TOKYO : ONE Championship’s forthcoming flyweight tournament field championships set , and the starting round will take place at the promotion’s biggest event yet .
“ONE Championship : A New Era” takes place March 31 at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo and is the promotion’s be released in Japan . There are four title fights on top of the card , plus the advertising debut of former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez .
But as if that wasn’t sufficient , the card also now will feature four first-round clashes in ONE’s flyweight tournament , which includes former UFC flyweight titleholder Demetrious Johnson in his debut with the promotion .
The “ONE Championship: A New Era” lineup now includes:
- Champ Eduard Folayang vs. Shinya Aoki – for lightweight title
- Champ Angela Lee vs. Jin Nan Xiong – for strawweight title
- Champ Aung La N Sang vs. Ken Hasegawa – for middleweight title
- Champ Kevin Belingon vs. Bibiano Fernandes – for bantamweight title
- Eddie Alvarez vs. Timofey Nastyukhin
- Demetrious Johnson vs. Yuya Wakamatsu – flyweight tournament opening round
- Ivanildo Delfino vs. Tatsumitsu Wada – flyweight tournament opening round
- Kairat Akhmetov vs. Reece McLaren – flyweight tournament opening round
- Danny Kingad vs. Andrew Leone – flyweight tournament opening round
Ticket information for ONE: A NEW ERA is available at www.onefc.com