ONE Championship

Reinier De Ridder interested in fight with Arjan Bhullar for Heavyweight Title

Reinier De Ridder has already made his mark in ONE Championship. The Dutchman is currently reigning on top of the Middleweight and Light Heavyweight divisions following his two wins over Burmese Python Aung La N Sang.

De Ridder, however, has plans to become a Triple champion in the promotion and has his eyes set on ONE Heavyweight champion Arjan Bhullar.

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Bhullar and De Ridder were already seen exchanging words on social media recently and during his recent interview with ONE Championship, De Ridder further elaborated on the situation.

“[A fight with Bhullar] would be more interesting because I’ll give up a lot of weight. He’ll probably have 20 pounds on me, maybe even more. So that might take some more time to finish him. I might have to put in some more work, tire him out, hit him to the body some more before I get the finish in that fight,” De Ridder said.

He also added that he is open to a fight with Kiamrian Abbasov. Abbasov, who is the current ONE Welterweight Champion, had expressed his interest in moving to Middleweight.

“Kiamrian Abbasov is very interesting. He’s been on a tear lately. It would be very cool to face him. I think I’d be very dominant in a fight with Abbasov. Just because I’m better everywhere. I’m taller, I’m stronger, I’m rangier, I’m heavier, and he gets taken down by almost anybody. So he’ll definitely get taken down by me. So I see myself finishing that fight early,” he added.

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