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Brazil’s Luis Santos vs Kyrgyzstan’s Kiamrian Abbasov at ‘ONE: Visions of Victory’

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The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), will return to Malaysia’s bustling capital city of Kuala Lumpur. On March 9, 2018, “ONE: Visions of Victory” will ignite the Axiata Stadium with another evening of authentic martial arts action.

In the main event, Filipino-American Reece “Lightning” McLaren, 26, of Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia will face Gianni Subba, 25, of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. They will battle it out in three five-minute rounds in the flyweight division.

'ONE: Visions of Victory' fight card (Facebook/ONE Championship)

‘ONE: Visions of Victory’ fight card (Facebook/ONE Championship)

In the third match on the main card, Luis “Sapo” Santos, 38, of Belem, Para, Brazil will face Kiamrian Abbasov, 24, of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. They will compete in the welterweight division.

Santos is a martial arts veteran with over 70 fights on his record and over half of his wins ending by devastating knockout. With a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and a penchant for spectacular finishes, he has emerged as one of the promotion’s most overwhelming physical specimens, a top contender capable of finishing any bout in a variety of different ways at any given moment.

Known for his aggressiveness and brute strength, Santos looks to continue finding success inside the ONE Championship cage in his next bout against Abbasov. The Kyrgyzstani fighter is also a martial arts veteran like his “ONE: Visions of Victory” opponent.

With a professional record of 18-3, Abbasov is currently riding a 10-bout win streak and has not lost a match since 2015. Known as one of the top welterweights to emerge from Central Asia, he is a former Prime Selection GP Welterweight Champion with a handful of spectacular finishes.

Of Abbasov’s 18 career victories, 3 have come by submission and 9 by thrilling knockout. He makes his ONE Championship debut against a dangerous Brazilian fighter

Watch the trailer for “ONE: Visions of Victory” here:

Ticket information for ONE: VISIONS OF VICTORY is available at www.onefc.com.

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