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ONE Championship holds Tokyo open seminar featuring Angela Lee, Eddie Alvarez, and Mighty Mouse

ONE: New Era set for Mar. 31 features debuts of company's latest high-profile recruits

Asian organization ONE Championship held a meet and greet open training seminar in Tokyo, Japan yesterday to set up their upcoming event ONE: New Era in March.

Accompanied by media and students at the Gold’s Gym South Tokyo Annex, atomweight champion Angela Lee and new recruits Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson held a martial arts demonstration, with a warm-up-pad session and then took questions afterwards.

ONE: New Era is scheduled for Mar. 31 at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo. The card currently includes:

Eduard Folayang (21-6-0) vs. Shinya Aoki (42-8-0, 1NC)

Atomweight champion Angela Lee (9-0-0) vs. Strawweight champion Xiong Jing Nan (13-1-0)

Eddie Alvarez (29-6-0, 1NC) vs. Timofey Nastyukhin (12-4-0)

Demetrious Johnson (27-3-0, 1NC) vs. Yuya Wakamatsu (10-3-0)

More bouts are expected to be announced.


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Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.


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