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Australia’s Alma Juniku vs Norway’s Anne Line Hogstad at ‘ONE: Fire and Fury’ in Manila, Philippines

Alma Juniku (© ONE Championship)

Alma Juniku (© ONE Championship)

The bout between Alma Juniku, 18, of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and Anne Line “Ninja Line” Hogstad, 32, of Oslo, Norway has been booked for “ONE: Fire and Fury.” They are set to compete in a Muay Thai match in the women’s atomweight division.

Featuring mixed martial arts and Muay Thai contests, ONE Championship will hold “ONE: Fire and Fury” at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines on January 31, 2020. It will be the Singapore-based martial arts organization’s second event in 2020.

Originally, Juniku and Hogstad were supposed to battle it out at “ONE: Masters of Fate” at the SM Mall of Asia Arena on November 8, 2019. However, the Australian fighter was injured prior to the fight night so the bout was cancelled.

Hogstad is training out of Frontline Muay Thai Gym in Innspurten, Oslo, Norway. She graduated from the Universitetet i Agder in Kristiansand, Norway in 2012.

The Frontline Muay Thai Gym representative is a two-time ISKA Muay Thai World Champion, a two-time Scandinavian K-1 Champion and three-time Norwegian Champion. She will make her ONE Super Series debut at “ONE: Fire and Fury.”

 

Born in Logan City in Brisbane on December 13, 2010, Juniku has been training in Muay Thai since she was 8 years old. She went on to become an Australian National Muay Thai Champion and a World Boxing Council (WBC)and International Professional Combat Council (IPCC) Muay Thai World Champion.

Training out of Modern Warrior Muay Thai in Marsden, Logan City, Queensland, Juniku made her debut in the ONE Championship striking-only league ONE Super Series at “ONE: Legendary Quest” on June 15, 2019 at the Baoshan Arena in Shanghai, China.

Juniku challenged reigning ONE Atomweight Muay Thai World Champion Stamp Fairtex, 27, of Pattaya, Thailand in the main event of “ONE: Legendary Quest.” The Thai defending champion won via unanimous decision, which downgraded the Australian challenger’s professional Muay Thai record of 24 wins and 5 losses.

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