After defeating Ariel “Tarzan” Sexton, 36, of Costa Rica at “ONE: Quest for Gold,” Ev “E.T.” Ting, 28, of Malaysia now has 15 wins and 4 losses. Out of these 15 wins, 9 are under ONE Championship.
Ting made his debut as a professional MMA fighter in 2011. The Kiwi-Malaysian fighter defeated his first three opponents namely Shane Wescombe of Australia, Mark Abelardo of New Zealand and Will Chope of the United States.
In 2012, Ting’s winning streak was ended by Filipino-American fighter Mark “Mugen” Striegl, 29, at “Legend FC 7.” Ting redeemed himself by defeating his next three opponents namely Dustin Terill of New Zealand, Rolando Dy of the Philippines and Scott MacGregor of New Zealand.
In 2013, Ting had his second loss as a professional MMA fighter. He lost via split decision at “Legend FC 11” to his Korean opponent Young Gwang Choi.
In 2014, Ting made a successful ONE Championship debut. He knocked out Yohan Mulia Legowo of Indonesia in the first round at “ONE: Era of Champions.”
Under ONE Championship, Ting only had two losses. He lost to Marat Gafurov of Russia via rear-naked choke submission at “ONE: Warrior’s Quest” in 2015 and to Eduard Folayang of the Philippines via unanimous decision at “ONE: Kings of Destiny” in 2017.
After defeating Logowo, Ting defeated Filipino fighters Edward Kelly and Cary Bullos. After losing to Gafurov, Ting defeated Filipino fighters Honorio Banario and Eric Kelly, Australian fighter Rob Lisita and Iranian fighter Kamal Shalorus.
Prior to “ONE: Quest for Gold,” Ting earned his 10th win under ONE Championship. He knocked out Nobutatsu Suzuki at “ONE: Quest for Greatness” in 2017.
On February 23, 2018, the lightweight bout between Ting and Sexton at “ONE: Quest for Gold” ended after three five-minute rounds. The judges ended with split decision in favor of the Kiwi-Malaysian fighter.
This is the third time Ting won a professional MMA bout via split decision. Here is a short clip featuring the Kiwi-Malaysian fighter:
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