Lara Fernandez - "Signing with ONE Championship is like reaching the top of the sport"

Lara Fernandez – “Signing with ONE Championship is like reaching the top of the sport”

Spain’s Lara Fernandez has found herself on the big stage as she will be making her ONE Championship debut in a fight against Janet Todd at ONE: 159 in Singapore on July 22.

The ONE Interim Atomweight Muay Thai World Championship is Fernandez’s first with the promotion and she couldn’t be more excited.  Not only is gold on the line, but Fernandez has found herself in the co-main event slot, in her first fight with ONE.

“Signing with ONE Championship is like reaching the top of the sport,” Fernandez said about the opportunity. “I am super happy, super excited.

“My biggest dream was to be amongst the top fighters and, now that I am here, it’s a great motivation to keep going and someday beat them all. I work hard every day. I really believe I am at the same level now.”

Main Card for ONE 159

Reinier de Ridder vs. Vitaly Bigdash (ONE Middleweight World Title)
Janet Todd vs. Lara Fernandez (ONE Interim Atomweight Muay Thai World Title)
Bokang Masunyane vs. Hiroba Minowa (MMA – strawweight)
Muangthai PK.Saenchai vs. Vladimir Kuzmin (Muay Thai – bantamweight)
Zhang Peimian vs. Aslanbek Zikreev (kickboxing – strawweight)
Zelang Zhaxi vs. Danial Williams (MMA – strawweight)

Lead Card for ONE 159

Sinsamut Klinmee vs. Islam Murtazaev (Muay Thai – lightweight)
Ariel Sexton vs. Marat Gafurov (MMA – lightweight)
Jessa Khan vs. Amanda Alequin (submission grappling – atomweight)
Jin Tae Ho vs. Valmir Da Silva (MMA – welterweight)
Anderson Silva vs. Mikhail Jamal Abdul-Latif (MMA – heavyweight)
Lea Bivins vs. Zeba Bano (MMA – atomweight)

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