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Remaining undefeated for approximately a 10 years needs a good deal of capability and, in some cases, a minimal bit of luck. Lowen Tynanes didn’t get any of the latter at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Friday as he dropped a split determination to Marat Gafurov at One particular: Collision Program.
It was the initial time the Hawaiian had at any time tasted defeat. But the margins concerning achievements and failure could not have been any finer with a takedown try in the ultimate seconds of the struggle likely making the change for Gafurov.
With Tynanes only acquiring fought as soon as in the last four years and Gafurov coming off a reduction on his lightweight debut, the stakes were being high for equally gentlemen. They built a tentative start off with incredibly minor motion to discuss of at the get started of the 1st.
Tynanes resolved to use his wrestling and choose the struggle down, but Gafurov stood sturdy and resisted his endeavor extensive more than enough for the referee to individual them. The Russian made the decision to check out some flashy spinning strikes at the get started of the second, but practically nothing connected.
Yet again Tynanes unsuccessfully pursued a takedown. Following a transient pause thanks to a lower blow, Gafurov commenced to discover a dwelling for his human body kicks.
Just one Championship fights are scored overall, not spherical by spherical, which means that any type of success in the remaining spherical could be decisive on the scorecards. So it proved with Gafurov scoring a takedown and forcing Tynanes to defend in the last times, even if he was unable to land anything of be aware.
A draw might have been an acceptable final result, but this is not an option in 1 Championship. So the judges were being compelled to select. In the long run, it was Gafurov that they picked, with only a person of the three voting in favor of Tynanes.
Gafurov enhanced to 18-3, when Tynanes dropped to 10-1. A area in the best five lightweight rankings awaits the winner, who will be seeking to win a title in a 2nd division, obtaining earlier held the featherweight strap.
Also breaking into the prime five at flyweight ought to be Yodkaikaew Fairtex (7-2-1), who scored a break up choice earn about Tatsumitsu Wada (22-12-3). Meanwhile, Yusup Saadulaev (20-5-1) conquer Troy Worthen (7-1) by conclusion in their bantamweight combat.
1: Collision Study course Effects
- Kickboxing: Roman Kryklia def. Andrei Stoica by using unanimous final decision
- Muay Thai: Nong-O Gaiyanghadao def. Rodlek PKSaenchaigym by way of KO (punch) at 1:13 of Round 3
- Marat Gafurov def. Lowen Tynanes by way of split determination
- Yusup Saadulaev def. Troy Worthen by using unanimous choice
- Yodkaikaew Fairtex def. Tatsumitsu Wada by way of break up decision
- Xie Wei def. Chan Rothana through TKO (punches) at 1:39 of Round 3
One: Collision Course Struggle Highlights
(Video courtesy of One particular Championship)