ONE 26: Ben Askren to Face Luis Santos
By FCF Staff
ONE welterweight champ Ben Askren has his next fight, as the promotion has announced that the undefeated fighter will battle Luis Santos on April 24th. The bout will headline ONE 26, which will be hosted by the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines.
Askren (14-0) secured ONE’s 170 title last August, by quickly stopping Nobutatsu Suzuki in the opening round. The renowned, 30 year-old wrestler has gone 2-0 thus far with the Asian based promotion.
Santos (61-9-1) made his ONE debut in November and TKO’d Bakhtiyar Abbasov in 53 seconds. The 35 year-old veteran has won seven straight fights.
ONE has also announced that Mark Striegl (13-1) will make his promotional debut against bantamweight Casey Suire (5-0) on April 24th, and that flyweight Eugene Toquero (5-1) will face Brianata Rosadhi (1-1).
ONE 26 will be available for viewing here in North America via online pay-per-view.