ONE: IMMORTAL TRIUMPH will be a night of firsts inside the Phu Tho Indoor Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
This Friday, 6 September, the world’s largest martial arts organization will host its inaugural event in “The Land Of The Blue Dragon,” and it is also ONE’s first all-striking showcase.
Every bout on Friday, 6 September is under ONE Super Series kickboxing or Muay Thai rules, and the matchmakers have stacked the bill with elite talent from across the globe to give the occasion the prestige it deserves.
A total of 15 World Champions from various disciplines are set for action, and this is how they line up.
A Huge Main Event
Nong-O Gaiyanghadao will put his ONE Bantamweight Muay Thai World Title on the line for the second time in the main event at ONE: IMMORTAL TRIUMPH.
The multiple-time Lumpinee and Rajadamnern Stadium Muay Thai World Champion has been sensational in The Home Of Martial Arts, and it will take an epic effort from newcomer Brice “The Truck” Delval to topple him.
However, the challenger has a pedigree as an S1 Muay Thai World Champion, and he is young and extremely hungry to make an impression in his debut on the global stage, with his sport’s most coveted prize at stake.
Ho Chi Minh City’s own “No.1” Nguyen Tran Duy Nhat will lead the charge for his home nation on the groundbreaking event in Vietnam.
Five athletes will represent the country on 6 September, but Ho Chi Minh City Muay Team representative and five-time WMF World Champion Duy Nhat is the leading light.
He meets Malaysia’s Azwan Che Wil in a flyweight Muay Thai encounter this Friday.
Firepower From “The Land Of Smiles”
With a card packed full of stand-up battles, fans will not be surprised to see a deluge of Thai athletes in action.
As well as main event star Nong-O, five more World Champions from the home of “the art of eight limbs” will make the short journey to Ho Chi Minh City.
MTGP Welterweight Muay Thai World Champion Saemapetch Fairtex will feature in the co-main event, while two-time Lumpinee Stadium Muay Thai World Champion “Left Meteorite” Kulabdam Sor. Jor. Piek Uthai also takes pride of place on the main card.
The preliminary bill will play host to Panpayak “The Angel Warrior” Jitmuangnon, Mongkolpetch Petchyindee Academy, and Singtongnoi Por Telakun. All three men boast Lumpinee Stadium Muay Thai World Titles on their résumés, among other accolades.
The Finest From Around The World
In a truly international night of action, there will be martial artists from every part of the globe ready to put on a show for the Vietnamese fans, including seven more World Champions from outside Asia.
Algeria’s Adam Noi is a two-time IFMA Muay Thai World Champion, and he will take on Saemapetch in the co-main event.
WPMF Muay Thai World Champion Bobo “The Panther” Sacko has traveled from France to face Kulabdam, while Italian WBC Muay Thai World Champion Joseph “The Hurricane” Lasiri will also take on Thai opposition in Mongkolpetch.
Two all-European clashes are sure to thrill the crowd with fast-paced action, as two-time World Fighting League World Champion Santino Verbeek squares off against WTKA Muay Thai World Champion Juan Cervantes, and WMF Muay Thai World Champion Viktoria Lipianska faces Amber “AK 47” Kitchen.
Ho Chi Minh City | 6 September | 5.30PM | ONE: IMMORTAL TRIUMPH | TV: Check local listings for global broadcast | Tickets: http://bit.ly/oneimmortal19