ONE FC CEO Victor Cui on Monday announced that he would be rescheduling ONE FC: Dynasty of Champions from Oct. 31 until Dec. 19 in order to accommodate another 2014 card in a different Chinese city.
ONE FC: Dynasty of Champions was scheduled for the Olympic Stadium Gymnasium in Beijing this Friday night, but will now be taking place in the same venue on Dec. 19 instead.
The main event and co-main event will still be going ahead as planned with Chinese bantamweights Xi Jian (11-2) and Yadong Song (4-0-0-1) set to face off and Adrian Pang (20-8-2) scheduled to meet Vincent Latoel (15-15-2) in a 155-pound match-up.
Cui has been in China since last Thursday and posted the following message on his official Facebook page:
“I’m absolutely blown away by the INCREDIBLE response by fans, partners and sponsors in mainland China. We’ve decided to add an additional event in China THIS YEAR to ensure that our fans get what they want, making it a total of 2 events in mainland China in 2014.
To accommodate for the additional event, our Beijing event, ONE FC: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS, will be held on 19 December 2014. Thank you for the support everyone, I will announce the other new dates shortly. China, here we come!”
ONE FC has partnered with AMC Live Global in a deal which will see Asia’s biggest MMA promotion put on 10 events per year in cities across China. ONE FC has already held a successful show place in Taiwan this year.
Cui’s organization has expanded into several new territories in 2014, including Dubai and Cambodia, and is set to finish the year with a flurry with three shows in three different countries currently booked and an additional event in China set to be announced soon.
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