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Monday, July 19, 2021
ONE Championship Returns with ONE: BATTLEGROUND on 30 July
19 July 2021 – Singapore: ONE Championship™ (ONE) today announced the full card for ONE: BATTLEGROUND, which will broadcast live from the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Friday, 30 July.
In the main event, reigning ONE Strawweight Muay Thai World Champion Sam-A Gaiyanghadao defends his World Title against Thai phenom Prajanchai PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym. In the co-main event, former two-division ONE World Champion Aung La N Sang takes on Leandro Ataides in a pivotal middleweight clash.
Also featured on the card is a battle of top-ranked featherweight kickboxers, as Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong (#4) faces the debuting Tayfun Ozcan (#5). Indian star Ritu Phogat and Singaporean-American prodigy Victoria Lee will also be in action.
ONE is working closely with the relevant government agencies and industry stakeholders to ensure the highest standards of health and safety for the closed-door event. There will be no live audience at this closed-door production.
ONE: BATTLEGROUND 30 July 2021 Singapore Indoor Stadium
ONE Strawweight Muay Thai World Championship (C) Sam-A Gaiyanghadao vs. Prajanchai PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym Strawweight: 52.3 KG – 56.7 KG
Mixed Martial Arts Aung La N Sang vs. Leandro Ataides Middleweight: 84.0 KG – 93.0 KG
Kickboxing Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong vs. Tayfun Ozcan Featherweight: 65.9 KG – 70.3 KG
Mixed Martial Arts Ritu Phogat vs. Lin Heqin Atomweight: 47.7 KG – 52.2 KG
Mixed Martial Arts Chen Rui vs. Jeremy Pacatiw Bantamweight: 61.3 KG – 65.8 KG
Mixed Martial Arts Victoria Lee vs. Wang Luping Atomweight: 47.7 KG – 52.2 KG
ONE: BATTLEGROUND II and ONE: BATTLEGROUND III will also take place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, airing on 13 August and 27 August, respectively.
ONE: BATTLEGROUND II features a main event showdown between former ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard Folayang and Chinese mixed martial arts star Zhang Lipeng, who will be making his ONE debut. In the co-main event, #5-ranked strawweight contender and former ONE Strawweight World Champion Alex Silva takes on Miao Li Tao.
ONE: BATTLEGROUND III is headlined by an explosive bantamweight Muay Thai battle between #1-ranked contender Saemapetch Fairtex and Thai superstar Tawanchai PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym. In the co-main event, former ONE Strawweight World Champion Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke faces Chinese phenom Banma Duoji.
About ONE Championship™ ONE Championship ranks among the world's top 10 sports media properties for viewership and engagement and has a cumulative reach of over 400 million fans, according to Nielsen. ONE produces and distributes world-class events across more than 150 countries, featuring martial artists and World Champions from over 80 nations and all styles of martial arts including MMA, Muay Thai, and kickboxing. ONE can be viewed on many of the largest global free-to-air and digital broadcasters, including Star Sports, Beijing TV, iQIYI, TV5, Turner Sports, SCTV, Startimes, Thairath TV, Skynet, Mediacorp, Great Sports, Spark Sport, Match TV, Dubai Sports, and more.