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Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex vs Samy Sana at ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix at ‘ONE: Enter the Dragon’ in Singapore

Yodsanklai “The Hero” IWE Fairtex, 33, of Thailand and Samy “AK47” Sana, 30, of France 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 Yodsanklai’s third outing in ONE Super Series. It will be Sana’s fourth bout in ONE Championship’s striking-only league.

Yodsanklai currently holds a professional kickboxing record of 201 wins, 71 losses and 4 draws. On the other hand, Sana has 87 wins and 4 losses.

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, Dzhabar Askerov, 33, of Russia and Enriko “The Hurricane” Kehl, 27, of Germany.

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, here is one of Sana’s previous bouts in ONE Super Series:

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