ONE Championship: Conquest of Champions Full Card Announced

Eduard Folayang, ONE Championship
Eduard Folayang vs Aziz Pahrudinov Credit: ONE Championship

Asia’s ONE Championship has unveiled the full card for it’s Conquest of Champions show in Manila later this month.

The entire card for the upcoming ONE Championship: Conquest of Champions event in Manila, Philippines has been announced. In a press release, promotion officials unveiled the line-up, topped by a previously unveiled heavyweight clash between champ Brandon Vera, and Italy’s Mauro Cerilli. Also previously announced, the co-main event will see a battle between Eduard Folayang and Amir Khan, for the promotion’s vacant lightweight title — a fight Eddie Alvarez will no doubt be watching with interest.

Before those fights go down, however, ex-featherweight champ Honorio Banario (13-7) will return to take on South Korea’s “Crazy Dog” Dae Sung Park (8-2, 1 NC). Banario, a native of the Philippines, had a five fight winning streak snapped in his last bout, against Amir Khan.

Strawweight action will see another Filipino standout, Jeremy Miado (7-3), face off against China’s Peng Xue Wen (6-4). The final Filipino figher one the card, meanwhile, will be prospect Rockie Bactol (1-0), who got his start on the ONE Warrior series. He’ll take on another Warrior Series alum in Japan’s Akihiro Fujisawa (4-0-1).

In ONE Super Series Muay Thai action, UK’s Liam Harrison (84-22-2) takes on Thailand’s Saemapetch Fairtex (118-14-1). Deividas “The Lithuanian Savage” Danyla (46-11), meanwhile, faces Hiroaki Suzuki (40-11-1, 1NC), a Shooto Boxing Lightweight World Champion, in kickboxing action. Samy “AK47” Sana (132-8-1) of France and Italy’s Armen Petrosyan (69-18-1) also face off in kickboxing. The final pure striking bout announced sees Han Zi Hao (59-15) seeking his third ONE Super Series win against Azwan Che Wil (35-10).

In MMA action, a pair of debuting fighters put their undefeated records on the line when Raimond Magomedaliev (5-0) from Russia meets America’s James Nakashima (9-0). Heavyweight action sees Hideki “Shrek” Sekine (7-2) face Alexandre “Bebezao” Machado (8-3), and Rudy “The Golden Boy” Agustian (5-2) battles it out against Asraful “Warrior” Islam (2-1) at flyweight.

ONE Championship: Conquest of Champions takes place November 23 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines.

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