On March 11, the world's largest martial arts organization will once again broadcast ONE: Lights OUT live from the Singapore Indoor Stadium. which incorporates two MMA title fights.
In the main event, one-featherweight world champion Thanh Le (12-2) will be seen defending his belt against BJJ superstar Garry Tonon (6-0) in the main event. featherweight champ Bibiano Fernandes (24-4) defending his gold against dangerous striker John Lineker (34-9) in the co-man event.
The 41-year-old Division King was to defend his golden belt against the top-ranked knockout specialist at the ONE: Bad Blood Main Event on February 11. Competition after testing positive for COVID-19 less than 48 hours before the five-round battle.
The interim heavyweight world title match between Anatoly Malekhin and Kirill Grishenko made headlines on February 11 instead.
The tilt of the world title will mark Fernande's first appearance on the world stage since he won the nude square behind former bantamweight king Kevin Belingon in October 2019.
Lineker booked his ticket against The Flash after earning a 3-0 record in the Singapore-based promotion. His victories over Muin Gafurov, Troy Worthen and Belingon made him a clear favorite to become the next man to challenge the Bantamweight throne.
Fans are eager to see how the dynamic couple will compete in the circle after months of verbal exchanges. According to the organization's chairman and CEO, Chatri Sityodtong, the couple was also ready to take their duel to the streets of Brazil.
ONE: Lights Out will also host an epic featherweight meeting between current division champion Thanh Le and No. 2 contender Gary The Lion Killer Tonon.
Take a look at the full lineup for ONE: LIGHTS OUT below:
Thanh Le vs. Garry Tonon (ONE Featherweight World Title)
Bibiano Fernandes vs. John Lineker (ONE Bantamweight World Title)
Martin Nguyen vs. Kirill Gorobets
Ismael Londt vs. Iraj Azizpour
Alex Silva vs. Adrian Mattheis
Josh Tonna vs. Zhang Peimian
Eko Roni Saputra vs. Chan Rothana
Iman Barlow vs. Daniela Lopez
Liam Nolan vs. Kim Kyung Lock
Lin Heqin vs. Milagros Lopez