Kadestam, McGuire battle for vacant ONE welter crown

Jakarta-- The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship has just announced the main event of ONE: Warrior's Dream set on Nov. 17 at the Stadium Istora in Jakarta. Once again, the world’s largest martial arts organization will showcase the absolute best in local and international martial arts talent, with Zebaztian “The Bandit” Kadestam of Sweden taking on Tyler McGuire of the United States for the vacant ONE Welterweight World Championship in the main event.

Kadestam, McGuire battle for vacant ONE welter crown

In addition, a series of compelling matchups are scheduled to take place.

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Former PXC Welterweight Champion Kadestam started training in Muay Thai when he was 12 years old and later embarked on a highly successful professional career in the sport. Soon he explored other disciplines as he trained at the Pancrase Gym in Stockholm, and also traveled to the Philippines to sharpen his skills at the Legacy Gym in Boracay under famed martial artist Ole Laursen.

Though he was unsuccessful in a bid for the welterweight title against former champion Ben Askren, Kadestam does own two high-profile victories over top contenders Luis Santos and Agilan Thani. His latest performance against Thani saw Kadestam exhibit his incredible striking skills to finish the young Malaysian by TKO. Up next, Kadestam takes on Tyler McGuire for the vacant ONE Welterweight World Championship.

Undefeated American mixed martial artist McGuire of Washington, USA, is a submission specialist who trains out of Sik-Jitsu Fighting Systems in Spokane. With an unblemished 11-0 professional record, McGuire owns seven victories by way of submission. Known for his ability to display creative grappling techniques, McGuire finds himself travelling halfway across the globe to Asia, where he plans to showcase his skills on the global stage of martial arts competition. In his most recent outing, McGuire took on the dangerous Luis Santos in a tough three-round battle to win via unanimous decision. The performance was impressive enough to earn McGuire a title shot, as he takes on Zebaztian Kadestam in Jakarta for the vacant ONE Welterweight World Championship.

Multiple-time Kickboxing World Champion Nieky Holzken makes his debut against Cosmo Alexandre in a kickboxing contest.

A Lion Fight Super Middleweight World Champion and it's Showtime 77MAX World Champion, Cosmo Alexandre returns to ONE Super Series face Nieky Holzken in kickboxing, while Priscilla Hertati Lumban Gaol battles Angelie Sabanal in her next outing.

Solid martial arts prospect Angelie Sabanal of Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines, a Muay Thai practitioner now making the rounds as a professional mixed martial artist in ONE Championship, makes her next appearance in the promotion when she takes on Priscilla Hertati Lumban Gaol.

Chiang Mai Muay Thai Champion Pongsiri “The Smiling Assassin” Mitsatit sees action against Hayato Suzuki, while Japanese stalwart Hayato Suzuki of Ibaraki Prefecture in Japan, fights Pongsiri Mitsatit in his next contest.

Multiple-time Muay Thai World Champion Lerdsila, meanwhile steps onto the biggest global stage of competition to face Sok Thy in a ONE Super Series Muay Thai bout, while national Kun Khmer Champion Sok Thy meets the legendary Lerdsila Phuket Top Team in a ONE Super Series Muay Thai contest.

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Topics: ONE Championship , ONE: Warrior's Dream , Zebaztian “The Bandit” Kadestam , Tyler McGuire , ONE Welterweight World Championship
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