Muhammad 'The Spider' Imran to face Elipitua at One Championship on 17th Nov

Pakistani Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter, Muhammad 'The Spider' Imran will take on Indonesia Elipitua Siregar in a Strawweight bout at One Championship event “ONE: Warrior’s Dream,” on November 17, at Stadium Istora, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Indonesia and Pakistan will be represented at the ONE Championship event “ONE: Warrior’s Dream,” which will take place on November 17, 2018 at the Stadium Istora in Jakarta, Indonesia. The fight card features three ONE Super Series striking contests and 11 mixed martial arts matches. 

In the eighth bout of the evening, Elipitua Siregar, 21, of Jakarta will face Muhammad “The Spider” Imran, 26, of Gujar Khan, Punjab, Pakistan. They will compete in an MMA match the strawweight division.

This will be Imran's second bout in One Championship. He is known as one of top prospects of Pakistan's Mixed Martial Arts who had fought in Pakistan's first MMA Promotion PFC (Pak Fight Club) where he won the Strawweight title.

 “ I respect my opponent and I have seen his last two fights at One FC. The opponents he (elipitua) has faced in past two fights was not much experience like me and I know he is a great wrestler and I am prepare for him." Imran said. 

The Pakistani MMA star 'Muhammad Imran' has been training with some Afghan fighters as well for this fight.
Praising the efforts of his coaches and manager Imran said that all this would not be possible without Jalil Ahmad and Muhammad Rizvan Ali who are taking care of us as athletes and he won’t disappoint the team.

Imran is a former PFC Strawweight Champion who specializes in budokai karate and grappling.He looked to make a solid impact in ONE Championship when he joined the promotion on January 20, 2018 but he was sent back to the drawing board by a unanimous decision loss to Stefer “The Lion” Rahardian, 31, of Jakarta.

Set to face yet another opponent from Jakarta, Imran is determined to score one in the win column. The Gujar Khan native represents Pakido Gym.

Siregar, born to a family struggling to make ends meet in North Sumatra, Sumatra, Indonesia, he was sent by his family to live with his uncle in Jakarta in order to learn discipline, which would come in the form of enforced wrestling training. Throughout Siregar’s academic career, he competed in wrestling and racked up numerous medals at the national level. 

After such a long run of domestic success, Siregar turned his attention to international glory in the cage and joined ONE Championship. A former Indonesian National Wrestling Champion, he represents Bali MMA.

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