One Championship: Recap From Yangon
Last night was another night of epic wars on the latest ‘One Championship’ roadshow theo ghost Asia.
Making his ONE Super Series debut, Thailand’s Sorgraw Petchyindee Academy impressively marched to a majority decision victory over Samy Sana of France in a three-round catch-weight contest. The two squared off in a spirited clash of gifted strikers, peppering each other with fiery combinations while showcasing great defense. Sorgraw closed out the final round of the match on a strong note, limiting Sana’s offense with his counter strikes. In the end, Sorgraw earned two of the three judges’ nod to have his hand raised by majority decision.
Thailand’s Tukkatatong Petpayathai made his highly-anticipated ONE Super Series debut, defeating opponent Mehdi Zatout in a spirited clash of striking specialists. The kickboxing contest featured fierce action all throughout, with Tukkatatong pulling away on the scorecards. Tukkatatong scored on a monstrous left hook which dropped Zatout at the end of the first. In the end, all three judges scored in favor of Tukkatatong to win by unanimous decision.
Kicking off ONE: SPIRIT OF A WARRIOR live from the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium were ONE Super Series kickboxers Elliot “The Dragon” Compton and Matthew “Sobek” Semper who put together an exciting three-round striking showcase. In the end, it was Compton who emerged victorious after utilizing a superb jab, knocking down Semper on multiple occasions to win by unanimous decision.
Official results for ONE: SPIRIT OF A WARRIOR:
ONE Middleweight World Championship bout: Aung La N Sang defeats Ken Hasegawa by Knockout (KO) at 3:13 minutes of round 5 Bantamweight bout: Leandro Issa defeats Roman Alvarez by Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) at 1:26 minutes of round 1 ONE Super Series Kickboxing Catchweight bout (72.0kg): Sorgraw Petchyindee Academy defeats Samy Sana by Majority Decision (MD) after 3 rounds Featherweight bout: Sagetdao Petpayathai defeats Ma Jia Wen by Unanimous Decision (UD) after 3 rounds Featherweight bout: Tetsuya Yamada defeats Rafael Nunes by TKO (Doctor’s Stoppage) at 4:05 minutes of round 2 Bantamweight bout: Chen Lei defeats Ahmad Qais Jasoor by TKO (Strikes) at 1:27 minutes of round 3 Strawweight bout: Kritsada Kongsrichai defeats Jeremy Miado by Unanimous Decision (UD) after 3 rounds ONE Super Series Kickboxing Catchweight bout (67.0kg): Tukkatatong Petpayathai defeats Mehdi Zatout by Unanimous Decision (UD) after 3 rounds Flyweight bout: Mite Yine defeats Saw Darwait by TKO (Strikes) at 2:48 minutes of round 1 ONE Super Series Kickboxing Lightweight bout: Elliot Compton defeats Matthew Semper by Unanimous Decision (UD) after 3 rounds