ONE Championship made a successful return to action, hosting back-to-back events in Shanghai, China. Both were closed-door audience-free events featuring an array of compelling bouts and exciting martial arts action.
The first one was “ONE Hero Series 13,” which was held on June 20, 2020. Here are the results:
Bout #1: Lightweight Mixed Martial Arts bout: Fu Kang Kang defeats Wang Hu by Submission via Rear Naked Choke at 3:29 minutes of round 2
Bout #2: Flyweight Mixed Martial Arts bout: Wang Zhen defeats Zou Jin Bo by Split Decision after 3 rounds
Bout #3: Flyweight Kickboxing bout: Yang Hua defeats Wei Zi Qin by Split Decision after 3 rounds
Bout #4: Catch Weight Kickboxing bout (71.8kg): Luo Chao defeats Zhao Jun Chen by Split Decision after 3 rounds
Bout #5: Strawweight Mixed Martial Arts bout: Ze Lang Zha Xi defeats Liang Hui by Unanimous Decision after 3 rounds
The “ONE Hero Series 13” bouts aired on ByteDance’s Toutiao/Xigua video platform and on Douyin. Qinghai TV and Shenzhen TV5 will also air a delayed broadcast.
Through meticulous planning and stringent execution, ONE Championship established necessary protocols and procedures to ensure all athletes, staff and contractors operated in a safe and sanitary environment. The organization secured extensive medical testing and travel history questionnaires and adhered to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention guidelines with sanitation practices, social distancing strategies, daily symptoms monitoring and personal protective equipment.
“We at ONE Championship are delighted to once again host the world’s most exciting martial arts events,” ONE Championship group president Hua Fung Teh said. “I would like to personally thank all the fans for their continued support for our organization and our athletes. Shanghai served as the perfect backdrop for the prestigious ONE Hero Series, which aims to showcase the absolute best in rising young martial arts talent from China.”
“By enforcing strict safety and sanitary measures, we made sure to prioritize the health and well-being of everyone who made these back-to-back events a huge success,” Teh continued. “As a result, ONE Hero Series was able to share the very best of martial arts with the world, showcasing the power of the human spirit.”