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Evolve MMA’s Troy Worthen to make ONE Championship debut in Malaysia, to face Chen Rui at ‘ONE: Masters of Destiny’

Undefeated mixed martial artist Troy Worthen, 26, will make his ONE Championship debut at “ONE: Masters of Destiny” on July 12, 2019 at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He will face “The Ghost” Chen Rui, 22, in an MMA match in the bantamweight division.

Hailing from Lakeland, Florida, United States, Worthen is an assistant instructor at Evolve MMA in Singapore, where he teaches wrestling and MMA. A Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu brown belt, he has been wrestling since he was 14 years old and he has competed in more than 400 wrestling matches.

As an MMA fighter, Worthen holds a record of 7 wins and 1 loss as an amateur fighter and 4 wins and 0 loss as a professional fighter. Before joining ONE Championship, he competed in Real Fighting Championships and Combat Night.

While Worthen is making his ONE Championship debut at “ONE: Masters of Destiny,” it will be Chen’s second outing in the promotion. Training out of Chengdu Ashura Fight Club in Chengdu, Sichuan, China, Chen is a ONE Jakarta Bantamweight Tournament Champion and is also an undefeated MMA fighter.

Chen holds a professional MMA record of 7 wins and 0 loss. When he made his ONE Championship debut on March 8, 2019, he knocked out Roman “Sonic Boom” Alvarez, 24, of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands.

Here is a list of the confirmed “ONE: Masters of Destiny” bouts:

  • Giorgio Petrosyan vs. Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy (ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix quarterfinal)
  • Angela Lee vs. Michelle Nicolini (mixed martial arts – women’s strawweight)
  • Ev Ting vs. Daichi Abe (mixed martial arts – lightweight)
  • Abro Fernandes vs. Gurdarshan Mangat (mixed martial arts – bantamweight)
  • Jihin Radzuan vs. Jomary Torres (mixed martial arts – women’s atomweight)
  • Dae Sung Park vs. Kimihiro Eto (mixed martial arts – lightweight)
  • Troy Worthen vs. Chen Rui (mixed martial arts – bantamweight)
  • Hiroki Akimoto vs. Kenny Tse (ONE Super Series kickboxing – flyweight)
  • Kai Ting Chuang vs. Janet Todd (ONE Super Series kickboxing – women’s atomweight)
  • Aleksi Toivonen vs. Akihiro Fujisawa (mixed martial arts – flyweight)
  • Saiful Merican vs. Mohammed Bin Mahmoud (ONE Super Series Muay Thai – bantamweight)
  • Adrian Mattheis vs. Liu Peng Shuai (mixed martial arts – strawweight)
  • Sorgraw Petchyindee Academy vs. George Mann (ONE Super Series Muay Thai – bantamweight)
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