ONE Championship held the official open workout for “ONE: Destiny of Champions” in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on December 4, 2018. Featured in the event were Malaysian athletes Gianni Subba, 25, Agilan “Alligator” Thani, 23, “Jordan Boy” Mohammed bin Mahmoud, 22, and Jihin “Shadow Cat” Radzuan, 19.
The “ONE: Destiny of Champions” fight night will take place at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur on December 7, 2018. The fight card will feature 13 bouts, which include nine mixed martial arts matches and four ONE Super Series striking contests.
Thani and Kiamrian Abbasov, 25, of Kyrgyzstan, will co-headline “ONE: Destiny of Champions.” They will compete in an MMA match in the welterweight division.
“My opponent is pretty tough,” Thani said of Abbasov during the open workout. “At this level, every opponent is dangerous and you can’t underestimate anybody. The welterweight division in ONE Championship is very deep and there are a lot of newcomers.”
One of the newcomers in the welterweight division of ONE Championship is Choo Sung-hoon, 43, who is professionally known as Yoshihiro “Sexyama” Akiyama, of Japan. He is a Korean-Japanese martial arts veteran and judoka who competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship from 2009 to 2015.
With Thani and Abbasov in the co-main event, “ONE: Destiny of Champions” will be headlined by Yodsanklai “The Hero” IWE Fairtex, 32, of Thailand takes on Luis “Macaco” Regis, 33, of Australia. The headliners will compete in a Muay Thai contest in the featherweight division.
In the fifth bout of the evening, Mahmoud will face Stergos “Greek Dynamite” Mikkios, 28, of Greece and the United States. They will compete in a Muay Thai contest in the bantamweight division.
In the eighth bout of the evening, Subba will face “The Southern Eagle” Ma Hao Bin, 24, of Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China. The former was with his brother and fellow ONE Championship athlete Keanu Subba, 24, during the open workout, which was also attended by former ONE Championship athlete Peter Davis and Ann Osman.
In the 10th bout of the evening, Radzuan will compete in the atomweight division against Jenny “Lady GoGo” Huang, 27, of Chinese Taipei. It is one of the three female bouts on the card.
Here are Thani, Subba, Radzuan and Mahmoud in the recent ONE Championship open workout in Kuala Lumpur:
Ticket information for ONE: DESTINY OF CHAMPIONS is available at www.onefc.com.