Swimming: Joseph Schooling to reunite with Michael Phelps at One Championship event in Singapore

It is the first time Joseph Schooling (left) and Michael Phelps will meet at a high-profile sports event since the 2016 Rio Olympics.
It is the first time Joseph Schooling (left) and Michael Phelps will meet at a high-profile sports event since the 2016 Rio Olympics.PHOTO: DBS/AFP

If this were a mixed martial arts fight, it would be billed: Schooling v Phelps II. But worry not, Olympic swim stars Michael Phelps and Joseph Schooling will not trade blows, even though they will come face-to-face at One Championship's Unstoppable Dreams live event at the Indoor Stadium.

It is understood to be the first time the two will meet at a high-profile sports event since the 2016 Rio Olympics where Schooling beat the American in the 100m butterfly final and clinched gold.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 12, 2018, with the headline 'Schooling to reunite with Phelps at One fight night'. Print Edition | Subscribe