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Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex, Luis Regis to headline ‘ONE: Destiny of Champions’ in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

ONE Championship has announced the complete fight card of “ONE: Destiny of Champions,” which will take place at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on December 7, 2018. In the main event, Yodsanklai “The Hero” IWE Fairtex, 32, of Thailand takes on Luis “Macaco” Regis, 33, of Australia in a ONE Super Series Muay Thai contest in the featherweight division.

A multiple-time Muay Thai World Champion, Yodsanklai is one of the most popular and accomplished strikers in the world. He was born in Northeast Thailand.

Yodsanklai won close to 200 professional bouts against many fellow Muay Thai legends. In the process, he captured several prestigious titles, including three Lumpinee Stadium World Championships, two Lion Fight World Championships, two WMC World Championships and a WBC World Title.

On May 18, 2018, Yodsanklai made his ONE Super Series debut at  “ONE: Unstoppable Dreams.” In a kickboxing bout at a catch weight of 72.5 kg, he defeated  Chris Ngimbi of Congo via unanimous decision.

On the other hand, Regis is making his ONE Super Series debut at “ONE: Destiny of Champions.” He is of Brazilian descent and he constantly travels between Australia and Thailand, sharpening his skills in his continuous learning journey.

Regis is one of the most prolific Muay Thai athletes and practitioners from Australia. He is not only a tough competitor but also responsible for guiding prospective Muay Thai athletes as a coach.

Over the course of his professional career, Regis has captured multiple Muay Thai titles. Among them are the IKBF Commonwealth Championship, Australian Championship, IKBF East Coast Championship and the NSW Championship.

In terms of approach, Regis is highly technical as he often emphasizes sound striking techniques to enhance his power. He is the founder and head coach of SRG Thai Boxing Gym.

A media party for “ONE: Destiny of Champions” will take place on November 22, 2018 at Ours Eatery in Kuala Lumpur. Attending the party are Malaysian ONE Championship stars  Ann Osman, Jihin Radzuan, Mohammed “Jordan Boy” Mahmoud, Agilan Thani, Keanu Subba, Saiful Merican and Peter Davis.

Here is the complete “ONE: Destiny of Champions” fight card:

  1. ONE Super Series: Mohammed “Jordan Boy” Mahmoud (Malaysia) vs Stergos “Greek Dynamite” Mikkios (Greece)
  2. MMA: Savannah Em (Cambodia/USA) vs Iryna Kyselova (Ukraine)
  3. MMA: Jihin “Shadowcat” Radzuan (Malaysia) vs Jenny Huang (Taiwan)
  4. MMA: Mei “V.V” Yamaguchi (Japan) vs Jomary Torres (Philippines)
  5. MMA flyweight: Gianni Subba (Malaysia) vs “The Southern Eagle” Ma Hao Bin (China)
  6. MMA bantamweight: Daichi Takenaka (Japan) vs Kevin “Oldboy” Chung (South Korea/USA)
  7. MMA welterweight: Agilan Thani (Malaysia) vs Kiamrian Abbasov (Kyrgyzstan)
  8. ONE Super Series kickboxing: Yodsanklai “The Hero” IWE Fairtex (Thailand) vs Luis “Macaco” Regis (Australia)

Ticket information for ONE: DESTINY OF CHAMPIONS is available at www.onefc.com.

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