Khabib Nurmagomedov to appear at ONE: ‘Heavy Hitters’
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.
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.