Aung La Nsang faces Reinier de Ridder in one of four title fights at ONE: ‘Inside the Matrix’
Four title fights have been confirmed for ONE: ‘Inside the Matrix’. The event is set for October 30th and will feature a middleweight contest between champion Aung La Nsang and undefeated challenger Reinier de Ridder.
Chatri Sityodtong announced the four title fights on Facebook:
BREAKING NEWS: I am super pumped to announce that ONE: Inside The Matrix will feature 4 world championship title bouts…
La Nsang (26-10-0-1) has won 11 fights out of 12 for ONE Championship. He had originally been slated to defend his middleweight title against Vitaly Bigdash, but de Ridder has returned from injury in time to replace the Russian.
De Ridder (12-0) has won three fights out of three for ONE Championship. He earned his title shot by beating Leandro Ataides in February but suffered an unspecified injury during that contest, the Dutchman has fully recovered and is ready to fight again.
Christian Lee (13-3) will make the first defence of his lightweight title against Iuri Lapicus (14-0). The Moldovan is coming off a first round submission win over former featherweight king Marat Gafurov at ONE: ‘Warrior’s Code’.
On Friday ONE: ‘Reign of Dynasties’ is set to take place in Singapore. No venue has been confirmed for ONE: ‘Inside the Matrix’.