Weigh ins for ONE FC 21- Roar of Tigers took place at the Mines Wellness Center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on October 16, 2014. All fighters are on weight and all fights are set to go.
In the main event, Rob Lisita will have his chance to step back into the spotlight as one of the most scrappy featherweights in ONE FC and he’ll do it against the M-1 Featherweight Champion Marat Gafurov.
Rob Lisita stated,
“I am going to take out every champion that ONE FC brings in. I am so excited because tomorrow I will showcase the best version of me you have ever seen. I’m the ruthless one and tomorrow I will be more ruthless than ever.”
Marat Gafurov stated,
“I am happy to be a part of ONE FC. It is a step up in competition for me. Rob is a tough opponent, but I think that this is a good matchup that favors me.”
ONE FC 21 takes place at Stadium Putra on Friday, October 17. Doors open at 6pm and the undercard gets under way at 7pm.
Photos by David Ash, SingaporeMaven.com
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ONE FC 21
October 17, 2014
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Featherweight bout: Marat Gafurov (65.8 kg /145 lbs) VS Rob Lisita (65.7 kg /145 lbs)
Lightweight bout: Vaughn Donayre (70.0 kg /154 lbs) VS Peter Davis (70.3 kg /155 lbs)
Featherweight bout: Edward Kelly (65.0 kg /143 lbs) VS Ev Ting (65.8 kg /145 lbs)
Women’s Flyweight bout: Aya Saeid Saber (56.5 kg /125 lbs) VS Ann Osman (56.4 kg /124 lbs)
Featherweight bout: Tanaphong KhunhanKaew (65.7 kg /145 lbs) VS Bashir Ahmad (65.8 kg /145 lbs)
Flyweight bout: Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke (56.4 kg /124 lbs) VS Saiful Merican (56.6 kg/125 lbs)
Bantamweight bout: Stephen Langdown (60.9 kg /134 lbs) VS Raymond Tan (60.9 kg /134 lbs)
Bantamweight bout: Anatpong Bunrad (61.2 kg /135 lbs) VS Marc Marcellinus (61.2 kg /135 lbs)
Welterweight bout: Hisham Hiba (76.5 kg /169 lbs) VS Barbod (76.6 kg /169 lbs)
16 October 2014 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC) announced today that all mixed martial artists competing tomorrow have made weight and are ready for ONE FC: ROAR OF TIGERS which takes place tomorrow evening at the iconic Stadium Putra in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Both main event stars Rob Lisita and Marat Gafurov came in under the featherweight limit of 66 kilograms and are set to clash in the top billed bout of the evening.
Visit the official ONE FC: ROAR OF TIGERS weigh-in photo gallery by clicking:
Rob Lisita stated, “I am going to take out every champion that ONE FC brings in. I am so excited because tomorrow I will showcase the best version of me you have ever seen. I’m the ruthless one and tomorrow I will be more ruthless than ever.”
Marat Gafurov stated, “I am happy to be a part of ONE FC. It is a step up in competition for me. Rob is a tough opponent, but I think that this is a good matchup that favors me.”
Tickets for ONE FC: ROAR OF TIGERS, presented by Tune Talk, are on sale now at www.AirAsiaRedTix.com. Ticket categories begin with the full Red Carpet and cageside experience for VVIPs at RM388 followed by VIP RM278, Gold RM168, Silver RM108 and Bronze RM58. Prices include ticketing fee.
Fans in Asia can catch all the action live on FOX Sports. Check your local listings. Also, fans from around the world can witness the action online via live streaming at www.onefc.com/livestream. The event will be available for purchase at just US$9.99.
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