ONE Championship has just announced two more Super Series bouts for Heroes of Honor that is set to take place at the SM Mall of Asia Arena on Friday, April 20.
“ONE Championship, the Home of Martial Arts, proudly brings to you the world’s best strikers, showcasing their talent and skill in ONE Super Series. Fans will witness the absolute elite in striking martial arts, as they go head-to-head on the biggest and most prestigious global stage of competition,” shared ONE Championship Chairman Chatri Sityodtong.
“The major global combat sports organizations mostly focus on one type of martial art, be it boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts or Muay Thai. ONE Championship is the only global player to encompass all styles of martial arts. With ONE Super Series, ONE Championship is now the largest martial arts organization in the world,” he furthered.
Initially announced was a bout pitting Italian Giorgio Petrosyan and Thai Jo Nattawut.
Additional ONE Super Series bout confirmed at Heroes of Honor include Fabio Pinca who will take on Nong-O Gaiyanghadao and Brad Riddell who will face Regian Eersel.
Fabio Pinca is a French-Italian highly-decorated Muay Thai kickboxer known for his technical and precise offensive style. He is a welterweight who hails from Lyon – Saint-Fons, France and was a former French Muay Thai champion, former WPKC European Kickboxing Champion, former WBC World Muaythai Welterweight Champion, and Rajdamnern Stadium champion.
Nong-O Gaiyanghadao is considered by Thai boxing purists as one of the top pound-for-pound Muay Thai practitioners in the world. He is a four-time Lumpinee Stadium champion, a Rajadamnern Muay Thai world champion, two-time Thailand national champion, and a two-time awardee of Fighter of the Year. He is also a five-division world champion in the sport. Nong-O is known for the incredible speed, power and precision behind all his strikes.
Brad “Quake” Riddell is a top Muay Thai and K-1 competitor from New Zealand. He is the former WMC New Zealand Middleweight Champion, Oceania Super 8 Middleweight Champion, HK Commonwealth Middleweight Champion, CIK Chinese K-1 Champion and the former WKBF Middleweight World Champion. Riddell is a member of the prestigious Tiger Muay Thai in Thailand.
Regian “The Immortal” Eersel is the former Lion Fight Welterweight Champion from the Netherlands representing Sityodtong gym in Thailand. He is a kickboxing and Muay Thai stylist known for his technical execution.