largest martial arts organization.
In the other newly-announced match-up, the author of one of the knockouts of the year so far will return to the ring for his second ONE assignment.
Dragon Warrior Gym’s Niu stunned martial arts fans around the world with his 31-second head kick KO of “The Terminator” Sunoto in January.
Now, the sanda specialist has the chance to make another statement in front of his hometown crowd in Shanghai against a veteran of Asian mixed martial arts.
Niu Kang Kang puts The Terminator to sleep with a THUNDEROUS kick at 0:31 of Round 1!Watch the full event LIVE & FREE on the ONE Super App http://bit.ly/ONESuperApp | TV: Check local listings for global broadcast
Posted by ONE Championship on Saturday, 19 January 2019
Kelly has been involved with ONE since the very beginning, and is a former ONE Featherweight World Title challenger.
The full lineup for ONE: LEGENDARY QUEST is listed below.
- Stamp Fairtex (c) vs. Alma Juniku (ONE Atomweight Muay Thai World Championship)
- Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Agilan Thani (mixed martial arts – welterweight)
- Zhang Chenglong vs. Tyler Hardcastle (ONE Super Series kickboxing – bantamweight)
- Han Zi Hao vs. Andrew Miller (ONE Super Series Muay Thai – bantamweight)
- Koyomi Matsushima vs. Kwon Won Il (mixed martial arts – featherweight)
- Tarik Khbabez vs. Anderson Silva (ONE Super Series kickboxing – light heavyweight)
- Reinier De Ridder vs. Gilberto “Giba” Galvao (mixed martial arts – middleweight)
- Rodlek PK.Saenchaimuaythaigym vs. Liam Harrison (ONE Super Series Muay Thai – featherweight)
- Chen Lei vs. Anthony Engelen (mixed martial arts – 67.5-kilogram catch weight)
- Fan Rong vs. Sherif Mohamed (mixed martial arts – middleweight)
- Niu Kang Kang vs. Eric Kelly (mixed martial arts – bantamweight)
- Victorio Senduk vs. Phoe Thaw (mixed martial arts – featherweight)
- Yoon Chang Min vs. Trestle Tan (mixed martial arts – lightweight)
- Itsuki Hirata vs. Angelie Sabanal (mixed martial arts – women’s atomweight)
Shanghai | 15 June | 5PM | TV: Check local listings for global broadcast | Tickets: http://bit.ly/onequest19