The century event planned this fall features two full-scale world championship events on the same day.
ONE CEO Chatri Sityodtong announced the matchup on Sunday for the upcoming championship in Tokyo. The two-part championship is set to launch on October 13 celebrating their 100th event. Part 1 includes Angela Lee (9-2) defending Atomweight (115 pounds) against Jingnan Xiong (14-1). Fans are excited for Lee’s return after losing consecutively in the 125-pounds weight class.
The co-headline includes UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (29-1) against Danny Kingad (13-1) in the 135-pound finals. Former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez (30-7) will face Saygid Guseyn (8-1) for the 170-pound division.
Part 2 features Aung La N Sang (25-10) defending the 225-pound championship title against Brandon Vera (16-7). One of the most anticipated fights include Bibiano Fernandes (23-4) against Kevin Belingon (20-6). The two have been longtime rivals and this will mark as the third straight fight between the two. Fernandes holds the lead 2-1 in the series after Belingon was disqualified for illegal strikes. This will be their fourth meeting and fans believe this will settle who is stronger.
Part 2 main card, Rodtang Jitmuangnon will fight against Walter Goncalves in the 135-pound Muay Thai Championship.