ONE Championship CEO Announces Two Title Fights For Early 2018
Earlier today, ONE Championship CEO and Chairman Chatri Sityodtong announced in a post on his Facebook page that the organization has two title fights lined up for the first quarter of next year.
Undefeated Singaporean Tiffany Teo and Chinese powerhouse Jingnan Xiong will face off in Jakarta, Indonesia on January 20 for the inaugural ONE women’s strawweight championship belt.
In addition to this historic announcement, the long-anticipated super fight between ONE featherweight and lightweight champion Martin Nguyen and ONE bantamweight champion Bibiano Fernandes has a date and location.
Originally revealed by MMA Today’s John Hyon Ko via Twitter on December 11, the clash of champions will take place on March 24 in Bangkok, Thailand.
BREAKING! Superfight between FW & LW Champ Martin Nguyen (@MartinNguyenKMA) & BW Champ Bibiano Fernandes (@Bibiano_135) in the works for @ONEChampionship in Bangkok, Thailand on March 24th, 2018 #MMA #asiamma #ONEFightNight pic.twitter.com/sTQPk32j4l
— John Hyon Ko (@JHKMMA) December 10, 2017