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Myanmar’s Aung La N Sang wins ONE Light Heavyweight World Championship belt

 

Aung La N Sang

Aung La N Sang

23 February 2018 – Yangon, Myanmar: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), had another memorable and historic evening in Yangon as the capacity crowd at the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium witnessed an amazing display of heart-pounding martial arts action. “ONE: Quest for Gold” featured a series of compelling bouts, punctuated by an unforgettable championship clash that left fans on the edge of their seats.

In the main event, “The Burmese Python” Aung La N Sang of Myanmar scored a quick knockout victory over Alexandre Machado of Brazil to win the vacant ONE Light Heavyweight World Championship and the GoDaddy Knockout of the Night. The hometown hero added yet another accolade to his glowing repertoire of awards as a global martial arts superstar.

Aung got the job done in just 56 seconds, knocking out Machado with a thunderous high kick. With his remarkable conquest of Machado, the Burmese fighter now has both the ONE Middleweight World Championship and ONE Light Heavyweight World Championship titles in his possession.

Here are the official results for “ONE: Quest for Gold”:

ONE Light Heavyweight World Championship bout: Aung La N Sang defeats Alexandre Machado by Knockout (KO) at 0:56 minutes of round 1

Lightweight bout: Ev Ting defeats Ariel Sexton by Split Decision (UD) after 3 rounds

Featherweight bout: Phoe Thaw defeats Sor Sey by TKO (Strikes) at 1:53 minutes of round 1

Lightweight bout: Timofey Nastyukhin defeats Amir Khan by Unanimous Decision (UD) after 3 rounds

Bantamweight bout: Daichi Takenaka defeats Dae Hwan Kim by Disqualification (DQ)

Flyweight bout: Ye Thway Ne defeats Saw Min Min by Split Decision (SD) after 3 rounds

Featherweight bout: Li Kai Wen defeats Roel Rosauro by Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 0:43 minutes of round 1

Women’s atomweight bout: Priscilla Hertati Lumban Gaol defeats Krisna Limbaga by Submission (Armbar) at 4:05 minutes of round 1

Women’s atomweight bout: Bozhena Antoniyar defeats Shwe Sin by TKO (Strikes) at 0:24 minutes of round 1

 

In case you missed the action log on to www.onefc.com/livestream for the full replay of the fights at only US $9.99.

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