ONE Championship returns to China on Saturday, and all fighters made weight Thursday for the fights. Headlined by Russian featherweight prospect Timofey Nastyukhin against Yusuke Kawanago, ONE Championship 28 will also feature a pair of one-night four-man tournaments.
In the flyweight division, Wu Ze takes on Wu Hui Qiang in the first semifinal, while Wang Shuo battles Yang Jian Bing for the last spot in the final. In the featherweight division, semifinals are set with Ma Jia Wen vs. Biekemulati Nulijiao and Huang Di Yuan vs. Tian Jian She.
"We are ecstatic that we have put together a fantastic fight card for Chinese fight fans," ONE Championship CEO Victor Cui stated in a release. "In the main event, we have two international stars squaring off as the hard-hitting Timofey Nastyukhin of Russia takes on Yusuke Kawanago of Japan.
"We also have a flyweight and a featherweight tournament in place to determine the best prospects to come out of the mainland. Get ready for an evening of world-class mixed martial arts!"
ONE Championship 28 takes place Saturday at the Guangzhou International Sports Arena in Guangzhou, China.
Featherweight tournament semi-finals:
Ma Jia Wen vs. Biekemulati Nulijiao
Huang Di Yuan vs. Tian Jian She
Alternate bout: Wang Ya Yong vs. Li Yun Long
Flyweight tournament semi-finals:
Wu Ze vs. Wu Hui Qiang
Wang Shuo vs. Yang Jian Bing
Alternate bout: Hu Ri Ge vs. Zhao Xiao Tong