On the 26th of May, the fans at the Singapore Indoor Stadium will be on their feet once again as they cheer on the amazing fighters on the stacked card of ONE: Dynasty of Heroes. With two title defenses and an epic Grappling Super-Match, this event is turning out to be one of the organization’s biggest and most entertaining card yet. Once again, fans will witness legendary battles as some of the most exciting fighters in Asian MMA put their skills on display. Still need more convincing?
Today, Evolve Daily shares 5 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss ONE: Dynasty of Heroes:
1) Because two titles are on the line
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Posted by Evolve MMA on Tuesday, May 9, 2017
After a 7 win streak and one successful title defense, ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee is looking to keep her title against top contender Istela Nunes. This fight has martial arts fans excited and eager to see two of the toughest ladies in MMA battle it out in the cage. Nunes, a two-time Muay Thai World Champion is on a winning streak of her own at 5-0. With such a tough contender, there’s no doubt that this is a fight that nobody should miss!
Another title on the line is the ONE Welterweight title, long held by Olympic wrestler Ben Askren. With a perfect fight record of 15-0 and two successful title defenses, anyone who goes against Askren is certainly in for some work. Undefeated Malaysian fighter and overweight teen turned hometown hero Agilan Thani is definitely up for the challenge. No stranger to adversity, Thani is ready to conquer another hurdle and claim the welterweight title from Askren.
2) Because you’ll never watch a more epic grappling match
The grappling and MMA community has been abuzz with the much awaited super fight between submission specialist and ONE Superstar Shinya Aoki and Grappling Superstar Garry Tonon. While Aoki has long been submitting his opponents with unusual submissions and pulling guard in MMA fights, Tonon has been shaking up the grappling scene with his devastating leg lock game and dynamic style. Come May 26, their grappling skills will be put to the test as they face each other for the first time.
3) Because it’s guaranteed to be a night filled with exciting finishes
Who doesn’t love a fight with an exciting finish? The ONE: Dynasty of Heroes card is jam packed with fighters who are always looking to finish the fight with a knockout or submission. There’s no doubt that ONE Lightweight title contender Amir Khan is one of them. After finishing his last three fights, we can only expect another exciting finish from Khan. Of course, we can’t forget Angela Lee’s famous submissions, as well as Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke’s deadly knockouts. It will definitely be a night no fight fan should miss!
4) Because everyone wants to cheer for their hometown heroes
Who doesn’t love rooting for their favorite national hero? Luckily for Singaporeans, the ONE: Dynasty Of Heroes card has not one but three Singaporean fighters on the card. There’s ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee looking to retain her dominance in the division, ONE Lightweight title contender Amir Khan who aims to solidify his status as one of the top lightweights and get a shot at the title, and rising ONE Superstar Tiffany Teo who is taking the ONE cage by storm. The Singapore flag will undoubtedly be raised with pride as these fighters show their love for their country and fight their hearts out.
5) Because it’s a night of classic grappler vs striker matches
Who doesn’t love a classic grappler versus striker match? The contrasting styles make for great MMA matches, always leaving audiences at the edge of their seat. Questions like: can Istela Nunes handle Angela Lee’s aggressive ground game or what will happen when Ben Askren takes Agilan Thani down are certainly top of mind this fight night. There’s Muay Thai World Champion Istela Nunes versus BJJ brown belt and submission specialist Angela Lee, Olympic wrestler Ben Askren versus well-rounded MMA fighter Agilan Thani, just to name a few!
Are you now convinced that you should catch ONE: Dynasty of Heroes?