ONE FC: AGE OF CHAMPIONS will take place at the iconic Stadium Putra in Kuala Lumpur featuring ONE FC Flyweight World Championship bout between incumbent champion Adriano Moraes against Asuka ‘Riku Shibuya’ Mikami. Malaysian mixed martial arts superstars Peter Davis and Ann Osman are also featured in the Kuala Lumpur fight card.
Peter Einstein, Physique TV General Manager shares his comments on the upcoming event: “Physique TV has always been at the forefront of mixed martial arts. Our previous broadcast of ONE FC events were a success including the past Kuala Lumpur bout, and we will continue bringing the best live coverage of ONE FC events. Our Arabic MMA analysts Rio Altaie and Ali Mokdad are sure to deliver a blow-by-blow account of the action towards our MENA viewers.”
CEO of ONE Championship™, Victor Cui, stated, “We are kicking off 2015 with three spectacular events lined up to start the year. ONE FC: AGE OF CHAMPIONS will see ONE FC Flyweight World Champion Adriano Moraes defend his belt against one of the top flyweights to ever come out of Japan, Riku Shibuya. ONE FC: VALOR OF CHAMPIONS will witness the return of ONE FC Welterweight World Champion Ben Askren as he takes on one of the toughest challenge of his career against Luis Santos. Ben Askren is the absolute best in the world and we are excited to see him up against the highly skilled Luis Santos. We are also ecstatic at the chance to be back in Manila on 24 April and in Singapore on 22 May to treat fans to world-class mixed martial arts action!”
ONE FC: AGE OF CHAMPIONS FIGHT CARD HIGHLIGHTS
ONE FLYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Riku Shibuya vs Adriano Moraes
Adriano ‘Mikinho’ Moraes is the reigning ONE FC Flyweight World Champion. He has looked unstoppable since moving to ONE FC’s flyweight ranks, notching three submission victories in a row whilst capturing the inaugural ONE FC Flyweight World Championship in the process.
Asuka ‘Riku Shibuya’ Mikami is a Japanese flyweight star and one of the brightest talents to emerge from the country in recent years. He has a stellar 11-2 record and has not lost since 2009. Mikami possesses impressive striking skills highlighted by professional kickboxing experience. After building a solid foundation in Japan, he now faces the biggest test in his career after signing with Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization.
FLY WEIGHT: MALAYSIAN SUPER FIGHT
Walaa Abbas vs Ann Osman
Walaa Abbas is a kickboxing champion who has notched a 2-2 record so far as a professional mixed martial artist. She boasts of exceptional striking prowess and always looks to finish fights early. Abbas will be taking on Malaysia’s warrior belle, Ann “Athena” Osman after replacing Osman’s original opponent, Angela Lee.
For more updates on Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organisation with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting ChampionshipTM, please visit www.physique-tv.com/en/shows/one-fc.html. Watch it LIVE throughout the Middle East and North Africa on Arabsat via My-HD platform and IPTV distribution including Intigral in Saudi Arabia, Du and Elife in the UAE and Ooredoo in Qatar.
Physique TV’s panel of MMA experts give their insights and predictions in a pre-fight show introducing the fighters. The LIVE broadcast features Arabic commentary as well as fighter interviews between each match. After this, highlights of the fights will be analyzed on Physique TV’s Arabic language program MMA ALL OUT which airs Sunday to Thursday at 11 PM KSA.
About Physique TV Physique TV is the first Arabic and English TV channel devoted to fitness, healthy living, nutrition and action sports. Launched in December 2013, and broadcasting in HD 24/7, Physique TV’s unique programming makes a healthy lifestyle a fun lifestyle. The channel offers a dynamic mix of local productions and high quality Arabic dubbed or subtitled international programs. Physique TV is designed to inspire more people to adopt a healthier and more active lifestyle. www.physique-tv.com
About ONE FC With a 90%+ market share in Asia, ONE Fighting Championship is Asia's largest Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) organization. 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 Fighting Championship™ has partnered with Physique TV to broadcast all events LIVE and exclusive to the entire MENA region. www.onefc.com
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