ONE FC 3: Battle of the Lions to Feature Japanese Superstar, Tatsuya Kawajiri and PRIDE Announcer, Lenne Hardt

ONE Fighting Championship returns to the shores of Singapore on March 31st 2012. The Singapore Indoor Stadium will come alive with non-stop adrenaline filled action and excitement as 20 champions from around the world compete for honor and glory. After a sold-out debut in September 2011, MMA fans will be blown away with what ONE Fighting Championship has in store for Singapore this coming March.

The main event was set to feature former UFC and Strikeforce contender, Renato Sobral taking on fellow Strikeforce vet, Melvin Manhoef until “Babalu” dropped out of the main fight. The co-main event which is still on will feature leg lock master, Masakazu Imanari taking on undefeated prospect, Kevin Belingon.

Japanese superstar, Tatsuya Kawajiri is set to compete on March 31st. Kawajiri has long been at the top of the lightweight rankings, but decided to drop down to featherweight late last year, gaining 2 impressive submission wins over Joachim Hansen and Kazuyuki Miyata. No opponent has been named as of yet. Also on the card will be Singapore’s own female fighter Nicole Chua against an opponent to be named later.

Lenne Hardt is also on board, so expect to hear her trademark fighter intros. The famous PRIDE announcer will now be working exclusively with ONE FC and DREAM, who have an existing partnership.

ONE Fighting Championship 3: Battle of the Lions Fight Card:

Masakazu Imanari vs. Kevin Belingon
Eduard Folayang vs. Ole Laursen
Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. TBA
Melvin Manhoef vs. TBA
Zorobabel Moreira vs. TBA
Gregor Gracie vs. TBA
Eddie Ng vs. TBA
Ray Elbe vs. TBA
Nicole Chua vs. Jeet Toshi

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