ONE Championship: King of the Jungle Features Stamp Fairtex, Yoshihiro Akiyama

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A number of recognizable names will head to Singapore for ONE Championship: King of the Jungle next month. On Thursday, the promotion announced the full card for the event, which will take place February 28, 2020 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore.

In the main event, multi-sport star Stamp Faitex, fresh off a in win MMA, will defend her atomweight kickboxing championship against Janet Todd. The pair met previously, under the Muay Thai rule set, with Fairtex winning the promotion’s inaugural atomweight Muay Thai championship. Todd will look for revenge in kickboxing, with a title once again on the line.

In the evening’s co-main event, strawweight Muay Thai champ Sam-A Gaiyanghadao will defend his title against Australia’s Rocky Ogden.

MMA action, meanwhile, sees Yoshihiro Akiyama return. ‘Sexyama’ — popular in his UFC run — has not won a bout since 2014 against Amir Sadollah at UFC Fight Night 52 in Saitama, Japan. He lost his follow-up bout against Alberto Mina the following year, a close split decision, then split the UFC altogether. Joining ONE in 2019, Akiyama lost his first bout, against Agilan Thani, by unanimous decision.

Akiyama (14-7, 2NC) takes on Sherif Mohamed (9-5) at the event. Mohamed is 1-3 in his last four fights, and 0-3 under the ONE banner overall.

The full ONE Championship: King of the Jungle card is listed below.

ONE: KING OF THE JUNGLE
Friday, 28 February
Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore

Main Event
ONE Atomweight Kickboxing World Championship
Stamp Fairtex (C) vs Janet Todd
Kickboxing: 52.2kg

Co-Main Event
ONE Strawweight Muay Thai World Championship

Sam-A Gaiyanghadao (C) vs Rocky Ogden
Muay Thai: 56.7kg

Main Card

Amir Khan vs Kimihiro Eto
Mixed Martial Arts: 77.1kg

Yoshihiro Akiyama vs Sherif Mohamed
Mixed Martial Arts: 83.9kg

Mei Yamaguchi vs Meng Bo
Mixed Martial Arts: 52.2kg

Lead Card

Troy Worthen vs Mark Fairtex Abelardo
Mixed Martial Arts: 65.8kg

Honorio Banario vs Shannon Wiratchai
Mixed Martial Arts: 70.3kg

Tiffany Teo vs Ayaka Miura
Mixed Martial Arts: 56.7kg

Ritu Phogat vs Wu Chiao Chen
Mixed Martial Arts: 52.2kg

Hiroki Akimoto vs Azwan Che Wil
Kickboxing: 63.5kg

Adrian Mattheis vs Hexigetu
Mixed Martial Arts: 56.7kg

Radeem Rahman vs Jeff Chan
Mixed Martial Arts: 65.8kg

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