Wednesday night time (US time) was the second installment of the weekly ONE on TNT collection. In the principle occasion on the Singapore Indoor Stadium, Christian Lee blew away Timofey Nastyukhin in beneath 90 seconds to defend his light-weight title for the second time in fast succession.
After an unsuccessful takedown try from the champion, Nastyukhin tried to press ahead and land the kind of devastating strikes that knocked out each Eduard Folayang and Eddie Alvarez. He solely succeeded in strolling right into a left hook which separated him from his senses and left him on all fours.
From there, Lee was savage in his willpower to complete the combat. He landed a minimum of ten unanswered punches to the face of Nastyukhin, because the Russian tried to get again to his ft and proceed preventing.
The referee clearly had no possibility however to name off the competition on the 1:13 mark. It was a efficiency of pure aggression from Lee, who took out the highest challenger within the division in devastating vogue.
The champion improves to 15-3 and may lay declare to being the perfect blended martial artist on all the roster. His opponent drops to 14-5 and should work his method again up the rankings if he desires to problem for the title once more.
ONE on TNT II undercard bouts
For the second week in a row, there was a disqualification, though this was much less controversial than the one involving Eddie Alvarez at ONE on TNT I. Shinechagtaga Zoltsetseg was scrambling with Yoshiki Nakahara when the Mongolian landed a tough kick to the face of the Japanese fighter.
Each featherweights have been on the bottom, so kicks to the pinnacle are unlawful. It regarded deliberate and Nakahara (15-5) was unable to get better, so Zoltsetseg (6-3) was issued a crimson card and disqualified. It went down as a win for the Japanese fighter.
There was additionally a powerful win for Shuo Wang (12-4), who completed Kyu Sung Kim (10-5) with a superbly timed elbow. The Chinese language fighter scored his first ONE Championship win on the second time of asking, his first combat for the promotion was method again in 2005.
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ONE on TNT II outcomes
- Christian Lee (15-3) def. Timofey Nastyukhin (14-5) at 1:13 of R1
- Muay Thai: Janet Todd def. Anne Line Hogstad through KO (Physique kick) at 1:36 of R3
- Yoshiki Nakahara (15-5) def. Shinechagtaga Zoltsetseg (6-3) through Disqualification (Unlawful Kick) at 4:50 of R2
- Shuo Wang (12-4) def. Kyu Sung Kim (10-5) through KO (Elbow) at 1:51 of R3
- Shuya Kamikubo (12-1-1) def. Mitchell Chamale (7-3) through Submission (Rear-Bare Choke) at 2:13 of R2