MMA

Angela Lee vs Mei Yamaguchi vs ‘ONE: Unstoppable Dreams’

 

 

The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), recently announced the next bout of reigning ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela “Unstoppable” Lee, 21, of Singapore. On May 18, 2018, she will defend her title from Mei “V.V” Yamaguchi, 35, of Tokyo, Japan at “ONE: Unstoppable Dreams.”

Lee is considered one of ONE Championship’s most outstanding athletes. She captured the inaugural ONE Women’s Atomweight World Championship with an awe-inspiring victory over Yamaguchi in 2016 and has since then defended the title successfully on two occasions.

Lee’s beautiful combination of elite striking and grappling has proven to be a potent formula for success, as she has remained unbeaten in her career. In the most recent bout of an impressive run, she dominated top contender Istela Nunes, 25, of Brazil showcasing her wide array of skills despite suffering from illness.

On a global scale, the reigning ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion is widely-considered to be one of the biggest names actively competing in the sport. She is set to defend her title next against Yamaguchi in a rematch at for “ONE: Unstoppable Dreams.”

Yamaguchi is a female atomweight standout and a former ONE world title challenger from Tokyo. She is the DEEP Jewels Featherweight Champion, and owns 7 submissions and 2 knockouts in her 28-bout professional career.

In 2016, Yamaguchi challenged Lee for the inaugural ONE Women’s Atomweight World Championship in an epic showdown that would later win multiple Bout of the Year honors from international media publications. In Japanese martial arts veteran’s last bout, she thoroughly defeated Gina “Conviction” Iniong, 28, of the Philippines to win impressively by unanimous decision after three rounds.

Meanwhile, here is a short interview with the reigning ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion at the “ONE: Global Superheroes” press conference:

Ticket information for ONE: UNSTOPPABLE DREAMS is available at www.onefc.com.

For more updates on ONE Championship, please visit www.onefc.com, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @ONEChampionship, and like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ONEChampionship.

 

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