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ONE FC signs unbeaten Indonesian fighter Tirta

Unbeaten Indonesian cage fighter Fransino Tirta has signed for ONE Fighting Championship, the leading mixed martial arts promotion in Asia announced yesterday.

Tirta, a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt and multiple winners of grappling, sanshou, boxing and combat sambo competitons, has amassed a 15 wins, one draw record since he turned professional in 2003. , “I’m glad that we have come to an agreement, and I can focus on training for my next fight,” Tirta was quoted as saying in a press release.

“I cannot wait to fight under the ONE FC banner and show the true quality of Indonesian MMA to the world.” ONE FC’s next event, entitled War of Nations, will be held on March 14 at Kuala Lumpur’s Stadium Negara and headlined by a welterweight world championship contest between American Brock Larson and Nobutatsu Suzuki of Japan.

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