Victoria Lee, Giorgio Petrosyan, Hiroki Akimoto, and Wondergirl Fairtex spoke with the media ahead of ONE: Fists of Fury. This ONE Championship event broadcasts on Friday, February 26th from the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Full media day interviews with all of these ONE: Fists of Fury participants can be found in the link provided.
Teenage MMA phenom Victoria “The Prodigy” Lee readies to make her ONE Championship and professional mixed martial arts debut. The younger sister of Christian Lee and Angela Lee faces off with Sunisa Srisen. Lee discussed her mindset ahead of the first foray into the Circle. She also talked about leaning to her family for guidance, navigating social media toxicity, and more!
#1 featherweight kickboxing contender and ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix Champion Giorgio Petrosyan returns to the fold. The kickboxing legend tests skills with former adversary Davit Kiria in a ballyhooed rematch. Petrosyan discussed the differences between himself and Kiria since the first clash. He also broke down his goals for 2021 and what he aims to achieve for the rest of his career.
#3-ranked bantamweight kickboxing contender Hiroki Akimoto takes on #4-ranked bantamweight kickboxing contender Zhang Chenglong. This bout is another epic rematch set for this event. Akimoto discusses where a win here puts him in terms of contending for a world title. He also talks about the stylistic shifts between both since their initial showdown. Plus, what he thinks about a potential MMA crossover.
Multi-time Thailand Muay Thai Champion Wondergirl Fairtex clashes with newcomer Jackie Buntan in a ONE Super Series contest. Wondergirl addresses being seen as the favorite here. She also talks about the stylistic proclivities of Buntan and becoming a part of the ONE Championship roster.
Complete Card for ONE: Fists of Fury
Ilias Ennahachi vs. Superlek Kiatmoo9 (Kickboxing – Flyweight)
Giorgio Petrosyan vs. Davit Kiria (Kickboxing – Featherweight)
Rodtang Jitmuangnon vs. Tagir Khalilov (Kickboxing – Flyweight)
Hiroki Akimoto vs. Zhang Chenglong (Kickboxing – Bantamweight)
Wondergirl Fairtex vs. Jackie Buntan (Muay Thai – Strawweight)
Victoria Lee vs. Sunisa Srisen (Mixed Martial Arts – Atomweight)
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