ONE Championship™ (ONE), Asia’s largest international sports activities media property, returned with “ONE on TNT IV,” the ultimate installment in a four-part occasion collection that aired reside from the Singapore Indoor Stadium. The thrilling combat card featured 5 blended martial arts bouts and a Muay Thai conflict.
In the principle occasion, undefeated ONE Middleweight World Champion Reinier “The Dutch Knight” de Ridder claimed the ONE Gentle Heavyweight World Title by beating defending titleholder Aung La “The Burmese Python” N Sang throughout 5 intense rounds of motion. After taking the middleweight gold from Aung La N Sang in October, the Dutch famous person turned a two-division ONE World Champion.
De Ridder introduced Aung La N Sang to the mat at will for a lot of the combat, scoring with quite a lot of takedowns whereas threatening with a plethora of submission makes an attempt. The Myanmar icon defended properly in opposition to these makes an attempt, however the man from the Netherlands proved far too expert on the mat.
“The Dutch Knight” constructed on his lead with every passing spherical. Within the fifth and ultimate body, Aung La N Sang was capable of reverse positions on the bottom to finish up on high. However with just a few minutes remaining, “The Burmese Python” was unable to mount a comeback.
In the long run, all three judges scored the bout for De Ridder to win by unanimous determination.
Within the co-main occasion, #5-ranked light-weight contender Okay Rae Yoon shocked the blended martial arts world by defeating American legend Eddie “The Underground King” Alvarez after three grueling rounds of thrilling motion.
Alvarez closed the space with a number of pictures that led to clinch conditions, however Okay defended properly in opposition to the Circle Wall. Within the first spherical, Okay damage Alvarez with a punch that despatched him crashing to the canvas, the place the South Korean practically discovered the end with ground-and-pound. Alvarez survived and was aggressive within the subsequent two frames, however ultimately, all three judges scored the bout in favor of Alright to win by unanimous determination.
The opening combat of the principle card noticed unbeaten heavyweight Kirill Grishenko deal Senegalese sensation “Reug Reug” Oumar Kane the primary lack of his skilled profession, profitable by technical knockout within the second spherical. Whereas Kane tried his greatest to grapple in shut quarters, Grishenko picked him aside with strikes. An enormous proper hand to the chin landed because the second spherical got here to an finish, and “Reug Reug” might not proceed.
On the Bleacher Report lead card, former ONE Light-weight World Champion Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki closed the e book on his storied rivalry with Eduard “Landslide” Folayang, profitable their trilogy bout by first-round armbar.
Filipino-American striker Jackie Buntan powered by means of a detailed three-round Muay Thai battle in opposition to Ekaterina “Barbie” Vandaryeva to win by majority determination.
And karate stylist Colbey Northcutt confirmed that she is a menace on the bottom, ending Courtney “No Mercy” Martin with a formidable armbar submission.
Official Outcomes for “ONE on TNT IV”
Combined Martial Arts – Gentle Heavyweight: Reinier de Ridder defeats Aung La N Sang through Unanimous Determination
Combined Martial Arts – Light-weight: Okay Rae Yoon defeats Eddie Alvarez through Unanimous Determination
Combined Martial Arts – Heavyweight: Kirill Grishenko defeats Oumar Kane through Technical Knockout (TKO) at 5:00 of Spherical 2
Combined Martial Arts – Light-weight: Shinya Aoki defeats Eduard Folayang through Submission (Armbar) at 4:20 of Spherical 1
Muay Thai – Strawweight: Jackie Buntan defeats Ekaterina Vandaryeva through Majority Determination
Combined Martial Arts – Catchweight (60.6 KG): Colbey Northcutt defeats Courtney Martin through Submission (Armbar) at 2:28 of Spherical 1