Aung La N Sang Bounces Again With First-Spherical Knockout Of Leandro Ataides
30 July 2021 – Singapore: ONE Championship™ (ONE) returned Friday, 30 July, with ONE: BATTLEGROUND, which aired reside from the Singapore Indoor Stadium. The present featured 5 thrilling blended martial arts contests and a fundamental occasion showdown for the ONE Strawweight Muay Thai World Title.
In the primary occasion, Thai phenom Prajanchai PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym upset the legendary Sam-A Gaiyanghadao to say the ONE Strawweight Muay Thai World Title.
Prajanchai began the bout off sturdy, showcasing his trademark velocity and energy. A straight proper hand down the center despatched Sam-A crashing to the canvas within the first spherical, scoring a knockdown for the ONE Tremendous Collection debutant.
Sam-A picked up the tempo on the finish of spherical three, as the 2 warriors traded mixtures throughout the Circle. Rounds 4 and 5 have been intense, as each males poured it on within the championship rounds. Ultimately, Prajanchai took dwelling the victory by majority choice.
Within the co-main occasion, former two-division ONE World Champion Aung La “The Burmese Python” N Sang authored a spectacular first-round knockout of high middleweight contender Leandro “Wolf” Ataides. After Ataides scored with an explosive takedown, Aung La labored again as much as his ft, the place he cornered his Brazilian adversary and unloaded a livid boxing mixture. The ultimate punch – a proper hook – crumpled Ataides to the canvas, and the referee referred to as a halt to the competition. It was a press release win for the Myanmar famous person after dropping each of his World Title belts.
Pan-American Wrestling Champion Gustavo “El Gladiador” Balart routed ONE Warrior Collection contract winner Ryuto “Dragon Boy” Sawada, pummeling his opponent throughout three grueling rounds. Balart utilized his elite grappling to manage Sawada throughout the second and third frames, dominating at each juncture to attain a unanimous choice.
Indian wrestling sensation Ritu “The Indian Tigress” Phogat returned to the winner’s circle with a powerful efficiency in opposition to “MMA Sister” Lin Heqin. Phogat used her superior grappling abilities to overpower Lin on the mat and pounded her out from numerous positions. All three judges scored the bout in favor of Phogat to win by unanimous choice, snapping Lin’s 11-fight profitable streak.
Jeremy “The Juggernaut” Pacatiw of Crew Lakay was profitable in his ONE Championship debut, dominating “The Ghost” Chen Rui throughout three rounds. Pacatiw used his motion to assault Chen with highly effective proper fingers from vary. Chen discovered his rhythm late within the third, however Pacatiw defended effectively. All three judges scored the bout in favor of Pacatiw to win by unanimous choice.
Seventeen-year-old Victoria “The Prodigy” Lee made fast work of “Little Sprouts” Wang Luping to win by first-round submission and transfer to 2-0 in ONE Championship. Lee was methodical in her strategy, closing the space and taking Wang to the bottom with a slam. On the mat, “The Prodigy” transitioned right into a mounted triangle, cranked on the arm, and compelled the faucet.
Official Outcomes for ONE: BATTLEGROUND
ONE Strawweight Muay Thai World Championship: Prajanchai defeats Sam-A through Majority Choice
Blended Martial Arts – Catchweight (95.8 KG): Aung La N Sang defeats Leandro Ataides through Knockout at 3:45 of Spherical 1
Blended Martial Arts – Strawweight: Gustavo Balart defeats Ryuto Sawada through Unanimous Choice
Blended Martial Arts – Atomweight: Ritu Phogat defeats Lin Heqin through Unanimous Choice
Blended Martial Arts – Bantamweight: Jeremy Pacatiw defeats Chen Rui through Unanimous Choice
Blended Martial Arts – Atomweight: Victoria Lee defeats Wang Luping through Submission (Armbar) at 3:22 of Spherical 1
ONE Championship returns subsequent with ONE: BATTLEGROUND II, a tape-delayed occasion that airs on Friday, 13 August. In the primary occasion, former three-time ONE Light-weight World Champion Eduard Folayang takes on Chinese language blended martial arts star Zhang Lipeng, who makes his ONE debut. Within the co-main occasion, #5-ranked strawweight contender and former ONE Strawweight World Champion Alex Silva takes on Miao Li Tao. For extra data, go to the ONE: BATTLEGROUND II occasion web page.
On Friday, 27 August, ONE: BATTLEGROUND III airs through tape delay. In the primary occasion, Thai superstars Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong and Tawanchai PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym lock horns in a featherweight Muay Thai showdown. Within the co-main occasion, former ONE Strawweight World Champion Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke faces Chinese language phenom Banma Duoji. For extra data, go to the ONE: BATTLEGROUND III occasion web page.
Then on Friday, 3 September, the historic all-women’s battle card, ONE: EMPOWER, broadcasts reside, as eight of the world’s greatest atomweights compete within the quarterfinal spherical of the ONE Girls’s Atomweight World Grand Prix. In the primary occasion, reigning ONE Girls’s Strawweight World Champion Xiong Jing Nan defends her gold in opposition to #2-ranked strawweight contender Michelle Nicolini. Additionally, Kickboxing World Champion Anissa Meksen makes her ONE Tremendous Collection debut in opposition to Cristina Morales in an atomweight kickboxing contest.