ONE: ‘Empower’ postponed due to Covid-19
The ONE: ‘Empower’ card has been postponed due to the Covid-19 situation in Singapore. The event was set to take place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on May 28th.
ONE Championship made the announcement on Twitter just now:
Due to the current COVID-19 situation, ONE: EMPOWER has been postponed ???? Thank you for all your support; we hope to reschedule soon! @AnissaMeksen @_itsuki_h_ #ONEEmpower #WeAreONE #ONEChampionship pic.twitter.com/PI8IkCxfTu
— ONE Championship (@ONEChampionship) May 21, 2021
Singapore reported reported 41 new Covid-19 cases yesterday including 27 infections in the community. A number of clusters have been discovered in recent days with at least 277 confirmed cases in the last week.
No date has been confirmed for the rescheduled event which will be headlined by a strawweight title fight with Xiong Jing Nan will be defending her belt against Michelle Nicolini. Anissa Meksen will take on Martine Michieletto in a strawweight kickboxing co-headliner.
The winner will face either Stamp Fairtex or Alyona Rassohyna who meet in a rematch. On the other side of the bracket Julie Mezabarba faces Meng Bo while Itsuki Hirata has been matched with promotional newcomer Alyse Anderson.