Fight Network Presents ONE: Odyssey of Champions Live This Sunday, Sept. 27 at 9:30 a.m. ET!!

Sep 26, 2015
(PRESS RELEASE) -- Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a live broadcast of ONE Championship: Odyssey of Champions this Sunday, September 27 at 9:30 a.m. ET from Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia, headlined by a clash for the ONE featherweight championship, as Mongolian champion Jadamba Narantungalag (10-3) defends against undefeated Russian contender Marat Gafurov (11-0), plus Roger Huerta (22-7-1) returns to the ONE cage for a lightweight showdown with Japan’s Koji Ando (11-4-2).

Fight Network’s live broadcast of ONE: Odyssey of Champions will air exclusively in Canada.

In other featured bouts, Brazilian Herbert Burns (5-0) battles Russian Timofey Nastukhin (9-1) in a pivotal featherweight bout, Brazilian Leandro Ataides (8-1) meets Russian Alexey Butorin (9-0) in middleweight action, American Jake Butler (5-1) takes on Brazil’s Cristiano Kaminishi (8-2) in a light heavyweight matchup, Frenchman Arnaud Lepont (11-4) faces off with Holland’s Vincent Latoel (15-16-2) at 150 pounds, Muin Gafurov (5-0) locks horns with American Casey Suire (5-1) in a bantamweight bout, Sotir Kichukov (13-3) and Yusup Saadulaev (13-4-1) throw down in a bantamweight bout, and female strawweights Angela Lee (1-0) and Elena Pashnina (0-2) will collide.

But first, Fight Network will televise the live prelims for UFC Fight Night™: Barnett vs. Nelson exclusively in Canada on Saturday, September 26 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET. The main card will be televised on TSN5. In the featured prelim, well-travelled Japanese veteran Keita “K-Taro” Nakamura (30-6-2, 1NC) makes his UFC return against Chinese standout Li “The Leech” Jingliang (10-3) in a welterweight showdown. In other action, Germany’s Nick “Sergeant” Hein (12-2, 1NC) and Canadian “Rajin” Kajan Johnson (20-12-1) enter enemy territory for lightweight clashes against Japan’s Yusuke Kasuya (9-1) and Naoyuki Kotani (33-12-7), respectively, while Japanese welterweight prospect Shinsho “Animal” Anzai (8-2) throws down with Dominican Republic export Roger “Viva” Zapata (4-1).

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About Fight Network:

Fight Network (www.fightnetwork.com) is the world’s premier combat sports network dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, including fights, fighters, fight news and fight lifestyle. The channel is available on Cablevision’s Optimum TV, Suddenlink Communications, Grande Communications and Armstrong Cable in the U.S., all major carriers in Canada, over 30 countries across Europe, Africa and the Middle East, a programming block on Pursuit Channel (www.pursuitchannel.com), on TSN Radio in Canada via its program “Live Audio Wrestling,” and its programming on Sirius XM Channel 167. Fight Network’s parent company Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. launched Fantasy (FNTSY) Sports Network (www.fantasysportsnetwork.com) across North America in March 2014 and also holds a significant ownership interest in Pursuit Channel.

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