5 October 2012 – Singapore: ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), announced today that all fighters have made weight and are ready for ONE FC: RISE OF KINGS which takes place tomorrow evening at Singapore Indoor Stadium. The entire card, which is headlined by DREAM Lightweight Champion Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki and French Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Champion Arnaud “The Game” Lepont and features two ONE FC World Championship Title Fights, will be available live on Pay-Per-View in the United States and available via live stream at www.onefc.com/Livestream.
Also, for the first time, the eight-man Bantamweight Grand Prix kicks off with American MMA legend Jens Pulver taking on China’s rising star Zhao Ya Fei while Korean slugger Min Jung Song clashes with Japan’s very own Masakatsu Ueda and Russian Top Team Fight Club Champion Yusup Saadulaev takes on Kevin Belingon. The Bantamweight Grand Prix will culminate in late 2013 when the finalist will get a shot at the prestigious ONE FC Bantamweight World Championship title belt.
Visit the official ONE FC: RISE OF KINGS weigh-in picture gallery by clicking https://www.dropbox.com/sh/
Tickets for ONE FC: RISE OF KINGS are now on sale at SISTIC (www.SISTIC.com.sg). Ticket categories begin with the full Red Carpet and Cage-side experience for VIPs at $348 followed by Arena $148, Terrace $68 and Balcony $38.
Arnaud Lepont ( 70.2 kg, 154.8 lbs.) VS Shinya Aoki (69.9 kg, 154.1 lbs.)
LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE FIGHT
Kotetsu Boku (70.1 kg, 154.5 lbs.) VS Zorobabel Moreira (70 kg, 154.3 lbs.)
BANTAMWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE FIGHT
Soo Chul Kim (61.2 kg, 135 lbs.) VS Leandro Issa (61.2 kg, 135 lbs.)
Ryo Kawamura (83.6 kg, 184.3 lbs.) VS Melvin Manhoef ( 83.9 kg, 185 lbs.)
BANTAMWEIGHT GRAND PRIX
Zhao Ya Fei (60.9 kg, 134.3 lbs.) VS Jens Pulver (61.2 kg, 135 lbs.)
Min Jung Song (61.2 kg, 135 lbs.) VS Masakatsu Ueda (61.2 kg, 135 lbs.)
Yusup Saadulaev (61.2 kg, 135 lbs.) VS Kevin Belingon (61 kg, 134.5 lbs.)
Gianni Subba (56.7 kg, 125 lbs.) VS Bruce Loh (56.7 kg, 125 lbs.)
Ngabdi Mulyadi (65.7 kg, 145 lbs.) VS Mitch Chilson (65.6 kg, 145 lbs.)
ONE FC: RISE OF KINGS will be available on Pay-Per-View in the United States on 6 October at 9:00 PM ET/6:00 PM PT on iN DEMAND, Avail-TVN, DIRECTV and DISH for a suggested retail price of US$29.95.
Fans from around the world can witness the action online via live streaming at www.onefc.com/livestream. The first two undercard fights are available for viewing free-of-charge and the main card fights will be available for purchase at just US$9.99.
For more updates, log on to www.ONEFC.com
About ONE Fighting Championship™
Headquartered in Singapore, ONE Fighting Championship™ (http://www.onefc.com) is Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization. ONE Fighting Championship™ hosts the best Asian mixed martial artists and world champions on the largest media broadcast in Asia. ONE Fighting Championship™ has partnered with ESPN STAR Sports, the number one leader in sports content, for an unprecedented 10-year cable television deal with a coverage that spans across 28 countries in Asia.