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LI’s Andrew Leone gets ONE interim title fight

Andrew Leone, from Center Moriches, defeated Koetsu Okazaki

Andrew Leone, from Center Moriches, defeated Koetsu Okazaki by unanimous decision at ONE: Tribe of Warriors on Feb. 20, 2016, in Jakarta. Credit: ONE / Dux Carvajal

Andrew Leone will challenge for the ONE Championship interim flyweight title next month in China.

Leone, who grew up in Center Moriches, is scheduled to fight Adriano Moraes on Aug. 13 at ONE: Heroes of the World in Macau, China.

Leone (8-2) has won three straight fights in ONE, all by unanimous decision. Leone’s last fight was in February when he beat Koetsu Okazaki.

Moraes (14-2), a Brazilian, is coming off a first-round submission victory over Eugene Toquero last March.

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