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ONE: 'Unbreakable Warriors' preview (Pt. 2)

ONE: "Unbreakable Warriors" is set for Stadium Negara this Friday night (local time) and features the biggest names in Malaysian mixed martial arts (MMA) with Ev Ting and Rob Lisita set to collide in the main event.

In total there are 11 fights on the card, which features popular Malaysian fighters Peter Davis, Gianni Subba, and Ann Osman. There's also a promotional debut for Brazilian middleweight Gilbert Galvao who has the potential to be a future title contender.

Here's my preview of the last five fights (as always with ONE weights are normal walking weight):

135 lbs.: Gianni Subba vs Yago Bryan

Yago Bryan (3-1) is moving up a division after missing weight ahead of his flyweight title match with Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke. Gianni Subba (7-2) has spent his entire career competing for ONE Championship in this division and will have a 10 cms height advantage.

Subba has a wide stance and good foot movement. In his early fights he was very explosive but he's looked much more tentative of late. Bryan has solid Muay Thai and tagged Dejdamrong with a few punches early in the fight so has the potential to cause the Malaysian some problems in the striking exchanges.

205 lbs.: Tatsuya Mizuno vs Gilberto Galvao

Tatsuya Mizuno (15-11-1) is a southpaw with a good left hand who comes from a very solid Judo background and has been in with some of the best in the business. Gilbert Galvao (28-5-1) has a better record on paper but hasn't faced anything like the same level of opposition as the Japanese middleweight.

Galvao is a BJJ black belt who is very defensive in his stand up fighting and always looks to get fights to the ground. Mizuno is more well rounded, has more experience and the Brazilian will need to take him down and use those submission skills if he wants to win.

125 lbs.: April Osenio vs Ann Osman

Several fighters have been forced to move up a division since ONE Championship banned weight cutting by dehydration but Ann Osman (4-2) has dropped down. She's probably had to lose 10 lbs and it will be interesting to see how she looks physically here.

April Osenio (1-1) is the typical Team Lakay fighter and has a strong Wushu background but won her last fight by submission. She should have an advantage in striking terms but Osman is good on the ground and will probably look to take her down.

170 lbs.: Peter Davis vs Shannon Wiratchai

This is a fascinating fight between two ONE Championship veterans. Peter Davis (10-4) showcased some powerful striking early in his career but has been increasingly dependent upon his ground game. Shannon Wiratchai (5-1-0-1) is eight years younger and is a southpaw with a very dangerous right hook.

Davis' striking style is unpredictable and he can pull a head kick or a spinning back kick out of nowhere but often struggles to find his range. The Malaysian will probably want to put Wiratchai on his back because if this turns into a striking war the Thai's more likely to land a knockout blow.

170 lbs.: Ev Ting vs Rob Lisita

These two fighters never go the distance and ONE Championship matchmakers must feel they've got a potential 'Fight of the Year' lined up here. Lisita (14-8) moves forwards relentlessly and likes to get in the pocket and trade punches with his opponent.

Ting (11-3) is a bit more patient but is very good at finishing fights and is particularly dangerous with head kicks. His last three wins have all come by way of guillotine choke and if an opponent leaves an opening for a submission he knows exactly how to capitalize.

Lisita's coming off a three fight losing skid so it's possible he might try to apply a slightly more tactical approach. But it would be a surprise if he didn't try and take the fight to Ting and I would expect him to apply a lot of pressure, although he might mix up his attacks with a few takedown attempts.

I suspect Lisita's going to be on the front foot looking to land bombs and Ting's going to apply a more patient approach and try to catch him on the way in. Either fighter could spring something of a tactical surprise but sooner or later they will meet in the middle of the cage and someone's going to get knocked out or submitted.

For part one of this preview click here.

ONE: "Unbreakable Warriors" is being broadcast by The Fight Network and several other television stations worldwide. It can be purchased for $9.99 USD from www.ONEPPV.com.

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