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Team Lakay’s Jeremy Pacatiw submits Tial Thang, wins $50K bonus at ‘ONE 164’ in Pasay, Philippines

“The Juggernaut” Jeremy Pacatiw, 26, of Kapangan, Benguet, Philippines has earned his second ONE Championship win. Training at Team Lakay in La Trinidad, Benguet, the Igorot mixed martial artist was one of the winners at “ONE 164” at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines on December 3, 2022.

“ONE 164” featured three Muay Thai contests and seven MMA matches. In the sixth bout of the evening, Pacatiw fought “The Dragon Leg” Tial Thang, 29, of Myanmar and the United States in the bantamweight division.

Jeremy Pacatiw
Jeremy Pacatiw
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Justin Brown served as the referee of the bantamweight contest. He stopped the fight after 1 minute and 17 seconds in the second round.

Pacatiw submitted Thang via triangle choke. It was the Burmese MMA fighter’s second loss in ONE Championship.

The loss downgraded Thang’s professional MMA record to 3 wins, 2 losses and 1 No Contest. On the other hand, Pacatiw now has 11 wins and 5 losses.

ONE Championship chief executive officer Chatri Sityodtong, 51, awarded Pacatiw, Pacatiw’s Team Lakay teammate “The Machine” Jhanlo Mark Sangiao, 20, and “Samingpri” Tagir Khalilov, 29, of Yekaterinburg, Russia with a $50,000 performance bonus each. For the CEO, the three fighters’ methods of finishing their respective “ONE 164” opponents were outstanding.

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On November 20, 2015, Pacatiw successfully made his professional MMA debut at “Sparty Fighting Championship 7” in La Trinidad. From 2017 to 2019, he competed in BRAVE Combat Federation, winning six out of 10 bouts.

On July 30, 2021, Pacatiw made his ONE Championship debut at “ONE: Battleground” at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore. He defeated Rui Chen via unanimous decision.

On February 25, 2022, “Wonder Boy” Fabricio Andrade, 25, of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil knocked out Pacatiw at “ONE: Full Circle” at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. “ONE 164” marked the Team Lakay fighter’s third ONE Championship bout.

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