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Dzhabar Askerov vs Enriko Kehl at ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix at ‘ONE: Enter the Dragon’ in Singapore

Giorgio Petrosyan, Petchmorrakot Petchyindee Academy, Andy Souwer, Jo Nattawut, Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex, Samy Sana, Dzhabar Askerov, Enriko Kehl

Dzhabar Askerov, 33, of Russia and Enriko “The Hurricane” Kehl, 27, of Germany will battle it out at “ONE: Enter the Dragon.” It will be one of the four bouts in the quarter-finals of ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix.

ONE Championship will hold “ONE: Enter the Dragon” at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on May 17, 2019. It is the promotion’s second event in 2019 to take place in the country.

“ONE: Enter the Dragon” marks Askerov’s ONE Super Series debut. It will be Kehl’s second bout in ONE Championship’s striking-only league.

Askerov currently holds a professional kickboxing record of 107 wins, 35 losses and 2 draws. On the other hand, Kehl has 48 wins, 14 losses and 2 draws.

All of the four bouts in the ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix quarter-finals will take place at “ONE: Enter the Dragon.” The other contenders are Giorgio “The Doctor” Petrosyan, 33, of Italy, Petchmorrakot Petchyindee Academy, 26, of Thailand, Andy “The Destroyer” Souwer, 35, of the Netherlands, “Smokin’” Jo Nattawut, 29, of Thailand, Yodsanklai “The Hero” IWE Fairtex, 33, of Thailand and Samy “AK47” Sana, 30, of France.

In the main event, Christian “The Warrior” Lee, 20, of Singapore will challenge reigning ONE Lightweight World Champion  Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki, 35, of Japan. In the co-main event, Nieky “The Natural” Holzken, 34, of the Netherlands and Regian “The Immortal” Eersel, 25, of the Netherlands will compete for the inaugural ONE Super Series Lightweight Kickboxing World Championship title.

“Super” Sage Northcutt, 23, of the United States will make his ONE Championship debut at “ONE: Enter the Dragon.” He will face Cosmo “Good Boy” Alexandre, 36, of Brazil in the welterweight division.

Also in the “ONE: Enter the Dragon” card are Ariel “Tarzan” Sexton, 36, of Costa Rica and Saygid “Dagi” Guseyn Arslanaliev, 23, of Turkey. They will compete in the semi-finals of ONE Lightweight World Grand Prix.

Meanwhile, get to know more about Askerov here:

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