ONE Championship announced two new kickboxing belts to be contested at the “Mark of Greatness” event scheduled for December 6 at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In one of the bouts Alaverdi Ramazanov faces Zhang Chenglong for the inaugural bantamweight strap, following the inaugural strawweight title fight between Sam-A Gaiyanghadao and Wang Junguang.
Alaverdi Ramazanov is coming of the win by knockout in the first round against Ognjen. Before that he suffered the defeat by split decision against Kongsak.
Zhang Chenglong also won his previous bout by knockout in the first round against Tyler Hardcastle. He is unbeaten in seven of his recent bouts.
Sam-A Gaiyanghadao won his previous outing by KO in Round 2 against Daren Rolland. Prior to that he dropped a unanimous decision against Jonathan Haggerty, who took flyweight belt.
Wang Junguang is fresh off the win by knockout in the first round against Federico Roma. He is riding the six-fight win streak.
Among other bouts featured on the card, famed Muay Thai fighter from France Fabio Pinca takes on Yoon Chang Min in a three-round MMA bout.
The current lineup can be found below. Other matchups are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
Bantamweigh Alaverdi Ramazanov vs. Zhang Chenglong
Strawweight Sam-A Gaiyanghadao vs. Wang Junguang
52.2 kg Jihin Radzuan vs. Denice Zamboanga (MMA)
83.9 kg Agilan Thani vs. Mohammad Karaki (MMA)
61.2 kg Gurdarshan Mangat vs. Reece McLaren (MMA)
56.7 kg Ryuto Sawada vs. Bokang Masunyane (MMA)
102.1 kg Andre Stoica vs. Anderson Silva (Kickboxing)
65.8 kg Muhammad Aiman vs. Chen Rui (MMA)
65.8 kg Tial Thang vs. Kim Woon Kyoum (MMA)
70.3 kg Yoon Chang Min vs. Fabio Pinca (MMA)
61.2 kg Rui Botelho vs. Taiki Naito (Muay Thai)
61.2 kg Savannah Em vs. Rayane Bastos (MMA)