Earlier today, ONE Championship released their reported ONE on TNT III Weight/ Hydration Results.
ONE on TNT III Weight/ Hydration Results
Mixed Martial Arts – Bantamweight (61.3 KG–65.8 KG) John Lineker (65.65 KG, 1.0040) vs. Troy Worthen (65.80 KG, 1.0078)
MMA – Flyweight (56.8 KG–61.2 KG) Reece McLaren (60.80 KG, 1.0014) vs. Yuya Wakamatsu (61.20 KG, 1.0210)
Mixed Martial Arts – Lightweight (70.4 KG–77.1 KG) Marat Gafurov (77.10 KG, 1.0244) vs. Ok Rae Yoon (76.65 KG, 1.0226)
Mixed Martial Arts – Strawweight (52.3 KG–56.7 KG) Ryuto Sawada (56.70 KG, 1.0222) vs. Miao Li Tao (56.50 KG, 1.0023)
Muay Thai – Lightweight (70.40 KG–77.10 KG)* Nieky Holzken (77.10 KG, 1.0144) vs. John Wayne Parr (80.80 KG, 1.0241)
*Nieky Holzken vs John Wayne Parr is now at a catchweight of 80.80 KG. John Wayne Parr misses weight and forfeits 20% of his purse to Holzken.
The Australian legend took to his personal social media to address the hydration test situation.
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JWP’s full statement reads as follows: “Well my first hydration test was a complete disaster. I was hoping I could find a loop hole in the system for an advantage but it ended up costing me big time. Woke up 77.2kg weigh-in day. I went down to the treadmill and got down to 76kg hoping I’d be able drink a litre of water to be hydrated. But after losing 8kg in 4 days I was ridiculously dry & dehydrated and failed hydration test by a mile. The One Championship staff suggested I drink 2litres of water to hydrate then go straight to treadmill to run it off.”
“I was now 77.8kg. So for the second time that day I put on my sweat clothes and ran on treadmill for an hour. When I went to check my weight again now 76.3kg & Easily under the 77kg limit. Problem was I still failed hydration test. That was at 4pm. The staff said 2nd weigh in will be at 8pm. The staff told me “You have already lost 20% of your prize money so weight no longer an issue. You need to drink plenty of water until you pass hydration test otherwise you’re not allowed to fight”. Weigh-in started 1pm. After drinking 4 litres of water and 6 failed hydration tests.”
“I didn’t pass hydration test until 11pm that night and now finally the fight was officially on. I started the day 76kg but they don’t take offical weight until you pass hydration test@and after 4 litres of water came in at 80kg 🤦🏻♂️! Massive lesson learnt on my part. Because of my hip I couldn’t run and because I couldn’t run my weight didn’t move.”
“I will rectify this problem for my next camp so this doesn’t happen again. I want to apologise for my misjudgment to @onechampionship, Mr @yodchatri and of course to my opponent @niekyholzken and the embarrassment I bought upon myself for not doing my job correctly 🙏🏻.”
**Hydration values less than or equal to 1.0250 earn a passing mark, while values greater than or equal to 1.0251 earn a failing mark. Athletes who failed weight and hydration tests on Day 1 or Day 2 are given another chance to clear tests on the morning of the event.
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