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France vs Japan: Hakim Hamech, Yukinori Ogasawara to compete in Shanghai, China

'ONE: Beyond the Horizon' fight card

Fighting out of Lyon, France, Hakim Hamech, 25, will make his ONE Championship debut at “ONE: Beyond the Horizon.” He will compete in the promotion’s striking-only league ONE Super Series against Yukinori Ogasawara, 26, of Tokyo, Japan.

“ONE: Beyond the Horizon” will take place at the Baoshan Arena in Shanghai, China on September 8, 2018. It marks the second time Ogasawa is competing in ONE Super Series.

When Ogasawara made his ONE Super Series debut at “ONE: Pinnacle of Power” at Studio City Event Center in Macau, China on June 23, 2018, he knocked out Rui Botelho, 23, of Portugal. It improved the Japanese  martial artist’s professional record to 15 wins, 4 losses and 4 draws.

On the other hand, Hamech currently has 42 wins and 8 losses. He is representing Team-NAS-R.K.

At “ONE: Beyond the Horizon,” Hamech and Ogasawara will battle it out in a Muay Thai contest in the flyweight division. It will be the first ONE Super Series bout of the evening.

In the main event, 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 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

Ticket information for ONE: BEYOND THE HORIZON is available at www.onefc.com.

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