Melvin Manhoef to Lock Horns with Brock Larson at One FC 8 ‘Kings and Champions’
Dutch knockout artist Melvin
will square off with UFC and WEC veteran Brock Larson
on April 5.
One Fighting Championship officials announced the matchup on
Monday. Titled “Kings and Champions,” One FC 8 takes place at
Singapore Indoor Stadium and features a lightweight title clash
between Shinya Aoki
Boku. The event’s undercard bouts can be viewed for free at
onefc.livesport.tv, while the main card will air via online
pay-per-view for $9.99.
Manhoef, 36, has won three straight fights, most recently stopping
Kang with a vicious knee to the body 50 seconds into their
Dream 18 encounter. The Mike’s Gym representative has finished 25
of his 27 victims by knockout and owns notable triumphs over
Misaki, Mark Hunt,
Sakuraba and Evangelista
Larson has toiled on the regional circuit since exiting the UFC
following a loss to Brian
Foster in November 2009. The 35-year-old Minnesota Martial Arts
Academy product has also won his last three bouts, including a
unanimous verdict against Eduardo
Pamplona at RFA 6 in January.
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