ONE Championship will be returning with ONE 159, but who will be competing on the MMA and mixed discipline fight card?
There are a number of high-profile bouts confirmed for the night, including bouts across MMA, Kickboxing, Muay Thai and Submission Grappling.
The announced fight card will feature former World Champions, top-five contenders, and rising stars who are vying for their chance at glory in ONE FC.
Here is everything you need to know about the full fight card for ONE Championship 159, including the bouts across the Lead Card and the Main Card.
ONE FC 159 Fight Card
Reigning two-division ONE World Champion Reinier de Ridder, who owns both the middleweight and light heavyweight MMA crowns, will be in action in the main event of the fight night.
Janet Todd will be hoping to become the next member of the champ-champ club in ONE FC, with the reigning atomweight kickboxing queen squaring off against Spanish star Lara Fernandez for the ONE Interim Atomweight Muay Thai World Title in the co-main event.
One of the featured fights on the main card will see two highly regarded strawweights, as #2-ranked Bokang Masunyane takes on #3-ranked Hiroba Minowa.
Another strawweight MMA contest that fans will want to look out for sees former WMC Muay Thai World Champion “Mini T” Danial Williams collide with ONE Hero Series China alum Zelang Zhaxi.
Here are the announced bouts that will be taking place as part of the ONE Championship 159 fight card on Friday 22nd July 2022:
Main Card for ONE 159: De Ridder vs. Bigdash
- Reinier de Ridder vs. Vitaly Bigdash (ONE Middleweight World Title)
- Janet Todd vs. Lara Fernandez (ONE Interim Atomweight Muay Thai World Title)
- Bokang Masunyane vs. Hiroba Minowa (MMA – strawweight)
- Muangthai PK.Saenchai vs. Vladimir Kuzmin (Muay Thai – bantamweight)
- Zhang Peimian vs. Aslanbek Zikreev (kickboxing – strawweight)
- Zelang Zhaxi vs. Danial Williams (MMA – strawweight)
Lead Card for ONE 159: De Ridder vs. Bigdash
- Sinsamut Klinmee vs. Islam Murtazaev (Muay Thai – lightweight)
- Ariel Sexton vs. Marat Gafurov (MMA – lightweight)
- Jessa Khan vs. Amanda Alequin (submission grappling – atomweight)
- Jin Tae Ho vs. Valmir Da Silva (MMA – welterweight)
- Anderson Silva vs. Mikhail Jamal Abdul-Latif (MMA – heavyweight)
- Lea Bivins vs. Zeba Bano (MMA – atomweight)
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