ONE CHAMPIONSHIP – HEROES OF THE WORLD to bring world-class MMA to The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena
(Macao, July 28, 2016) – ONE Championship (ONE), the largest sports media property in Asian history, in partnership with Heliconia Capital Management, will bring ONE’s first-ever Macao live Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) extravaganza ONE CHAMPIONSHIP – HEROES OF THE WORLD to the Cotai Arena at The Venetian® Macao Saturday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m.
The exciting event will be headlined by a thrilling showdown for the Interim ONE Flyweight World Championship between former ONE champion Adriano Moraes and elite wrestler Andrew Leone in a battle of top-ranked ground specialists.
“ONE continues its rise as the world’s most exciting mixed martial arts promotion with another massive fight card planned in Macao next month,” Victor Cui, CEO of ONE Championship stated. “We have some tremendous match-ups for fight fans out there, including a thrilling main event between two of the world’s best flyweights in Adriano Moraes and Andrew Leone.”
As a highly-skilled Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt with solid striking techniques, former ONE Flyweight World Champion Adriano “Mikinho” Moraes is on the comeback trail to regain his title, but first he will have to get past 26-year-old flyweight Andrew Leone from Cortland, New York. Debuting with a victory over top Filipino flyweight Geje Eustaquio in 2013, Leone has since won two solid victories over strong opponents, including a unanimous decision over Japanese MMA veteran Koetsu Okazaki. The battle between Andriano Moraes and Andrew Leone is sure to be a tough battle, which promises to leave a mark on MMA fans around the globe with a night they will never forget.
Joining the card of the action spectacular ONE CHAMPIONSHIP – HEROES OF THE WORLD are the best local and international stars in Asian MMA today, including Australian powerhouse Adrian Pang, Filipino contender Eduard Folayang, former ONE Featherweight World Champion Honorio Banario, Hong Kong hero Eddie Ng, kickboxing superstar Alain Ngalani, and rising prospects Christian Lee and Martin Nguyen.
In addition, a special hotel package will be provided for tickets of Premier Reserve and Gold Reserve for one-night’s accommodation at The Venetian Macao and Holiday Inn Macao, Cotai Central respectively. The special hotel package starts at MOP/HKD 2,800*. To book call one of the following Cotai Ticketing hotlines:
- Macao: +853 2882 8818
- Hong Kong: +852 6333 6660
- China toll-free: 4001 206 618
- Philippines: 63 2 395 3370
For more updates on ONE Championship, please visit www.onefc.com, follow it on Twitter and Instagram @ONEChampionship, and like the ONE Championship Facebook fan page at https://www.facebook.com/ONEChampionship.
* Subject to 10% service charge and 5% government tax
|Event||ONE CHAMPIONSHIP – HEROES OF THE WORLD|
|Date and Time||August 13, 2016 (Saturday); 7:00pm|
|Venue||Cotai Arena, The Venetian Macao|
|MOP/ HKD 1,980 (VIP Cageside)
MOP/ HKD 1,180 (Premier Seats)
MOP/ HKD 880 (Gold Reserve)
MOP/ HKD 380 (Silver Reserve)
MOP/ HKD 180 (Bronze Reserve)
|Ferry Packages||Add MOP/HKD 108 to the ticket price for a round trip Cotai Water Jet ferry ticket between Hong Kong and Macao. Ferry package is not applicable for tickets of Bronze Reserve|
Starting from HKD/MOP2,800* ,the special package includes one night accommodation at The Venetian Macao or the Holiday Inn Macao, Cotai Central for Premier Seats and Gold Reserve respectively. Bookings can be made by phone only.
Hong Kong Ticketing (customer service fee applies)
Macao Kong Seng Ticketing Network
The Venetian® Macao Cotai Ring Club and Sands Rewards members can enjoy up to 25% off on ticket purchases.
Photo caption: Headlined by a thrilling showdown for the Interim One Flyweight World Championship between former ONE champion Adriano Moraes and elite wrestler Andrew Leone, the live Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) extravaganza ONE CHAMPIONSHIP – HEROES OF THE WORLD will be held at Cotai Arena of The Venetian® Macao Saturday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m.
About ONE Championship™
ONE Championship is the largest sports media property in Asian history. Headquartered in Singapore, the world’s most exciting mixed martial arts organization hosts the largest sports entertainment events across Asia featuring the best Asian mixed martial artists and world champions, all signed to exclusive contracts, on the largest media broadcast in Asia. ONE Championship is broadcast to over 1 billion viewers across 118+ countries around the world with some of the largest global broadcasters, including FOX Sports, Setanta, MNC, Astro, Thairath TV, ABS-CBN, TV5, Physique TV, MYTV, HTV, Esporte Interativo and more.
About The Venetian® Macao
Opened in 2007, The Venetian® Macao is Macao's first integrated resort featuring stunning replicas of the famous canals and architectural icons of Venice, Italy. The Venetian Macao features 3,000 suites, 1.2 million square feet (111,000 square metres) of convention and meeting facilities as well as a 15,000-seat Cotai Arena designed for world-class sports events and electrifying entertainment. The Venetian Macao is also home to the unique, 1,800-seat luxury Venetian Theatre, hosting the best in international and Chinese entertainment; more than 30 renowned restaurants; TAIVEXMALO Day Hospital; the incredibly fun QUBE indoor playground and more than 350 retailers at Shoppes at Venetian. Outdoor recreation areas include swimming pools and cabanas and a mini-golf course.
For more information, please visit www.venetianmacao.com.
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