“ONE: Age of Dragons” is the next ONE Championship event to take place in China. Added to the card is a featherweight kickboxing between Enriko “The Hurricane” Kehl, 27, of Thuringia, Germany and Armen Petrosyan, 32, of Gorizia, Italy.
ONE Championship will hold “ONE: Age of Dragons” at the Cadillac Arena in Beijing, China on November 16, 2019. Including the featherweight bout between Kehl and Petrosyan, the combat sports event will feature 12 matches not only in mixed martial arts but also in ONE Championship’s striking-only league ONE Super Series with kickboxing and Muay Thai contests.
Born in Wetzlar, Hesse, Germany on February 19, 1992, Kehl was 5 years old when he started his training in kung fu. A former K-1 World Champion, he has been competing professionally since 2009 and is currently training at Tempel Fightschool in Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany.
Petrosyan is of Armenian descent and was born in Yerevan, Armenia on November 6, 1986. He is representing Team Leone Petrosyan.
In the main event of “ONE: Age of Dragons,” reigning ONE Flyweight Kickboxing World Champion Ilias Ennahachi of the Netherlands will defend his World Title against challenger “Metal Storm” Wang Wenfeng of China. In the co-main event, Tarik “The Tank” Khbabez of Morocco and Roman Kryklia of Ukraine will do battle for the inaugural ONE Light Heavyweight Kickboxing World Championship.
ONE Championship has also announced a partnership with Bloomage International. As the strategic partner, the latter will work closely with the Singapore-based martial arts organization in developing its brand across all platforms.
“ONE Championship remains dedicated to delivering Chinese martial arts fans the very best in sports entertainment,” ONE Championship group president Hua Fung Teh stated. “Showcasing our elite Chinese ONE Championship athletes and giving them the global platform to shine is our goal. I can’t wait for this amazing event this November.”
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