ONE Championship has booked the trilogy fight between female fighting stars Angela Lee and Xiong Jing Nan — and the action will be carried live on Amazon Prime Video.
Lee (11-2) will face Nan (17-2) in a strawweight title fight at ONE on Prime Video 2 on September 30, 2022. MMA Fighting was first to report news of the booking, with promotion officials and Lee herself subsequently confirming the match-up.
The pair have met twice before. In March of 2019, atomweight champ Lee moved up a weight class to challenge for Nan’s strawwweight title. The bid to become a double-champ failed, as Xiong Jing Nan became the first fighter to defeat Angela Lee.
That October, China’s Nan would herself attempt to claim a second belt, dropping to atomweight to challenge Lee. This time, the Canadian born Lee came out on top, defending her title by submitting Nan in the fifth round.
Lee then took a hiatus from fighting to give birth to her daughter, Ava Marie. She returned to action this past March, defeating ONE atomweight grand prix winner Stamp Fairtex at ONE X.
Both of Lee’s losses as a professional have come in ONE’s strawweight division. She has never lost as an atomweight.
Xiong Jing Nan has won three straight fights, against Tiffany Teo, Michelle Nicolini, and Ayaka Miura. She has successfully defended her strawweight title six times.
ONE on Prime Video 2 will take place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on September 30, but will air during U.S. Prime Time.