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Russia’s Raimond Magomedaliev earns 2nd ONE Championship win, beats Edson Marques at ‘ONE: Collision Course 2’ in Singapore

Raimond Magomedaliev (Раймонд Магомедалиев), 30, of Russia was one of the winners at “ONE: Collision Course 2,” the last ONE Championship event in 2020. It was the Russian mixed martial artist’s second victory in the Singapore-based martial arts promotion.

Magomedaliev is traning at Eagles MMA in Moscow, Russia.  “ONE: Collision Course 2” marked his third outing in ONE Championship.

Featuring four MMA fights and two Muay Thai contests, “ONE: Collision Course 2” took place place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore and broadcast in the evening of December 25, 2020. It was pre-recorded with a limited audience in attendance due to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

In the second bout of the evening, Magomedaliev fought Edson “Panico” Marques, 32, of Brazil in an MMA bout in the welterweight division. Yuji Shimada served as the referee.

Shimada put a stop to the lightweight contest in the first round. Magomedaliev knocked out Marques, marking the first professional MMA loss of the Brazilian MMA fighter.

 

When Magomedaliev made his ONE Championship debut on November 11, 2013, he lost via unanimous decision to James Nakashima of the United States. On January 10, 2010, the Russian MMA fighter earned his first win in the promotion by submitting Joey Pierotti of the U.S.

Winning at “ONE: Collision Course 2” improved the professional MMA record of Magomedaliev to 7 wins and 1 loss. The Russian MMA fighter is now riding a two-bout winning streak.

 

On the other hand, Marques now has 9 wins and 1 loss. He made his ONE Championship debut at “ONE: Collision Course 2.”

Training at New Level Muay Thai Academy in Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil, Marques stands 183 cm. Magomedaliev is 2 cm taller than the Brazilian MMA fighter.

Nine countries were represented at “ONE: Collision Course 2” namely Algeria, Brazil, China, France, Japan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Singapore and South Korea. Magomedaliev was one of the two fighters who represented Russia while Marques was one of the two representatives of Brazil.

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