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Round 1The bantamweights touch gloves and Kamikubo quickly looks for a double-leg takedown and drives Chamale into the fence. Chamale maintains his balance and posts with his right arm before Kamkubo finally gets him to the mat about 45 seconds in. Kamikubo laces his foe’s legs within his own, then sets up inside guard with Chamale in a seated position against the fence. Chamale turns and gives up his back. Kamikubo lands some lefts to the head while Chamale attempts to stand. Chamale is on his feet, but Kamikubo maintains a body lock and dumps his man, landing in side control near the fence. Kamikubo drives his knees into Chamale’s head, while his opponent triangles his legs on his head for a choke. It’s a little bit of a stalemate, but Kamikubo has Chamale’s left arm trapped with his legs. Chamale frees his arm, but Kamikubo is still on top. Chamale seems content to neutralize Kamikubo with his legs triangled around the head. Kamikubo ends the round with more knees to the head.
Round 2Kamikubo closes distance quickly and changes levels behind a punching combination. Kamikubo separates, lands some hooks to Chamale’s head and then drops down for a double leg. Chamale defends with his back to the fence, also stopping a trip attempt from the Japanese fighter. Kamikubo muscles Chamale down and takes his opponent’s back. He locks in a body triangle and lands short punches, hunting for an opening for a rear-naked choke. Chamale rolls to his stomach, eats some punches to the side of the head and turns over once again. Kamikubo still has the triangle in place, and this time he’s able to lock in the choke. Chamale taps seconds later, giving Chamale his eighth consecutive triumph.
The Official ResultShuya Kamikubo def. Mitchell Chamale via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) R2 2:13
Round 1China native Wang will be making his first One Championship appearance since a loss in his debut in June 2015. The flyweights touch gloves and we’re underway. Kim works the inside leg with a pair of kicks early on. Wang catches a high kick and lands an outside low kick of his own. Wang with another low kick, then he presses forward with a left hook followed by a body kick. Kim lands a one-two and a body kick. Kim snaps his foe’s head back with another straight shot. The taller Kim snaps out a jab. Wang catches a body kick but lets the leg go. A right hand connects for Wang. Kim pressures forward and lands a couple knees in close quarters. Kim lands a jab followed by a low kick. A straight right finds the mark for Kim. Kim does a nice job mixing up straight punches and body kicks during an offensive sequence.
Round 2Kim lands a glancing high kick, and Wang answers with a counter right hook. Wang with an inside low kick. Wang circles away after landing a jab. A body kick lands for Kim, who slips when he attempts to pressure. Wang attacks in response and just misses on a high kick. A leaping left hand a head kick land for Wang. Kim moves forward and lands a right hand. A lead jab connects for the South Korean, and then the flyweights trade leg kicks. Kim pressures forward but Wang lands a knee to the midsection and separates. Kim moves forward with a multi-punch combination to the head and body. Wang answers with a standing elbow. Wang doubles up on the front kick to the midsection of his opponent. Kim lands a solid two-punch combination. They trade leg kicks as the round draws to a close.
Round 3Kim lands a kick to the body. Wang has a high kick blocked. Kim moves in and lands a body kick followed by a straight right. Kim continues to control the range, while Wang has been hesitant to pull the trigger int he first 1:30. But just as it looks as though Kim is controlling the pace, he steps in and eats a standing elbow from Wang that drops him to the canvas immediately. “Little Whirlwind” lands a couple standing-to-ground punches to put his foe away before referee Mohamad Sulaiman can intervene.
The Official ResultShuo Wang def. Kyu Sung Kim via KO (Elbow and Punches) R3 1:51
Round 1Zoltsetseg lunges forward with a right hand that just misses. Nakahara responds by taking Zoltsetseg down in the center of the cage. Nakahara then scrambles into side control, then into half guard. Nakahara drops some right hands as Zoltsetseg attempts to neutralize his opponent from his back. Nakahara remains heavy from top position dropping some elbows and punches. Zoltsetseg scrambles up and Nakahara latches on to a guillotine. Zoltsetseg stands and basically shoves his opponent off of him in an impressive display of power. They’re back in the enter of the cage and Zoltsetseg lands a lead right hand. Zoltsetseg lunges in and lands a right, then stuffs a double-leg from Nakahara. Nakahara lands a body kick as he backs into the fence. The featherweights trade spiritedly near the fence in the waning seconds of the round, and Zoltsetseg dislodeges Nakahara’s mouthpiece with a punch before the horn.
