WATCH PHYSIQUE TV’S LIVE AND EXCLUSIVE BROADCAST OF ONE CHAMPIONSHIP ‘TRIBE OF WARRIORS’

Feb 17, 2016
(PRESS RELEASE) – Dubai, UAE – Physique TV, MENA region’s first and only 24 hour HD television channel dedicated to fitness, healthy living, lifestyle, combat and extreme sports, today announces the live broadcast of ONE CHAMPIONSHIP ‘TRIBE OF WARRIORS’. The MMA event will air live on Physique TV on 20th February at 5.30PM UAE and will be available with Arabic commentary for the Middle East and North Africa viewers.

ONE: TRIBE OF WARRIORS is set to take place at the Istora Senayan sporting arena in Jakarta, Indonesia. The MMA event is headlined by welterweights Luis Santos and Rafael Silva.

Hamid Dizji, CEO of Physique TV comments: “We are delighted to exclusively broadcast the upcoming ONE: TRIBE OF WARRIORS and deliver another striking MMA event towards our viewers. The MMA sport is growing more and more popular in this market, and being the exclusive broadcaster of one of the premium MMA league in the MENA region, Physique TV is at the forefront of always delivering the best fights towards our audience.”

CEO of ONE Championship, Victor Cui stated, “Jakarta will always be one of our favorite destinations because of its energy and passion for mixed martial arts. ONE: TRIBE OF WARRIORS is set to bring out the best in our local and international ONE Superstars, and we’re excited to give fans another evening of electrifying mixed martial arts action.”

Luis Santos vs Rafael Silva

Luis “Sapo” Santos is a mixed martial arts veteran from Brazil with over 70 professional fights on his record, and over half of his wins ending by either TKO or KO. With a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a penchant for spectacular finishes, Santos is set to take on Rafael Silva in his next bout.

Rafael “The Machine” Silva of Portugal has a wealth of experience competing in different promotions over almost 15 years of professional competition. Silva has amassed 40 wins and just 15 losses against some of the toughest opponents.

Kotetsu Boku vs Vincent Latoel

Kotetsu Boku of Shizuoka, Japan is coming off an impressive victory over highly-regarded Major Overall of the United States. Now, Boku will once again put his striking skills to the test against Dutch fighter Vincent Latoel in a 71.5kg catchweight bout. Latoel scored an emphatic second round TKO over a game opponent.

Mario Satya Wirawan vs Yohan Mulia Legowo

Mario Satya Wirawan of Bogor, Indonesia recently recorded the fastest knockout victory in ONE Championship history with a six-second stoppage of Chan Heng last December. Yohan Mulia Legowo from Central Java, Indonesia is looking for his first win inside the ONE Cage. The Kung Fu and Boxing practitioner is also a well-rounded grappler incorporating various techniques from wrestling, Judo, and Jiu-Jitsu.

Anthony Engelen vs Rocky Batolbatol

Anthony Engelen is a Dutch fighter who trains full-time in Indonesia. His strength lies in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, usually making his overall game a potential war of attrition on the ground. Standing in his way is the Philippines’ Rocky Batolbatol. Rocky is a former professional boxer who has transitioned into mixed martial arts. The hard-hitting Filipino constantly uses well-placed combinations in search of spectacular knockouts and will be looking for a stoppage against his next opponent.

Alexandre Machado vs Marcin Prachnio

Alexandre Machado of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is a mixed martial artist with a 7-1 record. What’s even more impressive is his ability to finish opponents either by knocking them out or submitting them. Out of seven total victories, Machado has only reached the distance once in his young career. Marcin Prachnio from Poland is a mixed martial artist with a 9-2 professional record. He is a victor of his last four bouts and has a whopping seven stoppage wins.

Andrew Leone vs Koetsu Okazaki

Andrew Leone of Cortland, New York trains at Bali Muay Thai & MMA gym with some of the most talented athletes in Asia. With a standout record of seven wins and only two losses, Leone is coming off two spectacular victories over solid opponents in Geje Eustaquio and Shinichi Kojima. Japan’s Koetsu Okazaki is a mixed martial arts veteran who has faced the best fighters in his division in ONE Championship. The Japanese fighter currently holds a 10-4 record and has experience facing the likes of Yusup Saadulaev, Kevin Belingon, and ONE bantamweight world champion Bibiano Fernandes.

Angela Lee vs Rebecca Heintzman

Angela “Unstoppable” Lee is originally from Singapore but has lived and trained in mixed martial arts in Mililani, Hawaii. Lee is one of the most promising young fighters on ONE Championship’s growing roster and has impressed inside the ONE cage with her all-round striking and grappling skills. Rebecca Heintzman of Binghamton, New York is a 29-year-old female strawweight making her ONE Championship debut. With great all-round skills, Heintzman had a solid amateur career, transitioning well into professional MMA.

Bashir Ahmad vs Jimmy Yabo

Bashir Ahmad is widely known as the ‘Father of Pakistani MMA’. He is extremely quick and relentless with his striking and will look to overwhelm opponents from the beginning of the match. He is a ONE Championship veteran and features a full range of striking and grappling skills. His next challenge will be against Philippines’ Jimmy Yabo. Jimmy is a former URCC standout with an impressive mixed martial arts record. He boasts one of the best knockout percentages in the division, having finished all four of his opponents when victorious.

Djatmiko Waluyo vs Trestle Tan

Djatmiko Waluyo of Mexico City, Mexico is of part-Indonesian descent. He is unbeaten at five wins and no losses. Of his five victories, two have come by knockout and two by submission, making him both a threat as a striker and a grappler. Trestle Tan of Manila, Philippines is one of the hardest punchers in his weight class. With two knockout victories and one submission victory on his record, Tan is a highly-skilled opponent for any fighter.

Jerome S. Paye vs Li Hao Jie

Jerome S. Paye of Liberia and Li Hao Jie of China will kick off ONE: TRIBE OF WARRIORS with an intense bantamweight battle to set the tone for what should be an amazing event.

For more updates on ONE Championship, please visit www.physique-tv.com/en/shows/one-fc.html.

Watch ONE: TRIBE OF WARRIORS throughout the Middle East and North Africa on Arabsat via My-HD platform, and through du channel 409 and Etisalat elife channel 793 in the UAE, channel 77 & 78 on Intigral in Saudi Arabia, and Ooredoo channel 730 in Qatar.

Physique TV’s panel of MMA experts give their insights and predictions in a pre-fight show introducing the fighters and exciting MMA fans. The LIVE broadcast features Arabic commentary as well as fighter interviews between each match. After this, highlights of the fights will be analysed on Physique TV’s Arabic language program MMA ALL OUT which airs Sunday to Thursday at 11 PM KSA.

ONE CHAMPIONSHIP: TRIBE OF WARRIORS FIGHT CARD

MAIN EVENT

Luis Santos vs Rafael Silva

MAIN CARD

Anthony Engelen vs Rocky Batolbatol

INDONESIA WARRIOR BOUT

Mario Satya Wirawan vs Yohan Mulia Legowo

LOCAL MAIN EVENT:

Vincent Latoel vs Kotetsu Boku

FIGHT CARD:

Alexandre Machado vs Marcin Prachnio

Andrew Leone vs Koetsu Okazaki

Angela Lee vs Rebecca Heintzman

Bashir Ahmad vs Jimmy Yabo

Djatmiko Waluyo vs Trestle Tan

Jerome S. Paye vs Li Hao Jie

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