Asian MMA: Japanese Star Tatsuya Kawajiri Booked For ONE FC 3 In Singapore

Tatsuya Kawajiri is heading to Singapore for ONE FC 3 -- Photo by Esther Lin

More interesting news coming out of the Asian MMA scene, as officials from ONE Fighting Championship have announced that Japanese star Tatsuya Kawajiri is set to compete at ONE FC 3 in Singapore.

Kawajiri has long been at the top of the lightweight rankings, but decided to drop down to featherweight late last year, gaining 2 impressive submission wins over Joachim Hansen and Kazuyuki Miyata. As of this writing, no opponent has been named to face the 'Crusher', who will be looking to stay undefeated since making the cut.

The signing is part of that on-going partnership between DREAM and ONE FC, and is a welcome addition to a card that has just lost Babalu Sobral, who recently dropped off his scheduled bout against Melvin Manhoef.


Related:
Eduard Folayang Vs. Ole Laursen Announced For ONE FC 3
Victor Cui Talks About March ONE FC Event In Singapore


Here is the current rumored card:

ONE Fighting Championship 3: Battle of the Lions
March 31, 2012 - Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore

- Masakazu Imanari vs. Kevin Belingon
- Eduard Folayang vs. Ole Laursen
- Tatsuya Kawajiri
- Melvin Manhoef
- Zorobabel Moreira
- Gregor Gracie
- Eddie Ng
- Ray Elbe
- Nicole Chua vs. Jeet Toshi

More fights for the March 31st event are expected to be announced in the coming week, so stay tuned to BloodyElbow.com for more updates. Follow me on twitter -- @antontabuena.

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