The featherweight match between third-ranked Kwon Won Il and Mongolian powerhouse Shinechagtga (*18*) on January 12 at ONE Fight Night 18 has validated the previous’s place at the higher echelon of the rankings.
He outclassed (*18*) by scoring a second-round TKO end by way of elbow strikes, which opened a large reduce to his face contained in the Lumpinee Boxing Stadium.
This successful second was posted by ONE Championship on its Instagram account not too long ago, the place the promotion wrote:
The 28-year-old South Korean collected his ninth victory and maintained his 100% end fee in the world’s largest martial arts group. Kwon additionally displayed an impressive efficiency by exhibiting his improved grappling sport.
He was capable of win nearly all of the placing exchanges all through the combat and safe a number of takedowns in opposition to the Zorky MMA consultant. Through these takedowns, the P-Boy MMA-affiliated athlete labored his approach into submission makes an attempt and ultimately the ground-and-pound conclusion.
Kwon Won Il requires a rematch with Fabricio Andrade after victory in opposition to Shinechagtga (*18*)
In the aftermath of his third straight victory, Kwon has referred to as out reigning ONE bantamweight MMA world champion Fabricio Andrade for a rematch, however this time for the 26-pound golden belt.
‘Pretty Boy’ believes that he has earned that shot after ending his final three opponents, Mark Abelardo, Artem Belakh, and (*18*), all by way of TKO.
Kwon beforehand suffered a first-round knockout loss from ‘Wonder Boy’ throughout their first assembly in June 2022 at ONE 158. Since that setback, he hasn’t tasted defeat and is hungry to get one other crack in opposition to the 26-year-old Brazilian world champion.
North American viewers with an lively Prime Video subscription can rewatch all of the motion from ONE Fight Night 18 by way of the free occasion replay.