Indian MMA star Ritu Phogat is set to return against Lin Heqin of China at ONE: Battleground on July 30, 2021.
Ritu, who currently holds a professional MMA record of 4-1 to her name, is coming off her first career loss. She had a controversial split decision defeat against Bi Nguyen at ONE: Dangal in May 2021 which cost her the spot in the ONE Atomweight Grand Prix.
Lin Heqin, meanwhile, is riding on an 11-fight winning streak and holds a professional record of 14-2. She made her ONE Championship debut back in March 2019 when she fought Jomary Torres. It was a dominant win for Heqin as well as she submitted Torres in the first round itself with a triangle choke.
Ritu Phogat vs. Lin Heqin will be featured in the ONE: Battleground card will be aired live from the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Friday, July 30, 2021.
ONE: Battleground Fight Card
In the main event, reigning ONE Strawweight Muay Thai World Champion Sam-A Gaiyanghadao defends his World Title against Thai phenom Prajanchai PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym. In the co-main event, former two-division ONE World Champion Aung La N Sang takes on Leandro Ataides in a pivotal middleweight clash.
Also featured on the card is a battle of top-ranked featherweight kickboxers, as Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong (#4) faces the debuting Tayfun Ozcan (#5). Indian star Ritu Phogat and Singaporean-American prodigy Victoria Lee will also be in action.
ONE is working closely with the relevant government agencies and industry stakeholders to ensure the highest standards of health and safety for the closed-door event. There will be no live audience at this closed-door production.
ONE: BATTLEGROUND: 30 July 2021: Singapore Indoor Stadium
How to watch Ritu Phogat vs. Lin Heqin | Ritu Phogat vs. Lin Heqin India Time and Channel | ONE: Battleground India Time and Channel
ONE: Battleground featuring the fight between Ritu Phogat and Lin Heqin will be live in India on Friday, 30 July 2021 from 6:00 PM Indian Standard Time (IST) on Star Sports Select 1 and Disney Hotstar.
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