Breaking news from ONE Championship today with the announcement that Angela Lee (5-0) from Singapore and Mei Yamaguchi (15-8) from Japan will battle it out for the promotion’s first women’s world championship title in Singapore on 6 May.
ONE Championship chairman Chatri Sityodtong made the announcement on CNBC today that ONE’s first-ever women’s title bout will take place in the atomweight category (52.2kg).
“This is what I’ve been waiting for my entire life,” Lee told The New Paper. “It is the biggest fight of my life and I am super excited.”
More details about the title shot are expected to come soon.