ONE Championship announces atomweight semifinal matches as Seo Hee Ham vs. Denice Zamboanga result stands

Seo Hee Ham won a close decision over Denice Zamboanga to move to the grand prix semifinals. | ONE ChampionshipSeo Hee Ham will advance to the ONE Championship atomweight grand prix semifinals after all. The promotion’s Competition Committee reviewed her quarterfinal split-decision victory over Denice Zamboanga on Sept. 3, and maintained the result. ONE announced the decision to review the result shortly after the show. With that out of the way, Ham, the RIZIN atomweight champion, is now paired up against muay thai specialist Stamp Fairtex for a spot in the final against the winner of Itsuki Hirata vs. Ritu Phogat. The tournament bouts are scheduled for ONE: Nextgen in Singapore on Oct. 29. Fairtex won a split decision over Alyona Rassohyna in her quarterfinal match on Sept. 3, with Phogat and Hirata advancing with unanimous decision wins over Bo Meng and Alyse Anderson, respectively. The grand prix winner will earn a shot at atomweight titleholder Angela Lee, who gave birth to a baby girl this past April.

ONE Championship announces atomweight semifinal matches as Seo Hee Ham vs. Denice Zamboanga result stands
Seo Hee Ham won a close decision over Denice Zamboanga to move to the grand prix semifinals. | ONE Championship

Seo Hee Ham will advance to the ONE Championship atomweight grand prix semifinals after all.

The promotion’s Competition Committee reviewed her quarterfinal split-decision victory over Denice Zamboanga on Sept. 3, and maintained the result. ONE announced the decision to review the result shortly after the show.

With that out of the way, Ham, the RIZIN atomweight champion, is now paired up against muay thai specialist Stamp Fairtex for a spot in the final against the winner of Itsuki Hirata vs. Ritu Phogat.

The tournament bouts are scheduled for ONE: Nextgen in Singapore on Oct. 29.

Fairtex won a split decision over Alyona Rassohyna in her quarterfinal match on Sept. 3, with Phogat and Hirata advancing with unanimous decision wins over Bo Meng and Alyse Anderson, respectively.

The grand prix winner will earn a shot at atomweight titleholder Angela Lee, who gave birth to a baby girl this past April.

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Kayla Harrison vs. Taylor Guardado to headline PFL World Championship event, full lineup revealed
Kayla Harrison | Cooper Neill, PFL

Kayla Harrison’s hunt for another PFL championship will close out the league’s 2021 season.

The official lineup was released Monday for the PFL World Championship event on Oct. 27, which takes place at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. In the main event, Harrison (11-0)—No. 10 in MMA Fighting’s Pound-for-Pound Rankings—fights Taylor Guardado (3-1) for the lightweight crown and a $1,000,000 prize.

Five other league championships will also be decided at the show, with a welterweight final between past winners Magomed Magomedkerimov (29-5) and Ray Cooper III (23-7-1) serving as the co-main event. Magomedkerimov defeated Cooper in the 2018 league finals to claim the inaugural welterweight title. The next season Cooper claimed the 2019 title, though he did not get the chance to rematch his rival as an injury forced Magomedkerimov out of the playoffs.

All finals winners will receive a $1,000,000 prize in addition to a league title.

Also on the main card, boxing superstar Claressa Shields makes her second MMA appearance after defeating Brittney Elkin in her PFL debut this past June. Shields fights Abigail Montes (2-0), who has previously comped for iKon Fighting Federation and Combate.

See the updated PFL World Championship lineup below:

Main Card (ESPN2, ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)

Kayla Harrison vs. Taylor Guardado — Women’s Final

Ray Cooper III vs. Magomed Magomedkerimov — Final

Claressa Shields vs. Abigail Montes

Bruno Cappelozza vs. Ante Delija — Final

Movlid Khaybulaev vs. Chris Wade — Final

Preliminaries (ESPN+ 4:30 p,m. ET)

Antonio Carlos Junior vs. Marthin Hamlet — Final

Loik Radzhabov vs. Raush Manfio — Men’s Lightweight Final

Omari Akhmedov vs. Jordan Young

Don Madge vs. Nate Williams

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