ONE CHAMPIONSHIP: GRIGORIAN & SOUWER THE BIG WINNERS IN SINGAPORE
4 December 2020 – Singapore: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), returned to the Singapore Indoor Stadium with another blockbuster live event. ONE: BIG BANG featured an incredible display of talent, skill, and willpower from the best martial artists in the world.
In the main event, multiple-time Kickboxing World Champion Marat Grigorian of Armenia and Belgium made a successful ONE Super Series debut, finishing opponent Ivan Kondratev of Russia with a debilitating shot to the liver in round two.
Kondratev stunned Grigorian in round one, connecting on a wild left haymaker followed by a sharp right hook that dropped the Armenian-Belgian striker.
With a heightened sense of urgency, Grigorian came out firing in round two. He punished Kondratev along the Circle Wall, attacking with furious combinations that were punctuated by a well-placed hook to the midsection, which dropped the Russian to his knees. Kondratev was unable to beat the referee’s count, and Grigorian was awarded the knockout victory.
For a full bout recap of Marat Grigorian vs. Ivan Kondratev, click here: https://www.onefc.com/news/grigorian-produces-thrilling-come-from-behind-ko-of-kondratev/
Two-time K-1 World MAX Champion Andy "Souwer Power" Souwer of the Netherlands turned back the clock in a vintage performance, overwhelming "Bamboo Sword" Zhang Chunyu of China across three thrilling rounds to win a unanimous decision on the judges’ scorecards. The kickboxing legend tagged Zhang with a plethora of pinpoint combinations throughout the bout. In the middle of the third round, Souwer hurt Zhang with an uppercut and proceeded to tee off on his Chinese foe until the final bell. Zhang survived to the end, but it was a dominant showing from Souwer.
For a full bout recap of Andy Souwer vs. Zhang Chunyu, click here: https://www.onefc.com/news/andy-souwer-puts-on-striking-masterclass-against-zhang-chunyu/