ONE Championship to hold 100th live event in Tokyo

By Staff Writer 2 July 2019 52
ONE Championship to hold 100th live event in Tokyo
ONE Championship announced on Monday its return to the iconic Ryōgoku Kokugikan in Tokyo for ONE: CENTURY, the promotion's historic 100th live event, scheduled for October 13.

It is set to feature, among others, three World Championship bouts, and three World Grand Prix Championships.

ONE Women's Atomweight World Champion "Unstoppable" Angela Lee of Singapore will put her title on the line against ONE Women's Strawweight World Champion "The Panda" Xiong Jing Nan of China.

ONE Light Heavyweight World Champion "The Burmese Python" Aung La N Sang of Myanmar will defend his title against ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon "The Truth" Vera of the Philippines. 

ONE Bantamweight World Champion Bibiano "The Flash" Fernandes of Brazil will also be in action against Kevin "The Silencer" Belingon of the Philippines.

"I am thrilled to announce that ONE Championship is set to throw the biggest martial arts event in history this October in Tokyo, Japan. 

"ONE Championship has come a long way since 2011 and is ushering in a new era for martial arts across the globe. 

"ONE: CENTURY is our historic 100th live event. Set at the iconic Ryōgoku Kokugikan, three World Championship bouts are scheduled to take place alongside three World Grand Prix Championships. 

"In addition, ONE Championship will be holding the inaugural World Martial Arts Week, which kicks off with our very first ONE Martial Arts Fan Fest. 

"The biggest and brightest stars of ONE Championship are ready to shine in Tokyo, and fans will surely not want to miss the festivities," said Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship.

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