Narantungalag Jadambaa vs Kazuki Tokudome Added to ONE: PURSUIT OF POWER

06 July 2018 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced an additional bout to ONE: PURSUIT OF POWER, set for 13 July at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur. Former ONE Featherweight World Champion Narantungalag Jadambaa of Mongolia will face Kazuki Tokudome of Japan. In addition, the welterweight showdown between Agilan Thani and Zebaztian Kadestam has now been bumped to main event.

Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship, stated: “ONE Championship returns to the Axiata Arena this 13 July for another blockbuster evening of world-class martial arts action. We have an amazing event planned for fans in Kuala Lumpur, as our ONE Championship athletes get ready to electrify the stadium with dazzling performances. In the main event, Malaysia’s very own Agilan ‘Alligator’ Thani takes on Zebaztian ‘The Bandit’ Kadestam in a welterweight contest. Also, Jo Nattawut will face Yohann Fairtex Drai in a ONE Super Series Muay Thai contest.”

Former ONE Featherweight World Champion Narantungalag Jadambaa first began training in judo as a child, and took up karate when he was a teenager. He now holds black belts in both disciplines, proving his proficiency and dedication to both. After moving to Japan to further his martial arts career, he began training in kickboxing, BJJ, and grappling as well. Over the course of a highly-successful career, Jadambaa has faced some of the biggest names in the world, and went on to capture the Legend FC lightweight title before becoming the ONE Featherweight World Champion. In his last bout, Jadambaa finished top featherweight contender Edward Kelly via second-round TKO. Now he makes a quick turnaround to face Kazuki Tokudome.

Former Pancrase Lightweight Champion Kazuki Tokudome is a martial artist from Tokyo, Japan. Training out of Paraestra Hachioji, Tokudome owns a professional mixed martial arts record 18-8-1, and is considered one of Japan’s most highly-touted featherweight talents. With a background in multiple martial arts disciplines including judo, jiu-jitsu, and kickboxing, Tokudome sports nine wins by knockout and three by submission. He is set to make his ONE Championship debut against former ONE Featherweight World Champion Narantungalag Jadambaa.

Friday, 13 July
Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Main Event
Agilan Thani vs Zebaztian Kadestam
Mixed Martial Arts: 83.9kg

Jo Nattawut vs Yohann Fairtex Drai
ONE Super Series Muay Thai: 70.3kg

Luis Santos vs Tyler McGuire
Mixed Martial Arts: 83.9kg

Sergej Maslobojev vs Florent Kaouachi
ONE Super Series Kickboxing: 93.0kg

Keanu Subba vs Xie Chao
Mixed Martial Arts: 70.3kg

Ariel Sexton vs Kota Shimoishi
Mixed Martial Arts: 77.1kg

Narantungalag Jadambaa vs Kazuki Tokudome
Mixed Martial Arts: 70.3kg

Jihin Radzuan vs Priscilla Hertati Lumban Gaol
Mixed Martial Arts: 52.2kg

Emilio Urrutia vs Li Kai Wen
Mixed Martial Arts: 70.3kg

Petchdam Kaiyanghadao vs Josh Tonna
ONE Super Series Muay Thai: 61.2kg


Author: Robert Belen

Robert Belen is a long-time combat sports writer for dSource Boxing. An avid sports fan, he knows no fear nor partiality in his reporting. If you have a problem with him, tell it to his face. (We bid you not.) You can follow him on Twitter @robertbelen

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