ONE Championship’s next Singapore date, Edge of Greatness, will feature Nong-O Gaiyanghadao vs. Saemapetch Fairtex, as well as Amir Khan vs. Ev Ting.
Having marked their “century” — with ONE: Century in Japan celebrating their 100th major event — ONE Championship is filling out the rest of its year. Taking place in the promotion’s home base of Singapore in November, Edge of Greatness is the latest card announced by the Asian mixed martial arts powerhouse. And it’s getting a Muay Thai title fight in the main event.
In a press release, ONE officials revealed that Edge of Greatness will be headlined by Nong-O Gaiyanghadao defending his bantamweight Muay Thai title against challenger Saemapetch Fairtex. The booking is an all-Thailand battle, featuring two of the biggest Muay Thai stars in ONE Championship.
The co-main event at Edge of Greatness will head back to the MMA world, however. In that, top lightweights Amir Khan and Ev Ting will face off. Khan (11-6) has fought all but one of his professional MMA bouts under the ONE Championship banner. Once knocking on the door of a title shot, Khan has fallen on hard times of late. He’s lost three straight fights heading into Edge of Greatness, and is badly in need of a win.
Ev Ting’s fortunes have been slightly better. Ting (17-6) snapped a two-fight skid last time out, when he defeated UFC vet Daichi Abe at ONE’s Masters of Destiny in July.
ONE Championship: Edge of Greatness takes place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on November 22.