MMA

PHOTOS: Phoe Thaw vs Sor Sey at ‘ONE: Quest for Gold’

Sor Sey, Yuji Shimada, Phoe Thaw

Sor Sey, Yuji Shimada, Phoe Thaw

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 last bout in the main card prior to the main events, Phoe “Bushido” Thaw, 33, of Myanmar faced Sor Sey, 35, of Cambodia in the featherweight division. The local martial arts superstar turned in a spectacular performance, stopping his Cambodian opponent with an emphatic push kick to the face in the very first round.

Thaw, a lethwei practitioner, traded explosive strikes with Sor, a khun khmer specialist, right at the center of the cage. When a left hand staggered Sor along the fence, Thaw capitalized on the opening and abruptly ended matters with his next kick.

The official finish came at 1:53 minutes of round one, sending the packed Yangon crowd at the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium into a frenzy. Beating Sor allowed Thaw to keep his undefeated record, improving the lethwei practitioner’s record to 6 wins and 0 loss.

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

 

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