one-fc-18-posterThe fight card is set for next month’s “ONE FC 18: War of Dragons” event, which marks the promotion’s debut in Taiwan.

The event takes place July 11 at National Taiwan University Sports Center in Taipei City. The card streams in North America as an online pay-per-view.

A previously announced bout between featherweights Eric Kelly (10-1) and Rob Lisita (14-5) headlines the card, which is the Singapore-based promotion’s fifth show of 2014.

“ONE FC is bringing world-class mixed martial arts action to Taiwan for the first time on 11 July,” ONE FC CEO Victor Cui stated. “Fans in Taipei will now get the opportunity to experience a night of adrenaline-pumping mixed martial arts action live. This is a historic event as Taiwanese fighters now have the opportunity to compete against international opponents in front of a potential 1 billion viewers worldwide.”

New additions to the card include Taiwanese welterweight Jeff Huang (3-1) vs. Indian kickboxer Bala Shetty (0-0), as well as a rematch between heavyweights Alain Ngalani (1-1) and Chi Lewis Parry (5-0), whose ONE FC 16 bout ended in a no-contest due to an accidental illegal knee to the groin.

Additionally, Singaporean bantamweight Nicholas Lee (2-1) has replaced Muhamad Haidar (0-1) and meets Sung Ming Yen (2-1).

The full lineup includes:

  • Eric Kelly vs. Rob Lisita
  • Koji Ando vs. Rafael Nunes
  • Koetsu Okazaki vs. Yusup Saadulaev
  • Paul Cheng vs. Mahmoud Hassan
  • Nicholas Lee vs. Ming Yen Sung
  • Zhang Zheng Jie vs. Rayner Kansiong
  • Mohamed Ali vs. Jake Butler
  • Alain Ngalani vs. Chi Lewis Parry
  • Jeff Huang vs. Bala Shetty
  • Florian Garel vs. Nathan Ng

For the latest on ONE FC 18, stay tuned to the MMA Rumors section of the site.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

WSOF 31 main card finalized with John Howard, Luis Palomino, Chris Barnett, others

  • 16 days ago
  • 3 views

With three new bouts in a trio of weight classes, the main card is set for June’s WSOF 31 event.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

UFC Fight Night 90: dos Anjos vs. Alvarez Event Page and Fight Card

  • 13 days ago
  • 17 views

UFC Fight Night 90 event page and fight card rumors for July 7 in Las Vegas, Nevada. read news >>

Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Eddie Alvarez Set for July Title Fight on UFC Fight Pass

  • 13 days ago
  • 8 views

Rafael Dos Anjos will defend his UFC lightweight title July 7 when he faces Eddie Alvarez on UFC Fight Pass. There is a lot of interesting information packed into that sentence. UFC officials announc read news >>

UFC 197: Jones vs. Saint Preux Media Conference Call Audio Replay

  • 13 days ago
  • 13 views

The fighters competing in the UFC 197 main event and co-main event bouts on April 23 fielded questions during a media conference call on Friday. read news >>

UFC Fight Night 91 Event Page and Fight Card

  • 12 days ago
  • 8 views

UFC Fight Night 91 event page and fight card rumors for July 13 in Sioux Falls. read news >>

UFC makes South Dakota debut with UFC Fight Night 91 in Sioux Falls on July 13

  • 12 days ago
  • 5 views

Mixed martial arts has exploded in South Dakota over the past few years. As evidence of its meteoric rise, this summer Sioux Falls will usher in a new era for professional sports in the state.Filed u read news >>

UFC on FOX 19 Video: Dana White Backstage Interview

  • 11 days ago
  • 29 views

UFC president Dana White talks about the UFC on FOX 19 main event and co-main event bouts shortly after they happened backstage at the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. on Saturday. read news >>

5th Annual UFC International Fight Week Dates Announced for Five Days in July

  • 11 days ago
  • 11 views

UFC announced that the 5th Annual UFC International Fight Week will be capped off by the third and final day of UFC Fan Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center in July. read news >>

Georges St-Pierre Discusses Possible UFC Comeback, Reebok Deal Pitfalls

  • 10 days ago
  • 21 views

There have been rumbles of Georges St-Pierre returning for months now. Famed boxing coach Freddie Roach discussed running a camp with the former welterweight champ. His MMA coach, Firas Zahabi, has b read news >>

The Complete Guide to UFC 197: Jones vs. Saint Preux

  • 8 days ago
  • 1 views

After 15 months on the sidelines due to his legal troubles, former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones finally returns to action on Saturday night at UFC 197. In his absence, Daniel Cormier won the read news >>