ONE: “Heroes of the World” mixed martial arts (MMA) event is set for Cotai Arena in Macau this Saturday night (local time), headlined by an interim Flyweight title fight between Adriano Moraes and Andrew Leone Tilek Batyrov. The card features several fights that have the potential to be title eliminators.
Let’s break it down (again):
155 lbs.: Christian Lee Vs. Martin Nguyen
This is one of the most eagerly anticipated fights on the card and features two of the best prospects in the featherweight division. Everyone knows about Christian Lee (5-0) and the awesome potential of the teenager who has stopped five opponents out of five in the ONE Championship cage.
Martin Nguyen (6-1) isn’t too far behind Lee and would be undefeated were it not for a submission loss to Marat Gafurov in a fight he took at just two days notice. Neither man has ever been the distance and this looks set to be an explosive encounter that is unlikely to be left to the judges.
170 lbs.: Eddie Ng Vs. Honorio Banario
Eddie Ng (7-3) has some serious power and broke Ariel Sexton’s arm with a body kick in his last fight. However I expect him to employ more of a wrestling based strategy here because his opponent has decent striking but questionable submission defence.
Banario (9-6) will want to keep this fight standing and attack Ng with a lot of kicks. If he can do that then the former featherweight champion stands a chance but if the Filipino ends up on his back then there is a high likelihood of him getting submitted.
170 lbs.: Adrian Pang Vs. Eduard Folayang
Eduard Folayang (15-5) went some way towards erasing memories of his brutal 2014 knockout at the hands of Timofey Nastyukhin with a comfortable decision win over Tetsuya Yamada earlier this year. However if ….View full article
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