ONE Championship has announced the lineup for their pre-recorded event “Inside The Matrix III,” which is scheduled to air on November 13th. The five-fight card includes a main event between John Lineker and Kevin Bellington.
The fights will take place in Singapore, where ONE has been holding events since October.
Lineker, a former UFC fighter, will be making his second appearance in ONE. His first was a year ago, where he defeated Muin Gagurov via decision at ONE’s “Dawn of Valor” event.
Belington will attempt to snap a two-fight skid in the main event. His last two fights were losses to Bibiano Fernandes in a trilogy of championship fights. Prior to the losses, Belington had seven-straight wins in ONE.
After two wins on the “ONE Warrior Series,” Min Jong Song will make his ONE debut in the co-main event against Geje Eustaquio. Estaquio has fought in ONE since 2012. He has flipped between wins and losses in his last four fights.
Undefeated Murad Ramazanov will make his second ONE appearance on the card when matched against Hiroyuki Tetsuka. Ramazanov had a dominant ONE debut in February, stopping Myung Ho Bae in the first round with strikes.
Tetsuka, a former Pancrase champion, will aim to extend his win streak to six-in-a-row with the fight.
Yuri Simoes will make his pro debut on the card against Fan Rong. Simoes is known for his background in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, being an ADCC World Champion.
Fan’s last fight was in June of 2019, where he defeated Sherif Mohamed in the second round with punches.
The first fight on the card will see Shooto Strawweight Champion Hiroshi Minowa make his ONE debut against Lito Adiwang.
Minowa has fought in regional Japanese promotion Shooto since 2015, when he made his pro debut. He claimed the promotion’s 115-pound belt in January, defeating Yohei Komaki in the second round via rear naked choke.
Adiwang has had a strong run from 2016 to the present, picking up seven wins in the timespan. After three victories on the “ONE Warrior Series,” Adiwang made his ONE debut in October, getting a win after an injury took Senzo Ikeda out of the fight.
He returned in January, defeating Pongsiri Mitsatit with a kimura in the first round.
Here’s the full lineup for Friday’s broadcast.
Bout 5: John Lineker (32-9) vs. Kevin Bellington (20-7) (145 lbs)
Bout 4: Min Jong Song (11-7) vs. Geje Eustaquio (13-8) (141 lbs)
Bout 3: Murad Ramazanov (9-0) vs. Hiroyuki Tetsuka (9-3) (185 lbs)
Bout 2: Yuri Simoes (0-0) vs. Fan Rong (13-2) (205 lbs)
Bout 1: Hiroshi Minowa (11-2) vs. Lito Adiwang (11-2) (125 lbs)