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Highlights of ONE Championship: Immortal Pursuit

(Source: www.timeout.com)

The heat is on as ONE Championship returns to home ground this month with ONE: Immortal Pursuit. Headlined by ONE Welterweight World Champion Ben Askren, the Singapore Indoor Stadium once again roars with excitement on November 24 as world-class martial artists defend their belts and undefeated records in the cage. We give you the deets.

Ben ‘Funky’ Askren vs Shinya ‘Tobikan Judan’ Aoki

Wrestling legend Askren defends his title against Aoki before retiring from the scene for good.

Age

Ben: 33

Shinya: 34

Competes out of

Ben: Evolve MMA in Singapore

Shinya: Paraestra Tokyo in Japan and Evolve MMA in Singapore

Style

Ben: Freestyle wrestling and submission wrestling. Askren also participated in the 2008 Beijing Olympics

Shinya: Holds a black belt in judo and BJJ. Known for his aggressive submission game hence his nickname, which means ‘Grand Master of flying submissions’

Professional record

Ben: 17-0 and one no-contest

Shinya: 39-7 and one no-contest

Amir Khan vs Adrian ‘The Hunter’ Pang

Singapore’s fiercest young lion Khan seeks to extend his streak of the most finishes in ONE Championship history against veteran Pang.

Age

Amir: 23

Adrian: 40

Competes out of

Amir: Evolve MMA in Singapore

Adrian: Integrated MMA in Brisbane, Australia

Style

Amir: Holds a blue belt in BJJ and also proficient in Muay Thai

Adrian: BJJ, Muay Thai and wrestling, with Kung Fu influence

Professional record

Amir: 8-2

Adrian: 22-10, with 2 draws

 

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