Round 2Nakahara lands a kick to the body early in the round. The Japanese fighter presses forward and connects with a jab on Zoltsetseg. Zoltsetseg is lunging forward, throwing looping punches. Nakahara makes him pay and grounds him with a double-leg. Zoltsetseg powers his way up and drives his foe into the cage before separating. Nakahara shoots for a double leg again, but Zoltsetseg sprawls on the attempt with his back to the fence. Nakahara continues to drive forward, and he turns Zoltsetseg off the fence. Nakahara laces his opponent’s legs within his own as Zoltsetseg is seated against the cage. Nakahara pushes him to his back and passes to side control. Nakahara steps into mount and lands some elbows and short punches. Nakahara postures up and Zoltsetseg gives up his back. Nakahara continues to throw punches as Zoltsetseg rolls back to his back. Zoltsetseg recovers half guard and then attempts to reverse position. Nakahara counters with a heel hook as time winds down in the round. In the waning seconds, Zoltsetseg, who is trying to shift position on to defend the maneuver, lands an illegal kick to the head of Nakahara , who is on his back on the canvas. The action is halted to give Nakahara a chance to recover from the foul. Moments later, Zoltsetseg is issued a red card, meaning he will lose by disqualification. No official result is announced in the cage.
The Official ResultYoshiki Nakahara def. Shinechagtaga Zoltsetseg via Disqualification (Kick to a Grounded Opponent) R2
One Championship Muay Thai Bout:
Janet Todd vs. Anne Line
Round 1Todd, who is the reigning One kickboxing champ, will be facing Hogstad in a muay Thai bout this evening. The atomweights meet in the center of the cage, and Todd lands a nice-one two. Hogstad answers with a standing side kick to the midsection. Todd lands another quick punching combination to the head. Hogstad with an inside low kick, then catches a counter kick and responds with a body kick. Another flurry of punches from the American, who is showcaasing quick hands. Todd with a punching combination followed by a standing lead elbow. A low kick lands for Todd. Todd lands an inside leg kick and then eludes a high kick from Hogstad. Todd ends the frame with another punching combination upstairs.
Round 2Todd goes upstairs with a kick, then moves forward with a punching combination. Todd ends a combination with a low kick. Thus far, Todd just seems to be the faster fighter. Hogstad is struggling to find the range on her strikes. Hogstad lands a body kick and Todd answers with a high kick. Todd lands a jab and misses on a follow-up high kick. Todd steps in and lands an uppercut. Hogstad throws a couple kicks that are not close to landing. Todd connects with a series of quick left hands. Todd with a low kick, then dodges a low kick from her foe. Hogstad isn’t able to land anything significant before the horn.
Round 3Hogstad whiffs on a high kick and Todd answers with a three-punch combination. A left hook finds a home for Todd. A push kick to the midsection drops Hogstad to her seat. She’s back up, and Todd tags her with a left hook. Hogstad moves forward with a kick and a counter liver kick from Todd with her lead leg drops Hogstad to her knees. Hogstad is unable to recover and this one is over.
The Official ResultJanet Todd def. Anne Line Hogstad via TKO (Body Kick) R3 1:36
One Championship Lightweight Title Bout:
Lee vs. Timofey
Round 1Nastyyukhin takes the center of the cage and sprawls on a takedown try from Lee. Lee misses a high kick. Nastyukhin continues to stalk Lee, who buckles the Russian with a short left hook as he moves forward. Lee shoves his foe to the canvas and begins to unload with right hands to the head. Lee connects with approximately 12 to 14 unanswered blows as Nastyukhin attempts to return to his feet. With no effort to defend the assault by the Russian, referee Mohamad Sulaiman has seen enough, and Lee will retain his One Championship lightweight title. In the aftermath of the stoppage, a slightly bloodied and dazed Nastyukhin looks confused regarding exactly what happened in the contest.
The Official ResultChristian Lee def. Timofey Nastyukhin via TKO (Punches) R1 1:13
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