Plus this Saturday, NJPW: G1 Special in USA to Air Live on Fight Network in Canada and Globally in Over 30 Countries Across Europe, Africa and the Middle East
TORONTO – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 multi-platform channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a pair of live mixed martial arts events this Friday, June 29, beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET with ONE Championship: Light of a Nation from Yangon, Myanmar. Later, at 9 p.m. ET, Fight Network presents LFA 15: Odoms vs. Vanderaa live from Shawnee, Oklahoma.
Airing live on Fight Network in Canada this Friday at 9:30 a.m. ET, ONE Championship: Light of a Nation is headlined by a clash for the ONE middleweight championship, as undefeated Russian Vitaly Bigdash (9-0) defends against Myanmar native Aung La Nsang (19-10). In other action, Jenny Huang (5-1) meets Mei Yamaguchi (15-10-1) in a women’s strawweight bout, Bruno Pucci (4-2) takes on Jimmy Yabo (5-4) in a featherweight fight, plus some of the region’s top local prospects will enter the ONE cage at Thuwunna National Indoor Stadium.
Airing live on Fight Network in Canada and globally in over 30 countries across Europe, Africa and the Middle East at 9 p.m. ET, LFA 15: Odoms vs. Vanderaa features a showdown for the LFA heavyweight title, as Richard Odoms (12-3) throws down with undefeated Jared Vanderaa (5-0). Also on the card, Cortez Coleman (13-7) takes on Chris Harris (8-1) in a middleweight bout, Braden Smith (7-1) faces Manny Meraz (9-3) in a welterweight tilt, Derrick Adkins (9-4) meets Dan Moret (11-3) in a lightweight encounter, Tyler Shinn (7-3) and Kendall Carnahan (5-0) lock horns in the bantamweight division, plus Justin Rader (6-2) looks to snap the perfect streak of Emmanuel Rivera (6-0) in a featherweight matchup.
Both events will be available to Canadian viewers during Fight Network’s ongoing free preview.
In addition, Fight Network presents NEW JAPAN PRO- WRESTLING’s first-ever U.S. event – the G1 SPECIAL IN USA – this Saturday, July 1 at 8 p.m. ET. Fight Network will televise the 4+ hour event live in Canada and globally in over 30 countries across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. The full card includes:
IWGP Heavyweight Championship
Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Cody
IWGP Tag-Team Championship
Guerillas of Destiny (c) vs. War Machine
IWGP U.S. Heavyweight Championship Tournament – Round 1
Kenny Omega vs. Michael Elgin
Tetsuya Naito vs. Tomohiro Ishii
Juice Robinson vs. Zack Sabre Jr.
Hangman Page vs. Jay Lethal
8-Man Tag-Team Match
David Finlay, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Jay White & KUSHIDA vs. Billy Gunn, Sho Tanaka, Yohei Komatsu & Yoshitatsu
8-Man Tag-Team Match
Dragon Lee, Jyushin Thunder Liger, Titan & Volador Jr. vs. BUSHI, EVIL, Hiromu Takahashi & SANADA
10-Man Tag-Team Match
BULLET CLUB (Bad Luck Fale, Marty Scurll, Matt Jackson, Nick Jackson & Yujiro Takahashi) vs. CHAOS & ROH (Rocky Romero, Beretta, Will Ospreay Jay Briscoe & Mark Briscoe)
Fight Network is currently available on free preview on cable carriers across Canada.