ONE Championship, in partnership with main premium life-style and luxurious efficiency model TUMI, introduced the celebrated ONE World Title belts to the World Champions.
In the primary occasion, Superlek Kiatmoo9 earned a hard-fought victory over former three-division Okay-1 World Champion Takeru Segawa to retain the ONE Flyweight Kickboxing World Championship.
The Thai famous person took management from the outset with a torrent of low kicks, focusing on his Japanese opponent’s lead leg. It was a relentless assault from Superlek, however Takeru displayed spectacular resilience as he countered together with his trademark boxing mixtures.
Motion progressed within the second stanza, as “The Kicking Machine” continued his onslaught, forcing Takeru to regulate his recreation plan. “The Pure Born Crusher” got here alive within the third, as he tagged Superlek with punishing hooks to the physique and head.
The ultimate two rounds have been shut, and each males had their moments. Nevertheless, it was Superlek who was in a position to preserve his highly effective offensive till the ultimate bell. All three judges scored the bout in favor of the Thai megastar to win by unanimous resolution and efficiently defend the gold.
Within the co-main occasion, Kade Ruotolo retained his ONE Light-weight Submission Grappling World Title in a extremely anticipated rematch with Norwegian star Tommy Langaker.
The 21-year-old BJJ phenom once more showcased his inventive transitions and positional dominance whereas demonstrating his capability to string collectively numerous assaults. This allowed Ruotolo to pursue a myriad of submission makes an attempt that Langaker was compelled to defend.
Finally, the American stayed one step forward of his opponent on all fronts, and he was awarded a clear-cut unanimous resolution victory after the 10-minute battle concluded.
See full outcomes beneath. For all remaining bout studies, please go to www.onefc.com.
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Efficiency bonus winners: Superlek Kiatmoo9 (US$50,000), Kade Ruotolo (US$50,000), Shinya Aoki (US$50,000), Nieky Holzken (US$50,000), Marat Grigorian (US$50,000), Garry Tonon (US$50,000)
ONE 165: Superlek vs. Takeru Full Outcomes
Superlek Kiatmoo9 defeats Takeru Segawa by way of unanimous resolution to retain the ONE Flyweight Kickboxing World Title
Kade Ruotolo defeats Tommy Langaker by way of unanimous resolution to retain the ONE Light-weight Submission Grappling World Title
Shinya Aoki defeats John Lineker by way of submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:00 of spherical one (MMA – openweight)
Nieky Holzken defeats Yoshihiro Akiyama by way of TKO (referee stoppage – proper hook) at 1:40 of spherical one (boxing) (particular guidelines – catchweight 187.25 lbs)
Marat Grigorian defeats Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong by way of KO (left hook) at 1:20 of spherical three (kickboxing – catchweight 156.5 lbs)
Garry Tonon defeats Martin Nguyen by way of submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:41 of spherical one (MMA – featherweight)
Ayaka Miura defeats Itsuki Hirata by way of unanimous resolution (MMA – atomweight)
Yuya Wakamatsu defeats Danny Kingad by way of unanimous resolution (MMA – flyweight)
Rade Opacic defeats Iraj Azizpour by way of unanimous resolution (kickboxing – heavyweight)
Bokang Masunyane defeats Keito Yamakita by way of unanimous resolution (MMA – strawweight)
Gustavo Balart defeats Hiroba Minowa by way of break up resolution (MMA – strawweight)
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