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Thursday, Jul 03, 2014

ONE FC 19: Ben Askren to Challenge Nobutatsu Suzuki, Shinya Aoki, Koji Oishi to Defend Titles at Dubai Card

Ben Askren (photo via ONE FC)

By FCF Staff

ONE FC has announced that its headed to Dubai for a August 29th card, and that the event will feature four title fights.

The upcoming card will feature Ben Askren challenging welterweight champ Nobutatsu Suzuki, as well as title defenses from lightweight champ Shinya Aoki and featherweight champ Koji Oishi. Opponents for the latter two have yet to be determined.

In addition the event will include a title fight to crown the promotion’s middleweight champion. The competitors for that fight have yet to be announced.

Askren (13-0) made his ONE FC debut in May and tapped out Bakhtiyar Abbasov with a first round, arm-triangle-choke.

Suzuki (11-1-2) laid claim to the welterweight belt in March by scoring a unanimous decision win over Brock Larson.

ONE FC 19 will be hosted by the Dubai World Trade Centre and will be available for viewing in North America via online pay-per-view.


posted by FCF Staff @ 12:09 pm
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