Folayang has reigning champion staring him in the face

Japan's Shinya Aoki (left) will defend his One Championship mixed martial arts lightweight title against the Philippines' Eduard Folayang at the Singapore Indoor Stadium tomorrow evening. Their contest is one of two title bouts headlining One Champio
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Japan's Shinya Aoki (left) will defend his One Championship mixed martial arts lightweight title against the Philippines' Eduard Folayang at the Singapore Indoor Stadium tomorrow evening.

Their contest is one of two title bouts headlining One Championship's Defending Honour fight night. Russia's featherweight champion Marat Gafurov will also square off against Narantungalag Jadambaa of Mongolia.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 10, 2016, with the headline 'Folayang has reigning champion staring him in the face'. Print Edition | Subscribe