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Xiong Jing Nan to fight for her fans at ‘ONE: Pinnacle of Power’ in Macau

Xiong Jing Nan, Laura Balin

Xiong Jing Nan, Laura Balin

For the first time, “The Panda” Xiong Jing Nan of China is defending her ONE Women’s Strawweight World Champion title and it is going to happen in her home country China. She will co-headline “ONE: Pinnacle of Power” with Laura “La Gladiadora” Balin of Argentina.

“Becoming the ONE Women’s Strawweight World Champion is a dream and one of the proudest moments of my career,” Xiong stated. “I am happy to represent my country and fight for my fans all over the world. I understand that every challenge from here on will only get harder and tougher, but I am prepared to give it everything I have to remain champion.”

“Laura Balin is a worthy challenger, but I believe my skills will be far too much for her to handle,” the reigning her ONE Women’s Strawweight World Champion. “I am excited to get in there and let my hands go.”

“ONE: Pinnacle of Power” will take place at the Studio City Center in Macau, China on June 23, 2018. It will be headlined by ONE Interim Flyweight World Champion Geje “Gravity” Eustaquio of the Philippines and reigning ONE Flyweight World Champion Adriano “Mikinho” Moraes of Brazil.

The official face-off of “ONE: Pinnacle of Power” took place at the Ruínas da Antiga Catedral de São Paulo in Santo Antonio, Macau, China on June 20, 2018. Here is the complete fight card:

  1. Mario Satya Wirawan vs Rin Saroth (Mixed Martial Arts: 65.8kg)
  2. Ma Hao Bin vs Danny Kingad (Mixed Martial Arts: 61.2kg)
  3. Li Kai Wen vs Rodian Menchavez (Mixed Martial Arts: 70.3kg)
  4. Rui Botelho vs Yukinori Ogasawara (ONE Super Series Muay Thai: 61.2kg)
  5. Alain Ngalani vs Tarik Khbabez (ONE Super Series Kickboxing: 120.2kg)
  6. Lerdsila Phuket Top Team vs Sok Thy (ONE Super Series Muay Thai: 61.2kg)
  7. Narantungalag Jadambaa vs Edward Kelly (Mixed Martial Arts: 70.3kg)
  8. Ev Ting vs Koji Ando (Mixed Martial Arts: 77.1kg)
  9. Petchmorrakot Wor. Sangprapai vs Fabrice Fairtex Delannon (ONE Super Series Muay Thai: 67.0kg)
  10.  Xiong Jing Nan vs Laura Balin (Mixed Martial Arts: 56.7kg, ONE Women’s Strawweight World Championship, Co-Main Event)
  11. Adriano Moraes vs Geje Eustaquio (Mixed Martial Arts: 61.2kg, ONE Flyweight World Championship Unification Bout, Main Event)

Meanwhile, here is a clip featuring Xiong:

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