On Thursday afternoon, the Singapore-based martial arts powerhouse announced plans for another epic Grand Prix in 2019.
“I’m thrilled to announce the 2019 ONE Super Series Featherweight World Grand Prix with 8 of the greatest strikers on the planet! In this tournament, every single fight is World Champion vs World Champion,” Sityodtong stated on Twitter. “BOOM!!!”
This epic Grand Prix will feature the following fighters.
8x champion Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex (33, Thailand)
4x champion Giorgio Petrosyan (33, Italy)
13x champion Andy Souwer (36, The Netherlands)
3x champion Samy Sana (30, France)
7x champion Dzhabar Askerov (32, Russia)
3x champion Smokin’ Jo Nattawut (26, Thailand)
5x champion Phetmorrakot Petchyindee Academy (25, Thailand)
3x champion Charlie Peters (27, United Kingdom).
At present, only one matchup has been officially announced for this exciting ONE Championship Grand Prix — a showdown between Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex and Andy Souwer. This fight will go down at ONE: A New Era in Tokyo, Japan on March 31. Stay tuned for more matchups as they emerge.