One Championship will next month return to
Stadium Negara in Kuala Lumpur for another stacked fight card.
One: Unbreakable Warriors is set to
electrify fight fans in Malaysia’s capital city with a world-class
event headlined by the nation’s own Ev “E.T.” Ting as he takes on
Rob Lisita in the main event.
CEO of One Championship, Victor Cui, said,
“There is always a tremendous atmosphere and excitement in Kuala
Lumpur each time One Championship comes to visit. This time,
Malaysian MMA stars the likes of Ev Ting, Peter Davis, Ann Osman,
Agilan Thani, Gianni and Keanu Subba will all grace the One
Championship cage in one night, ready to set the Stadium Negara
ablaze with excitement and world-class mixed martial arts action.
One: Unbreakable Warriors will be a historic evening for Kuala
Lumpur, and we can’t wait to be there.”
“E.T.” Ting is a mixed martial artist of Malaysian descent. He
lives and trains out of Auckland, New Zealand, and has amassed a
stellar 11-3 record so far in his professional career. A winner of
his last two bouts by impressive submission over top caliber opponents, Ting is one of the most talented fighters to come out
of Malaysia. As Ting’s popularity in his hometown soars, he gets the chance to once again grace the One Championship cage in the
headliner against Rob Lisita.
“Warrior of God” Lisita of Campbelltown, Australia, is known as a
relentless offensive force, armed with powerful striking
combinations intended to score highlight-reel finishes. He is 14-8
as a professional mixed martial artist, and has proven to be a
fixture in big fights owing to his fan-friendly style. A veteran
fighter who has faced the best in his division and beyond, Lisita
looks to continue fulfilling his goal of competing against the
promotion’s top contenders. His next assignment is Ev Ting, who
will be fighting in front of his hometown crowd.
Kuala Lumpur’s Peter Davis is a local MMA star, actor, and
model. The 35-year old Malaysian star owns a respectable 10-4 professional record, winning four of his last five bouts in
impressive fashion. He likes to use his reach and athleticism to
stifle opponents from range while picking them apart with pinpoint
strikes. Davis is set to take on offensive dynamo Shannon Wiratchai of Thailand.
Shannon “One Shin”
Wiratchai of Thailand, is a veteran of exciting and memorable
battles inside the One Championship cage. A mainstay of Bangkok
Fight Lab, he trains in various martial arts disciplines at home
in Bangkok, including Muay Thai, boxing, wrestling and jiujitsu.
An innovator with a wide range of offensive manoeuvres at his
disposal, Wiratchai likes to be creative with his striking,
employing a myriad of unpredictable off-angle elbows and kicks.
He’s set to lock horns with Peter Davis next.
Ann “Athena” Osman of Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, makes a swift
return to the One Championship cage following her exciting
come-from-behind victory over Egypt’s Haiat Farag in her last
bout. Known as Malaysia’s fighting belle, the female warrior hones
her craft at Borneo Tribal Squad, advancing her skills in various
disciplines such as wrestling, jiujitsu and Muay Thai. A
well-rounded fighter, Osman likes to overpower opponents, and is
always extremely aggressive in pursuit of a finish. Osman will
take on April Osenio in what should be an interesting clash of
April Osenio of the Philippines is
known as Team Lakay’s fierce female warrior. The 22-year-old
prospect trains out of the high-altitudes of Baguio City along
with her more experienced Lakay teammates. In her last bout,
Osenio upset Filipino-English fighter Natalie Gonzales Hills
impressively by first-round armbar, despite being adept in the
striking art of Wushu. She now aims to continue in the win column
by taking on a monstrous challenge in Ann Osman.
Tatsuya Mizuno of Tokyo, Japan, is a 35-year-old mixed martial
arts veteran with a professional MMA record of 15-11-1. Mizuno’s
knowledge and wisdom is a cut above the level of any of his
opponents due to his vast experience inside the cage. Mizuno is a highly-resilient and determined competitor, with great all-around
striking and grappling skills. He gets another shot at victory
inside the One Championship cage against Gilberto Galvăo.
Gilberto “Giba” Galvăo is a 34-year-old mixed martial
arts veteran from Balneario Camboriu, Brazil, with extensive
experience in the sport of MMA. A solid middleweight contender, Galvao has competed largely in Brazil and has compiled 28 total
victories, more than half of which have ended in a submission. The
exceptional grappler will make his One Championship promotional
debut against Japanese veteran Tatsuya Mizuno.
Malaysia’s Gianni Subba is a 23-year-old flyweight prospect from
Kuala Lumpur. He spends his time carefully honing his craft with
talented teammates, including brother Keanu, at Bali Muay Thai &
MMA in Indonesia. A winner of four of his last five bouts, Subba
is a seasoned athlete with a stellar 7-2 clip in his young career.
Five of his seven wins have come either by submission or by crowd-pleasing technical knockout. In his next assignment, the
crafty Yago Bryan poses a stern challenge.
Bryan of Rio de Janeiro is a Brazilian strawweight prospect who
took on former ONE Strawweight World Champion Dejdamrong Sor
Amnuaysirichoke in his promotional debut. The 24-year old more
than held his own against the Muay Thai veteran, going
back-and-forth with Dejdamrong for five gruelling rounds. Skilled
in both the striking and grappling arts, Bryan is making his way
back to the One Championship cage, this time against Gianni Subba.
The undefeated Agilan “Alligator” Thani of Kuala
Lumpur, Malaysia, will be making a quick return to the One
Championship cage following his spectacular technical knockout
victory over American Brad Robinson this past May. The 20-year-old
prospect is a perfect 5-0 as a professional, with four of his five
victories ending in the first round. Thani has shown steady
improvement in each outing, and will look to put his skills
further to the test against the hard-hitting Trestle Tan.
Trestle Tan is a welterweight contender from Manila,
Philippines, and is known as one of the hardest punchers in the
promotion regardless of weight class. In his last bout, Tan made
quick work of Djatmiko Waluyo at One: Tribe of Warriors in Jakarta
this past February, winning via rear-naked choke submission in an
exciting matchup. He will need to be at full strength as he
squares off against Agilan Thani in an incredible showdown of
22-year-old Keanu Subba
of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is a former amateur MMA champion and is
one of the most promising young talents in One Championship’s
featherweight ranks. He is 3-2 as a professional mixed martial
artist after making a name for himself as Malaysia’s former MIMMA
featherweight champion. Subba’s experience inside the One
Championship cage as a young fighter has taught him great lessons
that he says has helped him improve his overall game. He’ll get
the chance to test those skills against Waqar Umar next.
Waqar Umar of Pakistan is a featherweight with a 4-3
professional mixed martial arts record. All four of his victories
have come by submission, made possible by his well-established
grappling skills. Inside the One Championship cage, he’s faced the
likes of Peter Davis, Amir Khan, and Benedict Ang. His next task
is to take on rising Malaysian star Keanu Subba.
In the evening’s Facebook Livestream preliminary bouts,
Brazilian jiu jitsu world champion Bruno Pucci will take on
Nuerdebieke Bahetihan, while Indian female atomweight Jeet Toshi
makes her return to the One Championship cage against undefeated
Taiwanese female fighter Jenny Huang. They will be accompanied by
former WBF Asia-Pacific Light Heavyweight Boxing Champion Hisyam
Samsudin and current MIMMA Featherweight Champion Muhammad Aiman,
who will face off in a battle of Malaysian prospects to kick off
One: Unbreakable Warriors.
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