The lineup for ONE FC: Reign of Champions is now complete, as three titles will be up for grabs, including former Bellator champion Ben Askren.
Set for August 29 from the Dubai World Trade Centre, Askren will challenge Nobutatsu Suzuki for the welterweight title. Also, Shinya Aoki puts his lightweight title on the line vs. Kamal Shalorus.
Officials recently announced more fights, as James McSweeney takes on Cristiano Kaminishi and a female flyweight clash pitting Ann Osman vs. Ana Julaton.
“ONE FC: Reign of Champions is set to be the biggest night in the history of mixed martial arts,” CEO Victor Cui said. “A historic three world championship titles will be on the line on and will feature some of the greatest mixed martial artists from all over the world.
“Fans can expect a historic night featuring world class and adrenaline-pumping mixed martial arts action.”
Koji Oishi, the reigning featherweight champion, was scheduled to defend his belt against Eric Kelly. However, Kelly was not medically cleared and Oishi will now meet Narantungalag Jadambaa.
Below is the complete lineup for the card:
ONE FC Welterweight Championship
Nobutatsu Suzuki (c) vs. Ben Askren
ONE FC Lightweight Championship
Shinya Aoki (c) vs. Kamal Shalorus
ONE FC Featherweight Championship
Koji Oishi (c) vs. Narantungalag Jadambaa
Lightweight: Roger Huerta vs. Christian Holley
Women’s Flyweight: Ana Julaton vs. Ann Osman
Featherweight: Herbert Burns vs. Hiroshige Tanaka
Lightweight: Vaughn Donayre vs. Mohamad Walid
Flyweight: Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke vs. Ali Yaakub
Light Heavyweight: James McSweeney vs. Cristiano Kaminishi