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Team Phantom MMA, Indo Gym’s Sunoto earns 9th ONE Championship win at ‘ONE: For Honor’ in Jakarta, Indonesia

Paul Lumihi, Sunoto (© ONE Championship)

Paul Lumihi, Sunoto (© ONE Championship)

Training out of IndoGym and Team Phantom MMA in Indonesia, “The Terminator” Sunoto, 34, was one of the winners at ‘ONE: For Honor.” It was his ninth 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 sixth bout of the evening, Sunoto fought his fellow Indonesian fighter Paul “The Great King” Lumihi, 31, in an MMA match in the bantamweight division with Olivier Coste as the referee.

After three five-minute rounds, the bantamweight bout was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, Coste raised the hand of Sunoto, who was declared the winner via unanimous decision.

Winning at “ONE: For Honor” improved the professional MMA record of Sunoto to 11 wins and 5 losses. On the other hand, Lumihi now has 7 wins and 2 losses.

Lumihi and Sunoto were among the seven hometown heroes who competed at “ONE: For Honor.” Australia, Cambodia, China, England, India, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Malaysia, Russia, Scotland, South Korea, Thailand, the United States and Vietnam were also represented.

Originally from East Java, Indonesia, Sunoto moved to Jakarta. He has been competing professionally since 2013.

A World Karate Federation Indonesia Champion, Sunoto joined ONE Championship in 2015. “ONE: For Honor” marked his 14th bout in the promotion.

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

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