The fight between Asha Roka and Alyse Anderson which was initially scheduled to happen at ONE X will now happen at ONE 157: Petchmorakot vs. Vienot. The atomweight bout was earlier pulled from ONE X due to Alyse Anderson not being able to compete on the card.
Asha Roka, who has a professional MMA record of 4-2, has lost two of her last three fights. She first competed in the ONE Championship in 2019, when she faced Stamp Fairtex. Stamp won the bout by submission in the third round.
In 2020, Roka battled Gina Iniong in the ONE Championship for the first time. Roka and Iniong fought to the finish, with the judges ruling in favor of Iniong, handing the Indian her second loss in the promotion and her MMA career.
When she faces Alyse Anderson, she will be seeking to rebound strongly from these setbacks.
Anderson, on the other hand, has recently suffered a setback. In the ONE Atomweight Grand Prix in 2021, she was defeated by Itsuki Hirata, and this was also her promotional debut. The American has a 5-2 record and has previously competed in Invicta FC and TWC before joining ONE Championship.
ONE Championship returns to the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Friday, May 20 with ONE 157: Petchmorakot vs. Vienot, which includes a pair of Muay Thai World Title fights.
For the event, the inaugural ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Grand Prix and a pair of grappling matchups were also confirmed. The main event and a total of 13 fights have now been announced.
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