[PHOTOS] Japan vs Lithuania: Kenta Yamada, Deividas Danyla fight at ‘ONE: For Honor’ in Indonesia

*More photos to be added after the bout

Indonesia and India were among the 16 countries represented at “ONE: For Honor.” It was the second ONE Championship event in 2019 that took place in Indonesia.

Featuring 10 mixed martial arts matches and four ONE Super Series contests, which are four Muay Thai bouts, “ONE: For Honor” took place at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia on May 4, 2019. The fifth bout of the evening was between Kenta Yamada, 31, of Japan and Deividas “The Savage Sitsongpeenong” Danyla, 27, of Lithuania.

Yamada was one of the four fighters who represented Japan at “ONE: For Honor” while Danyla solely represented Lithuania. Australia, Cambodia, China, England, India, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Russia, Scotland, South Korea, Thailand, the United States and Vietnam were also represented.

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Danyla was 10 years old when he started his Muay Thai training. He went on to become an IMC Muay Thai World Champion.

“ONE: For Honor” marked Danyla’s third ONE Super Series contest. He is training under two-time Lumpinee Stadium Muay Thai World Champion Sayannoi at Sitsongpeenong Phuket Muay Thai Camp in Phuket, Thailand.

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Yamada started his boxing training when he was 16 years old and eventually switched to kickboxing. He made his professional kickboxing debut in 2005.

Training out of E.S.G., Yamada was a World Boxing Council Muay Thai Japan Champion. “ONE: For Honor” marked his second ONE Super Series contest.

Fight Results

Yamada and Danyla competed in a Muay Thai contest in the bantamweight division. Atsushi Onari served as the referee.

After three three-minute rounds, the Muay Thai match was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, Onari raised the hand of Yamada, who was declared the winner via split decision.

Winning at “ONE: For Honor” improved the professional Muay Thai record of Yamada to 58 wins, 24 losses and 6 draws. On the other hand, Danyla now has 47 wins and 12 losses.

“ONE: For Honor” Main Event

Jonathan “The General” Haggerty, 21, of Walworth, London, United Kingdom challenged reigning ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion Sam-A Gaiyanghadao, 34, of Buriram, Thailand in the main event. [RESULT TO BE ADDED HERE]

Check the official results for “ONE: For Honor” on Conan Daily.

[PHOTOS] Lithuania vs Japan: Deividas Danyla, Hiroaki Suzuki fight at ‘ONE: Conquest of Champions’ in the Philippines

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Lithuania and Japan were among the 14 countries represented at “ONE: Conquest of Champions.” Taking place at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines, it is the fourth and last ONE Championship event in the Philippines in 2018.

“ONE: Conquest of Champions” featured eight mixed martial arts matches, two Muay Thai bouts and two kickboxing contests. In the seventh bout of the evening, Deividas “The Savage Sitsongpeenong” Danyla, 26, of Lithuania faced Hiroaki “Kaibutsukun” Suzuki, 34, of Japan in a kickboxing contest in the bantamweight division under ONE Super Series.

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Representing Bellwood Fight Team, Suzuki is a 2014 Shoot Boxing S-Cup winner. He stands 167 cm.

“ONE: Conquest of Champions” marked Suzuki’s ONE Super Series debut.  Among the opponents the Japanese kickboxer previously defeated were Bovy Sor Udomson, 34, of Bangkok, Thailand and Mitsuhiro “The Endless Warrior” Ishida, 39, of Tokyo, Japan.

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Danyla is training out of Sitsongpeenong Phuket Muay Thai Camp in Phuket, Thailand. He stands 170 cm.

The Lithuanian kickboxer is an International Muaythai Council (IMC) Muay Thai World Champion. When he made his ONE Super Series debut at “ONE: Battle for the Heavens” at the Guangzhou Tianhe Gymnasium in Guangzhou, China on July 7, 2018, he lost via unanimous decision to Saemapetch Fairtex, 23, of Thailand.

Fight Result

After three three-minute rounds, the kickboxing bout between Danyla and Suzuki was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, referee Atsushi Onari raised the hand of the Japanese kickboxer, who was declared the winner via unanimous decision.

This marked the second consecutive loss of Danyla in ONE Super Series. On the other hand, Suzuki improved his professional kickboxing record to 41 wins, 11 losses, 1 draw and 1 No Contest.

“ONE: Conquest of Champions” Main Events

In the co-main event of the evening, Eduard “Landslide” Folayang, 34, of Baguio City, Philippines and Amir Khan, 23, of Singapore competed for the vacant ONE Lightweight World Championship. After five five-minute rounds, the Filipino contender won via unanimous decision.

