A slick submission concluded the heavyweight mixed martial arts collision between BJJ great Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida and South Korean knockout king Kang Ji Won at ONE: WINTER WARRIORS! WATCH ABOVE
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu legend Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida made quick work of previously unbeaten knockout artist Kang Ji Wong, submitting the South Korean midway through the first round today during the ONE Championship event. “Buchecha” wasted no time with a takedown. Once on the mat, he swiftly took the back and locked in the rear-naked choke to force the tap at the 2:27 mark.
ONE: Winter Warriors aired live from the Singapore Indoor Stadium. The card featured a battle for the ONE Lightweight Kickboxing World Title, the conclusion of the historic ONE Women’s Atomweight World Grand Prix, and other exciting martial arts contests.
In the main event, reigning ONE Lightweight Kickboxing World Champion Regian Eersel continued his reign of dominance after going to war with Islam Murtazaev to secure a split decision and retain his World Title.
Official Results for ONE: WINTER WARRIORS
Kickboxing – Lightweight: Regian Eersel def. Islam Murtazaev via Split Decision
MMA – Atomweight: Stamp Fairtex def. Ritu Phogat via Submission (Armbar) at 2:14 of R2
Kickboxing – Bantamweight: Hiroki Akimoto def. Qiu Jianliang via Unanimous Decision
MMA – Lightweight: Dagi Arslanaliev def. Timofey Nastyukhin via TKO at 0:49 of R3
MMA – Heavyweight: Buchecha def. Kang Ji Won via Submission (Rear-naked Choke) at 2:27 of R1
MMA – Flyweight: Yuya Wakamatsu def. Hu Yong via Unanimous Decision