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'. Subscribe