The 22 ONE Championship athletes competing at “ONE: Pursuit of Greatness” had their face-off during the media open workout at Junction City in Yangon, Myanmar on October 24, 2018. The fight night took place at the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar on October 26, 2018.
Indonesia and the Philippines were represented at “ONE: Pursuit of Greatness.” The fight card featured three ONE Super Series kickboxing contests and eight mixed martial arts matches.
In the first bout of the evening, Rudy “The Golden Boy” Agustian, 33, of Tangerang, Indonesia faced Kaji “Alpha” Ebin, 26, of Manila, Philippines. They competed in an MMA match in the flyweight division.
Referee Kemp Cheng put a stop to the flyweight bout between Agustian and Ebin at 4:01 of Round 1. The Indonesian contender submitted his Filipino opponent via kimura.
A Muay Thai specialist, Agustian is a former Indonesian Flyweight Champion. By winning at “ONE: Pursuit of Greatness,” he improved his professional MMA record to 5 wins and 2 losses.
Agustian made his ONE Championship debut at “ONE: Pursuit of Greatness.” On the other hand, it was Ebin’s second bout in the promotion.
Ebin replaced Asraful “Warrior” Islam, 22, of Dhaka, Bangladesh, who was originally scheduled to face Agustian at “ONE: Pursuit of Greatness.” In the Filipino fighter’s promotional debut, he lost to Akihiro “Superjap” Fujisawa, 38, of Japan.
“ONE: Pursuit of Greatness” was the second ONE Championship event in Myanmar in 2018. Here are the official results:
- Flyweight bout: Rudy Agustian defeats Kaji Ebin by Submission (Americana) at 4:01 minutes of round 1
- Bantamweight bout: Ahmad Qais Jasoor defeats Ma Xu Dong by Knockout (KO) at 2:16 minutes of round 2
- ONE Super Series Kickboxing Flyweight bout: Josh Tonna defeats Joseph Lasiri by Unanimous Decision (UD) after 3 rounds
- Welterweight bout: Luis Santos defeats Daichi Abe by Knockout (KO) at 0:33 minutes of round 1
- Flyweight bout: Ye Thway Ne defeats Mite Yine by Unanimous Decision (UD) after 3 rounds
- ONE Super Series Kickboxing Bantamweight bout: Han Zi Hao defeats Ryan Jakiri by Knockout (KO) at 1:39 minutes of round 1
- Catch Weight bout (67.0kgs): Masakazu Imanari defeats Radeem Rahman by Submission (Armbar) at 1:23 minutes of round 1
- ONE Super Series Light Heavyweight Kickboxing bout: Tarik Khbabez defeats Ibrahim El Bouni by TKO at 2:26 minutes of round 3
- Featherweight bout: Keanu Subba defeats Phoe Thaw by Submission (Guillotine) at 2:47 minutes of round 1
- ONE Middleweight World Championship bout: Aung La N Sang defeats Mohammad Karaki by TKO (Strikes) at 2:21 minutes of round 1
Watch all the “ONE: Pursuit of Greatness” bouts here: