Welterweight headliners Ben Askren (169.5 pounds) and Bakhtiyar Abbasov (170) officially made weight for their headliner at Saturday’s “ONE FC 16: Honor & Glory” event.
Weigh-ins took place today, and just one fighter failed to make weight.
ONE FC 16 takes place at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore. The event streams as an online pay-per-view in North America.
Askren, the Olympic wrestler and former Bellator MMA welterweight champion, makes his promotional debut at the event against Abbasov (11-2), a Cage Warriors vet from Azerbaijan who’s won his past nine fights (eight via stoppage).
Saturday’s event will boast just nine bouts after a scheduled bantamweight fight between [autotag]Ji Xian[/autotag] and [autotag]Thanh Vu[/autotag] was canceled after Xian failed to make weight.
The full ONE FC 16 weigh-in results included:
- Bakhtiyar Abbasov (170) vs. Ben Askren (169.5)
- Vincent Latoel (153) vs. Eddie Ng (154)
- Honorio Banario (145) vs. Jadamba Narantungalag (145)
- Caros Fodor (155)…
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