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    India’s MMA sensation Asha Roka is inspired by Ritu Phogat, wants to build story as impactful as hers




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    Updated:
    May 13, 2022 5:52 p.m. STI

    Singapore [Singapore]May 13 (ANI): Indian Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sensation Asha Roka said that she is inspired by Indian wrestler and mixed martial artist Ritu Phogat and she wants to build a story as impactful as hers.
    Her words come before her bout with United States’ Alyse Anderson at ONE 157: Petchmorakot vs. Vienot, which broadcasts live from the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Friday, May 20. The two atom weights look to secure their first victory on the stage.
    “I have truly been inspired by Ritu Phogat and want to build a story as impactful as hers. The ONE Championship stage is just the beginning of the dream I have cradled for myself. I have my eyes set on the ONE Atomweight World Title and I will not settle for less. As I write my legacy, I will ensure that I become India’s youngest invincible MMA athlete,” she said.
    ONE Championship™ (ONE) has announced the complete lineup for ONE 157: Petchmorakot vs. Vienot.
    In the main event, reigning ONE Featherweight Muay Thai World Champion Petchmorakot Petchyindee of Thailand puts his belt on the line against Jimmy Vienot of France.
    In the co-main event, reigning ONE Strawweight Muay Thai World Champion Prajanchai PK. Saenchai of Thailand defends his strap against #1-ranked contender Joseph Lasiri of Italy.
    Also at ONE 157, the ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Grand Prix kicks off with a star-studded quarterfinal round. On the main card, ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion Rodtang Jitmuangnon of Thailand faces an exciting promotional newcomer in the UK’s Jacob Smith, while the former divisional king and #1-ranked Jonathan Haggerty of the United Kingdom takes on Brazil’s Walter Goncalves. On the lead card, #2-ranked Superlek Kiatmoo9 of Thailand battles Japan’s Taiki Naito, while Cyprus’ Savvas Michael locks horns with Amir Naseri of Malaysia and Iran.
    In addition, the ONE 157 main card features two submission grappling dream matches, as the Ruotolo brothers make their highly anticipated promotional debuts against a pair of bona fide grappling superstars. Kade Ruotolo faces former ONE Lightweight World Champion Shinya Aoki, while Tye Ruotolo takes on former ONE Featherweight World Title challenger Garry Tonon.
    The main card airs live on 20 May at 8:30 pm SGT/8:30 am ET, immediately following the lead card, which kicks off at 6 pm SGT/6 am ET. Check your local listings for the global broadcast in over 150 countries. The full event will be available on Watch.ONEFC.com, the ONE Super App, and ONE Championship on YouTube (some regions excluded).
    *Tips and timing are subject to change.
    MAIN CARD
    5/20, 8:30PM SGT
    ONE Featherweight Muay Thai World Championship
    (C) Petchomorakot Petchyindee vs. Jimmy Vienot
    Featherweight: 145 LBS – 155 LBS
    ONE Strawweight Muay Thai World Championship
    (C) Prajanchai PK.Saenchai vs. (1) Joseph Lasiri
    Strawweight: 115 LBS – 125 LBS
    ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Grand Prix Quarterfinal
    (C) Rodtang Jitmuangnon vs. Jacob Smith
    Flyweight: 125 LBS – 135 LBS
    Grappling Submission
    Garry Tonon vs. Tye Ruotolo
    Lightweight: 155 LBS – 170 LBS
    Mixed Martial Arts
    Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida vs. Hugo Cunha
    Heavyweight: 225 LBS – 265 LBS
    Grappling Submission
    Shinya Aoki vs. Kade Ruotolo
    Lightweight: 155 LBS – 170 LBS
    ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Grand Prix Quarterfinal

    (1) Jonathan Haggerty vs. Walter Goncalves
    Flyweight: 125 LBS – 135 LBS
    —–
    LEAD CARD
    5/20, 6:00PM SGT
    Kick boxing
    Rade Opacic vs. Guto Inocente
    Heavyweight: 225 LBS – 265 LBS
    Mixed Martial Arts
    Asha Roka vs. Alyse Anderson
    Atomweight: 105 LBS – 115 LBS
    ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Grand Prix Quarterfinal
    (2) Superlek Kiatmoo9 vs. Taiki Naito
    Flyweight: 125 LBS – 135 LBS
    ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Grand Prix Quarterfinal
    Savvas Michael vs. Amir Naseri
    Flyweight: 125 LBS – 135 LBS
    Kick boxing
    David Kiria vs. Mohammed Boutasaa
    Featherweight: 145 LBS – 155 LBS
    Mixed Martial Arts
    Nat “Wondergirl” Jaroonsak vs. Zeba Bano
    Strawweight: 115 LBS – 125 LBS
    ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Grand Prix Alternate
    (3) Panpayak Jitmuangnon vs. Joshua Cruz
    Flyweight: 125 LBS – 135 LBS
    ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Grand Prix Alternate
    Sherzod Kabutov vs. Denis Puric
    Flyweight: 125 LBS – 135 LBS
    Mixed Martial Arts
    Elipitua Siregar vs. Robin Catalan
    Strawweight: 115 LBS – 125 LBS. (ANI)



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