An exciting Featherweight title bout between Thanh Le and Garry Tonon has been announced by ONE Championship. The announcement was made by ONE Championship CEO and Chairman Chatri Sityodtong during the ONE: Heavy Hitters broadcast. The fight will happen at ONE: Lights Out on March 11, 2022.
Thanh Le comes into the fight after his memorable stoppage win over Martin Nguyen at ONE: Inside the Matrix and will be looking to build upon his four-fight winning streak. He has not suffered a loss since 2018 and is 9-1 in his last 10 fights. He currently holds a professional record of 12-2 to his name as well.
Garry Tonon, on the other hand, is 6-0 in his professional MMA career. The BJJ standout has been unstoppable since making his MMA debut with ONE Championship back in March 2018. He has then gone on to secure five finishes and a decision win. In his last outing, he edged out Koyomi Matsushima via a decision and has a huge challenge in front of him in the form of Thanh Le.
Apart from the Featherweight title bout, ONE Championship also announced a Middleweight title fight between reigning champion Reinier De Ridder and ONE Welterweight champion Kiamrian Abbasov. The fight will happen on February 25, 2022, at ONE: Full Circle.
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