ONE: Edge of Greatness has found its main event. On November 22nd, Nong-O Gaiyanghadao will take on Saemapetch Fairtex in a bantamweight Muay Thai bout. The card will take place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore.
Nong-O Gaiyanghadao and Saemapetch Fairtex at ONE: Edge of Greatness
Nong-O is a Muay Thai icon, making his first appearance at the legendary Rajadamnern Stadium as a teenager. In over 300 professional fights, Nong-O has captured two National Thailand Muay Thai Championships and the Rajadamnern Stadium Muay Thai World Championship.
Nong-O captured ONE Championship’s inaugural bantamweight Muay Thai title in February. He defeated Han Zi Hao and has defended his title twice since then.
His opponent Saemapetch Fairtex started Muay Thai at the age of 11. At 14, he was competing in the same Rajadamnern Stadium that Nong-O had competed in.
Co-Main Event: Amir Kahn Returns
Amir Kahn will be on the co-main event as he takes on Ev Ting in an MMA bout.
Kahn, who is a former Muay Thai World Champion, has taken on the best names ONE has to offer, and continues to do so in ONE: Edge of Greatness. He’s fought Eduard Folayang and Honorio Banario and will add Ting to his list.
Ting went to war in his last fight with Daichi Abe in July.
Building ONE: Edge of Greatness
Hua Fung Teh, Group President of ONE Championship, stated: “It is my pleasure to announce that ONE Championship has teamed up with HotelPlanner as our hotel booking partner. Hospitality plays a major role in everything we do here at ONE. Operations rely heavily on hotels in all our events in Asia and around the world – from the athletes, to the staff, to senior leadership. This partnership helps us build a stronger, more efficient bridge between hospitality and sports entertainment through HotelPlanner’s automated platform. We look forward to a strong and fruitful partnership, one that will drive both organizations forward into the future.”
Other fights on the card include the following:
Tiffany Teo vs. Maira Mazar
Tony Worthen vs. Chen Lei
Alex Silva vs. Peng Xue Wen
Degadamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke vs. Muhammad Imran
Rahul Raju vs. Ahmed Mujtaba
Perchmorakot Petchyindee vs. Charlie Peters
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