China vs Malaysia: Chen Lei, Muhammad Aiman to compete in Shanghai

“Rock Man” Chen Lei, 29, of Changde, Hunan, China is set to compete in front of his countrymen at “ONE: Beyond the Horizon.” The Chinese mixed martial artist will put his undefeated professional MMA record on the line as he faces “Jungle Cat” Muhammad Aiman, 23, of Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.

Chen and Aiman will compete in the bantamweight division at “ONE: Beyond the Horizon,” which will take place  at the Baoshan Arena in Shanghai, China on September 8, 2018. It will be the fourth bout of the evening.

Currently, Chen has 8 wins and 0 loss. He earned four of his victories in ONE Championship.

“ONE: Beyond the Horizon” marks Chen’s fifth ONE Championship bout. The opponents he defeated in the promotion were Jeremy “Predator” Meciaz, 26, of Indonesia, Saiful “The Vampire” Merican, 29, of Malaysia, Burn “Hitman” Soriano, 31, of the Philippines and Ahmad Qais Jasoor, 28, of Afghanistan.

On the other hand, Aiman won four of his five bouts in ONE Championship. The only opponent he did not defeat in the promotion was Danny “The King” Kingad, 23, of the Philippines.

After losing to Kingad, Aiman defeated “The Pugilist” Yang Fei of China and Rin Saroth of Cambodia. The Malaysian MMA fighter now has 4 wins and 2 losses.

In the main event of “ONE: Beyond the Horizon,” reigning ONE Women’s Strawweight World Champion “The Panda” Xiong Jing Nan of China will defend her title against Samara “Marituba” Santos of Brazil. Here is the complete “ONE: Beyond the Horizon” fight card:

  1. Phat Soda vs Elipitua Siregar: Mixed Martial Arts: 56.7kg (Strawweight)
  2. Hakim Hamech vs Yukinori Ogasawara: ONE Super Series Muay Thai: 61.2kg (Flyweight)
  3. Daniel Dawson vs Mustapha Haida: ONE Super Series Kickboxing: 72.5kg (Catch Weight)
  4. Chen Lei vs Muhammad Aiman: Mixed Martial Arts: 65.8kg (Bantamweight)
  5. Han Zi Hao vs Stergos Mikkios: ONE Super Series Muay Thai: 65.8kg (Bantamweight)
  6. Roman Alvarez vs Daichi Takenaka: Mixed Martial Arts: 65.8kg (Bantamweight)
  7. Ognjen Topic vs Tukkatatong Petpayathai: ONE Super Series Kickboxing: 65.8kg (Bantamweight)
  8. Edward Kelly vs Christian Lee: Mixed Martial Arts: 70.3kg (Featherweight)
  9. Honorio Banario vs Amir Khan: Mixed Martial Arts: 77.1kg (Lightweight) *co-main event
  10. Xiong Jing Nan vs Samara Santos: Mixed Martial Arts: 56.7kg (Women’s Strawweight) *ONE Women’s Strawweight World Championship, main event

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