One Fc have just broken the news that standout MMA star (Former UFC and Bellator fighter) Roger Huerta (21-6-1) has signed with One Fighting Championship promotion.
Huerta is a huge pickup for One Fc and another name to the now growing roster One Fc is acquiring. Huerta hasn’t found his feet since leaving the UFC and is greatly looking forward to fighting in Asia and for this new and exciting organisation.
Phuket Top Team has said Roger is looking to fight possibly at 77kg and then in the future a return to 70kg where he once dominated the UFC on a 6 fight winning streak in one year!
Huerta told FSA:
“Im revitalised, im focused and i want this. I have been in fight camp mode for more than 6 weeks already. Training at Black House MMA, Renzo Gracie’s and now im in full fight mode for a One Fc fight on the June 23 event and im at Phuket Top Team in Thailand…. Im working with the best muay thai trainers, with Barry Robinson for Boxing, with 4 Black Belts on the mats and some great wrestlers. There are 5 guys here now all in fight preparation, so things are intense and im looking forward to showing Asia and One Fc the aggressive fight style and entertainment that i can bring”
Along with Roger Huerta, One Fc has also signed the likes of Renato Sobral, Melvin Manhoeff, Shinya Aoki, Gregor Gracie, Masakazu Imanari, Ole Laursen, Phil Baroni, Rolles Gracie, Tatsuya Kawajiri and a slew of new up-coming fighters of which we will absolutely see some stars made.
One Fc has done a stellar job of signing a mix of cultures, a mix of ages and also veterans combined with fresh young blood.
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One FC’s June 23 event will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
This is an event set to thrill a Malaysia crowd and international viewing audience.
Here’s how the card break’s down so far:
Renato Sobral (Kings MMA) Vs Tatsuya Mizuno (Tribe Tokyo MMA)
Roger Huerta (Phuket Top Team) Vs TBA
Adam Kayoom (Phuket Top Team/American Top Team) Vs Gregor Gracie (Renzo Academy)
Leandro Issa (Evolve) Vs Masakazu Imanari (Team Roken)
Rodrigo Praxedes (Phuket Top Team) Vs Marcos Escobar (Leverage MMA)
Quek Kim Hock (Juggernaut Fight Club)Vs Peter Davis (Muayfit)
Allamurad Karayev (Muayfit) Vs Roldan Sangcha-an (Team Lakay)
Arnaud LePont (Muay Fit/Phuket Top Team) is also rumored to be on the card with opponent unknown