ONE on TNT 4 is on Wednesday, April 28.
ONE on TNT 4 is the final of the ONE on TNT sequence, not less than for now. The primary occasion will see some main adjustments as initially ONE Championship standout Aung La Nsang was set to face off with Russain Vitaly Bigdash. Bigdash was pulled from the occasion and as an alternative, the person who final defeated Nsang, Reinier de Ridder stepped in. The rematch will likely be one of many largest in ONE Championship historical past and for it to most important occasion the ultimate ONE on TNT card is a large deal with for followers.
The cardboard additionally noticed a serious change as one in all ONE Championship’s largest rising names within the promotion, Johnathan Haggerty had his bout faraway from the occasion for an unknown motive.
Additionally becoming a member of the cardboard is a light-weight bout to find out a top-five standing when former Bellator and UFC light-weight champion Eddie Alvarez steps in towards Okay Rae Yoon, each males final preventing throughout the begin of April.
These are simply a number of the wild updates to the cardboard on Wednesday, so let’s break this down a bit extra.
Three causes to look at ONE on TNT 4
Eddie Alvarez in search of redemption
Eddie Alvarez debuted in ONE Championship in a shedding effort to Timofey Nastyukhin throughout the opening spherical of the ONE Championship Light-weight Grand Prix, earlier than returning to the event as a late-round harm alternative and defeating Eduard Folayang. The win acquired Alvarez a slot within the finals however destiny would step in, forcing Alvarez out of the finals with an harm, the place Christian Lee took his place and gained the entire thing. Alvarez will now face Okay Rae Yoon three weeks to the day after he acquired DQ’ed in his final ONE Championship bout. For Alvarez, a win right here could get followers to imagine in him once more, as he continues to attempt to add the ONE Championship light-weight title to his mantel the place the Bellator and UFC light-weight titles already hold.
The rematch we by no means thought we’d get
Two weeks once more, Russian fighter Vitaly Bigdash was poised to face Aung La Nsang for the ONE Championship light-weight championship. Then Bigdash needed to be pulled from the cardboard and changing him could be Reinier de Ridder, the present ONE Championship middleweight champion, and the person who defeated Ngsang to seize that title. Now Ridder and Nsang will meet in a rematch however for the ONE Championship light-weight title as an alternative. Nsang, who had just one loss since 2014, to Bigdash, was seen as ONE Championship’s high star. Now, with Ridder again on the scene and trying to be the boogeyman to Nsang’s title hopes, followers are in retailer for a wild affair.
A collision between two Asian MMA legends
It’s not every single day you get two of the perfect that Asia MMA has to supply. That’s what taking place although as Japanese legend Shinya Aoki takes on Filipino legend Eduard Folayang. That is the feud’s rubber match, with Folayang beginning issues off with a TKO win over Aoki in 2016, and Aoki getting a submission win over Folayang in 2019. Each bouts have been for the ONE Championship and each bouts noticed new champions topped. They’ll shut out the prelims of ONE on TNT 4, and will accomplish that with the combat of the night time.
ONE on TNT 4 takes place on Wednesday, April 28, stay from Singapore. Comply with together with FanSided for all of your stay information and highlights.