The ten-fight card for ONE FC: Warrior’s Way at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Manila is now complete with match-ups involving Filipinos Eduard Folayang, Rene Catalan, Ana Julaton, and Jujeath Nagaowa all announced on Thursday.
Folayang (14-4) is coming off back-to-back decision wins over Vincent Latoel and former ONE FC 155-pound champion Kotetsu Boku and will be looking to make it three victories in a row when he takes on Timofey Nastyukhin (7-1).
The Russian is making his promotional debut, but signed with ONE FC earlier this year on the back of a streak that saw him stop seven consecutive opponents in the opening round with four of those finishes arriving in under a minute.
Filipino American former boxing world champion Julaton (1-1) has proved extremely popular in Manila, and she will be looking to bounce back from a split-decision loss to Ann Osman earlier this year when she takes on Egyptian Walaa Abbas (2-1) in a flyweight fight.
It has been over a year since Catalan (0-1-0-1) was last seen inside the ONE FC cage in a fight that was called a no contest after he suffered multiple shots to the back of the head, but the decorated Wushu practitioner returns to face up-and-coming Thai flyweight Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke (3-0).
The final fight announced by the promotion is in the women’s 105-pound division and will feature two undefeated mixed martial artists, as seasoned boxer Nagaowa (1-0) takes on Cambodia’s Tharoth Sam (2-0).
ONE FC: Warrior’s Way is headlined by a bantamweight title bout between Bibiano Fernandes and Dae Hwan Kim, and will also feature the promotional debuts of UFC veterans Brandon Vera and Roger Gracie, who will be taking on Igor Subora and James McSweeney respectively.
Fans around Asia can catch all the action live on FOX Sports 1. Check your local listings. Also, fans from around the world can witness the action online via live streaming at http://www.onefc.com/livestream. The event will be available for purchase at just US$9.99.
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