Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - One FC announces Malaysia featherweight event fighters

One FC announces Malaysia featherweight event fighters

One FC announces Malaysia featherweight event fighters

Asia’s leading mixed martial arts promotion, ONE Fighting Championship, yesterday announced the launch of the Malaysian National Featherweight Championship Tournament, with four of the top prospects to battle it out in the first round of the tournament at the February 2 event ONE FC: Return of Warriors.

The two fights signed for the tournament at Stadium Putra in Kuala Lumpur are Raymond “The Rocket” Tiew taking on Melvin “Overkill” Yeoh and AJ “Pyro” Lias Mansor squaring off against Jian Kai “The Headhunter” Chee. 

By the end of the evening, Malaysians will know who the top two contenders for the National Featherweight Championship MMA title will be.

MOST VIEWED

  • Proof giants walked among us humans?

    For years a debate has waged about whether certain bas relief carvings at the 12th-century To Prohm Temple, one of the most popular attractions at the Angkor Wat Temple Complex in Siem Reap province, depicted dinosaurs or some rather less exotic and more contemporary animal,

  • Japan bank buys major stake in ANZ Royal Bank

    Japan's largest bank acquired more than half of ANZ’s shares in Cambodia on Thursday, according to a statement from Kith Meng’s Royal Group. Japan's JTrust Bank, announced that they had acquired a 55% of stake in ANZ Royal Bank. According to a Royal Group

  • Long way to go before Cambodia gets a ‘smart city’

    Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Battambang will struggle to attain smart city status without adopting far reaching master plans, according to officials tasked with implementing the program. The brainchild of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), the smart city program seeks to link up

  • New US bill ‘is a violation of Cambodian independence’

    After a US congressmen introduced bipartisan legislation that will enact sanctions on Cambodian officials responsible for “undermining democracy” in the Kingdom, government officials and the ruling Cambodian People’s Party on Sunday said they regarded the potential action as the “violation of independence and sovereignty