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Brazil’s Anderson Silva earns 2nd ONE Super Series win at ‘ONE: Immortal Triumph’ in Ho Chi Minh City

Atsushi Onari, Anderson Silva (©ONE Championship)

Atsushi Onari, Anderson Silva (©ONE Championship)

Anderson “Braddock” Silva, 33, of Brazil was one of the winners at “ONE: Immortal Triumph.” It was his second victory in ONE Super Series, the striking only league of Singapore-based martial arts organization ONE Championship.

Featuring nine Muay Thai matches and three kickboxing contests, “ONE: Immortal Triumph” took place at the Phu Tho Indoor Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on September 6, 2019. In the ninth bout of the evening, Silva faced Beybulat Isaev, 25, of Russia in a kickboxing contest in the light heavyweight division.

Atsushi Onari served as the referee. He put a stop to the light heavyweight contest after 2 minutes and 19 seconds in the first round.

Winning at “ONE: Immortal Triumph” improved the professional kickboxing record of Silva to 52 wins, 18 losses and 1 draw. On the other hand, Isaev now has 19 wins and 5 losses.

Isaev made his ONE Super Series debut at “ONE: Immortal Triumph,” which marked the third bout of Silva in the league. The Russian kickboxer represents Fight Club Nord 86 while the Brazilian kickboxer is training out of New Level Academy and TFT.

Including Brazil and Russia, 15 countries were represented at “ONE: Immortal Triumph.” The others were Algeria, Australia, France, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia,  Slovakia, the Netherlands, Thailand, the United Kingdom, the United States and Vietnam.

Isaev solely represented Russia. Silva was the only representative of Brazil.

A Brazilian kickboxing World Champion, Silva earned his first ONE Super Series win at “ONE: Roots of Honor” at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines on April 12, 2019. He knocked out Andre “The Giant” Meunier, 42, of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Born on August 29, 1986 in São Paulo, Brazil, Silva previously competed in SUPERKOMBAT and GLORY. His fight name is from Chuck Norris’s character in the 1984 action film “Missing in Action” named Colonel James Braddock.

“ONE: Immortal Triumph” was the first ever ONE Championship event to take place in Vietnam and it featured the organization’s first ever fight card that included striking bouts only. Here is a recap:

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