ONE 166: Qatar Weigh-In & Hydration Test Results, Plus Ceremonial Weigh-Ins & Faceoff Highlights

Reinier de Ridder Anatoly Malykhin

ONE Championship™ (ONE) today released the ONE 166: Qatar Weigh-In & Hydration Test results and held the Ceremonial Weigh-Ins & Faceoffs at Lusail Sports Arena in Qatar.

[ONE 166: Qatar Ceremonial Weigh-Ins & Faceoffs Photos]

[ONE 166: Qatar Ceremonial Weigh-Ins & Faceoffs Video Highlights]

Ali Saldoev vs. Zakaria El Jamari will proceed at a catchweight of 137.75 pounds as Saldoev missed weight for his Muay Thai matchup. He will forfeit 25% of his purse to his opponent. Vladimir Kuzmin, who is set to face Zafer Sayik in a 147.25-pound catchweight Muay Thai bout, will also forfeit 25% of his purse to his opponent for passing weight and hydration outside of the designated testing window.

All of the other athletes competing at ONE 166: Qatar successfully passed weight and hydration.

ONE 166: Qatar, presented by Visit Qatar, will take place at the Lusail Sports Arena on Friday, March 1. The card is headlined by three World Title rematches. In the main event, ONE Middleweight MMA World Champion Reinier de Ridder will defend his gold against ONE Heavyweight and Light Heavyweight MMA World Champion Anatoly Malykhin.

ONE 166: Qatar is proud to have several official partners in the region — presenting partner Visit Qatar, media partner Media City Qatar, and Ooredoo.

ONE 166: Qatar will be broadcast live in over 190 countries worldwide and air exclusively on beIN Sports in the MENA region. The event will also air live and for free on in many regions around the globe. And for the first time ever, Prime Video will livestream a ONE numbered event for Prime members in the U.S. and Canada.

Limited tickets for ONE 166: Qatar are available for purchase on the Virgin Megastore and Q-Tickets.

ONE 166: Qatar Final Weight and Hydration Results

MMA – Middleweight (Over 185 – 205 lbs)

Reinier de Ridder (204.00 lbs, 1.0210) vs. Anatoly Malykhin (204.50 lbs, 1.0091)

MMA – Featherweight (Over 145 – 155 lbs)

Tang Kai (154.25 lbs, 1.0180) vs. Thanh Le (154.25 lbs, 1.0237)

MMA – Strawweight (Over 115 – 125 lbs)

Jarred Brooks (124.50 lbs, 1.0136) vs. Joshua Pacio (124.00 lbs, 1.0070)

MMA – Heavyweight (Over 225 – 265 lbs)

Arjan Bhullar (245.25 lbs, 1.0087) vs. Amir Aliakbari (246.25 lbs, 1.0244)

Boxing – Catchweight (147 lbs)

Zuhayr Al-Qahtani (146.75 lbs, 1.0057) vs. Mehdi Zatout (144.00 lbs, 1.0136)

Submission Grappling – Flyweight (Over 125 – 135 lbs)

Osamah Almarwai (133.50 lbs, 1.0203) vs. Cleber Sousa (134.75 lbs, 1.0222)

Muay Thai – Catchweight (147.75 lbs)*

Zafer Sayik (147.50 lbs, 1.0152) vs. Vladimir Kuzmin (147.25 lbs, 1.0248)

Muay Thai – Catchweight (137.75 lbs)**

Zakaria El Jamari (133.25 lbs, 1.0199) vs. Ali Saldoev (137.75 lbs, 1.0000)

Muay Thai – Bantamweight (Over 135 – 145 lbs)

Shinji Suzuki (144.00 lbs, 1.0078) vs. Han Zi Hao (144.75 lbs, 1.0087)

MMA – Strawweight (Over 115 – 125 lbs)

Keito Yamakita (124.00 lbs, 1.0083) vs. Jeremy Miado (124.25 lbs, 1.0036)

Hydration values less than or equal to 1.0250 earn a passing mark, while values greater than or equal to 1.0251 earn a failing mark. Athletes who failed weight and hydration tests were given until 11 p.m. local time to clear tests.

*Vladimir Kuzmin passes weight and hydration but outside of the designated testing window and will forfeit 25% of his purse to Zafer Sayik.

**Ali Saldoev misses weight and will forfeit 25% of his purse to Zakaria El Jamari. The bout will now be at a catchweight of 137.75 lbs.

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