Saturday, December 12, 2015

One Championship: Vera Earns ONE World Heavyweight Title

American fighter Brandon "The Truth" Vera finally have his dream as the ONE Heavyweight title after knocking out Paul Cheng in Mall of Asia Arena, Philippines on December 11, 2015.

Brandon Vera won the fight against Paul Cheng. In just only 26 seconds, Vera won the fight via TKO. Vera connects a left straight that puts Cheng down and Vera follow up a head kick to finish the fight. Vera is now the first ONE Heavyweight Champion.

Meanwhile in the Undercards:

- Top bantamweight Filipino fighter Mark Striegl loses the fight via Rear Naked Choke in round 3. The Australian fighter looks very top against Mark Striegl. Striegl who looks very tired can't takedown his opponent. Reece McLaren who had the top Stamina submits Striegl in the 3rd round. It was a big upset win for Reece McLaren a nice strategy for the Australian fighter.

- Eugene Toquero puts a show after beating the Chinese fighter in round 2. The Filipino charismatic icon won the after the Chinese fighter discontinue to fight. Toquero scores a win via corner stoppage.

- Irina Mazepa remains undefeated after outboxing Ana Julaton. Mazepa uses her kickboxing skills in the fight, got all the round via striking Ana Julaton in the body. However Julaton tries to score from takedown but her skills is not enough to win the fight. The Russian fighter won the fight via Unanimous Decision.

- Angela Lee had a hard time dealing with her opponent Lena Tkhorevska. Lena had also a good grappling skills and escaping some of Lee's attempt. But in round 2 Lee finally got Lena via Rear Naked Choke.

- Bruno Pucci of Brazil scores a 2nd round Rear Naked Choke against Anthony Engelen from Netherlands.

- Brazilian fighter Alex Silva finishes the Filipino Fighter Ruel Catalan via kneebar submission. Catalan said sorry to his fans after the fight. Alex Silva improved his record with 4W-1L while Catalan dropped with 2W-7L.

- Christian Lee won his debut fight against David Meak of Australia via TKO.