Yoshitaka “Nobita” Naito 12-0 MMA vs Alex “Little Rock” Silva 6-1 MMA added to the December 9th ONE: Warriors of the World as main event.
Strawweight champion Naito will defend his title for the second time after claiming the strap with a 4th round rear-naked choke against former champ Dejdamrong “Kru Rong” Sor Amnuaysirichoke 8-2 MMA back in May 2016. Naito is undefeated with 6 of his 7 stoppages by submission.
His opponent Silva has 6 submissions all in round 1 except one that went to the 3rd. Silva’s only loss is by decision back in 2012 to Geje “Gravity” Eustaquio 9-6 MMA. Silva looking to extend his winning streak to 6 and capture the strawweight strap at the same time.
Another previously announced bout will be for the next shot at the newly crowned lightweight champ Martin Nguyen. Shannon “One Shin” Wiratchai 8-1-1 MMA vs Rasul Yakhyaev 10-6-1 MMA will take the co-main slot.