ONE Championship will get the new year started off with a bang. On Friday, January 14, ONE: Heavy Hitters goes live with two World Championship main events with an exciting ten additional bouts filling the undercard.
ONE: Heavy Hitters Fight Card Announced
In the main event, ONE Strawweight World Champion “The Panda” Xiong Jing Nan defends her crown against Ayaka Miura. The Japanese submission ace will try to become the first woman to dethrone the queen, but Xiong has reigned over the division since the inaugural title tilt in January of 2018.
After COVID-related safety precautions forced the match to be postponed, Roman Kryklia will finally defend his ONE Light Heavyweight Kickboxing World Championship against Murat Aygun in the evening’s co-main event.
The four additional main card bouts are split between ONE Super Series and mixed martial arts action.
In the first of two added ONE Super Series bouts, Supergirl returns to meet Ekaterina Vandareyva in the strawweight Muay Thai division. In bantamweight action, #1-ranked contender Saemapetch returns to meet Tawanchai in a pivotal battle to see who can move an inch closer to a meeting with Nong-O.
The main card opens with a strawweight mixed martial arts clash between rising stars Senzo Ikeda and Jeremy Miado. Later on the main card, the lightweight spotlight will be on the debut of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s teammate Saygid Izagakhmaev, who gets a tough draw against American James Nakashima.
The incredible main card is bolstered by an almost equal lead card slate.
#5-ranked flyweight Muay Thai contender Elias Mahmoudi defends his spot in the rankings against Walter Goncalves in the featured lead card contest. But before the bell rings for that match, Beybulat Isaev meets Giannis Stoforidis in a light heavyweight kickboxing match.
The remaining four lead card bouts are all mixed martial arts affairs.
Longtime veteran star Yushin Okami battles Leandro Ataides in a middleweight matchup, Troy Worthen will try to upend Shuya Kamikubo, Meng Bo moves up to strawweight to take on top contender Tiffany Teo, and Robin Catalan meets Elipitua Siregar to get the whole event started.
If you enjoy every aspect of martial arts, ONE: Heavy Hitters will be a must-see event. The live-action will be a fantastic way to get the new year started for ONE.
ONE: Heavy Hitters will air live on YouTube beginning at 5:00 a.m. EST/2:00 a.m. PST on Friday, January 14.
ONE: Heavy Hitters Main Card
ONE Strawweight World Championship: Xiong Jing Nan vs. Ayaka Miura
ONE Light Heavyweight Kickboxing World Championship: Roman Kryklia vs. Murat Aygun
Saemapetch Fairtex vs. Tawanchai PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym
James Nakashima vs. Saygid Izagakhmaev
Supergirl vs. Ekaterina Vandareyva
Senzo Ikeda vs. Jeremy Miado
Elias Mahmoudi vs. Walter Goncalves
Beybulat Isaev vs. Giannis Stoforidis
Yushin Okami vs. Leandro Ataides
Shuya Kamikubo vs. Troy Worthen
Tiffany Teo vs. Meng Bo
Robin Catalan vs. Elipitua Siregar