ONE: Dangal – Arjan Bhullar to challenge for World title; Ritu Phogat to face Bi Nguyen

Indian MMA stars Arjan Bhullar, MMA fighter Ritu Phogat, Gurdarshan Mangat and Roshan Mainam will feature in the ONE: DANGAL event on Saturday evening in Singapore.

In the main event, Arjan Bhullar will have the chance to become the first Indian origin fighter to win a world title in a top-level MMA promotion. The 35-year-old will challenge Philippines’ Brandon Vera for the ONE Heavyweight World Championship.

Bhullar has an impressive (10-1-0) record in his MMA career so far while Vera (16-8-0) has finished each of his heavyweight bouts in ONE by knockout. Vera, who has held the ONE World Heavyweight Championship for 1991 days hasn’t competed since October 2019, when he lost to light heavyweight champion Aung La N Sang of Myanmar via TKO, in an attempt to become a two-division champion.

Ritu “The Indian Tigress” Phogat will take on Vietnamese-American Bi ‘Killer Bee’ Nguyen (5-6-0). 26-year-old Ritu has won each of the four bouts of her MMA career so far.

Roshan “The Indian Notorius” Maniam (6-2-0), who is on a three-match winning streak, will face Canadian-Indian Gary “Saint Lion” Mangat (15-3-0).

Fight Card:

Anthony Do vs. Liang Hui (MMA – Catchweight)

Gurdarshan Mangat vs. Roshan Mainam (MMA – Catchweight)

Ayaka Miura vs. Rayane Bastos (MMA – Catchweight)

Bi Nguyen vs. Ritu Phogat (MMA – Atomweight)

Tawanchai PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym vs. Sean Clancy (Muay Thai – Bantamweight)

ONE Heavyweight World Championship: Brandon Vera (C) vs. Arjan Bhullar (MMA – Heavyweight)


ONE: Dangal will air on Star Sports Select 2 channel from 3.30 PM IST on 15th May.

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