17 March 2016 – Yangon, Myanmar: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), announced today that the mixed martial artists competing at ONE: UNION OF WARRIORS are on track with their weights and are expected to be ready for all the action which takes place tomorrow evening, 18 March, at Thuwanna Indoor Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar. Main event fighters “The Burmese Python” Aung La N Sang of Myanmar and Egypt’s Mohamed Ali are all set for the headline bout.
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CEO of ONE Championship, Victor Cui stated: “Just like true professionals, our ONE Championship athletes are on track with their weight management. Their dedication to perform at their best is truly remarkable. Yangon, get ready for an evening of world-class mixed martial arts action as we rock the Thuwanna Indoor Stadium with an awesome night of fights!”
Aung La N Sang stated: “Walking into the Thuwanna Indoor Stadium in front of my people is going to be an amazing feeling. I can just imagine all the loud cheering. It’s going to be the best feeling, and I’m going to use that to my advantage. All my family that’s still in Myanmar will be there, all my high school friends, and all my schoolmates. It’s going to be pretty crazy.”
Mohamed Ali stated: “Fighting in ONE Championship is a great opportunity for me and I dream of one day becoming champion, but my story has just begun. I will do my absolute best in the cage on fight night, and I hope to get the victory. I know it won’t be easy, but I’m well prepared and ready.”
COMPLETE WEIGH-IN RESULTS
Middleweight bout (84.0kg – 93.0kg): Aung La N Sang VS Mohamed Ali
Flyweight bout (56.8kg – 61.2kg): Adriano Moraes VS Eugene Toquero
Bantamweight bout (61.3kg – 65.8kg): Tha Pyay Nyo VS Kyal Sin Phyo
Catchweight bout (73kg): Christian Lee VS Anthony Engelen
Lightweight bout (70.4kg – 77.1kg): Thway Thit Aung VS Kyal Linn Aung
Strawweight bout (52.3kg – 56.7kg): Alex Silva VS Robin Catalan
Featherweight bout (65.9kg – 70.3kg): Saw L Lay VS Phoe Thaw
Featherweight bout (65.9kg – 70.3kg): Jordan Lucas VS Edward Kelly
Bantamweight bout (61.3kg – 65.8kg): Nay Ruby VS Thar A Thel Ta Puin
Lightweight bout (70.4kg – 77.1kg): Ye Yint Aung VS Yan Naing Aung
Fans from around the world can witness the action online via live streaming at http://www.onefc.com/livestream. The event will be available for purchase at just US$9.99.
*A final weigh-in will take place three (3) hours before the event to ensure athletes are on target and properly hydrated.
About ONE Championship™
ONE Championship is the largest sports media property in Asian history. Headquartered in Singapore, the world’s most exciting mixed martial arts organization hosts the best Asian mixed martial artists and world champions, all signed to exclusive contracts, on the largest media broadcast in Asia. ONE Championship™ has partnered with FOX and STAR Sports for an unprecedented 10-year cable television deal with a coverage that spans 70+ countries across the world.