20 January 2018 – Jakarta, Indonesia: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), electrified the Jakarta Convention Center once again on January 20, 2018 at “ONE: Kings of Courage.” The first ONE Championship live event in 2018 kicked the year off in style, as the absolute best in local and international martial arts talent took to the ONE Championship cage.
In the second bout under the preliminary card, local female martial artist Priscilla Hertati Lumban Gaol made easy work of Malaysia’s Audreylaura Boniface with a spectacular showcase of offense. A wushu and sanda practitioner, Gaol peppered Boniface with strikes for the duration of the bout, ending matters against the cage with a torrent of impactful combinations.
After defeating Boniface, Gaol upgraded her professional MMA record to 1 win and 2 losses. She previously lost to Tiffany Teo of Singapore and Gina Iniong of the Philippines.
On the other hand, Boniface downgraded her record to 0 win and 3 losses. Before losing to Gaol, the Malaysian fighter lost to Thai fighters Sunisa Srisan and Rika Ishige.
In the main event, Jing Nan “The Panda” Xiong of China was crowned the inaugural ONE Women’s Strawweight World Champion with a technical knockout victory over Teo. In the co-main event of the evening, Indonesian flyweight prodigy Stefer Rahardian drew the loudest cheers from the hometown crowd at the packed Jakarta Convention Center as he turned in another stellar performance, dominating Pakistan’s Muhammad Imran over three rounds to keep his unblemished professional record intact.
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