The ONE: “Kingdom of Champions” card now has six fights including a main event that pits two undefeated strawweight champions together. The event is set for the Impact Arena in Bangkok on May 27th and will be the promotion’s first ever card in Thailand.
Reigning ONE strawweight champion Dejdamrong Sor Amnuayrichoke (6-0) will be headlining the show, which also features performances by two of Thailand’s biggest bands. His opponent was announced this week and he will be taking on a top ranked Japanese fighter.
Yoshitaka Naito (10-0) is the reigning Shooto 115-pound champion and has beaten some of the best fighters in the division. The Chiba based fighter will be making his promotional debut in Bangkok and fighting outside of his native Japan for the first time.
it is one of two title fights on the card with Marat Gafurov (13-0) also set to make the first defense of his featherweight belt against an opponent on a 13-fight winning streak. Current Deep 145-pound champion Kazunori Yokota (25-5-2) is enjoying the best form of his career and will be looking to add the ONE belt to his collection.
The card also sees former WBA 130-pound champion Yodsanan Sityodtong (1-1) returning to the cage after a four-year absence. The Thai veteran will be taking on Cambodia’s Chrech Kosal (2-1) in a bantamweight grudge match that is sure to get the crowd at the Impact Arena going.
The other Thai on the card is Anatpong Bunrad (5-2) and he will be fighting in his homeland for the very first time. His opponent is Filipino flyweight Eugene Toquero (8-3) who came very close to stopping former champion Adriano Moraes in the opening round recently.
The other fights announced are a catchweight contest between Rob Lisita (14-7) and Timofey Nastyukhin (9-2) and a middleweight matchup which pits former title challenger Leandro ….View full article
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