MMA superstar Brandon Vera will be granted a shot at the inaugural ONE Heavyweight World Championship title in Manila.
In a video on Facebook, Vera signed his contract and challenged his opponent Chi Lewis Parry to do that same.
“Thank you Victor Cui! I’ve signed my bout agreement.. over to you Mr Parry,” the former UFC fighter said.
The bout is scheduled to be held on 11 December in Manila and will be the first ONE Heavyweight World Championship title contest in the history of the promotion.
Vera, a Filipino-American mixed martial artist signed with ONE in July 2013 after an eight-year run in the UFC. A professional competitor since 2002, he has formerly competed for the UFC and the WEC. Vera is the former WEC 13 Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion.
Lewis-Parry, who remains undefeated in MMA, has been calling for this shot and hinted on social media that he will sign up for this highly anticipated match up.