One Pride Pro Never Quit will return to Mahaka Square Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia on October 26, 2019. Carrying the theme of “Battle of the Pride,” the combat sports event will feature a rematch between reigning One Pride MMA Featherweight Champion Hafid “The Avatar” Nur Maradi and Aep “The Raging Bull” Saepudi.
“One Pride MMA Fight Night 33: Battle of the Pride” has four mixed martial arts matches on the main card. In the main event of the evening, Saepudi will challenge Maradi.
A Pitbull Academy fighter, Maradi is riding a four-bout winning streak. In his most recent bout, which was at “One Pride MMA Fight Night 31: Champions Never Quit” on August 24, 2019 at Tennis Indoor Senaya, Jakarta, he submitted Novian Hartanto via rear-naked choke in the first round.
Nur Maradi is from Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia. He currently holds a professional MMA record of 10 wins and 2 losses.
On the other hand, Saepudin has 4 wins and 4 losses. He hails from Purwakarta, West Java, Indonesia.
On April 7, 2018, Saepudin and Nur Maradi battled it out at “One Pride MMA Fight Night 18: Fearless Night” at the Britama Arena Mahaka Square in Kelapa Gading, Jakarta Utara, Indonesia. The latter submitted the former via arm-triangle choke.
“I may have been won against Aep in the past but I never underestimate my opponent heading into a fight,” Nur Maradi said. “I watched his fights and clearly that he greatly improves on each fight. I am sure this will be a very tough fight.”
Saepudin earned his title shot after a victory in his most recent bout. On June 29, 2019, he defeated Yordan Hilapok in a three-round back-and-forth fight at “One Pride MMA Fight Night 29: Never Quit the Fight” at Tennis Indoor Senayan.
The Purwakarta native is aware of the grappling prowess of the reigning One Pride MMA Featherweight Champion. Because of this, the former took regular trips to Bandung, West Java to prepare for their fight at “One Pride MMA Fight Night 18: Fearless Night.”
“For me, the fight against Hafid is the biggest challenge of my career,” Saepudin said. “He is the defending champion and I’ve lost against him in the pas but then again, I have nothing to lose on this fight and I will give my best.”
“One Pride MMA Fight Night 33” will be broadcast live on tvOne and tvOne Connect app on at 22:00 WIB on October 26, 2019 at. MMA fans may also watch live for free at the Mahaka Square Kelapa Gading.
With more than 200 matches a year, One Pride Pro Never Quit presents 300 fighters from 50 clubs spread across Indonesia. For the latest news about the promotion, visit http://www.onepride.net, follow us on Twitter @OnePrideTVOne, Instagram, Youtube, and FB at @OnePrideIMMA.
Meanwhile, here is a clip featuring the reigning One Pride MMA Featherweight Champion: