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 second one was “ONE Hero Series 14,” which was held on June 21, 2020. Here are the results:
Bout #1: Strawweight Mixed Martial Arts bout: Li Zhe defeats Mo Hao Xiong by Submission via Rear Naked Choke at 3:16 minutes of round 1
Bout #2: Lightweight Mixed Martial Arts bout: Zhang Ze Hao defeats Gao Bo by Knockout at 3:43 minutes of round 1
Bout #3: Bantamweight Kickboxing bout: Fu Qing Nan defeats Yuan Peng Bin by Split Decision after 3 rounds
Bout #4: Featherweight Mixed Martial Arts bout: Zhu Kang Jie defeats Ayijiake Akenbieke by Unanimous Decision after 3 rounds
Bout #5: Catchweight Kickboxing bout (72kg): Xu Liu defeats Zhao Xiao Yu by Unanimous Decision after 3 rounds
The 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.”