ONE Championship™ (ONE), Asia’s largest world sports activities media property, returned Saturday with ONE: DANGAL, a tape-delayed occasion from the Singapore Indoor Stadium that showcased the easiest of India. The occasion featured the ONE Tremendous Collection debut of a Thai putting phenom and 4 compelling combined martial arts contests, together with a battle for the ONE Heavyweight World Title.
In the primary occasion, Arjan “Singh” Bhullar dethroned longtime heavyweight king Brandon “The Reality” Vera to seize the ONE Heavyweight World Title and change into the primary Indian Blended Martial Arts World Champion in historical past.
Bhullar cautiously approached Vera within the first spherical, trying to string collectively combos to arrange a takedown. The Indian star stifled Vera with feints and strikes, freezing the Filipino-American on his ft and making him hesitant to have interaction. Bhullar took Vera down towards the top of the opening body and managed him on the mat.
Within the second spherical, Bhullar capitalized on his feints by catching “The Reality” with an overhand proper that despatched him reeling towards the Circle Wall. A couple of extra proper arms compounded the harm, and a debilitating physique shot had Vera gasping for air. As soon as “Singh” was in a position to shut the space and latch onto the defending World Champion with a physique lock, it signalled the start of the top. Bhullar introduced Vera to the mat and pounded him out for the technical knockout victory.
Muay Thai phenom Tawanchai PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym made his promotional debut within the co-main occasion and dominated former WBC Muay Thai World Champion Sean “Clubber” Clancy to win by knockout in spherical three.
Working behind a livid offensive, Tawanchai attacked with drive, showcasing leaping elbows, laser-like punching accuracy, and his signature left kick. A left hand dropped Clancy within the first spherical, however the Irishman was in a position to recuperate. Within the third and ultimate body, a stable left roundhouse kick to the jaw ended the struggle abruptly.
In a ladies’s atomweight contest, perennial contender Bi “Killer Bee” Nguyen took residence a hard-earned victory over Indian wrestling celebrity Ritu “The Indian Tigress” Phogat, successful by razor-thin break up determination after three shut rounds.
Fourth-ranked ladies’s strawweight contender Ayaka Miura made fast work of Rayane Bastos, submitting the Brazilian within the first spherical of a catchweight contest. Moreover, Indian veteran Gurdarshan “Saint Lion” Mangat overcame a spirited effort from rising star and compatriot Roshan Mainam to win by unanimous determination.
Official Outcomes for ONE: DANGAL
Blended Martial Arts – Heavyweight: Arjan Bhullar defeats Brandon Vera by way of Technical Knockout (TKO) at 4:27 of Spherical 2
Muay Thai – Bantamweight: Tawanchai PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym defeats Sean Clancy by way of Knockout (KO) at 0:35 of Spherical 3
Blended Martial Arts – Atomweight: Bi Nguyen defeats Ritu Phogat by way of Break up Resolution
Blended Martial Arts – Catchweight (58.25 KG): Ayaka Miura defeats Rayane Bastos by way of Submission (Scarf-hold Americana) at 2:58 of Spherical 1
Blended Martial Arts – Catchweight (65.0 KG): Gurdarshan Mangat defeats Roshan Mainam by way of Unanimous Resolution