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Two ONE Super Series World Titles On The Line At ONE: AGE OF DRAGONS

Oct 23, 2019

ONE Championship will return to Beijing, China on Saturday, 16 November with a stacked card featuring two World Title bouts.

At ONE: AGE OF DRAGONS, ONE Flyweight Kickboxing World Champion Ilias “Tweety” Ennahachi (35-3) will make the first defense of his belt in the headline attraction.

Just like in his promotional debut back in August, the Dutchman will set foot on his opponent’s home soil as he will meet KLF World Champion “Metal Storm” Wang Wenfeng (40-7-1).

This will be a rubber match after Ennahachi won their first bout by decision in his homeland in 2014, and Wang took the rematch on the judges’ scorecards in China back in 2017.

Now they will go to battle one more time for up to five rounds to determine the world’s best kickboxer in their weight class.

Gold will also be on the line in the co-main event, as two heavy hitters will clash for the inaugural ONE Light Heavyweight Kickboxing World Title.

This contest will feature the return of Tarik “The Tank” Khbabez (46-5-1), the Dutch-Moroccan knockout artist who has built an unrivaled 4-0 record in ONE Super Series.

He will face another man who is known for his finishing ability in the form of Ukraine’s Roman Kryklia (44-7).

Both men are kickboxing World Champions, but now they will compete for the top prize in their sport at the Cadillac Arena.

Also at ONE: AGE OF DRAGONS, “The Hero” Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex (201-72-4) will make his return against Sasha Moisa (39-8).

In addition to that, Indian wrestling star Ritu Phogat will make her long-awaited mixed martial arts debut and unbeaten ISKA Welterweight World Champion Jorina Baars (46-0-3) makes her grand premiere in The Home Of Martial Arts.

The full lineup of bouts confirmed so far is listed below, and further announcements will follow in the coming weeks.

  • Ilias Ennahachi vs Wang Wenfeng (ONE Super Series Flyweight Kickboxing World Championship)
  • Tarik Khbabez vs Roman Kryklia (ONE Super Series Light Heavyweight Kickboxing World Championship)
  • Meng Bo vs Laura Balin (mixed martial arts – women’s atomweight)
  • Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex vs Sasha Moisa (ONE Super Series kickboxing – featherweight)
  • Miao Li Tao vs Jeremy Miado (mixed martial arts – strawweight)
  • Jorina Baars vs Christina Breuer (ONE Super Series kickboxing – women’s featherweight)
  • Ritu Phogat vs Cindy Tiong (mixed martial arts – women’s atomweight)
  • Ma Jia Wen vs Shinechagtga Zoltsetseg (mixed martial arts – featherweight)
  • Yusup Saadulaev vs Daichi Takenaka (mixed martial arts – bantamweight)
  • Enriko Kehl vs Armen Petrosyan (ONE Super Series Muay Thai – 73-kilogram catch weight)
  • Tang Kai vs Edward Kelly (mixed martial arts – featherweight)
  • Hexigetu vs Ramon Gonzales (mixed martial arts – strawweight)

Read more: 3 Bouts That Could Steal The Show At ONE: DAWN OF VALOR

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