MENU
#Dynasty of Heroes #Colosseum #Conor McGregor #Fight One #Alexander Gustafsson #The Heavyweight Title Fight #Mariusz Pudzianowski #Fight Night Stockholm #Glover Teixeira #TKO #UFC 211



The lineup for One Fighting Championship’s third event is nearly complete, promotion officials announced Monday.

One FC 3 “War of the Lions,” which will take place March 31 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore, is headlined by a lightweight clash between Felipe Enomoto and Zorobabel Moreira. In another featured bout, former Shooto welterweight king Tatsuya Kawajiri will lock horns with an as-yet-to-be determined opponent at featherweight.

The 11-fight card also includes a lightweight scrap between URCC welterweight titleholder Eduard Folayang and K-1 standout Ole Laursen; a 170-pound affair pitting Deep welterweight champion Yuya Shirai against four-time Deep veteran Fabricio Monteiro; and a middleweight showdown between Dream and Strikeforce veteran Melvin Manhoef and Deep light heavyweight champion Yoshiyuki Nakanishi.

Enomoto last appeared at One FC 2 “Battle of Heroes,” where he submitted Laursen with a rear-naked choke in the evening’s main event. The win stopped a two-fight skid for the Swiss Japanese fighter, who had fallen to Gor Harutunian in July and Rich Clementi in December 2010.

A Brazilian jiu-jitsu blackbelt, Moreira has won five of his six professional fights. He was victorious twice in 2011, defeating Ferrid Kheder by unanimous decision in June before scoring a technical knockout of “TUF 5” alumnus Andy Wang at One FC’s initial event in September. “Zorro” has dispatched four of his five victims by knockout, technical knockout or submission.

A 39-fight veteran, Kawajiri is currently on a three-fight winning streak, with victories over Drew Fickett, Joachim Hansen and Kazuyuki Miyata to his credit. “Crusher” last tasted defeat against Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez in April, falling prey to elbows from “El Nino” in the opening round.

One FC debuted on Sept. 3 in Signapore, while its sophomore voyage took place at the Kelapa Gading Sports Mall in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Feb. 11. In November, the organization announced a partnership with the Japanese-based Dream promotion. The two organizations are tentatively expected to co-promote the March 31 card, along future events that take place in Japan, but it is unclear whether the anticipated joint venture is still part of the plan.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Dominique Steele meets New Zealand newcomer Luke Jumeau at UFC Fight Night 110 in Auckland

  • 29 days ago
  • 23 views

The lineup for the UFC’s return to New Zealand in June continues to grow with the addition of another welterweight bout.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Brett Johns vs. Mitch Gagnon added to UFC Fight Night 113 in Scotland

  • 20 days ago
  • 8 views

July’s UFC Fight Night 113 lineup has a new bantamweight addition.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Ex-champ Anderson Silva says he's off UFC 212 lineup

  • 20 days ago
  • 32 views

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva says he’s no longer part of the UFC 212 card in Rio de Janeiro.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Dana White Confirms TUF 26 Will Crown Women’s Flyweight Champion | MMAWeekly.com

  • 18 days ago
  • 10 views

UFC president Dana White on Tuesday confirmed that the next season of The Ultimate Fighter will launch the women's flyweight division and crown a champion. read news >>

UFC announces exciting slate of summer fights

  • 16 days ago
  • 5 views

The lineup is stacked for the UFC’s Summer of 2017, but even as a host of intriguing matchups were announced in Dallas, with the long-awaited rematch between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones on tap for U read news >>

Iuri Alcantara meets newcomer Brian Kelleher at UFC 212 in Rio de Janeiro

  • 15 days ago
  • 46 views

The lineup at UFC 212 in Brazil recently lost arguably its biggest name, but the lineup continues to build below what would’ve been Anderson Silva. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Juliana Lima vs. Amanda Ribas slated for TUF 25 Finale

  • 11 days ago
  • 13 views

July’s lineup for The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale has a new strawweight addition.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC 212 finalized lineup and extended video preview for Aldo vs. Holloway in Rio

  • 8 days ago
  • 40 views

Check out the full finalized lineup and an extended video preview for the next UFC pay-per-view event.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>