Marat Grigorian has tested positive for Covid-19 according to SCMP. He is out of the featherweight Grand Prix and his semi final bout with Chingiz Allazov is off.
Taking Grigorian’s place will be Jo Nattawut who now faces Allazov in the semi final. Grigorian is the second fighter from Tiger Muay Thai on this card to test positive for Covid-19, teammate Anatoly Malykhin also seeing his heavyweight title fight scrapped.
The event is set for the Singapore Indoor Stadium on January 28th. Sittichai Sitsongpeenong takes on Davit Kiria in the other Grand Prix semi final which will presumably now serve as the main event.
Elsewhere on the card Jarred Brooks is set to face Hiroba Minowa at in a strawweight fight. Meanwhile Kim Jae Woong is set to take on Tang Kai in a match that also has the makings of a title eliminator. The former is ranked #1 while the latter is #4 at featherweight.
In the lightweight division Lipeng Zhang takes on Ruslan Emilbek. At flyweight Tatsumitsu Wada faces Shuo Wang.
ONE: ‘Only the Brave’, Singapore, January 28th
Kickboxing: Sittichai Sitsongpeenong vs. Davit Kiria (Featherweight Grand Prix 1/2 final)
Kickboxing: Jo Nattawut vs. Chingiz Allazov (Featherweight Grand Prix 1/2 final)
Kim Jae Woong vs. Tang Kai (Featherweight)
Lipeng Zhang vs. Ruslan Emilbek (Lightweight)
Hiroba Minowa vs. Jarred Brooks (Strawweight)
Kickboxing: Rade Opacic vs. Francesko Xhaja (Heavyweight)
Tatsumitsu Wada vs. Shuo Wang (Flyweight)
Hiroyuki Tetsuka vs. Zebaztian Kadestam (Welterweight)
Anderson Silva vs. Paul Elliott (Light heavyweight)