Eddie Alvarez to Face Iuri Lapicus in Co-Main Event;
Rodtang Jitmuangnon Returns in Non-World Title Contest
22 January 2021 – Singapore: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), today announced its return to United States prime time on Wednesday, April 7, with a blockbuster card available to fans on TNT.
Follow this link to watch the video: https://youtu.be/zGUX-begfxo
The April 7 event is headlined by a highly anticipated World Title showdown between reigning ONE Flyweight World Champion Adriano “Mikinho” Moraes and ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix Champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson.
In the co-main event, lightweight mixed martial arts legend Eddie “The Underground King” Alvarez returns to the Circle against former ONE Lightweight World Title challenger and current #2-ranked lightweight contender Iuri Lapicus.
Also seeing action on this card is reigning ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion Rodtang “The Iron Man” Jitmuangnon, who faces the UK’s Jacob Smith in a non-World Title Muay Thai contest.
In addition, Johnson, Alvarez, and ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong will be participating in a live Global Media Video Conference Call on Wednesday, January 27 at 12 p.m. ET, with more news to be announced on that day.
You can RSVP for this virtual media conference here: https://forms.gle/X4J24apkAkQen8ms6
ONE Flyweight World Championship
(C) Adriano Moraes vs. (1) Demetrious Johnson
Flyweight: 56.8 KG-61.2 KG
Mixed Martial Arts
Eddie Alvarez vs. (2) Iuri Lapicus
Lightweight: 70.4 KG-77.1 KG
Muay Thai (Non-World Title)
(C) Rodtang Jitmuangnon vs. Jacob Smith
Flyweight: 56.8 KG-61.2 KG
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About ONE Championship™
ONE Championship (ONE) is the largest global sports media property in Asian history. Headquartered in Singapore, ONE is the world’s largest martial arts organization, hosting bouts across all styles of martial arts such as mixed martial arts, Muay Thai, kickboxing, and more. ONE hosts the biggest sports entertainment events across Asia, featuring some of the world’s best martial artists and World Champions on the largest global media broadcast in Asia. In addition to its digital platforms, ONE Championship broadcasts across 150+ countries with some of the largest global free-to-air and digital broadcasters, including Star Sports, Tencent, TV5, Astro, ClaroSports, Startimes, Fox Sports, Thairath TV, Turner Sports, Skynet, Mediacorp, Great Sports, Mediaset Italia, ProSiebenSat.1, Dubai Sports, and more.