BURMESE Python Aung La N Sang will defend his middleweight title next month against Lebanese fighter Mohammad “O Lutador” Karaki at ONE: Pursuit of Greatness at the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium,Yangon.
Event organizers confirmed the bout between N Sang and Karaki for October 26.
Aung La N Sang, 33, currently holds two-division titles of ONE World Championship, middleweight and light heavyweight, and Mohammad Karaki, 27, of Lebanon is the latest undefeated mixed martial artist to join the roster of ONE Championship.
On his mixed martial arts (MMA) profession, Karaki recorded 9 wins with no loss. Phoenix Middleweight Champion Karaki is considered one of the greatest MMA fighters in the Middle East, according to Conan Daily.
Karaki posted on his Facebook: “Yes its ON! Heading to my biggest dreams coming true, fighting for the middleweight world title @onechampionship. The biggest fight of my career will be against the world Burmese undefeated champion on the 26th of October in Myanmar. I proudly will be representing my home country Lebanon.”
Aung La N Sang currently has 23 wins and 10 losses and is famous for his impressive submission skills.
Aung La N Sang posted on his Facebook: “ONE Championship is back in Yangon on Oct 26th, 2018 at the Thuwanna
Stadium! My 10th fight for One Championship is official, and I am excited to compete against an undefeated champion from Lebanon. I’m training hard and taking this match very seriously. Thank you for your love and support.”
In ONE Championship, there are ten divisions for men, of which Aung La N Sang is one of two two-division titleholders.
He holds the titles of middleweight and light heavyweight divisions, while Martin Nguyen from Australia holds the titles of lightweight and featherweight divisions. The remaining six titles for men at ONE Championship are held by six different players.—K. Banana