Sam-A vs Haggerty To Headline ONE: For Honor
ONE Championship has just announced the full card for ONE: FOR HONOR. The event is set to take place on 3 May at Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia. A stacked card featuring the best in martial arts talent will take to the ONE Championship ring to showcase their skills. In the main event, ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion Sam-A Gaiyanghadao will defend his title against the challenger, Jonathan Haggerty from the UK.
The coming bout marks Sam-A’s third appearance for the ONE stage and his first title defense since capturing the belt in May 2018. The multiple-time Muay Thai World Champion has captured titles across several weight classes, and is now known as one of the very best Muay Thai kickboxers of all time.
|Click here to read my 2017 interview with Sam-A Kaiyanghadao prior to his ONE debut.|
His opponent, Haggerty, is an accomplished Thai boxing martial artist in his own right. The 22-year-old began training in Muay Thai at the age of 7 under the watchful eye of his father, John, who was himself an active competitor. Haggerty is a ISKA Super-Featherweight World Champion and has fought against notable opponents such as Superlek Kiatmoo9 and Ja Kiatphontip. The coming title bout marks his second appearance for ONE and a chance to prove himself on the world stage against Muay Thai legend Sam-A Gaiyanghadao.
A total of 14 bouts have been lined up. One the same card, other Muay Thai matches include Andrew Miller (Scotland) vs Mohammed Bin Mamoud (Malaysia), and Yodpanomrung Jitmuangnon (Thailand) vs Tyler Hardcastle (Australia).
Ticket information for ONE: FOR HONOR is available at www.onefc.com. Check ONE website and social media for live streaming details.