ONE Dengal will see Brandon Vera defend his heavyweight title towards Arjan Bhullar.
Reinier de Ridder has someway made ONE DANGAL one of the vital anticipated playing cards of the yr, and he’s not even on it. de Ridder defeated Aung La NSang to win not simply the ONE middleweight but additionally the ONE mild heavyweight championship. After securring the second of the titles, de Ridder proclaimed to the world that Brandon Vera and his heavyweight title was subsequent. For Vera to get such a super-fight, he has to defeat Arjan Bhullar first.
Vera and de Ridder can be an enormous struggle for the promotion and one which they’re certainly chomping on the bit to make. Whereas Ridder going to the heavyweight division appears probably no matter who’s holding the title, the truth that it’s Vera appears to suit the 2021 narrative that UFC fighters can’t compete towards ONE Championship expertise. Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez have all fallen in fairly high-profiled fighters and Vera is presently one of many solely former UFC fighters to ever win a title in ONE Championship. To face and doubtlessly lose to de Ridder can be an enormous feather within the cap of ONE Championship.
The intrigue round such a super-fight isn’t the one factor this card has going for it, nonetheless.
Three causes to look at ONE DANGAL
One of many world’s greatest kickboxers can be in motion
For a lot of, the concept of watching Tawanchai P.Ok.Saenchaimuaythaigym will not be excessive on their to-do record. The world of Muay Thai isn’t as fashionable stateside as it’s within the nations ONE Championship often travels to. For correct context, on the earth of Muay Thai, Rodtang Jitmuangnon is like younger LeBron James. Saenchaimuaythaigym is like younger Kevin Durant. ONE Championship simply introduced in Saenchaimuaythaigym and he and Jitmuangnon are on a collision course now. So it’s clever to tune in to see what Saenchaimuaythaigym can do earlier than the 2 greatest in ONE Championship eventaually collide.
Ritu Phogat seems to go into Grand Prix undefeated
Rito Phogat is likely one of the most spectacular younger fighters on ONE Championship’s roster and she or he’ll get to show her worth earlier than she finally steps into the ONE Championship Ladies’s Atomweight Grand Prix.
To see if Brandon Vera can retain and problem Reinier de Ridder
We opened the article with it, however the huge hook of this card is all about if Brandon Vera can retain his title and arrange what would be the largest struggle in promotional historical past towards Reinier de Ridder.