Following the announcement of a pair of title fights last month, ONE Championship has revealed an additional eleven bouts for its Roots of Honor card in Manila this April.
ONE Championship’s next trip to the Philippines continues to take shape. Among the key additions announced for ONE Championship: Roots of Honor on Tuesday, Brazil’s Luis Santos, a one-time rival of Ben Askren, will take on James Nakashima at welterweight. Additionally, in the women’s atomwieght division, newly signed Bi Nguyen, a King of the Cage veteran, will take on Dwi Ani Retno Wulan in Nguyen’s promotional debut.
The ‘KillHer Bee’ or just plain Killer Bee (4-2) has also fought for Legacy FC, and split a pair of fights with current RIZIN FF star Andy Nguyen. The second was an unsuccessful bid for the KOTC atomweight title.
The current ONE Championship: Roots of Honor card breaks down as follows:
(c) Martin Nguyen vs Narantungalag Jadambaa (ONE Featherweight World Championship)
(c) Yosuke Saruta VS Joshua Pacio (ONE Strawweight World Championship)
Leandro Issa VS Fu Chang Xin (mixed martial arts – 68-kilogram catch weight)
Ibrahim El Bouni VS Andrei Stoica (ONE Super Series kickboxing – light heavyweight)
Luis Santos VS James Nakashima (mixed martial arts – welterweight)
Edward Kelly VS Sung Jong Lee (mixed martial arts – featherweight)
Andre Meunier VS Anderson Silva (ONE Super Series kickboxing – heavyweight)
Eric Kelly VS Tang Kai (mixed martial arts – featherweight)
Saemapetch Fairtex VS Ognjen Topic (ONE Super Series Muay Thai – bantamweight)
Niko Soe VS Eko Roni Saputra (mixed martial arts – flyweight)
Lerdsila Phuket Top Team VS Kohei Kodera (ONE Super Series Muay Thai – flyweight)
Bi Nguyen VS Dwi Ani Retno Wulan (mixed martial arts – women’s atomweight)
Ramon Gonzales VS Akihiro Fujisawa (mixed martial arts – strawweight)