MMA

Ev Ting vs Koji Ando at ‘ONE: Pinnacle of Power’ in Macau, China

06 June 2018 – Macau, China: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced the complete fight card of “ONE: Pinnacle of Power,” which is set for the Studio City Event Center in Macau, China on June 23, 2018. Like in the promotion’s recent events, strikes-only bouts under ONE Super Series will be mixed with the mixed martial arts matches.

On the MMA card, Ev “E.T.” Ting, 28, of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia will compete against Koji “The Commander” Ando, 33, of Japan in the lightweight division. They are both former ONE Lightweight World Championship title challengers.

Living and training out of Auckland, New Zealand, Ting owns a professional MMA record of 15 wins and 4 losses. Among his 15 wins, 5 were via knockout and 4 were via submission.

Ting is one of the most talented competitors to come out of Malaysia. He won six of his last seven bouts.

In Ting’s most recent bout, he defeated highly-regarded Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Ariel “Tarzan” Sexton, 36, of Costa Rica via split decision. In the Kiwi-Malaysian fighter’s next ONE Championship bout, he will face one of the fiercest competitors from Japan.

Having been a professional martial artist since 2008, Ando is known for his diverse striking skills and solid submission grappling credentials. In his most recent contest, he lost to Timofey Nastyukhin, 28, of Russia via unanimous decision.

“ONE: Pinnacle of Power” will be headlined by reigning ONE Women’s Strawweight World Champion “The Panda” Xiong Jing Nan, 30, of China and Laura Balin, 38, of Argentina. In the co-main event, reigning ONE Flyweight World Champion Adriano “Mikinho” Moraes, 29, of Brazil will have a rematch with reigning ONE Interim Flyweight World Champion Geje “Gravity” Eustaquio, 29, of the Philippines.

Meanwhile, here is clip featuring Ting’s bout against Sexton:

Ticket information for ONE: PINNACLE OF POWER is available at www.onefc.com.

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