ONE: King Of The Jungle Pre-Fight Interviews
ONE: King Of The Jungle goes down Friday night at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. But while there will be be no fans in attendance, due to the Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak, it still promises to be a fun night of bouts. The card will consist of eleven bouts. Nine mixed martial arts, one Muay Thai and one kickboxing. The first bout gets underway at 6pm local time.
In the ONE: King Of The Jungle main event, Stamp Fairtex will defend her ONE atomweight kickboxing world title against Janet Todd. The two faced each other previously at ONE: Call To Greatness, when the inaugural ONE atomweight Muay Thai world title was on the line.
On the night, it was Stamp who just did enough to win a razor close unanimous decision, almost a year ago to the day in the very same venue.
In the ONE: King Of The Jungle co-main event, Sam-A Gaiyanghadao, who won the inaugural ONE strawweight kickboxing world title at the end of 2019, and Rocky Ogden will compete for the inaugural ONE strawweight Muay Thai world title.
Also competing on the ONE: King Of The Jungle main card will be home favourite Amir Khan, who will face Kimihiro Eto, and Yoshihiro ‘Sexyama’ Akiyama, who goes up against Sherif Mohamed.
There are also several exciting matchups on the lead card, including Denice Zamboanga vs Mei Yamaguchi, Shannon Wiratchai vs Honorio Banario and Ritu Phogat vs Wu Chiao Chen.
You can check out the final weigh-in and hydration test results here.
Ahead of ONE: King Of The Jungle, we spoke to Stamp Fairtex, Janet Todd, Sam-A Gaiyanghadao, Amir Khan, Yoshihiro ‘Sexyama’ Akiyama, Denice Zamboanga, Honorio Banario, Shannon Wiratchai and Ritu Phogat.
Check in with us after Friday night to catch all our exclusive post fight interviews.