Zhang steps onto the global stage for the first time, following a string of successes in China. The 31-year-old has improved his game and is ready to showcase it in ONE in an attempt to claim victory and honor for his country.
However, he begins his lightweight journey against Folayang, who is not ready to give up his position in the division.
Having held the gold in the division previously, Folayang is working his way back up the ladder to regain the top spot. The Team Lakay star has battled some of the world's greatest such as Shinya Aoki and Eddie Alvarez, but feels now is the time to charge back up the lightweight mountain.
The main event for ONE: Battleground II will be a pivotal contest for both men as they eye the top of the food chain. Who will be able to stake their claim and get put on the right path at the end of the summer? You will have to tune in to find out.
Courtesy of ONE, enjoy these highlights of the former ONE Lightweight World Champion and find out what makes the Filipino star one of the world's most exciting martial artists ahead of his main event bout.
ONE: Battleground II airs on Friday, August 13, on Bleacher Report, Bleacher Report YouTube, and the Bleacher Report app at 8:30 a.m. EST/5:30 a.m. PST.