Khabib Nurmagomedov will be cage side at ONE: ‘Heavy Hitters. The former UFC lightweight champion will be cornering Saygid Izagakhmaev who makes his promotional debut against James Nakashima.
The event is set for the Singapore Indoor Stadium on January 14th. In the main event Xiong Jing Nan will defend her strawweight title against Ayaka Miura.
Xiong (16-2) will be making the sixth defence of her strawweight title. She has held the belt since 2018 and her only loss since signing for ONE Championship came in an atomweight title fight against Angela Lee.
Miura (11-3) is a submission specialist. She has won four out of her five ONE Championship bouts with every victory coming courtesy of an keylock.
Izagakhmaev (19-2) hails from Russia and is a protege of Nurmagomedov. Nakashjima (12-2) comes from a wrestling background but has lost his last two.
As previously announced the first ONE Championship card of 2022 will be co-headlined by a light heavyweight kickboxing title fight. Roman Kryklia will defend his belt against Murat Aygun. In bantamweight Muay Thai action Saemapetch Fairtex faces off against Tawanchai PKSaenchaigym.
ONE: ‘Heavy Hitters’, Singapore, January 14th
Xiong Jing Nan vs. Ayaka Miura (For strawweight title)
Kickboxing: Roman Kryklia (c) vs. Murat Aygun (For light heavyweight title)
Saygid Izagakhmaev vs. James Nakashima (Welterweight)
Kim Jae Woong vs. Tang Kai (Featherweight)
Muay Thai: Saemapetch Fairtex vs. Tawanchai PKSaenchaigym (Bantamweight)