We’re BACK on 30 July for ONE: BATTLEGROUND, topped by a thrilling ONE Muay Thai World Title clash and featuring the returns of Aung La N Sang, Ritu Phogat, Victoria Lee and MORE! @AungLANsang @PhogatRitu #ONEBattleground #WeAreONE #ONEChampionship pic.twitter.com/A4aoBmt4cA— ONE Championship (@ONEChampionship) July 17, 2021
The Singapore-based promotion announced the full card for the event, which takes place at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore on July 30. In the main event, Sam-A Gaiyanghadao will defend his strawweight crown against Prajanchai PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym, while Sang will square off against Leandro Ataides in a featured MMA clash at middleweight (205 pounds).
The event will take place behind closed doors and according to a release, the promotion “is working closely with the relevant government agencies and industry stakeholders to ensure the highest standards of health and safety.”
The card will include three other MMA bouts: Ritu Phogat vs. Lin Heqin at atomweight (115 pounds); Chen Rui vs. Jeremy Pacatiw at bantamweight (145 pounds) and Victoria Lee vs. Wang Luping at atomweight (115 pounds). Additionally, Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong will meet Tayfun Ozcan in a featherweight kickboxing matchup.
It was also revealed that One “Battleground II” will take place on Aug. 13 and is headlined by a showdown between former lightweight champion Eduard Folayang and Lipeng Zhang, while One “Battleground III” is set for Aug. 27 and will feature a muay Thai clash pitting Saemapetch Fairtex against Tawanchai PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym