This month’s “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions” event has been finalized with a total of nine exciting bouts we can look forward to watching, including three title fights.
ONE FC Lightweight champion Shinya Aoki (35-6 MMA) will make his first title defense at the August event, when he sqaures off with Kamal Shalorus (9-3-2 MMA) who is currently riding a 2-fight win streak.
The ONE FC Welterweight title will also be on the line in Dubai, when newly crowned champion Nobutatsu Suzuki (11-1-2 MMA) makes his first title defense against former Bellator title holder Ben Askren (13-0 MMA). “Funky” made his ONE FC debut in May, where he scored a first-round submission win over Bakhtiyar Abbasov.
The third and most recently announced title bout will showcase ONE FC featherweight champ Koji Oishi (25-9-10 MMA) defending his title against opponent Jadamba Narantungalag (9-3 MMA).
If those 3 title fights were not enough to draw you in, maybe the return of Roger Huerta (21-7-1 MMA) will do the trick. “El Matador” is set to make his ONE FC return against undefeated lightweight Christian Holley (10-0 MMA) at the event.
ONE FC 19 takes place August 29 live from the Dubai World Trade Centre in the United Arab Emirates. The entire event streams as an online pay-per-view in North America.
The full “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions” fight card is as follows:
- Champ Shinya Aoki vs. Kamal Shalorus – Lightweight title fight
- Champ Nobutatsu Suzuki vs. Ben Askren – Welterweight title fight
- Champ Koji Oishi vs. Jadamba Narantungalag – Featherweight title fight
- Christian Holley vs. Roger Huerta
- Cristiano Kaminishi vs. James McSweeney
- Herbert Burns vs. Hiroshige Tanaka
- Vaughn Donayre vs. Mohamad Walid
- Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke vs. Ali Yaakub
- Ana Julaton vs. Ann Osman
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