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[PHOTOS] Xiong Jing Nan vs Laura Balin at ‘ONE: Pinnacle of Power’ in Macau

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23 June 2018 – Macau, China: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), returned to the glamorous entertainment capital of Asia with another evening of authentic world-class martial arts action. The packed Studio City Event Center in Macau, China played host to “ONE: Pinnacle of Power” featuring the absolute best in local and international martial arts talent.

In the co-main event of the evening, “The Panda” Xiong Jing Nan of China successfully defended the ONE Women’s Strawweight World Championship. She defeated Laura “La Gladiadora” Balin of Argentina.

With the desire to leave Macau remaining the division’s queen, Xiong overwhelmed Balin with her superb grappling pedigree. On the canvas, the Chinese champ continuously pummeled the elite South American contender with thudding strikes and tried to bring the bout to a close with multiple submission attempts throughout the championship clash.

Xiong punctuated the bout by outslugging Balin in the final round, steering herself to a dominant unanimous decision victory. Here are the official “ONE: Pinnacle of Power” results:

  1. Bantamweight bout: Rin Saroth defeats Mario Satya Wirawan by TKO (Strikes) at 2:30 minutes of round 3
  2. Flyweight bout: Danny Kingad defeats Ma Hao Bin by Unanimous Decision (UD) after 3 rounds
  3. Featherweight bout: Li Kai Wen defeats Rodian Menchavez by Knockout (KO) at 0:10 minutes of round 1
  4. ONE Super Series Muay Thai flyweight bout: Yukinori Ogasawara defeats Rui Botelho by Knockout (KO) at 2:54 minutes of round 2
  5. ONE Super Series Kickboxing heavyweight bout: Tarik Khbabez defeats Alain Ngalani by Knockout (KO) at 1:49 minutes of round 3
  6. ONE Super Series Muay Thai flyweight bout: Lerdsila Phuket Top Team defeats Sok Thy by Split Decision (SD) after 3 rounds
  7. Featherweight bout: Narantungalag Jadambaa defeats Edward Kelly by TKO (Strikes) at 4:58 minutes of round 2
  8. Lightweight bout: Ev Ting defeats Koji Ando by Unanimous Decision (UD) after 3 rounds
  9. ONE Super Series Muay Thai catchweight bout (67.0kg): Petchmorrakot Wor. Sangprapai defeats Fabrice Fairtex Delannon by TKO (Doctor Stoppage) at 0:43 minutes of round 2
  10. ONE Women’s Strawweight World Championship bout: Xiong Jing Nan defeats Laura Balin by Unanimous Decision (UD) after 5 rounds
  11. ONE Flyweight World Championship bout: Geje Eustaquio defeats Adriano Moraes by Split Decision (SD) after 5 rounds

Here is a clip from the bout between Xiong and Balin:

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