3 Things You Need To Know About Roberto Soldic Ahead of His Debut at ONE on Prime Video 5

Published 11/24/2022, 8:30 AM EST

Two-division MMA World Champion Roberto “Robocop” Soldic is primed to showcase why he has been dubbed one of the best fighters in Europe when he makes his debut in ONE Championship at ONE on Prime Video 5 on December 2.

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The Croatian athlete faces undefeated Russian star Murad Ramazanov in the opening fight of the event’s main card, which broadcasts live from the Mall of Asia Arena, Manila, Philippines, via Amazon Prime.

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Ahead of his debut in ONE Championship next Friday, here are three things you need to know about the man they call “Robocop.”

#1 He Wants To Test Himself In Multiple Disciplines In ONE

Soldic’s top priority at the Singapore-based promotion is to become the ONE Welterweight World Champion. However, that’s not the only gold the 27-year-old has his sights on. He revealed after signing with ONE that he hopes to try his skills across the gambit of disciplines under the promotion’s banner.

A variety of superstars have switched between sports in the Circle, with many finding success in doing so, and “Robocop’s” 4-0 boxing slate showcases that he has the skills to do well in the striking-only ranks.

#2 He’s A Knockout Machine 

The most exciting thing about Soldic is his incredible finishing ability. The hard-hitting martial artist has closed out 18 of his 20 wins in the all-encompassing sport before the final bell. 17 of those have come by knockout – 9 in the first round, 4 in the second, and 4 in the third.

That shows that the Croatian star packs power in the later rounds, making him a threat from the first bell to the last. He will certainly bring that heavy artillery into his ONE debut, as he eyes becoming the first fighter to break Ramazanov’s perfect 11-0 record.

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#3 He’s Simply Unstoppable At The Moment

“Robocop” is on a tear, and fans can expect him to look to continue that in the ONE Circle. He has won 14 of his last 15 contests, a stretch that saw him go on a seven-fight knockout streak, with a 100 percent finishing rate.

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During that run, he picked up the welterweight and middleweight gold in KSW – Europe’s largest MMA organization.

Momentum is pivotal in combat sports, and Soldic certainly has that as he prepares for his first fight in ONE Championship on Friday, December 2.

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Souvik Roy

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Souvik Roy is currently a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. An avid UFC follower, Souvik combined his love for the sport and his passion for words to turn his interest into his Livelihood. A Diploma holder in Electrical Engineering, Souvik has worked as a Freelance Link Builder and Content Writer previously and wrote for various clients and businesses.

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