08 August 2016 – Macau, China: ONE Championship™ (ONE) athlete and flyweight contender Andrew Leone has suffered an injury in training and will no longer be competing in the main event of ONE: HEROES OF THE WORLD which takes place next Saturday, 13 August at The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena.
Flyweight prospect Tilek Batyrov of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan will replace Leone in the main event battle against Adriano Moraes with the Interim ONE Flyweight World Championship still on the line.
Ticket information for ONE: HEROES OF THE WORLD available at www.onefc.com
Tilek Batyrov is a 24-year old flyweight prospect with a stellar 10-1 professional mixed martial arts record and is a former two-time Combat Sambo world champion. Fighting out of Fight Club Jash-Kuch gym, he is the former Alash Pride Grand Prix Champion and is one of the most promising young fighters to come out of the country. With six submissions and three thrilling stoppage victories on his fight resume, Batyrov is known as a bonafide finisher and will look to give former ONE Flyweight World Champion Adriano Moraes a stiff challenge.
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