ONE FC 12: Josh Paiva to Battle Fellow Prospect Adriano Moraes
By FCF Staff
ONE FC has competed the line-up for the promotion’s November 15th “Warrior Spirit” event, as King of the Cage junior flyweight champ Josh Paiva will battle fellow prospect Adriano Moraes at the event. ONE FC 12 will be hosted by the Stadium Putra in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Paiva (4-0) has gone undefeated since he turned pro in 2011, and is coming off a fourth round, knockout win over Zach Lari in August.
Moraes (9-0) also turned pro two years ago, and scored a stoppage win over Dileno Lopes in his last outing, at a Shooto Brazil card in July. Six of “Mikinho’s” wins have come via submission or stoppage.
CEO of ONE Fighting Championship™ Victor Cui relayed the following in a press release from the promotion:
“ONE FC is constantly on the lookout for the top prospects around the word and Adriano Moraes and Josh Paiva on this card is testament to that fact. These two fighters have taken the world of MMA by a storm and are both entering the ONE FC cage undefeated. The stakes are extremely high, because come 15 November, only one of them can leave with his win record intact. Expect sparks to start flying from the very start of the first round.”
ONE FC 12 will feature Adam Shahir Kayoom taking on Nobutatsu Suzuki to determine the promotion’s inaugural welterweight champion.
The card will be available for viewing throughout North America via online pay-per-view.