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Indonesia’s Priscilla Lumban Gaol earns 3rd ONE Championship win at ‘ONE: Grit and Glory’

Priscilla Hertati Lumban Gaol, Rome Trinidad

Priscilla Hertati Lumban Gaol, Rome Trinidad

“ONE: Grit and Glory” marked the second time Indonesian mixed martial artist Priscilla “Thathi” Hertati Lumban Gaol, 29, competed in the ONE Championship cage in her home country. It was also the second time she won in front of her countrymen.

Gaol made her ONE Championship debut on February 10, 2017 at the Stadium Negara in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She lost to Tiffany “No Chill” Teo, 27, of Singapore at “ONE: Throne of Tigers” via unanimous decision.

On November 10, 2017, Gaol lost to Gina “Conviction” Iniong, 27, of the Philippines via technical knockout via punches at “ONE: Legends of the World” at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines. On January 20, 2018, Gaol knocked out Audreylara “Ice Comet” Boniface Raphael, 28, of Malaysia via punches at “ONE: Kings of Courage” at the Jakarta Convention Center in Jakarta, Indonesia.

On February 23, 2018, Gaol submitted Krisna Limbaga, 28, of the Philippines via scarf hold armlock at “ONE: Quest for Gold” at the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar. On May 12, 2018, Gaol submitted Rome “The Rebel” Trinidad, 21, of the Philippines via guillotine choke at “ONE: Grit and Glory” at the Jakarta Convention Center.

At “ONE: Grit and Glory,” referee Olivier Coste put a stop to the atomweight bout between Gaol and Trinidad at 2:27 of Round 1. The women’s atomweight division is currently dominated by reigning ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela “Unstoppable” Lee, 21, of Singapore.

In the co-main event of “ONE: Grit and Glory,” Stefer Rahardian of Indonesia competed against Himanshu Kaushik of India in the strawweight division.

In the main event of the evening, reigning ONE Strawweight World Champion Alex Silva of Brazil defended his title from former champion Yoshitaka Naito of Japan in a rematch.

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