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Cambodia’s Chan Rothana earns 5th ONE Championship win at ‘ONE: For Honor’ in Jakarta, Indonesia

Training out of Selapak and FFG in Cambodia, Chan Rothana, 33, was one of the winners at ‘ONE: For Honor.” It was his fifth victory in ONE Championship.

Featuring 10 mixed martial arts matches and four ONE Super Series contests, which are four Muay Thai bouts, “ONE: For Honor” took place at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia on May 4, 2019. In the fourth bout of the evening, Rothana fought Rudy “The Golden Boy” Agustian, 33, of Indonesia in an MMA match in the flyweight division with Kemp Cheng as the referee.

Cheng put a stop to the flyweight contest after 2 minutes and 50 seconds in the second round. Rothana knocked out Agustian via ground and pound.

Winning at “ONE: For Honor” improved the professional MMA record of Rothana to 6 wins and 3 losses. On the other hand, Agustian now has 7 wins and 3 losses.

Agustian was one of the seven hometown heroes who competed at “ONE: For Honor” while Rothana was one of the two fighters who represented Cambodia. Australia, China, England, India, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Malaysia, Russia, Scotland, South Korea, Thailand, the United States and Vietnam were also represented.

Rothana was 17 years old when he started his Kun Khmer training. Born in a refugee camp in Thailand during the Cambodian civil war, he is the son of a Khmer martial art Yutakhun Khom master.

“ONE: For Honor” marked Rothana’s eighth ONE Championship bout. He is a black belt in taekwondo.

Check more photos of the bout between Rothana and Agustian on Top Sports Asia. Meanwhile, watch all the “ONE: For Honor” bouts here:

 

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