In the main event, Mauro “The Hammer” Cerilli, 35, of Terracina, Latina, Italy challenged reigning ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon “The Truth” Vera, 41, of Manila, Philippines. The Filipino defending champion knocked out his Italian challenger in the first round.

Meanwhile, watch the ring walkouts of Suzuki and Danyla here:

[PHOTOS] Deividas Danyla, Hiroaki Suzuki face off at City of Dreams Manila in Parañaque City

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On November 20, 2018, ONE Championship held the kick-off press conference for “ONE: Conquest of Champions” at the City of Dreams Manila in Parañaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines. During the event, Deividas “The Savage Sitsongpeenong” Danyla, 26, of Lithuania and Hiroaki Suzuki, 33, of Japan had their face-off.

ONE Championship chief financial officer Hua Fung Teh, City of Dreams marketing operations director Nathan Sorenson and Zilingo chief marketing officer Marita Abraham attended the press conference. It was hosted by Mitch “The Dragon” Chilson, 40, of the United States.

The “ONE: Conquest of Champions” fight night will take place at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila on November 23, 2018. In the seventh bout of the evening, Danyla and Suzuki will compete in a kickboxing contest in the bantamweight division.

“ONE: Conquest of Champions” will feature eight MMA matches, two Muay Thai bouts and two kickboxing contests. Here is the full fight card:

PRELIMINARY CARD

  1. MMA flyweight: Rudy Agustian (Indonesia) vs Asraful Islam (Bangladesh)
  2. MMA flyweight: Rocky Bactol (Philippines) vs Akihiro Fujisawa (Japan)
  3. MMA strawweight: Jeremy Miado (Philippines) vs Peng Xue Wen (China)
  4. ONE Super Series Muay Thai bantamweight: Azwan Che Wil (Malaysia) vs Han Zi Hao (China)
  5. MMA heavyweight: Alexandre Machado (Brazil) vs Hideki Sekine (Japan)
  6. ONE Super Series kickboxing catchweight (73kg): Samy Sana (France) vs Armen Petrosyan (Italy)

MAIN CARD

  1. ONE Super Series kickboxing bantamweight: Deividas Danyla (Lithuania) vs Hiroaki Suzuki (Japan)
  2. MMA welterweight: Raimond Magomedaliev (Russia) vs James Nakashima (USA)
  3. ONE Super Series Muay Thai bantamweight: Saemapetch Fairtex (Thailand) vs Alaverdi Ramazanov (Russia)
  4. MMA lightweight: Honorio Banario (Philippines) vs Rahul Raju (India)

CO-MAIN EVENT

  1. ONE Lightweight World Championship: Eduard Folayang (Philippines) vs Amir Khan (Singapore)

MAIN EVENT

  1. ONE Heavyweight World Championship: Brandon Vera (Philippines) vs Mauro Cerilli (Italy)

Meanwhile, here is a clip featuring Vera:

Lithuania’s Deividas Danyla to compete in Guangzhou, China

Hailing from Lithuania, Muay Thai fighter Deividas “The Savage Sitsongpeenong” Danyla, 26, is currently training in Thailand. On July 7, 2018, he will make his debut in ONE Championship at “ONE: Battle for the Heavens,” which will take place at the Guangzhou Tianhe Gymnasium in Guangzhou, China.

At “ONE: Battle for the Heavens,” Danyla will compete against Saemapetch Fairtex, 23, of Thailand in a Muay Thai contest in the bantamweight division. It will be the first time for both martial artists to compete in ONE Super Series, the striking-only league of ONE Championship.

The Muay Thai contest between Danyla and Saemapetch is one of the three ONE Super Series bouts at “ONE: Battle for the Heavens.” It will be the sixth bout of the evening.

Danyla is an International Muaythai Council (IMC) Muay Thai World Champion. He began training in Muay Thai when he was just 10 years old.

In the Lithuanian and European scene, Danyla had great success, capturing four national and two regional championships. Since moving to Thailand in 2017 in search of a greater challenge, he has faced a host of elite competition in Muay Thai and proved he has what it takes to be counted amongst the world’s best.

“ONE: Battle for the Heavens” will be headlined by Yodcherry Sityodtong, 19, of Thailand and Kai Ting “Killer Bee” Chuang, 23, of Chinese Taipei. The winner will be the very first ONE Super Series Kickboxing Atomweight World Champion.

“World-class martial arts makes a triumphant return to the beautiful city of Guangzhou with another spectacular event,” ONE Championship chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong stated. He added that Yodcherry and Chuang will be joined by “several of the very best martial arts talent from China and the world.”

Meanwhile, here is a clip featuring Danyla: