ONE Championship had its first championship bout for the light heavyweight division at “ONE: Quest for Gold.” The contenders were ONE Middleweight World Champion “The Burmese Python” Aung La N Sang of Myanmar and Alexandre Machado of Brazil.
Headlined by Aung and Machado, “ONE: Quest for Gold” took place on February 23, 2018 at the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar. The main event ended 4 seconds before the 1 minute mark in the first round.
After knocking out Machado, Aung became the first ONE Light Heavyweight World Champion. Now with two belts, the Burmese fighter promised his fans that he would take care of the two titles.
“I want to be the best and I want to defend these two belts,” Aung declared. “I’m not just going to hold them and leave.”
Currently, Aung has 22 wins and 10 losses. On the other hand, Machado’s record downgraded to 8 wins and 3 losses.
Here is short clip featuring the reigning ONE Middleweight and Light Heavyweight World Champion:
Here are the official “ONE: Quest for Gold” results:
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.