For its 100th show, ONE to feature 2 full fight cards in ‘Century’ event in Japan

first_imgBREAKING: A day after being fired, Robredo asks: ‘Ano bang kinatatakutan ninyong malaman ko?’ There will be two full fight cards on the same day featuring one world title fight on top of another in ONE: Century on October 13 at the historic Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo.“To celebrate our historic 100th show, I am thrilled to announce that ONE: CENTURY on 13 October in Tokyo will feature two full-scale World Championship events (of 11 fights on each card) on the same day with World Championship title fights, World Grand Prix Championship title fights, and much more,” announced Chatri Sityodtong, founder, chairman and CEO of ONE Championship.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsSPORTSPH women’s football team not spared from SEA Games hotel woesSPORTSThailand claims not enough Thai food, drinks for players at hotelSityodtong said the Japan card also marks the first time that the promotion will be aired live in the US in partnership with TNT on Saturday night.“In what will be the biggest martial arts extravaganza in history, our morning Tokyo show will air live on TNT on Saturday night in the US (as well as other select countries), and our evening Tokyo show will air live across 140-plus countries.” Renovation of old sports venues not just for SEA Games use MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sityodtong also vowed to add more explosive fights in what is already a loaded card as it stands.Headlining the show are a pair of champion versus champion bouts with heavyweight titleholder Brandon Vera facing reigning two-division champion Aung La N Sang for the Burmese hero’s light heavyweight belt.Angela Lee, on the other hand, will defend her atomweight crown in a rematch with strawweight queen Xiong Jing Nan.Xiong stopped Lee in the fifth round of their scintillating first encounter.Bibiano Fernandes is also putting his bantamweight belt on the line in an unprecedented fourth fight with Filipino star Kevin Belingon.ADVERTISEMENT UK thanks PH for rescuing Brit, Filipino wife abducted in Sulu LATEST STORIES Rescue efforts underway as Typhoon Hagibis kills 11 in Japan PLAY LIST 03:03Rescue efforts underway as Typhoon Hagibis kills 11 in Japan01:00Duterte to fly to Japan for Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss ‘Ghost guns’ are untraceable, easy to make, more prevalentcenter_img What a relief! Paris show lifts taboo on historic outdoor loos MANILA, Philippines–ONE Championship held its biggest event in its inaugural show in Japan last April, and it’s only fitting that the Home of Martial Arts will be back in the Japanese capital for its 100th show at a grander scale.ADVERTISEMENT Singapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics ‘City-killer’: Asteroid the size of the Great Pyramid may hit Earth in 2022, says NASA Kim Chiu rushed to ER after getting bitten by dog in BGC NBA star Stephen Curry finances college golf team for six years A couple of World Grand Prix finales are also scheduled.Demetrious Johnson, who is regarded as the greatest MMA fighter of all time, will take on fast-rising Filipino Danny Kingad in the Flyweight World Grand Prix Championship Final while another legend in Eddie Alvarez will lock horns with Saygid Guseyn Arslanaliev in the Lightweight World Grand Prix Championship Final.A duel between two of the best kickboxers in the world in Giorio Petrosyan and Samy Sana are also in tow in the Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix Championship Final with the winner pocketing $1 million.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View commentslast_img read more