ONE Championship’s Battleground II, Battleground III Main Events Revealed

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Eduard Folayang vs Pieter Buist, Fire & Fury Credit: ONE Championship

ONE Championship returns to the Singapore Indoor Stadium later this month with it’s live card, Battleground, going down July 30. In addition to that event, two additional tape-delayed shows will take place: Battleground II and Battleground III.

In a press release announcing the full Battleground card, promotion officials also revealed the main and co-main events for the follow-up cards.

ONE Championship: Battleground II will feature former lightweight champion Eduard Folayang, going up against China’s Zhang Lipeng. For Folayang (22-11), the main event scrap has him in must-win territory. The Filipino fighter has lost three straight, and is 1-5 since losing his title to Shinya Aoki in 2019.

Lipeng (30-11-2), posted a 2-2 record inside the octagon during a UFC stint from 2014 to 2015. He’s 2-0-1 in his last three.

Battleground II, which airs on August 13, features Alex Silva vs. Miao Li Tao as it’s co-main event.

Battleground III, meanwhile, sees Muay Thai action top the card. #1-ranked bantamweight contender Saemapetch Fairtex takes on Tawanchai PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym in that card’s main event. Former ONE Strawweight World Champion Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke faces China’s Banma Duoji in the co-main event of the evening.

ONE Championship: Battleground III airs via tape delay on August 27.

Most recently, ONE aired it’s Full Blast II card on June 11.