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Chatri Sityodtong

Chatri Sityodtong claims ONE heavyweight champion Anatoly Malykhin would “smash” Francis Ngannou in MMA: “The greatest Heavyweight on the planet”

Harry Kettle - March 5, 2024

ONE Championship boss Chatri Sityodtong believes Anatoly Malykhin would defeated Francis Ngannou in an MMA fight. Last weekend, Anatoly Malykhin made history. He finished Reinier de Ridder at ONE 166, earning himself a third world title in the promotion. In the eyes of many, Malykhin is easily one of the best heavyweights on the planet.

Reinier de Ridder and Anatoly Malykhin
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Reinier de Ridder, Anatoly Malykhin in pursuit of contrasting rewards at ONE 166: Qatar

BJPENN.COM Staff - February 29, 2024

Reinier de Ridder and Anatoly Malykhin carry distinct motivations heading into their epic rematch this Friday, March 1. The five-round clash for De Ridder’s ONE Middleweight MMA World Title happens in the main event of ONE 166: Qatar. It emanates live from the majestic Lusail Sports Arena.

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Anatoly Malykhin assures to be in “great shape” ahead of middleweight title clash

BJPENN.COM Staff - February 27, 2024

Anatoly Malykhin is poised to make history on Friday, March 1, as he vies for his third MMA World Title in ONE Championship. In the main event of ONE 166: Qatar, the Russian powerhouse challenges Reinier de Ridder for the ONE Middleweight MMA World Championship.

Reinier de Ridder and Anatoly Malykhin
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Lions Nation break down Anatoly Malykhin vs. Reinier de Ridder II

BJPENN.COM Staff - February 25, 2024

The excitement is building up within the Lions Nation MMA team as Joshua Pacio begins his quest to reclaim the ONE Strawweight MMA World Championship. This happens at ONE 166: Qatar on Friday, March 1, where Pacio runs it back with American rival Jarred Brooks.

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Anatoly Malykhin favors “physically gifted” Fabricio Andrade at ONE Fight Night 16

BJPENN.COM Staff - October 23, 2023

Anatoly Malykhin is optimistic about Fabricio Andrade’s chances of clinching his second World Title. Andrade, the reigning ONE Bantamweight MMA World Champion, takes on Jonathan Haggerty for the vacant divisional kickboxing crown. This bout headlines ONE Fight Night 16 on Prime Video. It airs live in U.S. primetime from the iconic Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 3.

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Marcus Almeida

Anatoly Malykhin still wants to fight "Buchecha," believes they could "pack a big stadium"

BJPENN.COM Staff - August 11, 2023

ONE Championship’s undefeated two-division MMA king Anatoly Malykhin has wanted a match with Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida for quite a while. But after the BJJ legend’s latest outing, the Russian may have to wait a little longer for that battle. At ONE Fight Night 13, “Reug Reug” Oumar Kane frustrated “Buchecha” with his wrestling and punches over three grueling rounds. The Senegalese star took everything Almeida threw at him and walked away with the unanimous decision.