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South Korea’s Yoon Chang Min earns 2nd ONE Championship win, knocks out Philippines’ Trestle Tan at ‘ONE: Legendary Quest’ in China

Yoon Chang Min, Olivier Coste, Trestle Tan (© ONE Championship)

Yoon Chang Min, Olivier Coste, Trestle Tan (© ONE Championship)

“The Big Heart” Yoon Chang Min, 25, of Busan, South Korea was one of the winners at “ONE: Legendary Quest.” It was the Korean mixed martial artist’s first victory in ONE Championship.

Featuring three Muay Thai matches, two kickboxing contests and nine MMA bouts, “ONE: Legendary Quest” took place at the Baoshan Arena in Shanghai, China on June 15, 2019. In the third bout of the evening, Yoon fought Trestle “Jun Minion” Tan, 34, of Cebu City, Philippines in the lightweight division with Olivier Coste as the referee.

Coste put a stop to the lightweight contest after 4 minutes and 5 seconds in the first round when Yoon knocked out Tan. It was the second knockout of the evening.

Winning at “ONE: Legendary Quest” improved the professional MMA record of Yoon to 2 wins and 0 loss. On the other hand, Tan now has 4 wins and 9 losses.

[PHOTOS] South Korea vs Philippines: Yoon Chang Min, Trestle Tan fight at ‘ONE: Legendary Quest’ in Shanghai, China

Born in South Korea on May 10, 1994, Yoon is training out of Team MAD in Busan. “ONE: Legendary Quest” marked his second ONE Championship bout.

On March 31, 2019, Yoon submitted Bala  “The Tulunad Warrior” Shetty, 36, of India at “ONE: A New Era” in Tokyo, Japan. It was the Korean fighter’s debut as a professional MMA fighter and a ONE Championship athlete.

Yoon was one of the three athletes who represented South Korea at “ONE: Legendary Quest” while Tan was one of the three representatives of the Philippines. Australia, Brazil, China, Egypt, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Morocco, Myanmar, the Netherlands, Scotland, Thailand and the United Kingdom were also represented.

On June 12, 2019, Yoon and Tan had their official face-off during the press conference at Yunspace in Shanghai. The event was graced by ONE Championship Greater China chairman Hua Fung Teh and reigning ONE Women’s Strawweight World Champion “The Panda” Xiong Jing Nan, 31, of China.

Meanwhile, watch the “ONE: Legendary Quest” recap here:

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