10 Crazy Facts from ‘One Championship: Immortal Pursuit’ that will make you go WOW!

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  1. Shinya Aoki in his entire career has competed in 10 different MMA organizations including Deep, Shooto, Pride, Dream, K-1 Dynamite, Strikeforce, Bellator, IGF, Rizin and One Championship.
  2. Shinya Aoki is the only fighter on the card to hold two different weight class title belts – Lightweight and Welterweight. He won them in three different MMA organizations – Dream, Shooto and One Championship.
  3. Adrian Pang competes for the 16th year and is the oldest fighter on the card at 40 years. He faces local hero Amir Khan who is 18 years younger.
  4. Pooja Tomar is the second female Indian MMA fighter to make her international debut in One Championship. She picked up her three victories via KO and TKO.
  5. Pakistan’s Ahmed Mujtaba has an uncanny resemblance to the movie character Wolverine. He’s made the most of the character by sticking it as a fight name and by bringing in the claws during his walk out.
  6. Amir Khan suffers from Tourette Syndrome, a neurological disorder causing involuntary movements. But that didn’t stop him from becoming the highly touted lightweight prospect in One Championship.
  7. Amir Khan is on a five-fight win streak, has never been stopped inside the cage and 6 of his 7 KO victories have come in the first round.
  8. Gina Iniong from Philippines shares the same first name and fight name with the former Strikeforce women’s champion Gina ‘Conviction’ Carano.
  9. Gina Iniong agreed to face Mei Yamaguchi in a rematch with just 14 days to prepare. She competed two weeks ago on the ‘Legends of the World’ card and won via TKO.
  10. Chinese bantamweight Litao Miao is the only fighter on the card without any wins in his career. Currently he holds a record of 0-1.
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