ONE Championship will hold “ONE: Heart of the Lion” at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on November 9, 2018. In the ninth bout of the evening, Andrew Miller, 28, of Scotland, United Kingdom will face Yodlekpet “T-Ded 99” Or.Pitisak, 23, of Bangkok, Thailand.
“ONE: Heart of the Lion” will feature 14 matches, which include nine mixed martial arts bouts and five ONE Super Series contests. The striking contests include three Muay Thai fights, one kickboxing bout and one sanda contest.
One of the Muay Thai bouts is between Miller and Yodlekpet. They will compete in the bantamweight division.
Miller has been training Muay Thai since he was 18 years old. He is now based in Thailand, where he trains and competes.
Yodlekpet is training out of T-Ded 99 Muay Thai Gym in Bangkok. He is a Muay Maat, a fighter who favors throwing punches with heavy hands.
Both Miller and Yodlekpet are making their ONE Championship debut at “ONE: Heart of the Lion.” The former and George Mann, 19, are the only two fighters representing the U.K.
On the other hand, Yodlekpet is one of the five Thai fighters competing at “ONE: Heart of the Lion.” The other four are “Smokin” Jo Nattawut, 28, Muangthai P.K.Saenchai Muaythaigym, Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke and Sorgraw Petchyindee Academy.
In the co-main event of “ONE: Heart of the Lion,” Christian “The Warrior” Lee, 30, of Singapore and Kazuki Tokudome, 31, of Tokyo, Japan will compete in an MMA match in a catch weight of 73 kg. In the main event, reigning ONE Bantamweight World Champion Bibiano “The Flash” Fernandes, 38, of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil will defend his title against ONE Interim Bantamweight World Champion Kevin “The Silencer” Belingon, 30, of Kiangan, Ifugao, Philippines.
The bantamweight title unification bout will be a rematch between Fernandes and Belingon. Here is the full “ONE: Heart of the Lion” fight card:
- MMA featherweight: Anthony Engelen (Netherlands) vs Meas Meul (Cambodia)
- MMA bantamweight: Hisyam Samsudin (Malaysia) vs Xie Bin (China)
- MMA bantamweight: Muhammad Aiman (Malaysia) vs Shuya Kamikubo (Japan)
- ONE Super Series sanda featherweight: Shahzaib Rindh (Pakistan) vs Feng Lei (China)
- MMA lightweight: Adrian Pang (Australia) vs Kota Shimoishi (Japan)
- ONE Super Series Muay Thai bantamweight: Panicos Yusuf (Cyprus) vs Muangthai P.K.Saenchai Muaythaigym (Thailand)
- ONE Super Series Muay Thai featherweight: George Mann (United Kingdom) vs Smokin’ Jo Nattawut (Thailand)
8. MMA featherweight: Garry Tonon (United States) vs Sung Jong Lee (South Korea)
9. ONE Super Series Muay Thai bantamweight: Andrew Miller (United Kingdom) vs Yodlekpet T-Ded 99 (Thailand)
10. MMA strawweight: Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke (Thailand) vs Himanshu Kaushik (India)
11. MMA strawweight: Tiffany Teo (Singapore) vs Michelle Nicolini (Brazil)
12. ONE Super Series kickboxing catchweight 71 kg: Giorgio Petrosyan (Italy) vs Sorgraw Petchyindee Academy (Thailand)
13. MMA catchweight (73 kg): Christian Lee (Singapore) vs Kazuki Tokudome (Japan)
14. ONE Bantamweight World Championship: Bibiano Fernandes (Brazil) vs Kevin Belingon (Philippines)
- Featherweight MMA: Abro Fernandes (Indonesia) vs Chan Rothana (Cambodia)
- Strawweight MMA: Alex Silva (Brazil) Pongsiri Mitsatit (Thailand)
- ONE Women’s Strawweight World Championship: Xiong Jing Nan (China) vs Angela Lee (Singapore)
Ticket information for ONE: HEART OF THE LION is available at www.onefc.com.