ONE FC Announces First Three Events of 2015
Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90 percent market share, ONE Championship™ (ONE FC), has announced three blockbuster events to kick off 2015. On March 13, ONE FC will hold ONE FC: AGE OF CHAMPIONS. The event is set to take place at Stadium Putra in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
ONE FC will also return to Manila, Philippines, on April 24 for ONE FC: VALOR OF CHAMPIONS and to Singapore on May 22 for ONE FC: WARRIOR’S QUEST.
ONE FC: WARRIOR’S QUEST will be held at the 12,000-seater Singapore Indoor Stadium while ONE FC’s return to the Philippines will be held at the state-of-the-art MOA Arena.
Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore are three of ONE FC’s most prolific markets and fans can be sure to expect some very high-profile bouts.
However, originally scheduled to be held in Jakarta on Feb. 14, ONE FC: ODYSSEY OF CHAMPIONS will be moved to a later date.
ONE FC Welterweight World Champion Ben “Funky” Askren will return to the ONE FC cage to defend his title against veteran mixed martial artist from Brazil, Luis “Sapo” Santos at ONE FC: VALOR OF CHAMPIONS.
“We are kicking off 2015 with three spectacular events lined up to start the year,” said ONE FC CEO Victor Cui.
“ONE FC: AGE OF CHAMPIONS will see ONE FC Flyweight World Champion Adriano Moraes defend his title for the first time against against Riku Shibuya and ONE FC: VALOR OF CHAMPIONS will see the return of ONE FC Welterweight World Champion Ben Askren as he takes on one of the toughest challenges of his career against Luis Santos,” he added.
“Ben Askren is the absolute best in the world and we are excited to see him up against the highly skilled Luis Santos. We are ecstatic at the chance to be back in Manila on 24 April and in Singapore on 22 May to treat fans to world-class mixed martial arts action!”
Loren Mack earned his degree at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas (UNLV) and his Master’s Degree in Integrated Marketing Communications at Marist College. He is a volunteer member of the prestigious Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame (NVBHOF) and a member of Community Unity of Sullivan County, New York. He has been an integral part of the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) industry for years now, and is a well-known public figure in the community. Loren is also a loving father and a grateful husband to his wife. He now serves as the director of public relations for ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC) headquartered in Singapore. Follow him at @LorenMackBlog
Source: The Jakarta Globe