Danny “The King” Kingad is gearing up to face Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Reece “Lightning” McLaren at ONE: DAWN OF HEROES in front of his compatriots on August 2 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines.
Kingad will be one of five athletes from Team Lakay who will see action on the card.
30 July 2019 – Manila, Philippines: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), in cooperation with City of Dreams Manila, held the official ONE: DAWN OF HEROES Kick-Off Press Conference on Tuesday, 30 July. The world’s finest martial arts athletes came out to address fans and media ahead of the blockbuster event taking place at the Mall of Asia Arena on 2 August. Reigning ONE Featherweight World Champion Martin “The Situ-Asian” Nguyen stood face to face with challenger Koyomi Matsushima for the first time in an intense staredown in lieu of their main event matchup.
Reigning and defending ONE Featherweight World Champion Martin “The Situ-Asian” Nguyen of Australia and challenger Koyomi “Moushigo” Matsushima stared down at the official pre-event press conference for ONE: DAWN OF HEROES, Tuesday afternoon at the City of Dreams Manila Grand Ballroom in Pasay City, Philippines.
Yuya “Little Piranha” Wakamatsu was nervous and felt pressure when he took on Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson in Japan. Though he lost in the second round with a guillotine choke, he surprised everyone when he put up a fight against Johnson using his striking skills.
After the match, he discovered that he can perform at a higher level, which is something he hopes to do again when he faces Geje Eustaquio at ONE: DAWN OF HEROES on August 2 at the Mall of Asia in Manila, Philippines.
ONE Championship's biggest stars face off at ONE: DAWN OF HEROES Official Kick-Off Press Conference in Manila
ONE Championship’s biggest stars took center stage for the official ONE: DAWN OF HEROES kick-off press conference held Tuesday afternoon at the City of Dreams Manila in Pasay City, Philippines.
With ONE: DAWN OF HEROES on Friday, 2 August being the biggest martial arts event in Philippine history, it was only fitting that Tuesday’s press conference was also the biggest ever hosted by ONE.
Honorio “The Rock” Banario will be returning to the biggest global stage of martial arts competition to face “Crazy Dog” Dae Sung Park at ONE: DAWN OF HEROES on August 2 in Manila, Philippines.
Banario recently fell to Hawaiian Elite MMA representative Lowen Tynanes in the first round of the ONE Lightweight World Grand Prix at ONE: HERO’S ASCENT.