On Monday night, ONE Championship announced the return of former middleweight champion Igor Svirid. Svirid will be facing the always exciting and aggressive Luis “Sapo” Santos on Aug. 27 at the Jakarta Convention Center in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Svirid is moving down a weight class to meet Santos in a welterweight main event clash.
“These are exciting times for Asian MMA. As ONE Championship continues to push the envelope in sports entertainment across the region, delivering to fans world-class mixed martial arts action, Jakarta is once again set for another explosive evening of fights,” ONE Championship CEO Victor Cui said.
“In a truly international fight experience, Brazil takes on Kazakhstan as Luis Santos faces the toughest test of his career against the heavy-handed Igor Svirid.”
Other announced bouts include:
- Marcin Prachnio vs. Jake Butler
- Vincent “MagniVincent” Latoel vs. Edward Kelly
- Anthony Engelen vs. Sami Amin
- Sunoto vs. Yohan Mulia Legowo
- Mario Satya Wirawan vs. Burn Soriano
Additional information on the event will be available in the coming weeks.
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ONE Championship is the largest sports media property in Asian history. Headquartered in Singapore, the world’s most exciting mixed martial arts organization hosts the largest sports entertainment events across Asia featuring the best Asian mixed martial artists and world champions, all signed to exclusive contracts, on the largest media broadcast in Asia. ONE Championship is broadcast to over 1 billion viewers across 118+ countries around the world with some of the largest global broadcasters, including FOX Sports, Setanta, MNC, Astro, Thairath TV, ABS-CBN, TV5, Physique TV, MYTV, HTV, Esporte Interativo and more.