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ONE: ‘Tigers of Asia’ preview (Pt. 1)

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ONE Championship returns to Kuala Lumpur this Friday night (Oct. 9, 2015) with a mixed martial arts (MMA) card that has been bolstered by the cancellation of the Beijing event. The show will be headlined by a rearranged middleweight title match between champion Igor Svirid and challenger Vitaly Bigdash, while a bantamweight match up between Dae Hwan Kim and Tengli Ge has also been added.
The majority of the card consists of Malaysian fighters with the likes of Ev Ting, Peter Davis and Gianni Subba all in action while Filipino featherweights Eric Kelly and Honorio Banario both make their return to the cage as well as Japan’s Asuka Mikami and Hiroshige Tanaka.
Here is my preview of the first six fights on the card:
145 lbs.: Florian Garel vs Keanu Subba
Keanu Subba (1-1) is the younger brother of Gianni and is looks to be just as good a prospect. He is 21 but made his pro debut at the age of 16 and is a Malaysian Invasion champion and a veteran of seven amateur fights. He has fast footwork and is good at getting in and out and doing damage.
Florian Garel (2-4) comes from a Karate background and is reasonably well rounded but ….View original article