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China’s Meng Bo earns 2nd ONE Championship win at ‘ONE: Inside the Matrix 2’ in Singapore

Meng Bo (©ONE Championship)

Meng Bo (©ONE Championship)

Meng Bo (孟博), 24, of Liaoning, China has earned her second ONE Championship win. The Chinese mixed martial artist is now riding a four-bout winning streak.

Training at Tiger Wang Gym, Meng fought Priscilla Hertati “Thathie” Lumban Gaol, 32, of Jakarta, Indonesia at “ONE: Inside the Matrix II.” ONE Championship held the MMA event at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on November 6, 2020.

Meng is 164cm tall. Lumban Gaol stands 155cm tall and trains at Siam Training Camp.

On the “ONE: Inside the Matrix II” fight card were five MMA fights. Nine countries were represented namely China, Indonesia, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Russia, South Korea and the United States.

 

In the first bout of the evening, Lumban Gaol and Meng competed in the women’s atomweight division. Justin Brown served as the referee.

After the opening bell, Meng immediately backed Lumban Gaol up against the wall, looking to push the pace and set up the finish. After carefully gauging the distance, the Chinese contender parried a punch with her lead hand and then connected with a powerful right hand down the middle.

Brown put a stop to the atomweight contest after 1 minute and 26 seconds in the first round. Meng knocked out Lumban Gaol via punch.

Beating Lumban Gaol at “ONE: Inside the Matrix II” improved the professional MMA record of Bo to 15 wins and 5 losses. On the other hand, the Indonesian MMA fighter now has 7 wins and 5 losses.

Bo solely represented China at “ONE: Inside the Matrix II.” Lumban Gaol was one of the two representatives of Indonesia.

 

Born on April 21, 1996 in China, Bo was 18 years old when she enrolled at the Xi’an Martial Arts University. As an MMA fighter, she has been competing professionally since 2013.

“ONE: Inside the Matrix II” marked Bo’s second ONE Championship fight. When she made her promotional debut at “ONE: Age of Dragons” on November 16, 2019, she knocked out Laura “La Gladiadora” Balin, 40, of Argentina.

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