Being eased into the rotation was evidently not an option for Banma Duoji.
The 22-year-old Chinese prospect will make his One Championship debut opposite former three-division Lumpinee Stadium titleholder Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke in the “Battleground 3” co-feature on Friday at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore. A muay Thai battle between Tawanchai P.K.Saenchaimuaythaigym and Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong headlines the event at 155 pounds.
One Championship “Battleground 3”—which streams to Bleacher Report and B/R Live at 8:30 a.m. ET/5:30 a.m. PT—also features a flyweight clash pitting Dae Hwan Kim against Wei Xie, an atomweight tilt matching Bi Nguyen with Jenelyn Olsim and a pair of bantamweight affairs, as Tial Thang faces Min Jong Song and Otgonjargal Purev meets Ben Royle.
A closer look at the One Championship “Battleground 3” particulars:
THE LINEUP155: Tawanchai P.K.Saenchaimuaythaigym vs. Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong (MT)
125: Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke vs. Banma Duoji
135: Dae Hwan Kim vs. Wei Xie
115: Bi Nguyen vs. Jennifer Olsim
145: Tial Thang vs. Min Jong Song
145: Otgonjargal Purev vs. Ben Royle
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