One Championship announced today that the fight between Roger Gracie and Michal Pasternack, on May 6, in Singapore, will now be for the promotion’s light-heavyweight belt.
The fight was initially announced as a welterweight bout.
Roger last fought on December 2014, also at One Championship, when he beat James McSweeney with a TKO.
Overal, Roger has a 7-2 MMA record.
Roger’s opponent in Singapore has a 11-0 record, but is also coming back from a long time away from the cage.
Pasternack’s most recent fight was agains Rafael Silva, on December 2014, when he won via unanimous decision.