The ONE Championship anniversary show to celebrate a decade in operation is no longer on December 5th.
ONE figurehead Chatri Sityodtong took to his personal social media to address the postponement of the mega card.
Chatri Sityodtong’s full statement reads, “BREAKING NEWS: Due to the record high viral outbreak in Singapore, ONE: X will now take place early next year instead of December 5. The Singapore Government continues to do an extraordinary job in managing the situation for the country. I am full of gratitude and appreciation for its incredible leadership and excellence. Please note that our regular shows for November and December are expected to continue as per usual.”
“It is a tricky time for everyone in Singapore, but I am confident that we will all get through these times by working together with compassion, resilience, creativity, and patience. Majulah Singapura! ONE: X is not only a celebration of our tenth year anniversary, but it is also going to be the biggest event in our history. DJ vs Rodtang, Fernandes vs Lineker, and Le vs Tonon are just a few of the fights on this mega card. I cannot wait to unveil what else we have in store for fans with ONE: X. Stay tuned for more exciting news!”
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There’s now a bit of a timeline amendment for ONE X; A card featuring a pair of title fights and an intriguing mixed rules contest.
Demetrious Johnson and Rodtang Jitmuangnon will test skills in a hybrid bout featuring alternating Muay Thai and MMA rounds.
The ONE Championship world bantamweight title fight that bolsters ONE X pits longtime divisional kingpin Bibiano Fernandes defending against former UFC warrior/ prolific KO artist John Lineker.
Also, the ONE featherweight world championship will be up for grabs. Reigning titleholder Thanh Le aims to maintain his claim to the crown inside the ONE Circle. To notch that defense, he must best undefeated MMA fighter/ jiu-jitsu savant Garry Tonon.
What are your thoughts on the postponement of ONE X to early next year?
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