Eight of the world’s best stand-up martial artists will meet in a tournament in ONE Championship next year.
In 2019, the ONE Super Series Featherweight World Grand Prix will take place across Asia, featuring World Champion versus World Champion match-ups in every round.
I'm thrilled to announce the 2019 ONE Super Series Featherweight World Grand Prix with 8 of the greatest strikers on the planet! In this tournament, every single fight is World Champion vs World Champion. Yodsanklai Fairtex Giorgio Petrosyan Andy Souwer Samy Sana Dzhabar Askerov Jo Nattawut Petchmorrakot Petchyindee Charlie PetersWho will be KING OF THE WORLD? In my humble opinion, this star-studded, slugfest fiesta will go down as one of the greatest world championship tournaments in history. BOOM!!! #WeAreONE
Posted by Chatri Sityodtong on Thursday, 27 December 2018
The quarter-final contests will feature the following world-class competitors from six countries.
- Eight-time Muay Thai World Champion from Thailand, Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex
- Four-Time kickboxing World Champion from Italy, Giorgio “The Doctor” Petrosyan
- From the Netherlands, 13-time World Champion across multiple disciplines, Andy “Souwer Power” Souwer
- Three-time World Champion in Muay Thai and kickboxing from France, Samy “AK-47” Sana
- Russia’s seven-time Muay Thai World Champion Dzhabar Askerov
- Three-time Muay Thai World Champion from Thailand, “Smokin” Jo Nattawut
- Thailand’s own five-time Muay Thai World Champion Petchmorrakot Petchyindee Academy.
- The UK’s Charlie “Boy” Peters, a three-time Muay Thai World Champion
The full slate of first-round match-ups will be revealed in the coming weeks, as well as the dates and locations for these clashes of stand-up martial artists.