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PHOTOS: Ye Thway Ne vs Saw Min Min at ‘ONE: Quest for Gold’

Ye Thway Ne, Kemp Cheng, Saw Min Min

Ye Thway Ne, Kemp Cheng, Saw Min Min

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.

Myanmar’s Ye Thway Ne and Saw Min Min battled it out in the second match in the main card. It was a rematch between the two former lethwei practitioners who first fought at “ONE: Hero’s Dream” on November 3, 2017.

In an intense striking showcase, Ye and Saw battled each other in a tremendous three-round war to the delight of a raucous crowd enjoying all the action. The two traded their best offense at the center of the ONE Championship cage for 15 minutes in one of the most exciting striking battles of the evening.

In the end, it was Ye who scored the hard-earned victory. He won by split decision by keeping Saw on the defensive for the majority of the contest.

Ye is a two-time Gold Belt Champion. At “ONE: Hero’s Dream,” he defeated Saw via knockout at 3:50 of Round 1.

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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