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ONE FC Honor & Glory Weigh-in Results: Ben Askren Set for Debut; One Bout Cancelled

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Ben Askren vs Bakhtiyar AbbasovONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC) announced Thursday that all but one fighter made weight. The fighters are ready for ONE FC: HONOR & GLORY, which takes place Friday evening at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore. The card will be headlined by a clash of two of the best welterweights in the world, Ben Askren and Bakhtiyar Abbasov.

Ben Askren stated, “I am brimming with excitement at the opportunity to get back to competing! I cannot wait to get into the ONE FC cage. I’m going to look to finish him quick and there is nothing he can do to stop it. I want to stamp my mark in Asia and this will be my first step towards the ONE FC title!”

Bakhtiyar Abbasov stated, “I did not come all the way to Asia to be Ben Askren’s stepping stone. It’s a huge opportunity to face one of the most-talked about guys in the industry but I feel like I am prepared to prove to the world that I am the best welterweight on the planet.”

The scheduled bout between Ji Xian and Thanh Vu has been cancelled after Ji Xian failed to make the required bantamweight limit. ONE FC: HONOR & GLORY is now set with nine bouts on the card.

MAIN EVENT
Ben Askren (76.9 kg/169.5lbs) vs. Bakhtiyar Abbasov (77.1 kg/170lbs)

CO-MAIN EVENT
Eddie Ng (70 kg/154lbs) vs. Vincent Latoel (69.7 kg/153 lbs)

MAIN CARD
Honorio Banario (65.8 kg/145lbs) vs. Jadambaa Narantungalag (65.6 kg/145lbs)
Caros Fodor (70.2 kg/155lbs) vs. Willy Ni (69.9 kg/154lbs)
Bruno Pucci (65.2 kg/144lbs) vs. Major Overall (65.7 kg/145lbs)
Alain Ngalani (104 kg/229lbs) vs. Chi Lewis Parry (110 kg/243lbs)
Radeem Rahman (60.7 kg/134lbs) vs. Raymond Tan (61.2 kg/135lbs)

UNDERCARD
Brad Robinson (80.4 kg/177lbs) vs. Nik Harris (78.5 kg/173lbs)
Stephen Langdown (60.9 kg /134.2lbs) vs. Casey Suire (61.2 kg/135lbs)

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