ONE Championship 56 additions include Jenny Huang vs. Mei Yamaguchi, flyweight tourney

The fight card is taking shape for this month’s “ONE Championship 56: Light of a Nation” event.

As previously announced, the event takes place June 30 at Thuwunna National Indoor Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar, and it streams as an online pay-per-view in North America with a headliner between middleweight champion Vitaly Bigdash (9-0) and Aung La N Sang (19-10).

Officials today announced the card also features Jenny Huang (5-1), whose only career loss came to atomweight champion Angela Lee in her most recent bout, against fellow ex-title challenger and vet Mei Yamaguchi (15-10-1).

Additionally, Brazilian jiu-jisu black belt Bruno Pucci (4-2), who’s earned all of his wins via rear-naked choke, takes on fellow featherweight Jimmy Yabo (5-4).

Other bouts include featherweights Tha Pyay Nyo (3-0) vs. Htet Aung Oo (0-0) and Kevin Chung (4-0) vs. Zhong Qingya (0-0).

Additionally, ONE Championship 56 features a Myanmar flyweight tournament with Saw Min Min (0-0) vs. Tun Lwin Moe (0-0) and Ye Thway Ne (0-1) vs. Pat Kyaw Lin Naing (0-0) in the opening round/semifinals. Shwe Kyaung Thar (0-0) meets Ye Yint Thway (0-0) in tourney-reserve bout.

The latest ONE Championship 56 card includes:

  • Champ Vitaly Bigdash vs. Aung La N Sang – for middleweight title
  • Jenny Huang vs. Mei Yamaguchi
  • Bruno Pucci vs. Jimmy Yabo
  • Tha Pyay Nyo vs. Htet Aung Oo
  • Kevin Chung vs. Zhong Qingya
  • Saw Min Min vs. Tun Lwin Moe – flyweight tournament opening round
  • Ye Thway Ne vs. Pat Kyaw Lin Naing – flyweight tournament opening round
  • Shwe Kyaung Thar vs. Ye Yint Thway – flyweight tournament reserve bout

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Source: MMA Junkie