Yusupov, Akhmetov Victorious At ONE: COLLISION COURSE II

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ONE Championship’s final event of 2020 – ONE: COLLISION COURSE II – capped off another strong year for the Singapore-based martial arts promotion.

The promotion’s finale featured a first-round KO, a TKO stoppage, and a thrilling ONE Super Series Muay Thai main event.

In the night’s headliner, Jamal “Kherow” Yusupov’s left hand led him to a unanimous decision win over the gritty Samy “AK47” Sana.

The featherweight striking affair started off evenly as both men stood toe-to-toe and slung punches and kicks at each other.

At the end of the second round, however, “AK47” launched a right hand at his Russian rival, but Yusupov countered with a right jab-straight left boxing combination that took the Parisian off his feet.

It was a defining moment for Yusupov, and after another tightly contested third round, the knockdown proved enough to earn him the win.

The prelude to the main event featured a clash between former ONE Flyweight World Champion Kairat “The Kazakh” Akhmetov and “Ottogi” Dae Hwan Kim.

From the opening bell, Akhmetov proved he didn’t miss a step during his time away from the Circle, as he pelted his South Korean rival with a variety of punches.

By the second round, Kim wore the damage all over his face, but he never gave up – and “The Kazakh” never let up, either.

In round three, he switched tactics and took the fight to the ground, where he unleashed punches in both half-guard and then guard to secure the dominant unanimous decision win.

Full Results For ONE: COLLISION COURSE II

  • Jamal Yusupov defeats Samy Sana via unanimous decision (Muay Thai – featherweight)

  • Kairat Akhmetov defeats Dae Hwan Kim via unanimous decision (mixed martial arts – catch weight of 62.2 kilograms)

  • Momotaro defeats Walter Goncalves via TKO at 0:30 of round two (Muay Thai – flyweight)

  • Dae Sung Park defeats Amir Khan via split decision (mixed martial arts – lightweight)

  • Raimond Magomedaliev defeated Edson Marques via knockout at 1:52 of round one (mixed martial arts – welterweight)

  • Senza Ikeda defeats Liang Hui via unanimous decision (mixed martial arts – catch weight of 60 kilograms)

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