Saygid Izagakhmaev vs James Nakashima

Saygid Izagakhmaev vs James Nakashima goes at ONE: Heavy Hitters

Saygid Izagakhmaev vs James Nakashima transpires on January 14th from Singapore Indoor Stadium to kick off the ONE Championship 2022 schedule. This lightweight collision takes place at ONE: Heavy Hitters.

The winner of this contest positions themselves pretty well in a stacked, yet seemingly ever-growing weight category.

Izagakhmaev trains out of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Eagles MMA gym and the former UFC lightweight champion will be cornering his charge here.

Saygid Izagakhmaev is readying to make his promotional debut under the ONE Championship banner. This after cutting his teeth competing for EFC, Fight Nights Global, and UAE Warriors to name a few.

In his prior bout, Izagakhmaev bested Maxim Butorin at AMC & EFC: Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov Memory Tournament in September.

Saygid Izagakhmaev vs James Nakashima

Nakashima is a former ONE welterweight title challenger and has an impressive track record inside the Circle overall. Nako aims to find his foothold in another division and gain traction as a ONE Championship lightweight competitor.

The former LFA welterweight champion looks to rebound from the only two losses of his professional MMA career in this next outing. James Nakashima last fell to Shinya Aoki via first-round submission at ONE: Unbreakable in January.

ONE: Heavy Hitters features of pair of title fights topping the marquee across different combat disciplines.

The ONE women’s strawweight world title will be defended by the inaugural titleholder. Someone who has so far been the only champion the division has seen.

Xiong Jing Nan takes on Ayaka Miura who is a proven finisher in the submission realm, specifically with her vaunted Americana scarfhold.

Also, the ONE light heavyweight kickboxing world title is up for grabs in the first quarter of the looming calendar year. When Roman Krklyia and Murat Aygun enter the Circle as champion and challenger, respectively.

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