ONE FC 22: Inaugural Middleweight Title Fight Headlines Battle of Lions



ONE FC announced this week that ONE FC 22 will play host to the first ONE FC Middleweight Title Fight.  The event takes place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Friday, November 7th.  Undefeated Brazilian Leandro Ataides (7-0) faces Kazakh fighter Igor “Lionheart” Svirid (9-1).  Igor lost his first professional MMA fight and has since won all 9 of his fights since, finishing all but three.  Svirid is a well rounded mixed martial artist who has fought 9 times in the past 15 months and looking to win his ONE FC debut and the Middleweight Title.  Leandro Ataides has moved to Singapore to train with Evolve MMA after starting his ONE FC career 2-0).  Ataides has finished both of his ONE FC fights in the first round, most recently finishing veteran Tatsuya Mizuno.


ONE FC has signed former Bellator fighter, Luis “Sapo” Santos (60-9-1) to fight Azerbaijan’s Bakhiyar Abbasov (12-3).  Luis “Sapo” is a finisher by every sense of the term.  In 60 wins, Sapo holds 46 finishes, including 34 knockouts.  Abbasov fought Ben Askren at ONE FC 16 and has a tough return fight to the circular cage.  Undefeated Trinidad & Tobago fighter, Dwayne Hinds (9-0) faces South Africa’s Warren De Reuck (6-0).  ONE FC veteran Tatsuya Mizuno (12-10) tries to get on the winning track against the “Burmese Python” Aung La Nsang (16-9).  Follow ONE FC for more updates on the fight card.



  • Leandro Ataides vs Igor Svirid – Middleweight Title
  • Zorobabel Moreira vs Koji Ando
  • Luis Santos vs Baktiyar Abbasov
  • Tatsuya Mizuno vs Bryan Rafiq
  • Dwayne Hinds vs Christophe Vandijck
  • Major Overall vs Cary Bullos
  • Martin Nguyen vs Rocky Batolbatol
  • Amir Khan vs Waqar Umar
  • Zuli Silawanto vs Jeff Huang
  • Adek Omar vs Kirstie Gannaway

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