Hinds ready for One Fighting Championship debut November 7th

Hinds ready for One Fighting Championship debut November 7th

Hinds ready for One Fighting Championship debut November 7th

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1798692_10152320708575853_1180052585_nTop Trinidadian and Caribbean Mixed Martial Artist Dwayne Hinds will be making his ONE Fighting Championship debut on November 7th at the Singapore Indoor Stadium (Available on Pay-per-view). Hinds was signed  earlier this year and was called to the cage after a recent two month training stint in Thailand sponsored by The Sports Company of Trinidad and Tobago SporttKee-Chanona Ltd. and Rough House.

Hinds was originally scheduled to face un-defeated fighter Warren De Reuck(6-0) from South Africa but was cancelled after De Reuck sustained an injury and will now face off against Christophe Van Dijck (6-1) of Belgium. Van Dijck is a multi-time national judo champion with dynamic takedowns and strong grappling.

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Sitting LR: MMA fighters Dwayne Hinds, Omar Smith and Eric Attard with Kru Roger Lumyoung

Dwayne is now concluding the final stages of his six week training camp with striking coach Rich “Razor” Acosta, Kru Roger Lumyoung of Muay Thai Niagara and professional mma fighter Eric Attard of Team Ascension Niagara (Canada)  were also flown in, to assist with preparations. Sessions also included training with several of Trinidad and Tobago’s top Mixed Martial Artists, Judoka, Boxers and Grapplers for the upcoming event.

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Singapore Indoor Stadium

This event will be viewed around the world with an approximate gate attendance of 12,000 people. This is Dwayne’s first fight on his multi-fight contract with this large, new and rapidly expanding promotion and will be looking to to climb the ladder to the championship belt. Hinds will be making history as the first locally based professional MMA fighter to compete at an internationally broadcasted event and only the second athlete since Gary Goodridge last represented Trinidad and Tobago in the early 2000’s. With the closing of Hinds gruelling six week training camp, a new era in Trinidad and Tobago martial arts will be represented for the world to see on November 7th 2014 in Singapore.

 

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