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Amir Khan reaps 10th ONE Championship win at ‘ONE: Unstoppable Dreams’ in Singapore

Sung Jong Lee, Yuji Shimada, Amir Khan

Sung Jong Lee, Yuji Shimada, Amir Khan

On May 18, 2018, ONE Championship was in its home country Singapore for “ONE: Unstoppable Dreams,” which featured both mixed martial arts and ONE Super Series bouts. The fifth bout of the evening was an MMA bout between Amir Khan of Singapore and Sung Jong Lee of South Korea.

Khan and Lee competed in the lightweight division, which is currently dominated by reigning ONE Featherweight and Lightweight World Champion Martin “The Situ-Asian” Nguyen of Australia and Vietnam. Referee Yuji Shimada put a stop to the bout at 3:39 of Round 2 declaring Khan as the winner via referee stoppage due to strikes.

This is the 10th time Khan won inside the ONE Championship cage. The opponents he defeated in the promotion prior to Lee were Jian Kai Chee, Waqar Umar, Bashir Ahmad, Jimmy Yabo, John Chang, Vaughn Donayre, Rajinder Singh Meena, Jaroslva Jartim and Adrian Pang.

After defeating Lee at “ONE: Unstoppable Dreams,” Khan improved his record to 10 wins and 3 losses. On the other hand, Lee’s record downgraded to 2 wins and 2 losses.

Three belts were at stake at “ONE: Unstoppable Dreams,” which took place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore. There were two co-main events prior to the main event.

In the first co-main event, Martin “The Situ-Asian” Nguyen of Australia and Vietnam successfully defended his ONE Featherweight World Champion title from Christian “The Warrior” Lee of Singapore. The Vietnamese-Australian champion won via split decision.

In the second co-main event, Sam-a Gaiyanghadao of Thailand and Sergio Wielzen of the Netherlands competed for the inaugural ONE Super Series Flyweight Muay Thai World Championship. The Thai martial arts veteran won via knockout in the second round.

In the main event, Angela “Unstoppable” Lee of Singapore defended her ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion title from Mei “V.V.” Yamaguchi of Japan in a rematch. The Singaporean champion kept the title and her undefeated record by defeating her Japanese challenger via unanimous decision.

Here is a “ONE: Unstoppable Dreams” recap by Michael Schiavello and Mitch Chilson:

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