On Thursday, Nov.67, ONE Fighting Championship hosted the weigh-ins for its 22nd event, dubbed Battle of Lions, which takes place Friday, Nov. 7, from the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore.
In the night’s main event, the promotion will crown its inaugural middleweight champion as Leandro Ataides squares off with Igor Svirid. The Brazilian Ataides enters the contest carrying a perfect professional record of 8-0. Six of his eight wins have come before the final bell, including back-to-back knockout victories in the ONE FC cage. Kazakhstan’s Svirid, meanwhile, has tasted defeat just once in his career. He currently rides a nine-fight winning streak that includes six finishes. The 28-year-old will be making his promotional debut in the title affair.
The co-main event of the evening will feature a lightweight clash between Brazil’s Zorobabel Moreira and Japan’s Koji Ando. The former title challenger Moreira will return to action for the first time since his knockout loss to Kotetsu Boku in late 2012. Ando made his promotional debut in July and scored a first-round submission win over Rafael Nunes to run his current winning streak to four.
Igor Svirid (83.8 kg / 185 lbs) vs. Leandro Ataides (83.4 kg / 184 lbs) – for inaugural middleweight title
Koji Ando (70.2 kg / 155 lbs) vs. Zorobabel Moreira (70.1 kg / 155 lbs)
Bakhtiyar Abbasov (77 kg / 170 lbs) vs. Luis Santos (77.1 kg / 170 lbs)
Tatsuya Mizuno (83.7 kg / 185 lbs) vs. Brayan Rafiq (83.3 kg / 184 lbs)
Dwayne Hinds (77 kg / 170 lbs) vs. Christophe Vandijck (77 kg / 170 lbs)
Cary Bullos (65.7 kg / 145 lbs) vs. Major Overall (65.8 kg / 145 lbs)
Rocky Batolbatol (65.4 kg / 144 lbs) vs. Martin Nguyen (65.2 kg / 144 lbs)
Waqar Umar (65.8 kg / 145 lbs) vs. Amir Khan (65.4 kg / 144 lbs)
Zuli Silawanto (77.1 kg / 170 lbs) vs. Jeff Huang (77.1 kg / 170 lbs)
Adek Omar (48 kg / 105 lbs) vs. Kirstie Gannaway (47.9 kg / 105bs)
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