Two undefeated fighters have been confirmed to be in the fight card at “ONE Championship: Conquest of Kings.” One of them is Danny “The King” Kingad from Team Lakay.
Kingad currently holds a record of 5 wins and 0 loss as a professional MMA fighter. He is one of the top prospects from his hometown, Baguio City, Philippines.
Being a former 2015 Regional Wushu Champion, Kingad is known for his striking skills. At “ONE Championship: Conquest of Kings,” his undefeated record will be challenged in the flyweight division by Hexigetu from Inner Mongolia, China.
Hexigetu is known as a striker and a grappler with a highly aggressive style. He is training out of China Top Team and has a record of 4 wins and 2 losses as a professional MMA fighter.
“ONE Championship: Conquest of Kings” is Hexigetu’s first ONE Championship fight. On the other hand, this will be the fourth for Kingad, who made his debut on April 15, 2016 at “ONE Championship 41: Global Rivals,” where he defeated Muhamad Haidar of Malaysia.
On Dec. 2, 2016, Kingad had his second ONE Championship fight at “ONE Championship: Age of Domination” where he defeated his fellow Filipino fighter Eugene Toquero. In Kingad’s third and most recent fight, the “ONE Championship: Kings of Destiny” event on April 21, he defeated Muhammad Aiman of Malaysia.
At “ONE Championship: Kings of Destiny,” all of Kingad’s four fellow Team Lakay members went home victorious. They were Gina “Conviction” Iniong, Kevin “The Silencer” Belingon, Honorio “The Rock” Banario and the reigning ONE lightweight world champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang.
Among the non-Filipino winners at “ONE Championship: Kings of Destiny” was Stefer Rahardian of Indonesia. It was his ONE Championship debut and he is returning for his second one at “ONE Championship: Conquest of Kings.”
As a professional MMA fighter, Rahardian currently holds a record of 6 wins and 0 loss while his “ONE Championship: Conquest of Kings” opponent Niko Soe of Singapore has 3 wins and 1 loss. They will battle it out in the bantamweight division.
“ONE Championship: Conquest of Kings” will take place at the GOR Kertajaya Arena in Surabaya, Indonesia, on July 29. The main event will be for the undisputed ONE Flyweight World Champion between reigning champion Kairat Akhmetov and interim titleholder Adriano Moraes.
(photo from Facebook/Danny Kingad)
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